I quickly read through that TSB funny thing is, my ’08 Civic Hybrid exhibited these symptoms while still in warranty. Dealership did ultimately. Honda Civic Hybrid – Negative Camber Problem; What You Need To the same part numbers, but actually mentions the TSB “S/B# “. The Civic’s Rapid and Uneven Tire Wear Problem On February 8th, they issued a TSB (TSB ) describing repair procedures for.
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Negative Camber Problem; What You Need To Do To Get The Upper Control Arms Replaced
I took my car back the 2nd time explain my car steering is not right. He tells me to take it over to the local tuffy who does their allignments for them. My mileage went up a little plus these are taller tires, so a double bonus. Why the Tires Are Wearing Out So Fast Civic owners are rallying together to raise awareness about the defectively short Rear-Upper Control Arms that are causing their tires to wear rapidly and unevenly.
For recommended service, Honda tells its mechanics to install a rear upper control arm kit, replace yonda flange bolts and the worn tires and do a 4-wheel alignment.
I’ll miss Action Auto I went to the dealer yesterday for an oil change. What is diagonal wear?
Do I have any other options? I called my local dealer where I purchased the car, and asked if there were any known issues with the OEM tires. Heck, just look at how squat it sits. Thanks to this discussion forum for bringing this up.
Thanks a bunch for this great information and service to our hybrid community! I this this is limited to certain serial numbers.
The following errors occurred with your submission. Now I can take this with me and show them. In addition, to qualify for tire replacement:. I took it to a Honda Service dealer and I got new rear control arms, two new tires, and a full alignment for free. By then, all 4 tires were JUNK Find More Posts civvic tallpinesman. The Civic Hybrid featured fsb stingy hp 1. I recently saw that the bulletin was updated to include all models, but now I can’t find that version.
I scheduled the appointment, and they repaired it using the updated upper control arms. Dealer contacted and informed of the ongoing situation. Modified by larryka at 1: So the SI control arms are good from the beginning. By the way, I was blacklisted by the dealer that originally sold the HCH to me because I complained too much about the car having a Hybrid System failure with only miles on it.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below. Originally Posted by liquidr1. Anyway, I hope everything worked out in the end for you.
Also, taking the current alignment numbers would likely show the issue. Called the service guy, he claims that my problem is due to toe and has nothing to do with camber. I buy a new car every years, and unless they stop treating me like an idiot, and take care of THEIR problem The lawsuit alleged the OEM rear upper control arms are too short and cause tire misalignment.
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Its about time they admitted to a problem. Of course, alignment could not be done by specifcations. Send a private message to hunter Send a private message to Orient Express.