You should be able to get the part from the scrap yard but a different meter cluster means youneed to recalibrate the speedometer to match the present one or you can cannibalise and swap the speedometer. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. The first thing you should do, for both your safety and the overall health of your Honda, is to look for mechanical problems. I was putting the car in nuetral and coasting until i got the scangauge and realized that it uses more gas than letting off the acc pedal and coasting. If the gauge is faulty, it has to be replaced as an assy.
Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. Honda's numbers for this recall are K1P, and M1O. The 2001 Honda Civics in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 kilometers per hour about 50 percent of the kilometers driven. You mentioned excessive fuel consumption, that has nothing to do with the fuel gauge. If you live in a major metropolitan area, you know the routine: You're creeping 30 miles from home to office, mongo java cup of coffee in… When Honda introduced the Civic in '73, it quickly established the company's foothold in the American marketplace. With your engine idling, your Civic is motionless while burning gas.
Have to see if i can improve my mpg even more now that I know this. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. Note: This recall fully supersedes recalls 08V-593, 09V-259, 10V-041, 11V-260, 14V-351 and 15V-153. This is all done without ever moving the accelerator pedal. It's not going to be a noticeable difference around town, but on the highway you can add a mpg or two.
I hear ya about going under the speed limit, it made me a little nervous too, but as long as you are easy to see, they are not going to run you over. Same principle as a 4-stroke engine on it's intake stroke. Thus, if you're experiencing bad fuel mileage with your Civic, you should investigate for some underlying reasons. I am trying to achieve an average of 50mpg which is proving difficult because of the highway speeds I travel. I am inspired by the mileage that other people are getting on this site with similar vehicles.
Is this a track car or a red light warior? The principle is easy to understand. I have tried the following: tune up, oil change, aired tires, gentle driving, synthetic oil, gas additive. I own this car and this gas issue really bugs me and is pushing me to trade in and buy another car, but I cant afford that route Hi casualvic, If the gauge is fluctuating with needle moving rather fast, the gauge itself is faulty. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Start with your Civic's spark plugs.
The rest of the kilometers were in the city 45 percent , in the suburbs 0 percent , and in heavy traffic 0 percent. This gauges is designed in way that the needle would not be sensitive and would not fluctuate. The recall is expected to begin June 2018. Grab two straws with the same internal diameter. Now something is wrong and I cant figure it out. No matter how much of a rush they are in they dont want to be in a wreck.
I am new to this site and I am looking forward to trying some of the hypermiling techniques! I generally drive within 1 mph of the speed limit 65 on the highway to avoid getting run over. Which one did you waste more energy trying to breath with? The other thing that you should check would be the groundings at front inner fender behind the headlights. It would be great if Honda put a 6th gear in these cars. The recall began on July 1, 2015. Whether it's powered by a traditional gasoline engine or a hybrid, your Civic should be saving you money at the pump. The affected vehicles have a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture upon its deployment.
It is located behind the fron headlights on the inner fender. Wayne You can also use an old style vacuum gauge to find your efficient load. Try to remove as much weight as possible, as just an extra 100 lbs. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator, free of charge. This car use to be immaculate with fuel consumption! Recall Date 2018-04-26 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. In fact, since 1978, only late model Civics equipped with a 2.
Sounds like you're on your way to 50+ mpg, you'll be there in no time if you follow the techniques found here. However, this recall does supersede 13V132 and 14V349. Recall Date 2014-11-04 Description American Honda Motor Co. Howdy pardner, welcome to the clean mpg forums! Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. This habit will lead to a rather dreary 0 miles per gallon. And then sometimes that doesnt happen! Remove and clean before tightening the grounds.
However the symptoms mentioned could be normal as the meter is nmot 100 % accurate when in operation. Bad gasoline can decrease your Civic's gas mileage and ruin your engine. When I mentioned the gas gauge fluctuating, this is what I meant: the fuel reads half a tank, I drive five miles to store then when I get on my way again it will read a quarter lower than half. The previous-generation Civics, introduced in 1996 and sold through the 2000 model year, remain high on the budget-minded enthusiast's list. This defeats the entire purpose since hot air is less dense. The recall began on July 1, 2015. If you have old oil or oil that is too thick, your miles per gallon will be negatively affected as well.