2006 Honda civic DX will not start at all the battery always dead. Someone has to jump start the car for me. Went to O'Reilly they said the battery is at 98% and nothing wrong with my car.

Asked by May 27, 2014 at 09:39 AM about the 2006 Honda Civic DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When smoke comes out the bottom of the
car it makes a sound like air bags make
when dropped. O'Reilly said everything to
the Honda okay just need new spark plugs.
Why does my car die and smoke comes out
of the bottom?

5 Answers

21,995

wow- smoke comin' out- the sound of airbags dropping- I can see it- pure poetry- but I have no idea what that could be- maybe you should check with someone other than a parts store-

Okay I will so that thanks. But sometimes the smoke will come out sometimes it wont.

355

Why O'Reilly? When you are looking for definitive, concise answers about something that no one has an answer for you the Dealer is the No.1 and only place to take car (they know far more than Civics than any Firestone, Sears, O'Reilly, Pep Boy's ever will) these places are like going for a back massage when in reality you need to be seen by a spinal surgeon.

I would have to disagree strongly with dex04's statement - "the Dealer is the No.1 and only place to take car" Remember the dealer protects the bottom line of the car manufacturer - all cars have manufacturing and design defects that if fully remedied under warranty on all cars, then Honda and all manufacturers would be bankrupt - PERIOD!! A private independent shop does not have to protect Honda or anyone else!! Dealerships are usually way to fast to "spinal surgery" since this is how they make money in false trust and those who have large wallets - Bad Combo, but great for dealerships!!

355

Well... last time I checked, we all are still entitled to our very own opinion, that is the beauty of this country. By your peppy dealer bashing I gather that you apparently subscribe to the bush type car Doctor with ten different makes of cars waiting to be serviced sitting at the front of the shop who today fixes your trans, tomorrow your fuel pump and when your windshield cracks he can also replace it and in addition has a body shop in the back for when you have a fender bender. You may have a "local garage" who tends very well to your car by an ace mechanic and Kudos to him for keeping abreast of all latest service bulletins to all car makes and knowing as well the workings of a Renault Alpine, Peugeot, Bricklin SV-1 to a modern Honda like the back of his hand and bless him as well for saving your money on those $29.95 Tune Ups. However, I have yet to find a hidden gem of a mechanic at any of our local garages that would know in depth the working of my cars therefore, they are maintained by their respective dealers without a hitch and no major surgeries thus far and never been left on the road. This is why this poor kid is still lost among all those technical wizards that abound at his disposal at the local shops.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Civic

Looking for a Used Civic in your area?

CarGurus has 88,603 nationwide Civic listings starting at $995.

ZIP:

Search Honda Civic Questions

Honda Civic Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 980
#1 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 980
#3 Takoda Fraser
Takoda Fraser
Reputation 970
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Honda Civic Coupe
187 Great Deals out of 16,850 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota Corolla
785 Great Deals out of 73,830 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
1,011 Great Deals out of 90,917 listings starting at $650
Used Honda CR-V
898 Great Deals out of 61,170 listings starting at $988
Used Nissan Altima
1,033 Great Deals out of 81,564 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MAZDA3
231 Great Deals out of 31,863 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Elantra
573 Great Deals out of 52,575 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Accord Coupe
180 Great Deals out of 10,520 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Focus
546 Great Deals out of 57,171 listings starting at $1,095
Used Ford Mustang
472 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Sentra
480 Great Deals out of 54,266 listings starting at $900
Used BMW 3 Series
974 Great Deals out of 31,729 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volkswagen Jetta
446 Great Deals out of 40,941 listings starting at $950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Civic For Sale
63,757 listings starting at $16,684
2016 Honda Civic For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 3,213 listings starting at $13,888
2015 Honda Civic For Sale
98 Great Deals out of 3,468 listings starting at $9,981
2014 Honda Civic For Sale
205 Great Deals out of 6,464 listings starting at $8,000
2013 Honda Civic For Sale
82 Great Deals out of 2,668 listings starting at $6,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.