1996 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Honda Accord
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1996 Honda Accord ProblemsTransmission Failure Common
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.
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn too thin, replaced to correct this issue.
Power door locks can activate intermittently due to a faulty door lock actuator in the driver's door.
1996 Honda Accord QuestionsI changed the spark plugs and wires and it is still back firing could it be the cylinder cord (1 answer)
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
I have 2004 Pontiac Gran Prix. Engine light came on today and the auto parts store that does the free check gave that diagnosis.
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.