2001 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Honda Accord

2001 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.

Warped Front Brake Rotors May Cause Vibration When Braking

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.

Front Compliance Bushings May Crack

Front compliance (lower control arm ) bushings tend to crack and break requiring replacement.

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2001 Honda Accord Questions

Car turns over but won't start (1 answer)

drove my Honda this morning ran fine, went to start it 2 Hrs later and it turns over but won't start, and all the lights work fine. (3 answers)

how to flash ecm/computer to the keys with out towing the car to dealer ship (1 answer)

hi I have a 2001 Accord Ex 4 cyl, it doesnt start after 3 weeks of nouse. i did everything and noarrow down to Coputer which is in limp mode, not allowing to fire. do i need to flash the same ECM or change the ECM or Chk Engine is not bright and says Link error to retrive codes. please advise

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2001 Honda Accord Recalls

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Drivers Side Air Bag Inflator Defective

On deployment in a crash, the driver side air bag inflator may rupture, causing metal fragments to strike and potentially injure occupants. Dealers will replace the driver side front air bag inflator free of charge to correct this problem.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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2001 Honda Accord Reviews

I have never been as dissatisfied with any vehicle as I am with my 2001 Honda Accord EXL. For the most part, this car has been good to us. We used it very seldom and have only accrued 57,000 miles on it. I am absolutely disgusted that the transmission has failed. A list of symptoms: Leaking fluid Slipping Jerking (especially when cold) D4 light blinking Check engine light is on At the deale...
Unlike the other reviews I haven't been so lucky with my Honda. Bought it used and at 47K miles my transmission had to be replaced. Due to the extention of the extended warrenty as a result of a Class Action suit, Honda had to replace it at no cost. When I reached 120K miles the replacement transmission died. I would love to say that this car is reliable but 3 transmissions before 120K mile...
I'm amazed so many people had issues with this car. Mine is 10 years old with 176,000 miles and still gets me into trouble with speeding tickets. I drive the Grapevine in California everyday and never have a problem pulling the grade. I've had to have the water pump and timing belts replaced but so far that's the wrost. For an average of 100 mile a day commute i'm not complaining. I love her! i...

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