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2001 Honda Accord Problems

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Most Common 2001 Honda Accord Problems

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»
Honda Accord models may develop shifting issues with the automatic transmission accompanied by warning lights. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin...
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. You will feel vibrations in the brake pedal and the steering wheel. The rotors should be replaced to correct this issue. Using hi...
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3 Known 2001 Honda Accord Brakes Problems

The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. You will feel vibrations in the brake pedal and the steering wheel. The rotors should be replaced to correct this issue. Using hi...
If the brake pedal feels hard the first time it is pressed in the morning, it could be due to a problem with the vacuum supply hose for the brake booster. A revised brake booster hose is available ...
A faulty brake master cylinder reservoir filter can cause the brake system indicator to illuminate after a cold start and then go off. Replacement of the reservoir filter will commonly fix this pro...

3 Known 2001 Honda Accord Drive Train Problems

Honda Accord models may develop shifting issues with the automatic transmission accompanied by warning lights. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin...
On certain models, a transmission solenoid can short-circuit and illuminate the Check Engine Light.
The front axles are prone to failure on the 1990-2002 Honda Accord 4-Cylinder. This will be evident as fast clicking or popping sounds will be audible while driving, most commonly when the steering...

5 Known 2001 Honda Accord Electrical & Lights Problems

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»
Several symptoms can occur due to the power door lock actuators failing. These can include doors that don't lock, doors that lock themselves and doors that won't unlock. Often times these problems ...
The radio and climate control display can go dark on some models. It will be necessary to replace the affected unit to correct this concern. Some customers have reported receiving help from Honda r...

12 Known 2001 Honda Accord Engine Problems

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 years...
Damaged engine mounts can lead to vibration and roughness felt in the steering wheel. A rattle in the dash and engine area may also be heard. Replacement of damaged mounts will commonly correct the...
The Honda Accord has a known issue with engine oil leaking from the ignition distributor shaft seal. Leakage from the shaft seal coats the electrical components of the distributor with engine oil ...

6 Known 2001 Honda Accord Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 1990-2007 Honda Accord V6 may fail, causing: Illumination of thecheck engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Rough idle Reduced fuel economy...
The 1997-2017 Honda Accord May have problems with the EVAP canister vent solenoid. It stops responding to commands to open and close, and the following occurs: Illumination of the check engine lig...
The Honda Accord may have issues with the idle air control system, causing: Erratic/bouncing idle Poor fuel mileage Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble code P0505 Engine s...

1 Known 2001 Honda Accord Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

The Air Conditioning Condensers can fail due to damage from road debris due to a lack of protection for the condenser.

0 Known 2001 Honda Accord Maintenance Problems

4 Known 2001 Honda Accord Miscellaneous Problems

The driver's door latch assembly can break internally, which causes the door to stay closed. The interior and exterior door handles do not work to open the door. Our technicians note that the door ...
Plugged moon roof drains can cause a water leak inside the car. The water will usually leak onto the driver's or passenger's head when the car turns a corner.

2 Known 2001 Honda Accord Suspension & Steering Problems

It's very common for the front compliance bushings to crack and require replacement. You will most often be notified after an inspection while your Honda is in the shop for general maintenance. Som...
One or both of the rear sway bar end links may break resulting in a knocking noise from the rear of the vehicle.

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Known 2001 Honda Accord Problems & Complaints

The Honda Accord may have issues with the idle air control system, causing: Erratic/bouncing idle Poor fuel mileage Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble code P0505 Engine s...
The front axles are prone to failure on the 1990-2002 Honda Accord 4-Cylinder. This will be evident as fast clicking or popping sounds will be audible while driving, most commonly when the steering...
The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 1990-2007 Honda Accord V6 may fail, causing: Illumination of thecheck engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Rough idle Reduced fuel economy...
Damaged engine mounts can lead to vibration and roughness felt in the steering wheel. A rattle in the dash and engine area may also be heard. Replacement of damaged mounts will commonly correct the...
The Honda Accord is known for premature alternator bearing failure. The alternator shaft bearing alerts of mechanical failure by making a howling or grinding noise, but other symptoms may appear, i...
Leaking gaskets around the tail lights can allow water entry into the tail light assembly. New gaskets should fix this concern.
A rough idle and harsh transmission shift can be caused by a broken front engine mount. Replacing the broken mount will address these issues.
The Honda Accord has a known issue with engine oil leaking from the ignition distributor shaft seal. Leakage from the shaft seal coats the electrical components of the distributor with engine oil ...
Smelling burning engine oil is common on the 1990-2002 Honda Accord 4-cylinder engine, and is associated with oil leaking from the valve cover. It is most common to smell the oil burning at a stop ...
The camshaft seal, located at the end of the cylinder head, has a reputation for failure on 1990-2002 Honda Accord four cylinder models. This seal wraps around the camshaft to prevent engine oil f...
Inactive-Merged w/1753: A Check Engine light can come on if the EGR ports have clogged. The P0401 code may be set as well.
Four cylinder models of the Honda Accord from 1990-2001 have a known issue with ignition distributor shaft bearing failure, which causes: Failure to start Engine randomly misfires Check Engine...
If the brake pedal feels hard the first time it is pressed in the morning, it could be due to a problem with the vacuum supply hose for the brake booster. A revised brake booster hose is available ...
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