Honda Repair Shop in Lansing MI

Chuck's Garage Lansing performs Honda auto repair in Lansing MI.

We are your Lansing MI Honda auto dealership alternative.

Benefits:

  • Lower prices + quality work
  • ASE Certified Auto Repair Technicians
  • Honda warranty recognized repairs and service
  • Specialized tools and equipment

Services:

  • Honda warranty required servicing and maintenance
  • Complete Honda repairs

Chuck's Garage Lansing
3503 W Saint Joseph St
Lansing, MI 48917

(517) 267-9900


Honda Problems

Honda Civic Front Struts May Leak Oil

Problem: fluid leak may develop from front suspension struts.
Honda Civic model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Repair: Honda Strut Assembly Replacement

Honda Civic Coolant Leaking and Engine Overheating

Problem: 1990-2005 Honda Civic commonly have issues with radiator leaks due to normal operation. The coolant leak usually starts small with the engine running slightly warmer than normal, but will eventually cause Coolant puddling under vehicle, Engine overheating, Unexplained coolant loss, Vehicle in “limp mode” with loss of power, Cylinder head or head gasket failure.
This is a critical repair. Ignoring a coolant leak can severely damage your vehicle engine. Also, coolant has a sweet smell and taste, and is highly toxic. Any coolant spills should be cleaned to protect animals and children.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Engines affected: 1.5L 4 Cylinder, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.7L 4 Cylinder
Repair: radiator replacement or radiator repair. Coolant flush and replacement.

Honda Civic Engine Rear Main Oil Seal May Leak

Problem: engine rear main oil seal can develop an oil leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the engine rear main seal.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2017
Engines affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.7L 4 Cylinder
Repair: Rear Main Seal Replacement

Honda Civic Faulty Head Gasket May Cause Oil And Coolant Leaks

Problem: faulty head gasket can leak oil externally or allow coolant into the combustion chamber.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Engines affected: 1.5L 4 Cylinder, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.7L 4 Cylinder
Repair: Head Gasket Replacement; Resurface cylinder head.

Honda Civic PCM Software Update to Correct False Oxygen Sensor Code

Problem: Powertrain Control Module (PCM) can misinterpret the secondary oxygen sensor data and set a Check Engine Light.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1999, 2004, 2005
Repair: Check Engine Light Diagnosis & Testing. PCM software update.

Honda Civic Front suspension Compliance Bushings May Crack

Problem: Front compliance bushings may crack and break.
Honda Civic model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014
Repair: General Diagnosis; Honda compliance bushing replacement.

Honda Civic Braking Vibration

Problem: front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
Repair: machine brake rotors or brake rotor replacement; Brake Pad Replacement.

Honda Civic Sticky Door Lock

Problem: Worn door lock tumblers can cause door lock not to function.
Honda Civic model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Repair: General Diagnosis; door lock replacement.

Honda Civic Cracked Exhaust Manifold

Problem: Cracked exhaust manifold is common problem. Some models use a combined manifold and catalytic converter that must be replaced as an assembly.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008
Repair: exhaust manifold replacement; Catalytic Converter Replacement.

Honda Civic Low Rumbling Sound When In Reverse

Problem: Worn engine mounts can cause engine vibrations to be transmitted to the body, typically with engine idling and transmission in reverse.
Honda Civic model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Engine affected: 1.7L 4 Cylinder
Repair: engine mount replacement.

Honda Civic Harsh 1-2 Shift

Problem: failed shift control solenoid on the automatic transmission (non CVT) can cause harsh 1-2 shift. A broken internal spring can cause the same issue and require transmission removal and repair.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2016
Repair: shift control solenoid replacement, transmission oil flush.

Honda Civic Wipers Won't Park

Problem: windshield wipers will not park or stop in the proper place. Can also not turn off. Commonly caused by windshield wiper motor failure.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Repair: Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement

Honda Civic Broken Hood Release Handle or Cable

Problem: The hood release handle will commonly break. Can be caused by binding hood latch, or binding hood release cable.
Honda Civic model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Repair: General Diagnosis; hood release handle replacement; hood release cable replacement; hood latch replacement.

Honda Civic Power Window Not Working

Problem: Honda Civic electric windows may stop opening or closing due to defective window switch. May be intermittent. Need to make sure it is not a window motor problem.
Repair: General Diagnosis; power window switch Replacement; power window motor Replacement.

Honda Engine Stalls While Driving and Will not Start

Problem: 1990-1997 Honda V6 is well known for problems with the fuel pump and fuel injection relays. There are many sources of the problem so diagnosis and testing components is vital for quality, trouble free repair.
Honda model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002
Repair: No Start Diagnosis; fuel pump replacement; fuel injection relay replacement.

Honda Head Gasket May Fail if Engine Overheats

Problem: head gaskets are prone to fail if the engine overheats. Can damage cylinder head and require resurfacing or replacement.
Repair: General diagnosis; Head Gasket Replacement; Cylinder head replacement.

Honda Engine Idle Speed is Erratic or Engine Stalls

Problem: Honda idle air control system issues causing erratic or bouncing idle speed, poor fuel mileage, check engine light, engine stalling.
The most likely cause is a dirty or failed idle air control valve (IACV), but vacuum lines, intake manifold gasket, throttle body gasket, and IACV gasket should be inspected.
Honda model years affected: 1993, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Repair: Check Engine Light Diagnosis & Testing; idle air control valve IACV replacement; throttle body cleaning.

Honda Engine Oil Leaks

Problem: Honda engine oil pressure sensor may leak.
Honda model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 3.5L V6
Repair: general diagnosis; Remove & replace oil pressure sensor to seal threads; oil pressure sensor replacement; engine shampoo.

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