first civic, what to look for? - Honda Civic Forum

Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum If you've got a problem you just can't figure out, a noise you can't diagnose, or a Check Engine Light that won't go away, ask about it here!

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-10-2011   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 2
Rep Power: 0
1sthatch93 is an unknown quantity at this point
first civic, what to look for?

I just bought a 93 civic hatch DX. It needs a little bit of mechanical work. The steering shakes bad above 40, it clunks in the font end when i hit bumps. I also feel like the steer isnt tight, its very loose and it pulls the the left when i let go of the steering wheel. Any other things i should look for or watch for. the car has 154000 0n the original 1.5L motor and this is my first import so any advice is a big help. thanks.
1sthatch93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2011   #2
turbo_coupe_EJ1's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: chatsworth georgia
Posts: 111
Rep Power: 0
turbo_coupe_EJ1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: first civic, what to look for?

about the steering wheel shaking real bad and it pulling to the left could all be ur tires or a it needs a front end alignment and the cluncking noise could be many thing and i think it might be ur bushings in the front and the steering being lose is probably tie rod or rack and pinion having a lot of wear and tear
turbo_coupe_EJ1 is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Honda Civic Forum Replies Last Post
DIY: Gas Cap Hanger jonavin General Honda Civic Forum Archive. 73 10-04-2004 07:18 PM
San Francisco (San Jose) Bay Area Civic Owners! locozoko West 19 04-06-2002 09:00 PM
non 2k1 civic owner members silvervtec01 General Automotive Discussion 9 11-04-2001 06:56 PM
This is REALLY funny animation Civic vs VW locozoko General Automotive Discussion 2 11-04-2001 05:45 PM
The Bad Apples that Make Civic Drivers Look Bad WeRkX General Automotive Discussion 24 11-01-2001 10:33 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:31 AM.

All Content Copyright 2017
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.