The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) can misinterpret data from the coolant temperature sensor and set a false Check Engine (MIL) light. The PCM will need a software update for this issue.
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Newest reported 2005 Honda Accord problems
On certain models, a transmission solenoid can short-circuit and illuminate the Check Engine Light.
The computer can misinterpret a low battery voltage and can cause a false Check Engine (MIL) light to come on. Updating the PCM can correct this issue.
The AC condenser failed due to contact with road debris and a lack of protection for the condenser.
A faulty Electric Load Detector (ELD) can cause the head lights to dim and/or illuminate the Check Engine Light. A failed ELD will require replacement.
Excessive oil consumption can cause a low oil level condition, which can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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.
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.
I had my wheel bearings replaced at Honda dealer right before it warranty deadline at 35870 miles.
It went noisy, and both were replaced at 36K by a dealer under warranty.
Just wanted to express disappointment with the car at such low mile marker.
Got it done for free just a hundred miles before the end of the warranty.
I have no solution other that to go to a shop to replace them ( both in this case )
One or both of the rear sway bar end links may break resulting in a knocking noise from the rear of the vehicle.
The ABS modulator (hydraulic unit) can leak air into the brake system and cause a low brake pedal. A new ABS modulator will be needed if it is diagnosed to be the source of the leak.
Honda issued a recall on some 2005 Accord models due to a defective fuel pump relay. If the fuel pump relay fails, the car will stall or fail to start. For more information on this recall please click here»