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  1. 1.8L Automatic - Engine idle and driving rpm surges

    Engines and Transmission (9G)
    I've recently had a problem with my spark plugs and coils (the plugs were probably not tightened when last replaced), So my garage replaced 2 faulty plugs and 1 coil We've also cleaned the MAF sensor since idle rpm was a little jittery (jumping 50 rpm or so). After those changes car seemed to...
  2. Indications Idle speed low??

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi Guys, I recently noted that once my engine is warn, the idle is at about 700-800 rpm? There is no shaking or anything. Ref its a 58 Plate Civic 1.8 ES Manual. any thoughts? Cheers
  3. Engine FN2 struggling to idle/hold RPM stable

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hey everyone, My FN2 has recently started to intermittently struggle to idle (around the last 1000 miles or so). See video (apologies for the terrible audio): It doesn't always do this but when it does it is always from a cold engine and when it has been raining outside or has frozen...
  4. Rattle noise, front passenger side.

    Bugs, faults and irritations (9G)
    Hi, i have a 2011 civic 1.8 petrol. When i am in gear 3-4 @ about 2000rpm the car will make a rattle vibration sound. Sounds like it is coming from the front passenger side. Sometimes sounds like the dash or something in the glove box is rattling but no luck!:confused::confused: Only does it...
  5. Performance Gear Shifting-Servicing

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi All I have just purchased a honda civic 1.8 EX-iShift 2007(Hatchback-UK model), with 44k miles on the clock, 1) i have noticed that in the normal auto mode the gear shifts at/around 3.5-4 RPM , is it really normal ?? or on what RPM it should change the gear normally. 2) What should be the...
  6. Transmission Long range driving with high RPM - bad for the engine?

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi! I have a 2008 Civic Sport and I absolutely love it. However, I feel that this car is maybe not the right one for what I use it for. The problem is that I tend to drive a lot form Hungary to Germany, and that involves driving at 4000 rpm or more for hours and hours (3 or more). My...
  7. Transmission i-Shift having problems with 1st and 2nd gear on a hill

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi, I own a 2010 model Honda Civic 1.4 with iShift. Recently, I experienced the following problem: I went up a steep hill with the 2nd gear. The car shifted down to the 1st gear since the revs were not enough. Until here, it was OK, it was a clever choice to shift down, since the 2nd gear was...