2002 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Honda Accord

2002 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.

Faulty Door Lock Actuator May Cause Power Door Locks to Activate Intermittently

Power door locks can activate intermittently due to a faulty door lock actuator in the driver's door.

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2002 Honda Accord Questions

What is causing my 02 accord to not start. (1 answer)

When I put the key everything comes on radio lights air it all comes on but. It won't start. I don't hear a click or anything. And I tried to jump it and that didn't do anything please help !!!

air bag recall (2 answers)

How I check my PVC VALVE (1 answer)

I need to know because I want make sure is working

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2002 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.

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.

Replacement Airbag Inflator Could Be Defective

Honda is recalling 2,430 vehicles because a driver's airbag inflator, installed as a replacement part, may be defective. In the event of deployment, these inflators could produce excess internal pressure and rupture, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will inspect and replace the driver's airbag inflator as necessary. The recall is expected to begin by June 27, 2011. 

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2002 Honda Accord Reviews

Purchased my 2002 Accord Coupe EX in 2005 at 34,600 miles. Since then, the major purchases I have made have been as follows: 2007 new front and rear brake pads, 2007 new transmission (@77K Miles - covered under powertrain warranty), 2008 new ball joints, 2009 new transmission ($89K Miles - covered under replacement transmission warranty! phew! here i think the dealer may have tried something di...
Bought my car 2002 Accord new also. Having problem with the transmission too. Strated at 100k Have about 110k now still running. My mechanic told me of a transmission place in LA who gave an estimate of $1200 to rebuild. Not bad...everyone else wanted $2000 to $2600. Will get done soon - but car's still running.
Purchased 2002 Honda Accord new , garage kept with all scheduled maintenance performed , At 107,000 miles the D4 light flashed and check engine light came on, took it to honda service and was told the transmission was gone....no mention of any known problems with honda transmissions but cost would be $2900 for fix , 2 weeks before Christmas... Ho ...Ho...Ho...Honda was not as reliable as was l...

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