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
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934
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1,898
1997 Honda Accord
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390
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727
1997 Honda Accord
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303
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841
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431
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136
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273

1997 Honda Accord Problems

Transmission 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.

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.

"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»

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1997 Honda Accord Questions

Why my battery light flickers, car power surges and loss of power? (1 answer)

97 accord lx 2.2L 4cyl non v-Tec.
I had just got my alternator bushings new. My battery light on my dash flickers, the temperature gauge bounces up during and before that occurs. The power surges and just earlier, I had no power pressing on the gas. I have no idea what it could be.

Car cuttoff when drive in rain water filled street 6h later didnt start (1 answer)

Car cuttoff when drive in rain water filled street 6h later I try to start about 3 times the stating sound was good but dont start....20 min later the 4th trial I hear a bad loud strong sound I was afraid from the sound leave it to dry off in the sun light

How to repair code 92 evaporative system purge flow problem detected (1 answer)

Trouble code 92 is showing on self diagnostic test

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1997 Honda Accord Recalls

The 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 Recalls Certain Passenger Vehicles Due to Rough Feeling Accelerator Pedal

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.

Premature Ball Joint Wear

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.

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1997 Honda Accord Reviews

Rated
based on 10 customer reviews
I bought the car in May of 2014 after my 1995 Mercury Cougar was in a accident. Love the Accord its a good dependable well made Japanese automobile ever made. The 4 cylinder is very powerful it runs and drives excellent. Within only one year my Accord has never experienced nothing bad did get few things all repaired but its a reliable car. Interior is like new and runs and drives smooth gets 30...
1997 HONDA ACCORD LX - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: Have had numerous major costly repairs with the Honda Accord LX, 4 cylinder, automatic transmission. Complete transmission failure at 55,000 miles, upper camshaft seal shifted, causing major oil loss, new starter, new radiator, near A/C compressor, new transmission solenoids, new altenator (replaced twice), and replacement of steering rack due to...
good and powerful car

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