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Old 04-22-2010, 07:13 PM
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found a 01 civic LX 4dr with 79k miles locally - 4sp auto. she's asking $4300. is this a good beater? what big $$ things will break on this car down the road? timing belt needs to be changed @ 100k miles right
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its a honda. its a civic. should be bullet proof!!!
idk what the kbb is but thats a great deal regardless!


shit on second thought... take a look at this
http://autos.msn.com/research/vip/reliabil...nda&model=Civic

i guess you should check on the civic forums.
things like bump steer on the ap1 s2k etc is info you'll get only from specific forums IMO

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The auto transmission on that year was supposed to be really bad, if I remember correctly.
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This is also the year they changed the suspension setup. Floats in the corners, big time.
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transmission will explode at 100k ... My sister in law and a friends both needed new transmissions @ about 100k. Both 2001.

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