1997 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Honda Accord

1997 Honda Accord Problems

Soundless Radio

My radio went out mid-2009 about the same time that my co-worker's '03 Accord EX's radio went out. Honda's only solution is to buy a replacement unit which costs around $800. I took the car to a local car audio shop that told me it may be the internal amp inside the radio that went bad and would cost me about $250 to repair or I could install an aftermarket radio underneath the existing radio where the cubby is located for about $160 or I coul...

Check Engine Light Due to Low Engine Oil Level

Excessive oil consumption can cause a low oil level condition, which can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Transmission 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.

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1997 Honda Accord Questions

Mid-level Temperature Fails to Start (1 answer)

When the Engine heats up to normal level and you turn off the engine for longer then 4+ mins, it will not start again until Engine is cool again(blue area on temp gauge). What is the cause and how to fix it?

Car was chocking out not wanting to go and then died.now will not stay on .when i turn on the lights it dies even faster.changes srarter, alternator battery and distributor.and nothing .where r my sensor s or main relays. (1 answer)

Will the CV axle off a 1997 Honda work on a 1990 Honda (1 answer)

The CV axle is bad on my 1990 Honda and I just got some parts off. A 1997 Honda. Was wanting to know if they were compatable

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1997 Honda Accord Recalls

The Ignition Switch May Fail

The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may be worn. This may cause the engine to stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the ignition switch to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by June 14, 2002.

Honda 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.

Premature Ball Joint Wear

The ball joints in the front suspension may prematurely wear out. The ball joints could break in severe circumstances, which may cause an accident. Dealers will replace the front suspension lower ball joints. This recall is expected to begin by May 17, 1999.

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1997 Honda Accord Reviews

I bought the car in May of 2014 after my 1995 Mercury Cougar was in a accident. Love the Accord its a good dependable well made Japanese automobile ever made. The 4 cylinder is very powerful it runs and drives excellent. Within only one year my Accord has never experienced nothing bad did get few things all repaired but its a reliable car. Interior is like new and runs and drives smooth gets 30...
1997 HONDA ACCORD LX - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: Have had numerous major costly repairs with the Honda Accord LX, 4 cylinder, automatic transmission. Complete transmission failure at 55,000 miles, upper camshaft seal shifted, causing major oil loss, new starter, new radiator, near A/C compressor, new transmission solenoids, new altenator (replaced twice), and replacement of steering rack due to...
good and powerful car

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