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  1. Noise coming from car when full lock right

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    This issue has only started more recently, but whenever I full lock to the right, there is this clunking noise which occurs. So I full lock and it goes clunk clunk clunk clunk. Not too sure what it is, and have been told it could be a failing CV joint. No other noises happen when driving etc...
  2. Type S uneven steering - poor road holding

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi there Am new to the forum and own a unmodified 07 Type S GT Love my car and the added kit however have a consistent bug bear that I am unsure what to do next with I find my car doesn't feel quite planted on the road - something I have noticed worsen gradually. I have had two wheel...
  3. Steering Locked out!

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi, My first ever web post! My delightful FN2 Civic Type R Selena has, yesterday, let me down for the first time. The finest car I have owned had a steering meltdown. The wheel was all but immovable and I had a steering system check warning. Thankfully it happened locally so left her in the...
  4. My first post!

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hello guys & girls (Men & Women), This is my first post on this forum. I have owned CIVIC 2008 Type S GT 2.2 cdti since September 2018 and it is magic. Previously drove 1.2 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2(Excellent learner car and reliable). But CIVIC is something else, the torque in 5th and 6th gear...
  5. Steering Power Steering Light On Left Turn, Heavy On Right Turn

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi All, fist post time! I'm looking to buy a 2.2 diesel. I'm aware of the clutch issues and am currently in the process of buying (subject to work being completed) a car with a fresh clutch, however there is one issue that puzzles me. As per the title, the steering feels the same as the other...
  6. Steering Steering feels "wobbly" somewhat

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    So I recently got a 2007 civic type S GT. This is my second car. Previously I had a 2004 Mini cooper. I absolutely love my civic so far. Though have only been able to drive it a tiny bit. What I wanted to ask is, is the steering feeling somewhat "loose" normal? I know i'm coming from a...
  7. Steering Knocking when steering

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi everyone, When turning the steering wheel, there's a knocking sound coming from the offside front wheel. The sound is audible within the cabin, and I'm suspecting it might be something to do with the steering column, as I did a quick check on the CV joint and it looks fine, seal intact etc...
  8. Poor front end grip.

    Type-R
    I`ve had my 2008 plate type r for close on 6 months now and always found the grip from the front end to be quite poor (especially in he wet). I put this down to some unbranded low cost tyres that were on it when i purchased the car. I have now changed the tyres to Goodyear efficient grip...
  9. FN2 Tyre Troubles / Veering while accelerating

    Type-R
    Hi, I bought a 2011 Civic Type-R GT FN2 in October last year and it has been amazing to drive up until recently.. The roads I regularly drive on are covered in pot holes so it is impossible not to hit them, I started experiencing the car wobble / feel uneven while driving.. I took my car to...
  10. Suspension Clunking noise at slow speed

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Morning all, So this has been bugging me for a while. I have a clunking noise when I turn my steering wheel at slowish speeds, (mainly reversing out of parking bays) I changed the drop links to Meyle HD ones about 5/6 months ago. Went through its MOT fine in July, no advisories on any of...
  11. Steering Electric or Hydraulic pump?

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hey guys, Short Question.. "WE" have a 07, 5 door hatch and when we turn the steering wheel to the left we hear a "zoooom". I know that when my mini does that, the Hydraulic power steering pump is gonna fail any time soon. How is that with Honda? Is this an Electric or Hydraulic pump... and...
  12. Faults 08 Civic Type R serious problem

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi all, I've got an 08 Civic Type R, which I purchased just under 2 years ago. I's covered 36,000 miles and has a full Honda dealership service history. Its warranty expired at the end of June last year (just over 6 months ago), and over the last year I've had a string of problems which...
  13. Long list Flat battery, Check System, VSA, ABS, Steering, Alarm, Brake Pads/Discs

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    I'm coming to the end of my warranty on my 3rd set of brake pads AND discs, 2nd battery and countless AA call outs for flat batteries. Have had intermittent faults with the panoramic roof, alarm, loss of steering, engine oil, ABS, VSA and engine warning lights. Since having the fusebox etc...
  14. Wheel Tech noise when turning steering wheel p/side

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    hi i got a problem recently i took my car to car wash when it come out drive way as i steer i could hear a sound comming from passenger side wheel.light tapping noise.either drive shaft steering.i never asked anybody yet to hear it from out side as i move the steering it even comes when...
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