Honda Repair and Maintenance

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

Honda Problems

Failed power resistor will cause rear blower not to work

On certain models, the rear blower won't work due to a failed power transistor. Replacing the power transistor will fix this problem.

Overheated Wire Harness May Cause Low Beams to Fail

An overheated wire in the head light harness can cause the low beams not to work. Replacing combination light/turn signal switch switch, the wire for the low beams, and the combination switch connector (if damaged) should repair this issue.

Porous Engine Block Casting May Cause Engine Oil Leaks

The engine may develop and oil leak due to a porous engine block casting. The repair procedure is dependent on where the leak is located. Honda has released a service bulletin covering model year 2003. Honda may offer assistance with repairs, determined on a case by case basis.

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Honda Questions

How do I change the cabin filter (1 answer)

Where is the cabin filter located in my Honda passport 2002

Why does oil pressure keep being low? (1 answer)

I have replaced VTEC solenoid (which comes with switch). I replace my oil every 3000 miles. Sometimes my car works fine and the engine light shuts itself off. Other times, there is a tinny rattling noise in engine and absolutely no power. When the engine light isn't on, there is a ton of powe...

transmission problem (1 answer)

Honda civic hybrid 2010, automatic (mileage: 78,000 miles).
Car running at constant speed (example 65 mph) on freeway, but the RPMs keep changing from 2 to 3 or 4. The car when braking at a traffic light bounces forward before finally stopping. Should I change transmission oil; does it seem l...

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Honda Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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.

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Honda Reviews

we love our 2010 CR-V, we bought it new and has 68k miles, so far no mechanical problems, just a dead battery issue once, which was weird, because the were no warnings and we were driving it, then we stopped for gas and after it would not start, needed a jump start, replaced the battery and no problems since.
I have owned my 06 exl with nav for 3 years. It's been a great car. I do make sure to flush transmission fluid every 5k miles just to be on the safe side. It is generally reliable. I have replaced the power steering hose and an o-ring and rear brake rotors as well as front pads/rotors. Nothing major. Will definitely consider buying another Accord.
I just purchased a 2002 Accord EX (4cyl Auto w/163000miles) from my sister last month. She purchased it new and had all service done at the dealer. She kept meticulous records in a binder on everything she had done to the car. Was I impressed. For the price I couldn't pass it up for a 2nd bang around car. Jury is still out on reliability, but so far it runs like a champ. If the tranny goe...

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