1996 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Honda Accord ProblemsFaulty Door Lock Actuator May Cause Power Door Locks to Activate Intermittently
Power door locks can activate intermittently due to a faulty door lock actuator in the driver's door.
The driver's door latch assembly can break internally, which causes the door to stay closed. The interior and exterior door handles do not work to open the door. Our technicians note that the door panel must be removed while the door is closed (likely damage will occur) and the latch assembly must be drilled in a specific spot for the door to open.
Automatic transmission failures are common, Automatic transmission failure on these vehicles will generally require overhaul or replacement of the transmission. In the event of a failure, it may be worthwhile to check with Honda to see if they may offer assistance for this repair. As these vehicles age, Honda has become less likely to help out with these transmission related repairs.
1996 Honda Accord QuestionsWhy might there be a cut red and black wire, an switch that appears to lead to nothing, and another random wire hanging from a black and white wire but not conected to anything? (1 answer)
The car started having trouble starting, i cleaned the distributor cap, seemed better but then..the fans stopped working, checked switches and fan it self and they're working fine. Temp gauge is not reading, and ac is not working, the power locks only work when they feel like it, and im at a ...
I've replaced ignition switch the coil and the igniter the car will only start when I turn the key and all the dash lights come on when drive light won't come on car won't start
1996 Honda Accord RecallsHonda Recalls Certain Passenger Vehicles Due to Rough Feeling Accelerator Pedal
Honda is recalling certain passenger vehicles because the accelerator pedal may feel rough or notchy when depressed, causing the vehicle not to respond properly when traveling at low speeds. Dealers will replace the throttle cable.
Honda is recalling sedans, coupes, and wagon passenger vehicles (except DX models and models with V6 engines) because the factory installed AC wire harness was improperly routed, which can cause a short circuit. The may cause the under-hood wiring to overheat and smoke, possibly causing a fire in the engine compartment. It can also lead to a blown fuse or dead battery. Dealers will inspect and repair the harness.