Honda Accord Repair and Maintenance

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

Honda Accord Problems

Air Conditioning Blowing Warm Air

The AC condenser failed due to contact with road debris and a lack of protection for the condenser.

Front Compliance Bushings May Crack

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

ABS Light Due to Design Flaw in Rear Anti-Lock Brake Wheel Speed Sensors

Occasionally, the anti-lock brake (ABS) warning light may illuminate. This could be due to a faulty rear wheel speed sensor. The sensor design has been updated and revised parts are available to correct this problem.

 

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Honda Accord Questions

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...

A/C blowing hot air, Changing relays. Should I change the radiator relay? (1 answer)

I have changed the fan assembly it was not functioning but the engine wasn't over heating. I am about the change the relay for the condenser and the radiator and the fuses. Has anyone else had this problem?

The heater is functioning perfectly as well as the fans now.

Blinkers don't work, brake lights stay on. The hazard lights work but wont go.. (1 answer)

Off.... However when the hazards are on the blinkers work. All this started after i bled my brake lines. Before everything worked perfectly. Any help much appreciated.

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Honda Accord 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 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.

Air Bags May Not Deploy In An Accident

The air bag control unit may corrode and fail, resulting in the air bags not deploying when needed in an accident. Dealers will replace the air bag control units free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Honda Accord Reviews

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...
I have a 2013 Honda Accord (lease) with 17,000 miles on it. I have already replaced the starter (covered) and today was told the reason my air conditioning does not work is because of two holes in the air conditioning condenser caused by "road debris." The cost to fix this problem is approx. $600.00. Mostly labor. This is not covered by the 3 yr./36,000 mile warranty. In my research, it ap...

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