This WAS a fun car to own, but I'm not buying another Honda. I've had this since January 2006 putting 71,000 miles (95% highway) on the vehicle. I followed all oil changes, all servicing AT THE DEALER WHERE I BOUGHT THE VEHICLE. There is a TSB, 08-044 where they admit that all 2006, 2007, 2008 Civic Sedans have this design or casting flaw AND YOUR ENGINE WILL CRACK! It's just a matter of time. Hopefully it will be during the warranty (as most have been), and you'll get your engine replaced. If not, you're in my boat, called the DOT, State Attorney General, Better Business Bureau, and Honda trying to get their design or casting flaw fixed. I've never had to replace a Toyota engine.
HONDA CIVIC 2006 EX Model
under 20,K mi., single senior lady owner, garaged,
my dear civic went dead while I was driving NO WARNING MESSAGE OR LITES, I could have been killed in car accident, engine went dead
repair place said it is a cracked engine due to broken bolt,ENGINE MUST BE REPLACED, present car is dead, towed it to Honda dealer, heard there is an extended warrantee, I hope and pray they will cover it, am so disappointed in unreliability of Honda due to this horrible breakdown, I always enjoyed my civic
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