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2004 Honda Accord repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (16%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (6%)

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2004 Honda Accord suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (11%)

Chart based on 56 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

83000 mi

US $1
Had to replace the O-ring of the power steering hose that returns fluid to the power steering reservoir to cure a cold start power steering moan (there is a TSB on it). O-ring was 96 cents, took 5 minutes to swap out. 
115000 mi

US $300
Front passenger side strut was blown. Replaced both front struts, had the car aligned (alignment not included in total amount paid). 
153500 mi

US $300
LCA bushings replaced. Used Moog instead of OEM. 
181000 mi

US $500
Strut bushings were making excessive noise, had them replaced. 
157000 mi

US $1300
Pulsating brakes. Had to replace struts and rotors. 
169000 mi

US $295
Replaced Power Steering Hose 
171000 mi

US $250
Noisy steering when making a turn. Power Steering pump replaced. 
86700 mi Creacking noise when moving 
93000 mi

US $435
ball joints power steering noisy on cold days 
212000 mi

US $575
Replaced power steering pump and hoses. 
145300 mi

US $1000
Replaced sway bars 
114000 mi

US $350
PlasticP POS links at end of sway bar failed. 
100000 mi

US $1000
front bushings, rear bushings 
100000 mi

US $750
power steering went out 
154000 mi Both the front and rear suspension systems needed and overhaul 
114000 mi

US $300
Power Steering pump hose was worn and leaking fluid on to the exhaust manifold causing smoke to come from the engine compartment 
184700 mi

US $700
Upper and lower ball joint replacement 
169700 mi

US $150
low pressure power steering hose leaking 
144000 mi

US $100
had to replace some suspension parts when doing brakes. I think tie rod or control arm. 
150000 mi

US $3200
new struts, motor mounts, water pump and timing belt (oil changes, tire rotations, etc. have been every 6k); above were due to wear, age 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

109120 mi

C $150
Replaced rear sway bar tie rods. Install front control arm bushing. Installed new donut gasket. 
232000 mi

US $250
While in shop for CV axle, mechanic discovered bad left front wheel bearing. replaced wheel bearing. 
33000 mi Worn steering wheel surface. Steering wheel will be replaced under warranty. 
122000 mi

US $50
Stabilizer bar link needed replacement. 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

219000 mi

US $55
attempted to replace the front lower control arm bushings, front and side motor mounts 
22000 mi

US $160
My car had very low mileage for its age, but one sway bar was badly rusted due to age. my mechanic had told me & recommended replacement at time of the pre-purchase inspection. So I had him replace them when we went there for an oil change. 
133920 mi

C $37
Stabilizer bar link came apart. 
409000 mi

US $90
ball joint broke; insurance covered resulting body damage ($500) 
79980 mi

C $650
Front Lower Ball Joints and Front Upper Control Arm needed replacing 
98300 mi

US $700
Both front wheel bearings replaced 
100000 mi

US $200
rear sway bar bushing frozen, replaced bushings 
107000 mi

US $190
Front sway bar bushings replaced. 
87000 mi left rear shock absorber leaking 
128000 mi

US $40
Left (driver's side) front sway bar link failed. Replaced both sides as precaution. 
95000 mi

US $350
Failed inspection due to a cracked bushing in Passenger side lower control arm. 

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2004 Honda Accord 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

69000 mi Had a mechanical problem in the left driver wheel (should be brakes or suspension) and I had to take it to the service. So the car was towed and one guy hit the towed car in the back and damaged the whole body. 

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual FWD

136500 mi

US $800
sway bar link 
84000 mi

US $10
Replaced o ring in power steering. 
138000 mi

US $300
Replaced power steering pressure hose 
168700 mi

US $700
Replaced both lower control arms and front struts. 
110000 mi

US $150
Power steering leak 

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

71000 mi

US $400
Lower control arm bushing needed to be replaced. 
98000 mi

US $100
front, passenger side suspension link replaced with new one 

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2004 Honda Accord Suspension Problems

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