Soundless Radio on Honda Accord

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The radio is working but no sound coming out from the speakers. What is the problem, please let me know.Thanks

2007 Honda Accord 125,000 mi,
Power on the radio doesn't cut out, but the sound does (in radio or CD form)
it's a pop, some static, then crickets (silence, you know). At some random time, not seemingly related to road bumps, the radio comes back on. Not a loss of any dashboard items.

2003 Honda Accord 180,000 mi,
Radio comes on but there is no sound coming from the speakers. Problem was intermittent before but is now constant.

2003 Honda Accord 194,400 mi,
I been having problems with my radio for the past couple of years. First, it seems like whenever I go to my car (or unlock it) the radio seems to be on. This usually happens in the winter. But most recently the sound would crackle and screech and then be silent. I would then shut off, turn on the radio and that seems to do the trick. But now, that no longer works and radio seems to be forever silent.

Could anyone advise me on how I can get this repaired? I am afraid to go to the dealer, figuring they will suggest a new radio for $800, which is probably close to the value of the car itself. Are the above problems related? Is it a circuit or wiring? Is it an easy fix? Sounds like it should be a warranty/recall issue.

The radio is working but no sound coming out from the speakers. What is the problem, please let me know.Thanks

Radio is fine. No sound coming from the speaker. Occationally it works just fine.

2003 Honda Accord 144,000 mi,
Radio turns on... waits 10 seconds, volume meter turns on showing volume, but nothing comes out of the speakers!

Radio is on, no sound

2004 Honda Accord 210,000 mi,
My 04 accord, 2.4 has radio issue, cd and radio turns on but no volume. After approx. 15 minutes it starts to work.

Driving along, sudden loss of radio sound. Turn it off. Wait. Turn it back on and it sometimes works. Sometimes the speakers crackle and pop.
I turn it off because I don't want it to harm the speakers.

Radio appears to be on but sound not working. Randomly works for a few minutes then no sound again.

2005 Honda Accord 176,000 mi,
Speakers were popping and then going silent. I would turn radio off for a bit and it would work again. Now, they arent working at all

2006 Honda Accord 187,000 mi,
The sound goes out while the display remains intact, at other times some cracking sound can be heard from the speakers while driving. NO solution has been found for this problem yet.

My radio went out mid-2009 about the same time that my co-worker's '03 Accord EX's radio went out. Honda's only solution is to buy a replacement unit which costs around $800. I took the car to a local car audio shop that told me it may be the internal amp inside the radio that went bad and would cost me about $250 to repair or I could install an aftermarket radio underneath the existing radio where the cubby is located for about $160 or I could have opted for an aftermarket radio where the original is for about $375. I chose the $160 option which has worked out for me. Sadly I am disappointed in Honda for not recalling this issue as I have seen it being very common in 2003-07 Accords.

driving along and lost sound from stereo turned off radio then turned back on but unit was dead. Took to repair shop and they quoted me nothing less then $250.00 before getting to the root of the problem.
After looking this up I'm wondering why there isn't a recall. I need my music!

Radio go out shortage problem

2005 Honda Accord 100,000 mi,
The radio and the CD player stopped working, and just keep making noises.

2007 Honda Accord 109,000 mi,
radio, Cd sometimes works. I hear alot of popping n static then hear nothing..

2004 Honda Accord 150,000 mi,
Radio turns in but no sound... Replaced factory radio with aftermarket radio and works just fine.

Radio just died. Turned on and off a few times and still didn't work. Took to Honda to have fixed - forget it, $900.00.
Thinking about installing a $250 one from Best Buy.

Turned on my engine, then heard a pop in the speakers. The radio is on but there is no sound.

2005 Honda Accord 150,000 mi,
Bought used from a dealer in Nov 2015. Initially when playing the volume would reduce on its own by a third. After a few months while driving on a long trip the stereo had a very loud POP and then went silent. Controls and display worked fine. Turned off and back on and worked a while longer and then POP and no sound. Now when it does it there may be a few days before the stereo works again but the POP happens in just a few minutes typically.

same problem does anyone have a solution. . . Is it the wiring? And if does all the wiring need to be replaced or is it just a connection.

2004 Honda Accord 100,000 mi,
My radio hasn't worked in some time. It makes a popping sound, occasionally, but no sound.

It seems like this should be a recall, as people have had a lot of problems with it.

2005 Honda Accord 148,231 mi,
Radio display is working fine but sound went out for no apparent reason. Now I have a working radio with no sound from my speakers.

Radio display works but no sound. Once it a while it will have static, or a loud popping noise but no volume.

I have a 1990 Honda Accord LX that has developed a problem with the radio. When the radio is turned on the antenna mast goes up with no problem. But, there is no sound. The radio will suddenly start working and then go off as I am driving. BUT, when the radio is on and I turn on the headlights, the radio suddenly starts working everytime! I am clueless on this one. Does anyone have this problem? How did you fix it?

My cd player is on but no sound coming out of speakers. I need a solution I have to have music can someone please help

2005 Honda Accord 215,000 mi,
My radio sometimes have sound and sometimes it doesn't work

2003 Honda Accord 178,000 mi,
Radio was working but would just suddenly go off, cd was in and controls quit working so it won't come out, then popping, cracking in radio and it would quit again, then lost radio completely, then suddenly it would come on by itself popping and cracking at full sound level - not exactly a small shock, seems to have finally stopped that but tonight when I turned the car off the radio/clock back lights came on off and on and off and now I see where someone says that is another symptom and drains the battery - really nice - what's next? what a stupid design and how incredibly ridiculous after all these years and complaints that Honda or Alpine refuse to take responsibility so this one issue alone will keep me from ever buying another Honda or any car with an Alpine system.