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Honda Civic, Transmission, Coupe
Sep 01, 2007 (10:58 pm)
Hello. The squeeking clutch pedal is very likely related to a faulty spring design. Honda issued a bulletin about this for a range of years. My 97 Civic has the same problem. I purchased the spring, but the job looked ugly. Maybe I'll ask the garage guys next time the car is in.
#10 of 18 Need Help Bad
Sep 07, 2007 (7:10 pm)
I can start my 1994 honda civic dx 4dr but when i try to put it in a gear it just grinds i have been to auto shops just too see what answers i can get and they all say bring it in i know i can fix the problem but can never get the right answer some mechanic told me it would cost 800 bucks and i looked at me and laught i just need to know what needs too be replaced some say the clutch or the slave cylinder or the master cylinder if theres anyone out there that can help it would be awesome the gear feels like it is engaged PLEASE SOMEONE HELP BECAUSE ITS GETTING READY TO START SNOW WHERE I AM AT AND I AM NOT TRYING TOO CATCH THE BUS thanks if anyone could help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#11 of 18 Recommended Driving Habits
Sep 10, 2007 (2:52 pm)
I'm relatively new to driving manual transmission, with about 2-3 months of experience. I was just wondering if there are any bad driving habits that I am using. I wanted to know if it's recommended to hold the clutch in without the gas when I am cruising around corners at a low speed. Also, I am not sure if it's worse to downshift to a stop or to just pop it in neutral and cruise to the stop using the brakes. On that topic, though, I would like to know the proper way to downshift. Thanks.
#12 of 18 Re: Recommended Driving Habits [pinoysrule88]
Sep 12, 2007 (6:04 pm)
There are many different ways you can drive a stick and still maintain longevity of the clutch/transmission. The biggest thing you want to remember is that while driving, do not rest your foot on the clutch when cruising, but rest your foot on the dead petal next to the clutch. Leaving your foot on there while cruising may cause premature wear on the clutch because you may be putting a small amount of pressure on the clutch which may leave it slightly engaged. As far as coming to a stop, there are many different opinions on this subject, by my driving habits do not include using the transmission to bring the car to a stop. I just use the brakes and keep the car in neutral. My 03 Civic got 64,000 miles on the front brake pads before replacement was needed using this method.
#13 of 18 Re: clutch issue [wsustudent]
Dec 21, 2007 (12:18 am)
that noise should be the throw-out bearing so you'll have to get that replaced at dealer or at any other mechanic shop...
#14 of 18 08 Civic Clutch
Sep 03, 2008 (10:58 pm)
I'm also having this problem! I tried WD40 and it worked for a day or so. The dealers are such a hassle, I've just lived with it for the past 8 months.
#15 of 18 Re: 08 Civic Clutch [ampeg500]
Sep 04, 2008 (5:27 am)
Ya the dealers just give you the runaround because I believe its like a $600 job and I'm sure they don't want to fix it under warranty. Apparently it's the slave cylinder that needs replacement. Mine started squeaking at 37K. Of course it was out of warranty. However, now it has 122K on it and is still running fine. So, it's a matter of how much it really annoys you. I just got used to it after awhile. I'M BUYING AMERICAN FOR MY NEXT CAR as soon as this bomb dies. (This is obviously not the only problem I've had with this car).
#16 of 18 clutch problems
Sep 07, 2008 (4:47 pm)
I have an 89 honda civic lx with a 97 civic motor the transmission is the original transmission in the vehicle, I wanted to know if I would be able to hook up an 89 clutch kit to it or if i would have to get a 97 clutch kit
#17 of 18 honda civic clutch
Feb 11, 2009 (10:51 am)
this morning i was driving to work i was getting on the on ramp when i went to switch to 3rd gear the gears sounded like they were grinding and the clutch stiffened up on me its hard to push the pedal down (feels like a big spring ) i pulled to the side of the road and tryed over and over to switch the gears and they wont and the clutch wont hit the floor is my clutch definatly done? lol i know nothing about cars but how to put in gas an oil lol
#18 of 18 1994 Honda Civic clutch problem
Nov 18, 2012 (10:18 am)
Hello. I have a 1994 Civic EX, and the clutch just won't engage. I have no problem putting it in gear-- it feels like it is in 1st-- and there's no grinding or anything, but it just doesn't engage. I was at the top of a hill, I thought I'd put it gear, but when I took my foot off the break it just started rolling backward. Does anybody have any ideas? Thanks.