2008 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Honda Accord
- we get an annoying growling noise when we start up the car after it sits
- how much for new brake pads and rotors on the front brakes of a Honda Accord 2008
- Water pump failure..or timing belt failure. How to detect
- Rattling noise from left side of engine
- Wat causes the car to jurk when it reaches 3 on the RPM its manual drive
2008 Honda Accord Problems
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 to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
Front compliance (lower control arm ) bushings tend to crack and break requiring replacement.
Power door locks can activate intermittently due to a faulty door lock actuator in the driver's door.
2008 Honda Accord Questions
I got the crank sensor change because it was reading bad the car still rolls over about 3 or 4 times before it starts. As am driving and the RPM goes up an reaches 3 the car jurks even if am in natural and pressing bass when it reaches 3 the car starts to choke.
2008 Honda Accord Recalls
Certain driving styles can result in a broken outer race of the secondary shaft bearing inside the automatic transmission. A broken outer race may cause abnormal noise, the Check Engine Light to turn on, and contact between the transmission idle gear and an electronic sensor housing to occur. This could result in a short circuit, causing the engine to stall. Also, pieces of the outer race or ball bearing may become lodged in the parking pawl, resulting in the vehicle rolling after the driver has placed the shifter in the Park position. Dealers will update the transmission control module software to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is R89.
Honda is recalling aftermarket full nose masks, part numbers 08P35-TA0-100 and 08P35-TA6-100, specifically designed for 2008–2010 Accord models. The nose mask material may interfere with the hood latch mechanism, which may cause the hood to pop open while the vehicle is in motion. Honda asks owners to remove the mask immediately and see a dealer about getting it replaced free of charge.
2008 Honda Accord Reviews
I absolutely HATE THIS CAR!! it has been nothing but repair after repair! Had to replace brakes at $25000 at my cost only reimbursed partial. Then Honda put in wrong brakes so I need to do it again! Now air conditioner/blower went out has never worked right in first place. Leather is of poor quality!!! Very disappointed!
The 2008 accord ex-l v6 is my third accord. Unfortunately this is my last as it is very clear that honda's dedication to building rock solid, trouble free cars has gone south in a big way. Brake issues, key issues (2 sets, same problem, stopped working, replaced batteries in both, one now works, the other does not). The VCM is horrible, engine runs rough, shifting his horrible, engine ...
I thought my brand new 2008 Honda accord would be my dream car but I was wrong. I too have problems with the rear brakes, air conditioner, a $700.00 repair to fix a sensor light but my biggest disappointment is the cheap interior console trim. At first it got stretchy then just tore apart. Dealer said it's normal wear and tear (??) and a letter and pictures to Honda's deaf ears....would I recom...