1997 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Honda Accord
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1997 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.
1997 Honda Accord QuestionsWill 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
Cannot find this anywhere. He dais it is okay to no t repair just turn off light, no symptoms as yet. Your suggestion? Thanks.
1997 Honda Accord RecallsThe 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 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.
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.