Honda Accord 1976-2013

Car model
Name Number of models Recalls Bulletins Investigations Consumer Complaints
Honda Accord 1976 0 1 0 0 0
Honda Accord 1977 0 1 0 0 0
Honda Accord 1978 0 1 0 0 0
Honda Accord 1979 0 1 0 1 3
Honda Accord 1980 0 0 0 1 2
Honda Accord 1981 0 0 0 1 8
Honda Accord 1982 0 2 0 0 26
Honda Accord 1983 0 1 0 0 8
Honda Accord 1984 4 2 0 3 25
Honda Accord 1985 10 1 0 2 21
Honda Accord 1986 4 2 1 6 66
Honda Accord 1987 4 3 1 3 132
Honda Accord 1988 4 2 0 1 101
Honda Accord 1989 3 1 0 1 115
Honda Accord 1990 2 12 16 6 231
Honda Accord 1991 2 13 19 1 261
Honda Accord 1992 4 12 19 0 239
Honda Accord 1993 2 11 19 0 212
Honda Accord 1994 4 13 73 0 522
Honda Accord 1995 5 14 76 2 690
Honda Accord 1996 5 13 73 0 593
Honda Accord 1997 5 15 76 0 583
Honda Accord 1998 5 18 255 4 1431
Honda Accord 1999 5 16 226 9 1463
Honda Accord 2000 5 19 256 10 1591
Honda Accord 2001 5 20 233 13 1245
Honda Accord 2002 5 16 151 11 1522
Honda Accord 2003 4 13 305 6 3438
Honda Accord 2004 4 11 227 1 1678
Honda Accord 2005 4 13 127 0 814
Honda Accord 2006 4 6 37 0 448
Honda Accord 2007 4 1 23 0 521
Honda Accord 2008 7 2 28 0 1685
Honda Accord 2009 7 2 22 0 827
Honda Accord 2010 9 4 17 0 680
Honda Accord 2011 0 1 20 0 363
Honda Accord 2012 0 1 3 1 423
Honda Accord 2013 0 0 0 0 122


Table of contents:
Honda Accord bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION - MODULE
80208/16/2002637979Subject regarding diagnostic trouble code p1705 with aftermarket security systems for certain 1996 - 2003 models. *tt2002-12-09
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - COOLING SYSTEM
01109810/01/19986092363Information on oil and coolant gallery plugs now available. *tt2000-12-06
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
98080108/01/1998613002Brief information on torquing head bolts. *tt2000-06-14
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE
60206/16/2002638061Subject regarding timing belt tensioner bolt torque specification for certain 1998 - 2003 model year vehicles. *tt2002-12-10
80208/16/2002637974Information on tightening bolts using torque and angle for 1998 to 2003 model year vehicles. *tt2002-12-09
EQUIPMENT
50205/16/2002638017Information regarding an accessory mounting adhesive that will not stick. *tt2002-12-09
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
0206210/11/200210000264Warranty extension - automatic transmission. *tt2003-02-20
STRUCTURE
80208/16/2002637992Subject regarding buffeting noise with windows open for certain models from 1996 to 2003. *tt2002-12-09
STRUCTURE - BODY
80208/16/2002637990Subject regarding body clip removal for certain 1996 - 2003 modelyear vehicles. *tt2002-12-09
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
12030103/12/2001619967Information to sales, service and parts managers regarding audio unit campaign update. *tt2001-07-06
09030103/09/2001619966Information to all honda dealers regarding incorrect labor operation numbers for service bulletin 01-033 - audio unit. *tt2001-07-06
Honda Accord investigations
NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
SQ99002HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.)01/25/1999HEADLAMP WIRING
 Honda has apparently issued a repair kit for headlamp wiring for the honda accord whichdoes not included a set of instructions for how the work is to be completed
Honda Accord Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
AIR BAGS - FRONTAL
0
 Consumer wants air bag deactivated due to her short stature and the risk of injury.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION
02/17/20041
 Consumer placed the key inside of the ignition and the key would not come out of the ignition. consumer had the vehicle towed to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic replaced the shift interlock under warranty.*ak
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION - SWITCH
04/01/20091
 Fax on behalf of constituent request assistance in getting nhtsa to pursue american honda re sudden engine shut downs, his honda accord shuts down suddenly without warning. *nj
01/01/19011
 Fax from the office of congressman duncan on behalf of constituent re engine shutdown on honda accord. *nj the consumer stated the vehicle would shut down while driving. *jb
01/16/20031
 The ignition switch failed.*dt *jb
1
 Consumer received a recall notice regarding the ignition switch and took the vehicle to the dealer. the dealer was not willing to perform the recall without charging the consumer, stating the consumers vehicle contained an alarm and the wires would have to be removed and the warranty would not cover that.*yh
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
04/01/20091
 Fax on behalf of constituent request assistance in getting nhtsa to pursue american honda re sudden engine shut downs, his honda accord shuts down suddenly without warning. *nj
01/01/19011
 Fax from the office of congressman duncan on behalf of constituent re engine shutdown on honda accord. *nj the consumer stated the vehicle would shut down while driving. *jb
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
01/25/20041
 Purchased honda accord ex june of 2003 and noticed a hydrogen sulfide smell (rotten egg smell) entering the passenger compartment when the car came to a stop at street lights, or when entering garage at end of car use. was told by dealer that this should stop after 5000 miles. still notice problem, but not as strong a smell when it was a few weeks old. have not yet reached 5000 miles to date. have noticed more than a few complaints of a similar nature at ntsa site. *la
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
02/03/20041
 While driving engine check light appeared on the dashboard until the vehicle was turned off. consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic placed the vehicle on a diagnostic machine were two codes appeared. mechanic determined that the valve exhaust manifold sleeves needed to be replaced. *ak
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
1
 The alpine radio in the vehicle performs in an unsatisfactory manner which stems from design or manufacturing deficiencies (attorney for client).
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
01/20/20041
 Vehicle was parked in the driveway and without warning it rolled backwards and hit a tree. consumer had the vehicle towed to dealer for analysis, and mechanic noticed that interlock gear needed to be replaced. *ak
SEAT BELTS
09/02/20031
 While driving about 45 mph on the highway and without prior warning driver's side seat belt broke in half. *ak
SEAT BELTS - FRONT - ANCHORAGE
1
 Right front passenger seatbelt tightens until it must be released.
SEATS
 Seat belt on right front passenger seat, gradually tightens until the belt must be released, due to design.
SEATS - FRONT ASSEMBLY - POWER ADJUST
06/04/20000
 Cloth edition ex driver's seat is too high in the down position, and does not allow driver's kneesto fit properly. also, when pressing on brakes knees jam into the ignition, causing driver not brake properly, and can result in an accident. this is the only cloth edition that has this problem . leather seat edition is fine. but, only the cloth edition has a two-way motor that does not allow the seat to go all the way down. consumer cannot touch brakes properly, and feels it is unsafe.*ak
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
10/15/2002
 Consumer stated that when trying to apply the brakes the brake pedal will go to the floor causing the vehicle to have extended stopping distance. dealer notified. ts
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
10/01/20041
 Instability and faulty performance, jiggles when brakes applied. *bf aside from roadside vibration it is a ruff ride up to 90 mph. the consumer would like to *tc
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK
06/04/20000
 Cloth edition ex driver's seat is too high in the down position, and does not allow driver's kneesto fit properly. also, when pressing on brakes knees jam into the ignition, causing driver not brake properly, and can result in an accident. this is the only cloth edition that has this problem . leather seat edition is fine. but, only the cloth edition has a two-way motor that does not allow the seat to go all the way down. consumer cannot touch brakes properly, and feels it is unsafe.*ak
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DISC
07/07/1997103/25/1997
 Brakes did not work when engaged during sudden acceleration.
STEERING
110/01/1999
 The defective design of speed sensitive steering which caused stress injury to hand and arm. yh
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
07/07/1997103/25/1997
 Vehicle's steering wheel locked in position, causing accident.
TIRES - SIDEWALL
11/22/20001
 Tire sidewall blowout on a michelin p19565hr15. cj
TIRES - TREAD/BELT
1
 Consumer states that the front driver side tire had tread seperation while driving at 60mph. the vehicle was considered a total loss. contacted dealer. p195/60r14, honda accord, dot#esr4 jbaa058. nlm
06/11/2001109/23/2000
 While vehicle was parked, one of the dayton quadra se 13 inch tires exploded, a piece of the exploding tire blew off the decorative molding from vehicle, and caused the fender to be torn loose and apparently damaged the power steering pump.(attorney for client)*jb
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
08/24/20101
 Letter from congressman dent on constituent regarding problems her honda accord; please forward response to megan everett *tgw the consumer stated her vehicle unexpectedly accelerated in a parking lot. the consumer stated as she slowed down to make a turn, with her foot on the brake, that's when the incident occurred. the vehicle only came to a stop when it crashed into another vehicle. the vehicle was towed to a honda repair shop. upon inspection, the repair shop claimed there was nothing wrong with the vehicle. *jb
4
 Engine runaway problem on honda accord.*mr the consumer stated the vehicle experienced 4 incidents of a runaway engine, and is concerned whether or not the government has looked at this as a safety related serious defect and considered it as an investigation. *cb *jb
4
 Engine runaway problem on honda accord.*mr the vehicle experienced sudden acceleration on four occasions. the consumer noticed on the website that there were quit a few 2001-2003 honda accord owner's who's vehicle experienced the same problem and wanted to know what was being done about the failures. *nlm *jb
08/05/2003
 While parking and without prior warning vehicle suddenly accelerated and ran into a brick wall. *ak
07/07/1997103/25/1997
 Sudden acceleration.
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL - ACCELERATOR PEDAL
07/25/20031
 Without prior warning gas pedal suddenly sticks intermittrently.*ak
Car dealers selling Honda Accord 1976-2013
StateCityZipNamePhone
TNKNOXVILLERUSTY WALLACE HONDA
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