On certain models the PCM misinterprets data from the coolant sensor and sets a false Check Engine light (MIL). A software update from Honda will repair this issue.
Problems for specific Honda models:
Car problem reports
Problem with your car? See what our experts say or submit your own.
Most reported Honda problems
The SF Honda Dealership noticed an oil leak in my engine. They traced it and concluded the cap on my engine wasn't secured properly when the car was built.
Worn door locks (tumblers) can cause the lock not to work. Removing the lock and replacing the worn parts (tumblers) is needed to get the lock working again.
In some cases drive belt noise can be heard from the passenger compartment. Installing a new updated belt from Honda and rerouting the belt is needed will commonly correct this noise issue.
cabin air smells
the dome lights had good bulbs. the lights were dim and sometimes would not come on when doors opened. i paid 50.21 for an entire base (light system part @ honda dealor) + $7.90 for 2 bulbs. then i was charged by installer 126$'s. so new bulbs want work. u need the entire base system/ excluding the sunglass port. (two systems)
Car does not shift into higher gear when it should and when it does it is not smooth.
The locks on the doors lock by themselves and tweaks the horn as if you were pushing the key lock fob to do so. Will not stop. does it every few minutes to a few seconds. Started out of the blue ten minutes after being put in the garage.
The car has difficulty starting when it has been sitting for a while. The fuel pump has been changed and it still seems like it isn't getting enough gas when trying to start it. I'll pump the gas pedal and eventually it'll fire but then it revs and sometime stalls so I'll have to try it again. Eventually it will rev from 1000rpms to 2000rpms and will eventually level off at the normal idle rate. Not sure what I can do to get this fixed. 2 ...
Honda issued a recall on some 2005 Accord Hybrid 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»