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  1. Exhaust problem

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hello guys, I have weird exhaust problem. The car is Civic 8th gen 2.2 ctdi 2009. Sometimes the car goes into a mode where the exhaust sound becomes really deep like a racecar, the engine fan turns on, the mileage goes high and it start to smoke a lot. The car has a DPF, but no "DPF regeneration...
  2. Other Accelerating jumping when under torque or acceleration

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    1.4 i-DSI 2007 When under torque or acceleration (more common in the lower gears and/or going up a hill) The engine will sometimes jump and cancel acceleration for half a second, and this can keep happening until over the hill or into the higher gears. Had he car taken to a bosch garage in...
  3. Performance help needed - random stalling

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    So last week I fitted my K&N 57i with cold air intake with no problems at all. Now when I'm driving, If I pull up to a junction/roundabout and I drop the clutch to roll towards the roundabout or junction ( I usually do this so I either need to stop or I can select my gear based on my speed ) the...
  4. Faults R18a2 idle problems please help

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    hi all, my 2006 civic has got a problem with the tickover. It idles normally but if I pull away and dip the clutch the revs drop to around 400ish then it revs itself a small amount then finds idle. I'm not sure where to look for the fault. Any help is appreciated. Also I don't know if it helps...
  5. Team Heko wind deflector problem

    Styling (8G)
    Hi guys quite new to this looking for some help, bought and fitted team heko wind deflectors using there instructions. I never bothered with the clips cause heard they are not always necessary. However it's been 4 hours and when i try to put the window up it bounces back down when it gets about...
  6. AC/Heater 2006 Civic 1.8 Aircon blowing warm (after several regasses)

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Dear all, Hoping the vast knowledge of this forum may be able to help me work out the problem with my air conditioning. I own a 2006 Civic 1.8 EX and the air con has recently stopped working, the fans and heater still work. I initially thought it would just require a regas, and so I had this...
  7. Exhaust DPF Check system-light

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi, a week or so ago I got the DPF Check system-light without any "DPF regen required" warnings before. Long story short: Honda couldn't do a forced regen and told me that the mechanic thinks that the catalyst is broken since that apparently controls the temperature the DPF gets. The car has...
  8. Suspension Suspension gaitor?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Just had my clutch replaced at honda today at 73k miles. They done the usual 'complementary health check' looking for problems. Along with the usual brakes and tyres, an 'offside front suspension gaitor not secure' came up as a RED problem. I have no idea what this is can anyone help? I've got...
  9. Cruise Cruise Control Help

    Electronics (8G)
    :eek:Hi guys, just a quick q on cruise control on 1.8 type s gt 56 plate say I do 70mph, press the cruise control button on the steering wheel, the button illuminates on the dash but it doesn't actually work? is there a trick to this like hold the speed for a couple of seconds or should I link...
  10. Remap 2.2 CDTI Remap 190-200

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Been debating for a while now whether or not to get my 2010 2.2 GT-T Remapped and a lot of my issues with remapping is down to... Honda has a replacement clutch as the old 06 serial numbers differs from recent clutch replacement parts. Is there anyway of knowing if my clutch is the up-rated...
  11. Scratch repair problem

    Styling (8G)
    Hi guys, Decided to eventually get round to the little scratches, marks etc and used the t-cut scratch repair pen as great reviews online One problem It's left a residue that looks like water dripping and was wondering in all of your infinite wisdom on here if there are any suggestions to be...
  12. Battery Intermittent battery issue

    Electronics (8G)
    Hey guys, Recently been having some pretty bad issues with the battery. First instance was when I parked up at Tesco, locked the car and went in for 5 minutes. Came back out, got in & went to start. When I hit the start button, all needles, car locks and displays went MENTAL while clicking...
  13. Electrics Clock/Radio backlight problem

    Electronics (8G)
    Couple days ago I have noticed that, in my Civic 2006 I-CTDI, few segments from my Clock/Radio screen are not highlighted. Please take a look at the attached photo. PICTURE After couple minutes everything comes to normal. Unfortunately the problem seems to appear randomly (sometimes on...
  14. Coolant Type R FN2 Coolant leak

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi folks, Sorry to make my first post on here a bit of a bad one, but I've just taken my car in to the dealers today for the wing mirror to be replaced, and they have told me that the car has a coolant leak but they cannot confirm where it is coming from. I've had the car for 6 weeks, and...
  15. Upgrades MKI9200 install not possible in Civic EX 2006?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    hi, I was planning on getting a Parrot MKI9200 installed into my Civic EX 2006. Weighed up my options and the Parrot seemed the way to go for multimedia connections and an improvement on the Bluetooth calls side of things. Was about to arrnge install when the company said that its not possible...
  16. Suspension Squeaking Suspension?

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi everyone, I bought my 2006 Civic about 2-3 weeks ago from a Honda Approved dealer. Today i noticed that there is a squeaking noise coming from the driver's side front suspension. Every time i go over a bump, speed bump or pothole etc. i can hear it. I was just wondering if anyone could...
  17. AC/Heater Damp smell coming form car when it rains!!

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi i recently bought a Honda Civic Type R on a 57 plate (milano red) and i love it but i have noticed that its got a weird smell inside. smells maybe damp or oily and it happens more when its been raining. has anyone else had this problem, i have been told that it could be the Air Con filters...
  18. Tech Urgent help wanted. Dead diesel

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    My car died today! One minute after start up a small hill at home. A short but loud piiip/whine and no response. No MIL and all the fuses seems to be okay. It has compression and the sound while starting seems the same. What could be wrong? :facepalm: Please help. Thanks
  19. Electrics Cruise control

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi again I have a problem with my cruise control (unless I am just being stupid - tell me if I am!) When I press the cruise control button whilst driving, the light on the dash comes on but when I take my foot of the gas, the car slows down as it would usually. I have never had cruise control...
  20. 2008 Handbrake Problem

    General Discussion (8G)
    I've got a 2008 Honda Civic Type-R 58 plate courtesy car after an old granny decided to drive into my Subaru impreza at a roundabout. On Sunday just before the grand prix was about to start it decided to take a trip down the drive and crash into my brothers car. It was on the drive for about 20...
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