2005 Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Honda Accord

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2005 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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2005 Honda Accord Questions

Eng. runs fine, turn on a/c and eng. idle gets rough. (2 answers)

Anytime a/c is turned on, idle gets rough. wants to stall at stop.

Car wouldn't start. No dash lights nothing. Changed battery fuze got dash lights (1 answer)

Back and all but still won't start . battery reads 12V. What else could it be.

My car won't turn over what is wrong with it? (2 answers)

My car won't start the starter is good and I have replaced the ignition switch but it still won't turn over what else could be wrong with it?

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2005 Honda Accord Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Fully Deploy In A Crash

The incorrect passenger frontal air bag module may have been installed in the vehicle and may not deploy fully to specifications in an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the air bag module as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Defective

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

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.

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2005 Honda Accord Reviews

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Two issues: front and rear brake rotors are crap. I do a lot of mountain driving and the front rotors have warped several times. The rear rotors have cracked. I just installed drilled and slotted rotors on the rear and all is good. I had one issue with the car going into limp mode after returning from a trip to Vegas. Literally happened as I turned down my street. Pulled the code and it wa...
I will never buy a honda. I have a 2005 honda accord 2010- rebuilt motor @ 75,000 miles 2012- rebuilt transmission- less than 100,00 miles 2013-Just put in a door lock actuators 137,000 miles
First off, my drivers side (manual)door lock failed to open with key' I feared someone might have tried to break in. Now my passenger side fails to open with key. LOcksmiths and autobody shops say its common on Hondas and quote $300.00 each to repair. Front brakes gradually exhibited rotor problems. Now my starter motor (which requires alot of labor ) had to be replaced, along with my less...

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