2004 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Honda Accord

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2004 Honda Accord Problems

Check Engine and D4 Lights Flashing

The 1998-2016 Honda Accord may develop issues with the automatic transmission.

Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also illuminate, and OBD trouble codes P0700, P0730, P0740, P0780, P1768 and/or P1768 will be stored in the computer.

If the transmission shifts roughly, the failure is very likely mechanical failure of the transmission. If the transmission performs normally, a faulty sensor, or dirty transmission fluid may be the case.

In most cases, it is necessary to use professional diagnostic equipment to provide a diagnosis, and complete the repair.

The longevity of the transmission is dependent on strict adherence to the manufacturer's recommendation for ATF replacement intervals and procedure.

"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure

Ignition switch failure may cause the car to stall or fail to start. Honda issued a recall to replace the ignition switch. For more information on this recall please click here»

Vibration When Braking Due to Rotor Problem

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.

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2004 Honda Accord Questions

does this car have a timing belt or timing chain? It is a 6 cylinder. (1 answer)

I am thinking about buying a used car and would like to know if I would have to replace the belt if it does have one.

My car ignition (1 answer)

Sometimes my car will start and other times I have to jiggle the key in the ignition a few times for it to start. All the lights come on. Sometimes I will hear the clicking noise. I was told I needed a starter I changed it and it is still doing the same thing. Help!

Car cuts off while driving spontaneously. (1 answer)

My car will run fine and then it will all of sudden cut off without warning and after I let it sit for a little while it will start back up. Also the factory alarm will alarm spontaneously.

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2004 Honda Accord Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Fully Deploy In A Crash

The incorrect passenger frontal air bag module may have been installed in the vehicle and may not deploy fully to specifications in an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the air bag module as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

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2004 Honda Accord Reviews

based on 18 customer reviews
2004 accord ex v6 rebuilt trans twice changed power steering hose then had a recall 2013 replace power steering pump twice.
I have a 2004 Honda. I am the only driver and take very good care of my car and always have routine main. done on it. The bushings are worn and torn right now. Only 102,000 miles on it. Their is a problem right now with the axle maybe. It is in the shop now. Told by another shop Honda is notorious for problems on the car that wear your tires out. I have been told their is a problem. The doors l...
I have replaced a oxygen cecsor,brakes not too often.Sometimes I get cool air coming from the right side and warm from the left.I have had something wrong like it may be the tort in transmission.My car shakes at about 40 miles an hour.Honda want change the transmission fluid,they says it may not drive after.No one can really say what is wrong.It gets good gas mileage.I am pleased with it other ...

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