1997 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Honda Accord ProblemsCheck 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.
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.
1997 Honda Accord QuestionsWhy 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 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
Trouble code 92 is showing on self diagnostic test
1997 Honda Accord RecallsThe 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 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.
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.