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  1. General Discussion (8G)
    Car has been starting and driving just fine until this morning. After driving a few miles and stopping at a local park to walk the dog, the car wouldn't start, just the clicking sound. Got a jump start and managed to get the car home. How do I know if the problem is the battery, the alternator...
  2. Electronics (8G)
    Hi, Cranking got worse and worse until it stopped starting the engine. What is wierd it eventually stopped after I completed about 200miles journey, which would suggest the alternator? Someone jump-started me when it died, which would suggest the battery/alternator? It was working fine ever...
  3. General Discussion (9G)
    Hi.... I have a MK9 Civic 1.6 i-dtec sport (66). I have looked at replacing the battery due to engine stop/start warning. I have looked at the direct replacement at Cox for £94. I could get an AGM battery from Tanya for roughly the same price (if not cheaper) Are there advantages to getting...
  4. Electronics (8G)
    Hey, I'm about to buy and fit a new battery as the current one seems a bit weak. It's only 33ah with 270cca. I read that many people have issues with the electrical system (windows, alarm) after a battery replacement. I'm thinking if I could attach two weires to the terminals of the old battery...
  5. Introduce yourself
    I have the following problems since battery was changed on my 63 plate Civic: No bluetooth/handsfree calling Telephone controls on the steering wheel not working TEL button on dash has changed functions to audio controls ie: bass, treble, fader etc SETUP button only displays Play Mode and RDS...
  6. Electronics (8G)
    Hi Folks, Recently upgraded my 2011 Civic Type S head unit and installed a small underseat subwoofer. I owned the car for about 6 months, installed the new ICE parts around month 3/4. In the last two weeks the cars battery has died 3 times. 1st it failed to start out on a drive, I received a...
  7. General Discussion (8G)
    Hello guys hope you are well was jump starting my car the other day and accidentally dropped the Positive Terminal Red Plastic cover and its sitting below the engine. My question is, is it required to have a safety cover on the positive battery terminal as the negative doesn't have one?
  8. Engines and Transmission (9G)
    Hi all. I have a 2015 1.8 i-Vtec Sport and the exterior is fully modified and looking great. My question is...has anyone painted any parts in their engine bay? (Rocker cover, fuse box cover, heat shield, etc.). Or bought any pre-painted covers. Would be good to see what you've all done...
  9. Electronics and ICE (9G)
    Hi all - my 2013 1.6TDI Civic has been struggling with the battery recently - the "Auto Stop not available" sometimes comes up. I do not use the car much and after leaving doors open and radio on for a couple of hours while cleaning the car, it went flat. I jump started the car and I drove it...
  10. General Discussion (8G)
    I have a Numax 096 12v 70AH 640A (EN) which is brand new and pulled from my old Audi. Can I use it in my O6 Honda Civic 2.2 diesel? Thanks for any and all help.
  11. Electronics (8G)
    Hi all, I checked on Civinfo's wiki on flat battery to troubleshoot battery drain. The wiki said that the normal drainage is 0.02a after initial connection. When I first test my car battery for amp (parasitic current), it was 0.55a at the start but after few secs, it came down to 0.05a. I...
  12. Electronics (8G)
    Hi all, My car in question is: Honda (2011) i-vtec Si (semi-automatic). I tested my car's battery with engine off, it draws 9volt which may be why I have trouble starting the car of late. I checked that battery but it is completely unbranded (except that one side saying "FB"). There is no...
  13. Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi Everyone, I'm on my second 8th gen Civic at the moment and I am again having issues with quick battery drain. Previous car was 2006, current one is 2007. I am only using my car on the weekends and mostly for short trips so I expect to have to keep an eye on the battery but the previous and...
  14. Electronics (8G)
    Hi all, I had the dreaded leech battery drain which after some rather strong Googling I discovered is often attributed to the HFT (I didn't even realise I had this as it has never worked since I owned the car). Last night I nipped out to the car and disconnected the HFT, thinking I had solved...
  15. Electronics (8G)
    Hi everyone, My 06 1.8 Petrol civic has been acting up. From a day-to-day basis it runs alright, but earlier this week (whilst driving) an error message came up on the dash with a battery symbol, followed by a power steering warning, but it went as quickly as it arrived. When knocking down a...
  16. Electronics (8G)
    My FN2 is on the wobbly at the moment. The other day in a queue of traffic the car cut out on me and even the hazard lights wouldn't come on! After 15-30 seconds the car "woke up" again and started when I pressed the ignition. On the same evening the VSA came on and wouldn't go off and the car...
  17. Honda CR-V
    Can any body help? Unusual problem of battery going flat. Was the original battery. Garage said they could not find a definite problem but suggested it may be the battery due to its age. Replaced the battery. Still went flat. Kept statically charging battery over next 2 days [thing to do]. Then...
  18. Electronics (8G)
    Hi everyone, I disconnected my battery this evening like i've done many times, however, this time i connected it back and now it comes on as normal, But it will not start it turns over slowly but wont start. i dont think i left the key in the ignition when reconnecting it. Anyone have any...
  19. Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi all, I've been doing some research over the past fortnight since my alarm started going off at random on my 2007 FN2 Type R GT. I've rechecked all seals etc, everything is closed, can't spot any insects inside etc... Early this morning (4.30am) it went off again. Later in the morning I...
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