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2005 Honda Accord repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 295 repairs.
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2005 Honda Accord repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (36%)

< $100 (43%)

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Chart based on 269 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 Honda Accord

Engine not specified

Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

16740 mi

C $85
unexpectedly burned over 1/2 liter of oil in 2000 kms. They could not find the source of leak or consumption 

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2005 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

255-horsepower 3.0L V6 Hybrid 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in California, United States
Sep 2011 - Dec 2015
Mar 2012

47000 mi

US $57
Shift Indicator light was out. 
Dec 2015

85000 mi

US $3100
IMA was failing. Check Engine light and IMA light came on. Mileage had been dropping, and the battery indicator was not acting properly. Had been going on for a while, but when the lights came on, we knew it was time.Also updated software 
Honda Accord in New Hampshire, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

65000 mi

US $400
Engine light. They charged me $90 to "update parameters", and it still comes back on once in a while. It's been a problem with this car. I wonder if it has something to do with the octane rating of the fuel I use. I moved up to 89 to see if it goes away. 
Honda Accord in Oregon, United States
Jan 2007 - Oct 2008
Aug 2007

14000 mi
Accord has a noise suppressor when the engine goes from 6 to 3 cylinders. This is a counter-wave to the noise produced. I now am hearing this noise at various times. When we went for a test drive was not able to reproduce noise. They say that until noise 
Oct 2007

18000 mi

US $27
As of November 28th the noise problem has not reoccured. However I did have a 3rd incedent of a "dead" battery. When I took it to dealer they found battery to be defective and replaced it under the warrenty. This was much to my satisfaction. 
Jul 2008

26000 mi

US $50
At oil change I again complained of "booming noise" but was not able to duplicate. 4 weeks later I was able to show noise at 55 MPH. After testing they had to order Speaker kit to replace defective one. This was done next day. Cost $50 to be refunded. 
Honda Accord in South Dakota, United States
- Oct 2009
Oct 2009

75000 mi

US $300
Replace the door lock motors on passenger and driver front doors 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2011
Nov 2007

61000 mi

US $200
The heater control valve malfunctioned and as a result my vehicle didn't have any heat. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011
Mar 2009

49000 mi

US $60
Had software program updated to improve upon mileage. Also had a few minor items repaired since just purchased this car. Had oil changed and brakes checked also. 
Jun 2010

59000 mi

US $250
Driver door locking actuator replaced. Door had to be locked with key prior to the actuator being replaced. 
Honda Accord in Oklahoma, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2011
Jun 2009

54000 mi

US $50
ANC unit(Active Noise Cancellation)was faulty. rtained to TSB 06-005 dated 3/24/06. This caused a case of the "harmonic drones" which I think was described on Edmunds Town Hall forum. It was a sound like someone who has the bass turned up too loud. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Dec 2007 - Oct 2009
Mar 2008

37000 mi
One repair in march was for a check engine and IMA lamp. This was addressed under warranty from the dealership with a software update. was in shop 1 day, and repair is successful (partially). The update caused a failure of the ANC (active noise cancellation) system, which was causing a low pitch reverberation feedback sound occasionally. This was repaired DIY by disconnecting the front mic. for the system, disabling it. The sound this system 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

101600 mi

US $14
Passenger side door would not lock/unlock remotely. Power lock actuator replaced. 
Feb 2016

102600 mi

US $332
Front lower control arm bushings were torn. Both front LCAs replaced. 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2013 - Apr 2013
Jan 2013

41000 mi

US $3000
IMA checklight went on. Warranty replacement of IMA bat with reman one. Charge control module changed, so driving performance degraded-worse mileage and engine power, as regenerative braking, electric assist were reduced, esp at low speeds. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Jan 2016
Nov 2012

103740 mi

C $1000
Seized right rear caliper...No aftermarket one available as it is a hybrid. $311 from dealer...Also pads needed to be replaced and brake service for rest of vehicle. ABS light and Traction control light on. Right rear wheel sensor fault stored in computer. Part ordered. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2013
Aug 2012

80000 mi

US $200
Door lock on driver's side failed. Replaced actuator. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
Aug 2013

148820 mi

C $5
Power door locks stopped working on rear drivers side door. Broken wires in the harness were found near the door hinges. Front frame sway bar bushings were worn, causing noise. Frame sway bar bushings were replaced 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2015
Jan 2010

98000 mi
IMA and engine light turned on. Dealer performed "software update" on IMA battery. Electric door actuator replaced. Covered by extended warranty. 
Jul 2010 IMA and engine light came on while driving through Mojave Desert (117 degrees). Dealer scanned error code showed IMA battery needed to be replaced. Cost would have been $4,000. Did not have work done. 
Dec 2010

114000 mi

US $300
IMA battery replaced IMA (hybrid) battery failure. Replaced IMA battery. Battery warranty is 8 years/80k miles. Honda America agreed to pay for battery ($4k) if I paid labor. 
Honda Accord in Washington, United States
Aug 2010 - Jul 2018
Sep 2010

69000 mi

US $86
Replaced driver side door lock accuator. 
Oct 2010

69000 mi

US $260
Active Noise Cancellation (A.N.C.)was malfunctioning. I replaced the module, There is a TSB on this problem. 
Jan 2011

72000 mi

US $40
replaced seat heater light bulbs. There are 3 lights in each switch, 4 out of six bulbs were bad, had to remove trim around shifter to gain access to the switches 
Aug 2011

77000 mi

US $36
Had to replace the Passenger front door lock actuator. Removed door panel stripped the head on one the striker screws and had to drill out. This added considerably to the repair time. Did the Driver side less than a year ago. 
Oct 2014

120000 mi

US $385
Sent the CD-rom navigation drive to Alpine for repairs. It would no longer read the navigation disc 
Jul 2015

126200 mi
Air conditioner is not cooling 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
Mar 2007 - Aug 2011
Jun 2007

37000 mi
driver door power lock inop 
Feb 2009

60000 mi

US $27
The front passenger side door power lock actuator started operating slowly. Bought the $27 actuator from the dealer and replaced it myself. 
Jan 2010

81000 mi
The car started with the traditional starter (instead of the hybrid motor) and the check engine, battery, and IMA light lit up. Shut down and restarted (normally) and only the check engine light remained. DTC P15A5 and P0000. TSB 06-021 fixed it. 

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2005 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2017
Mar 2011

36000 mi

US $400
Rear Calipers froze and burned out rear brake pads; needed new calipers and brake pads at 36k miles 
May 2012

39300 mi
Replaced engine due to severe piston slap; entire short block/gaskets etc replaced with 39k 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
May 2010 - Apr 2012
Mar 2012

69000 mi

US $2000
Left rear wheel caliper froze,destroyed pads/rotor.Replaced right rear caliper,both sets of rear pads/rotors.Replaced timing belt,water pump, hoses/belts.Synthetic oil change,air,oil,cabin filters replaced.Replaced tranny fluid and coolant, 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2012
Mar 2011

66000 mi

US $600
Transmission failure Transmission failure Needs break pad and rotor replacement 
Apr 2011

66500 mi
Engine misfire noticed by engine light turning on. Not sure of the specifics but Honda auto shop paid for the repairs. 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
Oct 2013 - Sep 2018
Nov 2013

112300 mi
Hybrid battery went out at 112,000 
Aug 2015

171000 mi
need to replace arm bushing to wheel 
Honda Accord in Delaware, United States
Sep 2007 - Sep 2011
Mar 2009

49000 mi

US $80
Weird noise when starting up. 
Apr 2009

49000 mi

US $80
Noise when starting car 
Sep 2011

65000 mi
Remote keyless entry not working, needed to replace module. 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Jan 2010 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

45000 mi

US $500
Stabilizer clips Replace catalytic converter heat shield 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Feb 2008 - Dec 2012
Sep 2008

60000 mi

US $250
driver side rear stabilizer bar needed replaced. 
Nov 2009

90000 mi

US $150
passenger rear caliper seized up, had to replace. 
Aug 2012

136400 mi

US $70
Idle pulley bearings wore out and needed replaced. 
Honda Accord in Arizona, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2011
Feb 2009

47000 mi
Power steering pump making audible noise when car is started first thing in the morning. Air bubbles in the power steering fluid are noticible but once the car warms up (5 min.) all symptoms are gone. 
May 2010

64600 mi

US $10
Power steering pump had been sucking in air for about a year. Finally replaced the inlet joint o-ring on the pump. Cost was under $10 for fluid and o-ring. Dealership wanted $190 for this job. Pump still damaged since I waited to repair 
Nov 2010

72000 mi

US $335
Because I waited to fix the issue with my power steering which only required replacing a $1 o-ring, I ended up doing irreperable damage to the pump. Power steering pump was not getting any hydraulic pressure. Had to replace 
Mar 2011

76000 mi

US $380
More work done on the power steering on the car. Replaced the high pressure hose on the power steering. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2012
Sep 2012

76000 mi
My transmission has developed a very loud whine and my mechanic says it will fail soon. At 75k miles, this is unacceptable. The replacement cost will be very high. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2015
Nov 2012

129000 mi

US $370
power stearing line burst 
Mar 2014

140000 mi

US $1500
power steering system replacement 
Honda Accord in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2011 - Jul 2016
Mar 2016

130000 mi

US $6
Car was whining when turning. I changed out the o-ring on the power steering supply line to the engine.https://youtu.be/GR5QN3A3rJ4 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
May 2014

130000 mi

US $75
Lift Hood Supports/Struts were shot, needed to be replaced. $35 per strut, now hood opens easily. Very simple repair. Just pull out tabs to remove, then snap on new parts. 
Mar 2015

138000 mi

US $430
Starter went bad. Got car towed to a mechanic and the problem was fixed within three hours. $430 for new starter & labor. 
Jan 2017

US $338
Fuel Vapor Canister needed to be replaced due to it being stuck/clogged; Triggered a check-engine light on my dashboard 
Jun 2017

171000 mi

US $800
Both front struts and rear struts were replaced 
Aug 2017

177000 mi

US $450
Freon was leaking. Symptom: Driver side blowing warmer than passenger side when A/C is on. First mechanic replaced blend door actuator ($200). Second mechanic found freon leak at high pressure fill valve. Replaced both low & high pressure valves ($100). Recharged refrigerant ($100). 
Mar 2018

184000 mi

US $65
Passenger low beam headlight burnt out; replaced 
May 2018

188000 mi

US $259
Replaced serpentine belt tensioner and installed new belt (belt itself was pre-purchased elsewhere) 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Oct 2011 - Mar 2014
Mar 2012

89000 mi

US $120
Catalytic converter was loose, Honda installed some hose clamps to stop the rattling. They said this repair should last about 3 years, and it's a common problem with Honda vehicles. 
Nov 2012

98000 mi

US $595
Airbag light on Front control arm bushings 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

129500 mi

US $10
noisy power steering from cold start. replaced inlet hose o ring. 
Sep 2016

130000 mi
ac drain clogged 
Jul 2017

136000 mi

US $500
replaced power steering pump 
Honda Accord in Iowa, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2017
Sep 2012

85000 mi

US $180
Left rear caliper stuck. Required new caliper, rotor and pads. Performed fluid flush at the same time. 
Aug 2016

113900 mi

US $200
Leaking rear shock - replaced shocks. 
Dec 2016

116000 mi

US $250
Power steering pump 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

87000 mi

US $530
engine not firing on all cylinders. replace plugs and more 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Dec 2006 - Sep 2017
Jan 2015

134000 mi

US $360
Filled with R134a and dye to check for leak 
Aug 2016

170000 mi

US $90
Replace hood lift struts. Hood no longer stayed open on its own. 
Dec 2016

177000 mi

US $150
Replace rear calipers and pads 
Jan 2017

183000 mi

US $60
Replace rubber air box duct. Rubber too stiff due to age. 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
May 2014 - Jul 2017
Jul 2014

132000 mi

US $30
POWER STEERING RETURN TUBE RUSTED OUT AND LEAKED. 
Feb 2015

140300 mi

US $1
Pump suction side o-ring 
Mar 2016

152000 mi

US $400
Coolant pump leak 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Oct 2017 - May 2018
May 2018

217000 mi

US $17
Replaced wiper blades 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Feb 2008 - Jan 2012
Apr 2008

15000 mi
Chirping noise coming from the engine, that was neglected for almost a year, was finally diagnosed by the dealer as a faulty Timing Belt Tensioner that kept rubbing into the belt. Dealer replaced the Timing Belt and the noise is gone. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2018
Jan 2018

84000 mi

US $50
P/S intake hose replaced 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2015 - May 2018
Dec 2015

177000 mi

US $75
Replaced the serpentine belt tensioner that was vibrating for years. Also replaced belt as well. 
Jul 2016

156000 mi

US $110
lower ball joint, pass side 
Aug 2016

157000 mi

US $80
Front and side engine mounts replaced. 
Sep 2016

152000 mi

US $12
Replaced rear left end link seeking source of a clicking noise that seemed to be coming from the rear. Was just a little loose. Didn't fix the noise. 
Nov 2016

156400 mi

US $70
Right CV Axle clicked. Replaced with new carquest. 
Dec 2016

162000 mi

US $59
Replaced right side strut assembly 
Feb 2017

164000 mi

US $73
Replaced headlights 
Mar 2017

167400 mi

US $123
Driver Axle 
Apr 2017

166000 mi
Changed brake pads on all wheels. Lubed slider pins. 
Sep 2017

174000 mi

US $100
worn tie rod ball joint Upper and lower control arms, stabilizer end links on driver side. 
Jan 2018

177000 mi

US $5
Rear caliper stuck. Rebuilding with new seals. 
Mar 2018

181000 mi

US $50
Replaced lower and upper control arms and end link on the passenger side. 
Apr 2018

181550 mi

US $370
Changed tires 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2013
Dec 2011

57000 mi

US $900
Routine maintenance plus bushings for the steering system 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2015

176000 mi

US $350
Ac condenser leaking had to be replaced and freon refilled 
Oct 2016

160500 mi

US $400
Motor mounts need to be replaced, engine was moving very badly felt like a transmission slip 
Nov 2017

172000 mi

US $780
Pads rotors calipers 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

93000 mi

US $675
AC Compressor Was Replaced 
Honda Accord in New Hampshire, United States
Aug 2014 - Aug 2015
Oct 2014

142000 mi

US $4700
Entire transmission was replaced. All components between the front hubs (CV joints, differential, transmission, etc) needed to be replaced after catastrophic transmission failure at 142,000 miles. 
Aug 2015 Power steering lines replaced under recall. Was still noisy and rough. Replacing power steering pump diminished but did not eradicate the issue. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

80000 mi

US $700
Replacement of power steering pump 
Honda Accord in New Hampshire, United States
Nov 2016 - Mar 2019
Dec 2016

137000 mi

US $255
Power steering had been rattling and moaning for the last two years when below 30 degrees outside. The unit failed completely when temp hit -1. 
Mar 2017

139000 mi

US $40
Tire came off the bead 
Jan 2018

148000 mi

US $30
Replaced headlights - had the fancy and expensive halogens, those stupid things burnt out in a year. Put cheap regular ones in as replacement. Also threw in some led tail light replacements. Won't ever have to change those again :) 
Mar 2018

152000 mi
Steering pump is moaning and wailing again, it's difficult to turn sometimes, and the pulley rattles. I've decided to live with it. This thing is too old to fix, I'd rather just replace it. The shop I used to replace the pump when it broke last year must have screwed something up, because it shouldn't be doing this after 4 months of use. 
Feb 2019

160000 mi

US $50
Spark plug on cylinder #3 blew out of the head. Required welding a tap onto an extension to fix, as paying for removing the engine would have cost more than the car is worth. 
Mar 2019

160000 mi
The engine failed catastrophically while I was driving to work. The car is dead 
Honda Accord in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2013 - Dec 2018
Jun 2018

49600 mi

C $150
Changed rear brake discs and pads. Routine maintenance on a car that is under utilized. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Nov 2014 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

243000 mi
Transmission started slipping, resulting in a shot tranny 
Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

34000 mi
Squeak from right front suspension when going over bumps at low speeds. Dealer looked at it while in for routine oil change, said everything was tight underneath car and to keep an eye on it. Squeak has not returned to date. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
Nov 2017

210000 mi
still being looked into. was flooded a year ago and parts of engine were replaced. check engine came on a year later, mech deciding whether engine or tranny effected. 

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2005 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Mar 2017 - Jul 2018
Jun 2017

1902000 mi

US $500
Clutch replacement. The linings simply wore out after 195,XXX miles... while they were in there they replaced the slave cylinder as well. 
Honda Accord in Oregon, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2013

89000 mi
Both rear doors are difficult to close. Black plastic connector between door and frame is broken. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Oct 2009 - Aug 2014
Oct 2010

57300 mi
Car had heavy vibration from front end while driving under load (accelerating and/or going uphill). Dealer diagnosed replacement of both axles which solved the problem. Long repair time was because parts had to be ordered since this is a relatively rare m 
Oct 2011

65200 mi
Oxygen sensor had to be replaced. Covered under extended HondaCare warranty 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2009 - Jun 2015
Jan 2011

50780 mi

C $600
Replaced catalytic converter heat shields. 
Apr 2011

44020 mi

C $450
The rear sway bar links had to be replaced. 
Honda Accord in Jalisco, Mexico
Feb 2007 - May 2014
Nov 2008

45260 mi

$485
Brakes. 
Honda Accord in Vermont, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2012

154000 mi

US $350
The o2 sensor went, which is has before. A simple problem, with the sensor being and expensive part. Labor was not expensive. 
Jun 2016

173000 mi
Cruise control failed, decided not to repair 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2018
Jan 2014

58000 mi

US $50
Remove and replace the downstream CO2 sensor which was providing a false reading. 
Aug 2017

108738 mi

US $884
Remove and replace, power steering pump,  front crank pulley, water pump, fan belt kit/pulleys. 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

288000 mi

US $365
Alternator bearings howling. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Dec 2011 - Jul 2018
Sep 2014

76000 mi

US $200
Had sticking rear caliper and rear pads replaced 
Jun 2015

80000 mi

US $65
Replaced driver's front caliper 
Jun 2017

97000 mi

US $300
installed new pads, rotors, and caliper had sway bar link replaced wheel sensor failed. replaced. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
Oct 2015

102080 mi

C $875
All oxygen sensors apparently needed to be replaced 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Apr 2016 - Dec 2016
Apr 2016

86000 mi

US $35
"Service engine" light came on while stuck in traffic. Obtained code reader off internet, which returned Code P1009: Issues with variable timing, but also first to check oil. Oil checked, Very low. Repleted, light went off. No leaks found. 
Honda Accord in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
Nov 2014

213300 mi

US $75
Sway bar link was loose making clunking noise. Tightened blot and nut. Noise went away. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Oct 2014
Mar 2014

95480 mi
Heat shield above the catalyst broke loose. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2015
Nov 2013

193400 mi

US $45
Headlights replaced 
Honda Accord in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2015 - Apr 2017
Apr 2016

95060 mi

C $320
Remove and replace clutch master cylinder and repair cable. 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2014

119000 mi

US $350
Repaired drivers door lock 
Jan 2017

131200 mi
Ignition switch and starter 
Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
Sep 2014 - May 2016
Nov 2014

187600 mi

US $400
P0420 code. Rear catalytic converter replaced. O2 sensor not replaced. Fixed the problem. 
Jun 2015

196000 mi

US $40
AC not cool. Recharged AC system with refrigerant from Autozone. No leaks. Now blows cold air. 
May 2016

200000 mi
AC not blowing cold, recharged the car a year ago, seems to be a leak or consumption 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Aug 2016 - Nov 2018
Jan 2017

US $420
Alternator was behaving erratically under load. Voltage drop to approx 10 volts and would fluctuate. 
Jun 2017

145000 mi

US $380
Variable timing solenoid replaced after P1009 code 

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2005 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Jun 2008 - Apr 2011
May 2010

65000 mi

US $180
door locks failed to work with remote control but would work with key. 
Honda Accord in New Brunswick, Canada
Sep 2008 - Dec 2015
May 2008

58900 mi

C $90
Failed oxygen sensor (check engine light) 
Sep 2010

113460 mi

C $200
Check engine light and rough idling when warm in Drive. Cannot find source of problem 
Oct 2011

132680 mi

C $189
Ball joint Rough idle when stopped in gear. Will order coil to see if fix works. 
Jan 2013

159460 mi

C $160
Exhaust donut leak behind engine 
Jul 2013

158380 mi

C $250
Ball joint and suspension links 
Feb 2014

168640 mi

C $40
Turn signal relay (left turn signals not working) 
May 2014

171740 mi

C $600
Right bearing and left control arm 
Oct 2015

190960 mi

C $832
Ball joints (2) 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2007 - Jan 2012
Jul 2009

181040 mi

C $300
right rear wheel bearing 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Honda Accord in Louisiana, United States
Oct 2006 - May 2008
Nov 2006

40000 mi

US $780
A/C Condenser failure, honda claims road debris caused a hole. No hole visible...probably faulty design. Honda eventually accepts responsibility. 
Nov 2007

53000 mi

US $115
Oxygen Sensor failed @ 52,000 miles. 
Honda Accord in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2009 - Aug 2012
Mar 2012

83080 mi

C $300
Replaced end links on stabilizer bar 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jun 2009 - Apr 2017
Mar 2010

75000 mi

US $250
Check engine light was on...a sensor needed to be replaced 
Aug 2012

100000 mi
Front tires squeal when making a sharp turn 
Dec 2014

120000 mi

US $1200
Stabilizer bar replaced. 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2005 - Jul 2011
Sep 2005

1000 mi
Pieces of plastic shipping cover left between hubcap and steel rim. 
Aug 2007

39000 mi
Dash lights flicker Svc. writer pounded on dashboard to try to replicate dash flicker (while we were standing there) at previous service. Most rattles fixed, some still present. 
Feb 2009

66000 mi
Updated computer software to new program that decreases torque during cold starts -- car would lurch at stoplights -- problem resolved with updated software.  
Aug 2010

91000 mi

US $300
Front wheel bearing 
Jul 2011

109000 mi
Radio lights still flickering when sold. New owner plans to install aftermarket radio. 
Honda Accord in New Hampshire, United States
Apr 2007 - Jan 2013
Aug 2008

37000 mi
Dealer replaced an accessory belt previously, and did not properly replace PS reservoir - was bouncing on idler pulley, wearing a hole. Dealer replaced reservoir at no cost to me in a separate visit... 
Dec 2011

100000 mi

US $300
Car had clicking sound on turns and acceleration - had a bad driver's side half-shaft and was replaced with rebuilt unit. Also had rear brake shoes/drum replaced 
Nov 2012

115700 mi

US $250
Replaced passenger side drive shaft/CV joints due to binding/grinding of bearings inside of outer CV joint (similar to the driver side behavior from a year earlier) 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Jan 2009 - Jan 2013
Jun 2009

70000 mi

US $280
Thermostat in radiator went out. 
Honda Accord in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2007 - Jul 2017
Apr 2008

25420 mi
ICAT Sensor at bottom of radiator producing overheat reading while engine temp stays normal. 
May 2008

26660 mi
Replaced bad temp gage/sensor. 
Sep 2010

53940 mi

C $559
Brakes seized. 
May 2011

63240 mi

C $85
hood latch sensor faulty triggering alarm every 30 minutes  
Oct 2012

85120 mi

C $450
new front struts Airbag sensor under passenger seat not working, replaced 
Jun 2013

104160 mi

C $180
Replaced burned out rear wheel passenger bearing 
Jan 2014

91840 mi
Flickering CEL. O2 sensor changed never reoccurred. 
Jun 2014

112840 mi
new cable new linkage 
Oct 2014

115000 mi
window lock stuck could not open any rear or passenger-front window 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2010

95000 mi

US $125
removed bent pin on ignition lock 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2016
Feb 2011

131703 mi

US $84
Replaced downstream oxygen sensor 
Oct 2011

142700 mi

US $65
Replaced battery 
Apr 2014

184800 mi

US $64
Replaced serpentine belt and tensioner pulley, pulley making noise, dragging the belt. 
Nov 2014

195300 mi

US $15
Driver's side windshield washer nozzle cracked 
Feb 2015

199300 mi

US $579
Moderate vibration only under load at 55-65 mph. No vibration coasting. Diagnosed as both inner CV joints failing. Replaced both front axles and all four CV joints. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Feb 2014 - Jul 2016
Apr 2015

114200 mi

US $150
Headliner drooping. Needed replacement. 
Mar 2016

127000 mi

US $430
Starter died on a Friday evening. Paid a bit extra to get it back on the road, pronto. 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Apr 2016 - Feb 2017
Dec 2016

225000 mi

US $10
Transmission shudders when a accelerating gradually. Added a tube of Dr Tranny Shudder Stop 
Honda Accord in British Columbia, Canada
May 2006 - Mar 2014
Aug 2012

88000 mi

C $560
alternator needed replacing 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Mar 2005 - Jul 2008
May 2005

46000 mi

US $180
Failure of dummy lights to signal fading battery. Stranded and towed to dealership, even though I tried to kick start the manual. Disappointed in manual transmission vs. onboard computer. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
Aug 2016

104000 mi

US $600
Alternator needed replacement 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

90300 mi

US $700
Exhaust manifold gasket had a crack that caused fumes to enter the cabin and the car made a sputtering noise whenever the accelerator was applied. Rear calipers were bad and I had no braking in the rear. 
Jun 2014

92000 mi
No ac refrigerant was in the car. System was evacuated and recharged. Dye was added to test for leaks, none yet found. 
Aug 2015

95300 mi

US $63
Sway bar link 
Nov 2017

103000 mi

US $380
Alternator was making noises and was likely about to fail. Red battery indicator light was on the dash. Went away after replacement 
Jun 2018

104000 mi

US $80
P0139 - downstream oxygen sensor failed. replaced 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Oct 2015 - Jul 2018
Feb 2016

99000 mi

US $240
Door lock actuator on passenger side rear got stuck 
Honda Accord in Iowa, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

82000 mi

US $250
Starter motor failed, second time in our ownership history. Part replaced under warranty, but we paid for labor. 
Jun 2016

92000 mi

US $300
Replaced the right front wheel bearing 
Jul 2017

98000 mi

US $260
Replaced right front CV joint 
Jan 2018

98001 mi

US $230
Replaced left CV joint 
Honda Accord in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

124620 mi

C $148
Alternator tested, battery tested and replaced. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2016
Mar 2015

161000 mi

US $600
Right hand (I think) side of engine cradle was almost rusted through. Left hand side was fine. 
Jan 2016

154700 mi

US $700
Timing Chain 
Honda Accord in Nebraska, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2013

106000 mi
Driver's door lock actuator was working intermittently, so a shop replaced it. Driver's seat belt buckle-SRS sensor inside buckle was failing, which set off SRS light on instrument panel. Dealer replaced entire buckle assy under lifetime seatbelt warranty. 
May 2014

115000 mi

US $120
Replaced front passenger's door lock actuator and cable. Actuator was failing and mechanic discovered the cable was stretched. 
Oct 2015

131000 mi

US $485
Original starter started showing signs of failure. Had independent Honda repair shop replace the starter with a new one. 
Sep 2017

151000 mi

US $600
Body shop repaired rust above windshield that had been spreading for some time and was showing signs of water intrusion into the cabin (also had to replace windshield). They also repaired a small patch of rust along the driver's side rear wheel well. 
Nov 2017

153000 mi

US $100
Child - proof locks on both rear doors would not disengage. Repair shop discovered both lock cables were stretched, and both were subsequently replaced. 
Dec 2017

155000 mi

US $400
Had a local upholstery shop recondition the leather on the driver's seat and replace the leather cover on the center console. 
Apr 2018

159000 mi

US $220
Rear sway bar links and bushings were replaced, as they were worn out. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jun 2012 - Oct 2013
Mar 2013

91000 mi
Software update for Hondalink 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2017
Feb 2013

90000 mi
The issue was a "Check Engine Light," and the non-dealership mechanic replaced the oxygen sensor. 
Aug 2013

94000 mi

US $633
Compressor fan clutch broke. Had clutch and associated wiring harness replaced. 
Sep 2013

95000 mi

US $180
Battery died, replaced. 
May 2015

104900 mi

US $650
Replaced oil cover gasket and oil pan gasket. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012 The cruise control button on the steering wheel would not stay engaged. Used the tip of a toothpick to hold it down and it worked fine. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2014
May 2011

80000 mi

US $240
rear sway links replaced Replaced sway bolt links, four wheel alignment. 
Jul 2013

120800 mi

US $1500
The alternator stopped charging the battery and had to be replaced. Lower ball joints were replaced Check engine light went on. OBD showed a problem with the catalytic converter. 
Feb 2014

135000 mi

US $850
Replaced the catalitic converter 
Mar 2014

136000 mi

US $100
Replaced the emissions sensor and 2 weeks later replaced the catalytic converter again. 
May 2014

139700 mi

US $100
Cleaned the PCV valve to try to resolve the emissions error 
Dec 2014

149000 mi
Emissions problem never resolved. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Feb 2010 - Aug 2014
Dec 2011

101000 mi
Catalytic converter rusted. Not replaced. 
Dec 2012

125000 mi

US $700
Catalytic Converter Heat Shield was rusted through and was replaced Rear sway bar bushings replaced 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Feb 2007 - Apr 2016
Aug 2007

35890 mi
REPLACED BOTH FRONT BEARINGS UNDER WARRANTY. REPLACED BY DEALER JUSt ON TIME BEFORE WARRANTY END. 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
May 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

136000 mi

US $280
Grinding sound caused me to think a brake job was needed. Took it in, and it turns out I was right. Pads and rotors were replaced. 
Honda Accord in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2007 - Sep 2018
Oct 2010

41540 mi
EGR intermittent problem, dealer replaced for free 
Aug 2016

101220 mi

C $1400
CV axle worn, causing shudders when lugging. Part is very expensive. Replacement time is only an hour. 
Jul 2018

121520 mi

C $240
Alternator failed. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2018
Jun 2014

158000 mi

US $335
The front end of the car started clicking at turns. It started only on cold weather but started doing it all year due to worn CV axel. 
Oct 2014

159500 mi

US $130
Battery replacement 
Oct 2016

189000 mi

US $574
new starter installed 
Apr 2017

198000 mi

US $350
Replace wheel hub on front driver wheel as lug bolts were not being held by the hub. Bearings were replaced as well as preventative maintenance. 
Sep 2017

209000 mi

US $40
Replaced front driver side door lock actuator as front driver side door lock would not work with the remote. 
May 2018

223000 mi

US $670
New struts/shock absorbers installed due to poor driving and clunking noise over the bumps. The tires were also wearing unevenly so tires were also replaced (not included in the total as tires are wear item). 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
Apr 2007 - Nov 2007
Apr 2007

30025 mi
Thread on Steering wheel; Light behind sunroof control panel; rear view mirror shaking (not repaired) 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Apr 2015
Mar 2012

73000 mi
Catalytic converter went bad causing a Code 420P. 
Apr 2013

76300 mi

US $178
Passenger Side Front Door Lock Actuator 
Jun 2013

77500 mi

US $75
o2 Sensor was showing a P0141 error code Replaced faulty o2 sensor. Ordered Honda OEM part online. Rented tools needed from Advance Auto. Hard to remove from catalytic converter but lucky not in snow belt where it would have been rusted on. Significantly cheaper than dealer. 
Honda Accord in United Arab Emirates
Dec 2015 - Mar 2016
Dec 2015

120900 mi

¤500
Ignition problem. Car was not going on. 

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2005 Honda Accord 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010

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2005 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
- Jun 2009
Jun 2009

37500 mi
Passenger side window regulator fixed under warranty. 
Honda Accord in Chiapas, Mexico
Mar 2012 - Sep 2013
Sep 2012

89900 mi

$350
failed oxygen sensor and accelerator sensor. 
Honda Accord in Missouri, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2018
Mar 2009

60000 mi
The sunroof controls no longer illuminates. Bulb cost = $3.98 and labor = $65. The mechanic would have to remove part of the dash to replace the bulb. I decided not to do the repair due to the cost. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Aug 2014
May 2007

34000 mi
pax side window regulator defective 
Nov 2007

41000 mi
passenger window inoperative 
Dec 2008

60000 mi

US $35
Wiper inserts , headlight bulb replaced. 
Apr 2009

68000 mi

US $135
2005 Honda Accord 6M: infrequently hard to shift into 3rd gear. Honda TSB 08-020 pertains. OEM transmission fluid replaced with GM SynchroMesh Friction Modified fluid (p/n 12377916). 
May 2012

120000 mi

US $175
R&R leaking VTEC oil pressure switch 

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2005 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
May 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

US $25
Fuel pump relay fried 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

52000 mi

US $505
Car Broke Down while doing highway speeds, Towed to dealer, bad fuel pump. was ordered wednesday. Car ready Friday. was given loaner during duration, Made Complaint to Honda of America which paid 200 of total repair.  Bad Fuel Pump needed to be replaced 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2016
Jul 2013

126000 mi

US $5
passenger side A-pillar has some light stains. 
Sep 2013

127000 mi

US $8
Water leaked in at passenger side A pillar. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2016
Jul 2015

143200 mi

US $65
Brake sensor went out so transmission was locked in park. TCS light comes on as a result. Replacing break sensor took 15min and fixed the problem. 
Aug 2016

155000 mi

US $800
Cracked engine mounts 

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2005 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Oregon, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

221000 mi
Radio died in 2013, right window motor died in 2014. O2 sensor replaced in 2013. @221,000 miles, original clutch, brakes, all hoses, belts, everything except fluids, filters, plugs, tires, battery. Unreal reliability!!! 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Sep 2012
Jan 2012

90000 mi

US $400
VTEC solenoid failed. I could not go over 2500 RPM but got home, and next day made it to the dealer 
Honda Accord in West Virginia, United States
Nov 2008 - Sep 2016
May 2009

83000 mi

US $75
Coolant temperature sensor 
Mar 2012

133000 mi

US $650
Had to replace the front sway bar bushings 
Oct 2012

142800 mi

US $300
Had to replace rear right brake caliper. Caliper was not engaging which also caused the rotor to rust and need to be replaced. 
May 2013

150000 mi

US $36
Engine light was on throwing code P-0171 Lean engine condition. Something (sorry don't remember what) had come loose off the air box and was allowing oxygen into the engine past the mass airflow sensor. 
Sep 2013

157000 mi

US $1000
There was too much back pressure being generated by the clutch pressure plate preventing it from fully disengaging when depressing the clutch peddle. Replacement of clutch assembly was required. The front right axle was clicking loudly going around curves. Had to be replaced. 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2012 - Jul 2013
Jun 2013

88000 mi
AC Compressor failure 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

92000 mi

US $100
air bag light is intermittently turning on. Dealer said computer reported a low voltage error, recommended replacement of battery; I did, and the problem persists. 

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2005 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
May 2006 - May 2017
Nov 2011

174000 mi

US $311
MIL illuminated while driving and did not go away. The dealer replaced the secondary oxygen sensor, which solved the problem. 
Aug 2012

189400 mi

US $1100
Clunking with turns and stops. Front engine mount, inner and outer tie rod ends, and lower control arm bushings replaced. 
Jun 2015

245000 mi

US $650
All brake rotors and pads replaced to correct shudder. Left rear brake caliper was noted to be seized and was replaced. 
Mar 2016

253000 mi

US $50
Exhaust hanger failed. It was replaced. 
Jan 2017

192800 mi

US $300
Alternator failed 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

30000 mi
The Control Panel for heat and A/C went bad, the system would not switch from A/C to heat or Defrost. They had the replace the entire switching mechanism. 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Sep 2016 - Oct 2016
Oct 2016

66000 mi

US $1000
Car would crank but not start, would not take a jump. Towed to dealer, determined PCM was bad due to water damage. 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Aug 2013 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

125000 mi

US $545
Valve noise 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Apr 2013
Apr 2012

86300 mi

US $50
Pass. side window regulator went out; took to Honda dealership, still under full bumper to bumper warranty. 
Jul 2012

88500 mi
In progress - believed to be window switch 
Apr 2013

95000 mi

US $250
broken rear brake caliper; typical normal brake service done 
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
Feb 2011 - Apr 2012
Sep 2011

46000 mi

US $600
Battery, oil change, both front head lights(!), electrical system diagnostics 

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2004 Honda Accord

Engine not specified

Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

131440 mi

C $174
Starter brushes worn out. I replaced starter with a rebuilt. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Apr 2013 - May 2013
May 2013

146000 mi
It started to burn a little oil in the last 4 months that I owned it, but no noticeable oil leaks. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Nov 2009

51000 mi

US $250
faulty oxygen sensor 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2015 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

142900 mi

US $100
had to replace some suspension parts when doing brakes. I think tie rod or control arm. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2018
Dec 2011

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. 
Dec 2012

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). 
Jul 2013

132200 mi

US $750
Front and passenger side engine mounts were replaced. 
Oct 2013

139300 mi

US $383
High pressure a/c hose was leaking. Had the hose rebuilt (no new hoses available that day), installed and the a/c system evacuated and recharged. 
Mar 2014

151000 mi

US $1620
A/C dryer came apart internally, took out the compressor, condenser and expansion valve. Had pretty much the whole system other than the hard lines and evaporator core replaced but they were flushed. 
Apr 2014

152000 mi

US $300
LCA bushings replaced. Used Moog instead of OEM. 
May 2014

156000 mi

US $350
Driver's side engine mount replaced 
Jun 2014

157000 mi

US $2880
Clutch sprag failed, needed a full master kit rebuild, shop did valve body modifications to improve shift feel, added an auxiliary transmission cooler. Inner joint of driver's side axle developed a vibration, had both axles replaced  along with 3 transmission mounts. 
Dec 2014

175000 mi

US $387
Wiper linkage was worn out. New wiper linkage installed. 
Feb 2015

179300 mi

US $500
Strut bushings were making excessive noise, had them replaced. 
Sep 2015

193000 mi

US $1147
Water pump failed prematurely, about 26,000 miles before timing belt/water pump service was due. Ended up having the full timing belt/water pump, tensioner, etc service done. 
Aug 2016

222000 mi

US $2569
Rebuilt transmission failed after 63k miles, had it rebuilt again at a different shop, master kit + shift kit rebuild. Other transmission failed due to packing material in the coolant lines for the external cooler they added. 
Sep 2016

223000 mi

US $200
Sticking caliper replaced and system bled. 
Oct 2017

236000 mi

US $228
Belt tensioner pulleys were going out and making excessive noise 
Mar 2018

242000 mi

US $350
Front engine mount tore (agan!) so this time it was replaced with an Innovative Designs urethane front mount. A bit of vibration at idle with the a/c on but it won't tear like the rubber mounts regularly do. 
Jul 2018

244000 mi

US $550
A/C output (blower level) was less than usual, airflow from vents was 65 degrees. The compressor that was replaced in 2014 apparently had a lot of oil still in the system, which eventually clogged up the dryer. Dryer and cabin air filter were replaced, system flushed twice then recharged. Airflow was increased and air at the vents was 44 degrees after repair. 
Aug 2018

247000 mi

US $235
Accelerator pedal position sensor went bad. Put the car into limp home mode and gave a P2138 code. Removed the old APP sensor, swapped in the new one. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2014
Jun 2011

100000 mi

US $1000
front bushings, rear bushings 
Jul 2011

100000 mi

US $750
power steering went out 
Feb 2012

108100 mi
window lift 
Sep 2012

119000 mi

US $4400
Replaced transmission. 
Feb 2014

141200 mi

US $400
R&R windshield wiper motor 
Dec 2014

151000 mi
Both the front and rear suspension systems needed and overhaul 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

98000 mi

US $890
Vibration in the rear of car. Passenger side brake caliper was stuck causing rotor damage. Both rear calipers were badly rusted. Replaced both rear calipers, rotors and pads. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Feb 2008 - Nov 2016
Nov 2010

96000 mi
ABS/TCS and brake warning lights are lit. ABS still functional, braking functionality is not affected. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Feb 2012 - Apr 2012
Mar 2012

80000 mi

US $700
Leaking coolant, bad seal, high labor to replace inexpensive seal, replaced timing belt also. 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2015 - Jan 2016
Aug 2015

166600 mi
seat belt sensor 
Oct 2015

169000 mi

US $150
low pressure power steering hose leaking 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Jan 2006 - Aug 2008
Sep 2006

51096 mi
Radio/HVAC display replaced - covered under Goodwill by Honda. 
Dec 2007

74000 mi

US $50
Windshield wiper motor died. Local Honda Dealer wanted $150 plus installation, ordered exact replacement from rockauto.com for $50 and installed myself. Windshield wiper motor died, replaced with identical OEM part from RockAuto.com . Local dealer wanted $149 for part plus $installation. 
Honda Accord in Washington, United States
Oct 2010 - May 2016
May 2013

104700 mi

US $500
Timing Belt tensioner 
May 2016

130000 mi

US $120
Replaced door liner/weather strip on driver door 
Honda Accord in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2013
Jul 2009

65000 mi
LCD screen on the radio stopped functioning. Radio and HVAC controls still worked but no display was visible. Was told circuit board failure. 
Sep 2009

66000 mi
Radio HVAC display stopped functioning. Radio replaced by dealer at no charge even though car was out of warranty. Fixed problem. 
Jul 2010

75500 mi

US $350
Replaced defective Master Cylinder, bled brakes, bled ABS.  
Oct 2010

78000 mi

US $1336
Transmission abruptly failed and car would not move. Towed to dealer. Total repair was $3,836 which included replacing transmission and front brake pads. After a call to Honda they agreed to pay $2,500 of the total cost as a curtorsey. 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2017
Dec 2014

102000 mi

US $3471
We own a 2004 Honda Accord Ex 6 cylinder. Before purchasing my car I read it was highly reliable. Unfortunately the V6 has transmission issues which we were not aware. 
Dec 2016

125000 mi

US $300
Power steering metal pipe sprung a leak.rnPipe is the power steering fluid cooler pipe.rnPipe is in the shape of a U and located underneath the shroud that covers it. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
Mar 2011

206000 mi

US $930
Rear main seal 
Mar 2012

223000 mi

US $2500
Transmission rebuilt Rebuild 
Oct 2012

246700 mi

US $125
Car would not start. Starter selenoid went bad. Replaced with remanufactured starter. 
Nov 2014

313000 mi

US $175
Drivers side air mix control motor. Drivers side seat belt buckle. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2016
Apr 2015

161500 mi

US $265
Dealer replaced a ripped and worn cv boot, advising that it could be more expensive to replace later if left undone. 2 miles after getting the car back the axle disconnected and had to be towed back to the dealer. fixed the next morning free Worn cv boot. Garber Honda in rochester Ny botched the repair and was stranded at a 4-way stop- thought my transmission was dead. Towed back to dealer, luckily they fixed the problem swiftly the next morning and free of charge, axle issue 
Jan 2016

160800 mi

US $266
Idle dipped low at stoplight. Upon accelerating, check engine started flashing and engine started stuttering. Pulled over and waited 1.5hrs for tow. AAA Repair center replaced ignition coil - issue seems solved for now. 
Jun 2016

175000 mi
Transmission started slipping making the car unsafe to drive 
Honda Accord in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2008 - Nov 2010
Jan 2010

84940 mi
Circuit board controlling HVAC display for climate control and redio display went blank. Replaced under extended warranty for this specific problem. My cost was zero. Car was operable but no info displayed re radio and a/c, etc. 
Honda Accord in Nebraska, United States
Apr 2008 - Dec 2013
May 2008

42000 mi
 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
Feb 2013

160800 mi

C $4342
transmission rebuild, worn out 
Jun 2013

167400 mi

C $1102
oil pan tie rod boot heater valve 
Jul 2013

168200 mi

C $1034
bird hit condenser, had to be replaced 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Nov 2006 - Sep 2016
Mar 2011

15000 mi

US $252
Brakes did not function properly. The master cylinder was replaced 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2018
Mar 2007

36132 mi
Replaced headliner and rail under driver's seat. All work done under warranty as they had to wait for parts to arrive. 
Apr 2014

86300 mi
Creacking noise when moving 
Dec 2014

93000 mi

US $435
Car would turn over, but would not start. Replaced spark plugs ball joints power steering noisy on cold days 
Mar 2017

104000 mi

US $750
Oxygen sensor car won't start replace rear discs and pads 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2017
Jan 2013

US $4000
Failed transmission required replacement 
Sep 2017

205000 mi
ABS System needs replacement. Elected not to replace prior to selling car, as brakes still function without ABS. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2015
Oct 2011

156500 mi

US $1300
Pulsating brakes. Had to replace struts and rotors. 
Jun 2012

167000 mi

US $295
Replaced Power Steering Hose Replaced Power Steering Hose 
Sep 2012

171000 mi

US $250
Noisy steering when making a turn. Power Steering pump replaced. 
Aug 2013

185200 mi

US $105
A/C weak on driver's side vent. Low A/C Charge. A/C was recharged. SRS Light lite most of time. Car scanned and dealer determined the seat belt buckle sensor was bad. 
Nov 2013

186000 mi

US $319
A/C Blower inoperative. Replaced blower motor and blower transistor. 
Feb 2014

187000 mi

US $760
No A/C. Replaced expansion valve, A/C condenser, and A/C discharge line. 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2013 - Aug 2015
Nov 2013

212000 mi

US $575
Replaced power steering pump and hoses. 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2009 - Jul 2018
May 2009

80123 mi
Audio and center console display failed. Contacted dealer. Head unit was ordered and replaced in one trip - no charge. Infiniti could learn about service from Honda. 
Mar 2015

114000 mi

US $350
PlasticP POS links at end of sway bar failed. 
Jul 2016

167000 mi
Fluid level sensor in master cylinder reservoir has failed. Brake, ABS and TCS lights on. Unplugging sensor clears the lights. Dealer $250 for the master cylinder and $150 each for front rotors. Will go w/ new Raybestos $70 and Brembos $50. 
Jul 2018

170000 mi
Ignition key housing failed. Have purchase new key and housing. Will transfer electronics and RFID chip to new housing, take to dealer to have the key cut. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

70000 mi

US $500
The digital display for the sat radio and all HVAC controls blanked out, so I can't see sat radio station or HVAC controls status, although these systems still work. Can not reset sat radio if batt goes dead or reset "maint req'd" light. Car came from sunny Richmond VA. Must not have been garaged. Severe clear coat oxidation on roof, and small spots all over. Also yelowed headlight lenses (sanded/buffed out). Needed to be sanded to primer w new black and clear coats. 
Honda Accord in Rhode Island, United States
- Jan 2007
Jan 2007

63000 mi

US $600
Replace 2 ignition coils and plugs 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2010 - Oct 2014
Feb 2011

104700 mi

US $3400
Transmission was slipping, and the problem got worse and worse, and then, the transmission totally stopped. Torque converter failed. 
Nov 2011

115000 mi

US $550
Starter gave out. No prior problems. 
Aug 2012

126200 mi

US $550
Transmission was slipping out of gear; mechanic said it just needed new transmission fluid. A/C gave out. Took it to one shop who said I had a cracked condensor. Took it to a dealer, who said condensor was fine and just recharged. Left turn signal wouldn't work. Shop had to check wiring system for a short, because bulb/fuses/relays were fine. 
Jun 2013

139000 mi

US $500
Starter gave out suddenly. Starter had been replaced by different shop 18 months ago. Current shop said previous shop had not wired starter properly, so starter gave out and battery was drained, and needed to be replaced. 
Oct 2013

144700 mi

US $1000
Replaced sway bars 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
Nov 2011

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 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
Jun 2012

128000 mi

US $1050
AC coil was shutting off intermittently. Compressor worked fine but cost a little more just to replace the whole thing rather than just the coil due to cost of labor and still having an 8 year old compressor. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Dec 2012 - Apr 2013
Jan 2013

US $278
Check engine light on dash. Did code check. Found code P2195. Programmed and check engine light is off. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2016
May 2009

82000 mi

US $40
There was a screw loose in the steering wheel/airbag area that would rattle around during bumps and turning the wheel. I had to help the service department remove the screw. 
May 2011

98000 mi
Right front caliper was ceased. Replaced caliper and brakes are working fine now. Clicking or clunking noise occurs about 75% of the time below steering wheel inside the dash. Sounds like a noisy relay. They could not duplicate problem. 
Jun 2011

98000 mi
Left front caliper was siezed and was replaced. 
Mar 2015

119000 mi

US $560
The rt rear brake caliper was sticking causing the wheel to become very hot. Rear Calipers and front and rear pads needed replacing as well as front rotors needed turned. 
Sep 2015

120000 mi
Dealer changed the driver side seat belt receiver because it was causing the air bag light to come on intermittently. Very happy and surprised that they did not charge me even with 119,500 miles on the car. Dealer changed a relay because it was causing the air conditioning to blow hot air. Cost was only $75 including parts and labor. 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2013 - Jul 2018
Sep 2017

82000 mi

US $150
worn, squealing from brake pads 
Jul 2018

97000 mi

US $170
Driver side rear caliper seized. Camper piston out fully caused damage to rotor. Also replaced pads which were wearing unevenly 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2003 - Aug 2008
Sep 2003 XM Satellite Radio antenna was not connected from the factory; dealer did not know how to fix it and this required two trips to the dealer to resolve. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Aug 2016 - Sep 2016
May 2016

145000 mi

US $140
Power steering pressure hose replaced. 
Sep 2016

148000 mi

US $3500
Transmission failure, flare on 3-4 & 4-5 shift. False neutral when hot, no forward motion. Whine noise when cold. Replaced Trans with re-manufactured. Changing fluid and filter no help. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Nov 2014 - Aug 2015
Jun 2015

185000 mi

US $1000
Honda's paint quality for all early models pre-2008 are notorious for peeling and/or fading. I had to have an auto body shop strip the paint from the hood, bumper and driver side fender, and respray the entire from end. 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2008 - Feb 2011
Aug 2010

87000 mi

US $380
Heat shield for catalytic converter came loose. Replaced shield.  Also, the radio died and it was replaced via a service bulletin. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Feb 2007 - May 2011
Nov 2007

56000 mi
Trasmission failed @ 56k miles & just under 4 years of driving. Peplaced free of charge by dealer/Honda 
Apr 2010

98700 mi
Broken Engine Mounts Power Steering Pump needs to be replaced 
Sep 2010

105000 mi
dark audio & HVAC display, replaced failed PCB 
Dec 2010

109000 mi
SRS light stuck on, fault code read passenger seatbelt sensor 
Mar 2011

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 
Honda Accord in Arizona, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2014

86900 mi

US $500
Had to replace the ac compressor. The ac problems with this car never end 
May 2015

90000 mi

US $440
Cracked motor mounts had to be replaced like many other survey participants have reported, obviously defective original parts. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Aug 2015 - May 2019
Apr 2016

122500 mi

US $845
Replaced oil pump seal because of leak. 
Mar 2017

133303 mi

US $400
Front brake pads and rotors 
Sep 2017

142635 mi

US $660
Replace front struts. 
Oct 2017

144000 mi

US $1086
Replace AC assembly (rebuilt Honda - compressor) due to coil overheating and compressor cluthc not magnetizing. 
Feb 2018

154000 mi

US $397
Replaced power steering o-ring. 
Aug 2018

161096 mi

US $410
Replace front brake pads and roters. 
Mar 2019

171515 mi

US $266
Replace Passenger Seat Air Bag Switch. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jun 2006 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

62000 mi

US $885
AC compressor clutch failed and was replaced. 
Oct 2011

100200 mi

US $568
L and R axle seals deteriorated, leaking transmission fluid 
May 2012

106700 mi

US $1200
Replace internal gear ring 
Aug 2013

118100 mi
Transmission cabling installed on wrong side of car 
Sep 2013

119000 mi

US $189
Worn throttle harness wiring 
Dec 2013

121000 mi

US $425
Electrical system for windows, automatic locks 
Jun 2015

144000 mi

US $2200
Ignition wiring worn, creating short-circuit. Mounting bolts cracked 
Honda Accord in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2018
Oct 2015

130000 mi

US $2300
Transmission went out! Attempted a transmission repair, not a success. Put a used transmission with 50k miles in it. 
Jun 2016

142000 mi

US $100
Starter went out 
Jul 2017

158000 mi

US $750
Ac compressor replaced 
Honda Accord in Saskatchewan, Canada
Aug 2008 - Jun 2018
Sep 2008

26040 mi
Headlights would randomly dim and then get brighter again. When they dimmed, the headlights gave off very little light (less than low beams), making it unsafe to drive at night. Problem with headlights was repaired. 
Sep 2013

63240 mi

C $150
TCS light on and staying on, button to turn on/off unresponsive. took to shop to diagnose, couldn't find problem and suggested it was an "intermittent failure" but that the tcs was working fine in a road test. 
Oct 2013

63340 mi
dealer had not fixed TCS at last trip, and caused new problem with fog lights. Mixed up connections? Fog lights would not turn on/off, pressing fog light button could turn on/off TCS warning light. 
Sep 2016

75020 mi

C $142
Sound when going over bumps. Ended up being the sunroof. Adjustment was done. Sound seems to be gone. 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2015 - May 2018
Jan 2016

US $700
Upper and lower ball joint replacement 
May 2016

188600 mi

US $4000
Replaced transmission 
May 2018

212000 mi

US $1200
Ball joints and drive axle 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Dec 2007 - Jan 2013
Apr 2008

50300 mi
Dealer replaced LCD on Radio/CD player despite being out of warranty! 
Mar 2009

59000 mi

US $300
Oxygen sensor failed. 
Jun 2012

100000 mi

US $540
Remove and replace front axles and CV joints. Dealer wanted $950 - way too much for this repair. Remove and replace front axles and CV joints. Dealer wanted $950 - way too much for this repair. 
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
Oct 2011

90700 mi

US $160
Electric window sensor was replaced. Passenger side window could not be controlled via the driver side switch until sensor was replaced. 
Honda Accord in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Aug 2012 - Mar 2013
Sep 2012

109120 mi

C $150
Replaced rear sway bar tie rods. Install front control arm bushing. Installed new donut gasket. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Nov 2009 - Jul 2015
Jul 2010

95000 mi

US $1300
replaced clutch master cyl to alleviate squeaky clutch pedal  replaced both front power door lock regulators to solve sticking/slow locks replaced driver's window regulator and run channel -- window would sometimes raise unevenly and auto-reverse at the top. 
Mar 2011

101000 mi

US $110
Car was diagnosed as needing new front drive axles -- for a total of $1600! The parts prices were insanely high, so we decided not to fix it until we did some internet research on other parts suppliers. right front power door lock failed -- actuator had been replaced 6 months ago for the same reason, so dealer replaced the actuator again (this time under warranty). 
Jun 2011

101000 mi
Needed new axles but Honda's axles were on "indefinite backorder" for this model, so dealer installed new NAPA axles to try and correct the problem. They had the car 8 days and went through 4 Napa axles, but car still shook when accel. 2 sets of Napa axles replaced by dealer were faulty, so the dealer replaced the inner driveshaft joints on the ORIGINAL axles (rather than trying to replace the entire axle with aftermarket) and the problem is 100% fixed. 
Oct 2013

116200 mi

US $350
VTEC sensor failed 
Sep 2014

122000 mi

US $125
battery needed replacement faulty seatbelt sensor/latch caused intermittent airbag light to come on 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Feb 2007 - May 2011
Aug 2009

47000 mi

US $110
THE BLOWER MOTOR STOPPED WORKING AND WAS REPAIRED BY REPLACING A POWER TRANSISTOR.  DRIVERS DOOR LOCK STOPPED WORKING VIA SWITCH AND KEY FOB. REPLACED LF DOOR LOCK ACTUATOR AT NO COST THROUGH ROUSH CONFIDENCE PROGRAM. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

41000 mi
My 2004 Accord has been into dealer twice for warranty work on drivers seat panel(the one with the controls). It has no happened a third time. It's out of warranty now. Same problem. Dealer agreed to repair agai 
Jul 2007

43000 mi
Side panel on drivers seat pops loose, exposing wiring and controls. 4th time in shop for this problem. 
Nov 2007

47000 mi
My 2004 Accord has been into dealer twice for warranty work on drivers seat panel (the one with the controls). It has now happened a fifth time. It's out of warranty now. Same problem. Dealer agreed to repair again. 
Aug 2009

65000 mi

US $487
Rear caliper froze up. Time to replace rear brakes. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2006 - Dec 2012
Sep 2008

52000 mi

US $60
Headlight bulb failed, after just 5 years. Would have been easy to replace, except taking out the old one takes more hand strength than I could master, so I paid the kid at AutoZone $10 to help me out. 
Jan 2009

61000 mi

US $330
The check engine light came on because an Oxygen sensor needed to be replaced. My first real problem with the Honda after 5+ years of reliable service. 
Dec 2009

72000 mi

US $540
Heat shield beneath car came loose and was dragging on street. Mechanic removed. 
Sep 2011

85000 mi

US $435
Radio stopped working and I replaced it with aftermarket unit ordered from Crutchfield. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

118700 mi

US $1850
New clutch installed for manual transmission system. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

254000 mi

US $10
Repair cracked intake pipe/duct 
Dec 2017

274000 mi

US $390
Both transaxle replaces for bad CV joints. 
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2018
Jul 2013

119300 mi

US $1700
Replace compressor and pretty much everything else in the AC. 
Aug 2014

127100 mi

US $775
Needed catalytic converter sensor that is apparently difficult to access/replace. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

164000 mi

US $715
Replaced clutch master cylinder and pedal assembly 
Honda Accord in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
Jan 2007

25420 mi
The parking brake cable became stretched and needed replacement. 
Feb 2007

27900 mi
Replaced a stretched e-brake cable. 
Honda Accord in Idaho, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2018
Aug 2010

71000 mi

US $100
Broken door lock cylinder. 
Oct 2011

95500 mi

US $72
Power resistor for AC/Heater blower motor 
Jun 2015

125000 mi

US $100
Replaced R axle 
Jun 2016

13200 mi

US $1000
Condenser 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Nov 2007 - Oct 2016
Jun 2011

150000 mi

US $150
Key remote broke with normal use. No spare, so I needed to get dealer to cut and program a new key. 
Jan 2012

166300 mi

US $46
Rear Oxygen Sensor replaced with Denso unit. 
Apr 2014

230500 mi

US $250
Vibration between 55-70mph under load and up hills. Getting a Driver's side front CV axle replaced solved the problem. While in shop for CV axle, mechanic discovered bad left front wheel bearing. replaced wheel bearing. Brake caliper leaking fluid. replaced caliper 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2005 - Mar 2014
Jun 2005

12000 mi
Detached headliner in the rear by the rear window. Repaired under warranty. 
Jun 2007

33000 mi
Squeaking noise from clutch pedal. Lubricated clutch assembly. Worn steering wheel surface. Steering wheel will be replaced under warranty. 
Jul 2012

109500 mi
Seat belt buckle. Replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2013

122000 mi

US $50
Stabilizer bar link needed replacement. 
Mar 2014

124000 mi

US $10
replaced crank seal, was leaking 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Aug 2011
May 2011

172000 mi

US $449
rear caliper grabbed and ruined rotor 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2011 - May 2015
Apr 2012

136900 mi

C $690
Ignition key Cylinder, got locked, impossible to turn key. 
Jul 2013

143220 mi

C $200
Would not start. Replaced starter ourselves. Bad radio. Replaced with a Sony. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2017
Mar 2012

100000 mi

US $200
rear sway bar bushing frozen, replaced bushings 
Sep 2012

107000 mi

US $190
Front sway bar bushings replaced. 
Feb 2014

125000 mi

US $462
replaced starter. it had been hanging up on starting but would start 2nd try.  diagnosed cruise control not working but did not repair due to cost replaced starter, diagnosed cruse control not working but did not repair due to cost 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Mar 2008 - Dec 2016
Oct 2008

45834 mi
Replaced Stereo under after LCD failed to work. The replacement was free and covered under a TSB. 
Oct 2010

70211 mi
Seat belt sensor repaired free since it's a safety item. 
Feb 2014

105300 mi

US $615
Drivers door window regulator and power door lock actuator replaced. 
Dec 2014

111000 mi

US $183
Front right inner axle seal leaking, replaced. 
Sep 2016

124000 mi

US $393
No air from the vents at any fan setting. Replaced blower motor and transistor. 
Dec 2016

126000 mi

US $9
The plastic holder for the rod that props up the hood broke. Self replaced. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
May 2011 - Oct 2011
Oct 2011

165000 mi
Broken engine mount caused huge clunking noise. Also, gas mileage was down ~30 percent and engine burning ~1 qt/1K miles. Shop said car basically needed a new engine. Too much money for an old car so I sold it. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Sep 2011 - Mar 2016
Nov 2014

133900 mi

US $1000
Remote control key broke 
Dec 2015

151000 mi

US $15
Replaced serpentine belt 
Honda Accord in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

409000 mi

US $90
ball joint broke; insurance covered resulting body damage ($500) 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2011 - Jan 2019
Nov 2011

104000 mi
Cable connecting to cat. converter hanging under chassis due to broken guide brackets. Pinned using other means than replacing brackets. Plastic got brittle and snapped. 
Sep 2015

175000 mi
seat belt sensor 
May 2016

182000 mi

US $230
Rear O2 sensor failure per engine light code diagnosis 
Jan 2018

213 mi
Strut failure, passenger side. Dealer diagnosed, opted not to repair. 
Sep 2018

228000 mi

US $450
Headliner detached, foam deteriorated. 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2017
Jul 2011

95000 mi

US $260
Replace compressor Replace compressor 
Honda Accord in Arizona, United States
Sep 2011 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

45000 mi

US $300
Replace faulty air bag sensor 
Honda Accord in Manitoba, Canada
Oct 2014 - Mar 2018
Nov 2015

217000 mi

C $58
Replaced the driver side wiper blade arm. The spline became stripped, possibly by teenagers. 
Apr 2016

221960 mi

C $650
Vibration coming from front axle, once per wheel rotation. Replaced both front axles. 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Jul 2015 - Oct 2015
Sep 2015

115000 mi
The radio keeps fritzing out. Turning it off and then back on works most of the time. A good smack works too. :) Can't find less than a $600 fix, and won't install aftermarket in the storage cubby. It would look ridiculous. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

107000 mi

US $500
Rear brakes worn. Needed pads, rotors, and two new brake cylinders 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jun 2015 - Jan 2017
Jul 2015

172700 mi

US $10
Overheated. Turns out the radiator cap had corroded its pressure release function was not working. Simple fix - new cap, but happened in the desert. Lucky a nice guy at the NAPA store knew the problem. 
Sep 2015

176000 mi

US $700
AC wouldn't get cold. AC motor and clutch had to be replaced. 
Honda Accord in Kansas, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

165000 mi

US $45
Threw a code for O2 sensor #2 malfunctioning. Replaced with a new O2 sensor. Cleared the code. Still getting intermittent check engine light illumination that usually goes off shortly after. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

132000 mi
AC clutch coil failed; common problem on many Hondas; honda tech websites provide good repair & testing info; job CAN be done in car with a $80 part, which takes some hours; or dealer will replace the entire compressor unit at cost near $120 
Sep 2017

149000 mi

US $59
RF door lock actuator failed; LF actuator failed about a year prior; 1 ebay Dorman part was junk & failed within 2 days; oem Honda parts obtained for both doors & work fine, 
Honda Accord in Arizona, United States
Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

219000 mi

US $55
attempted to replace the front lower control arm bushings, front and side motor mounts 
Honda Accord in Utah, United States
Feb 2015 - Jul 2018
Jun 2017

260000 mi

US $500
cat system went bad and had to get replaced for emissions to pass 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2015 - Mar 2018
Oct 2017

204600 mi

C $150
Oxygen sensor 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
- Aug 2007
Aug 2007

60000 mi

US $700
The Alternator died and some issue with other circuit which prevented the car from starting. had to be towed to dealer. replaced Alternator and its back and running. 
Honda Accord in Washington, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

85000 mi

US $675
Car died while driving. Alternator needed to be replaced 
Apr 2017

91000 mi

US $600
Starter failed 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

141700 mi
The dealer messed up the steering wheel during the airbag repair. We had to wait two months for a new wheel to be made in Japan and shipped over. 
Jun 2015

145000 mi

US $2000
Air conditioning compressor failed, had to rebuild entire system Right rear window motor needed to be replaced 
Aug 2015

146700 mi
Faulty A/C compressor had been installed previously. New one replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2015

150700 mi

US $125
The CD player on the car stopped working. The radio would randomly make a loud static noise. Had to replace with a basic after-market radio. 
Mar 2018

181 mi

US $100
Replaced brake pads and rotors. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Jan 2015 - Apr 2017
Mar 2015

161000 mi

US $1300
Entire Air Conditioning System needed to be replaced. Both Window Motors Failed 
Apr 2017

190000 mi

US $160
Noticed a pretty significant oil leak. Leak appeared to be coming from valve cover gasket. After replacement, the old gasket was noticeably more worn and cracked than new one. Oil leak stopped. 
Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
Aug 2012 - Aug 2016
Jun 2013

58000 mi

US $60
Check Engine light came on and it was diagnosed as a bad sensor. Replaced a faulty oxygen sensor on the catalytic converter 
Jun 2015

76000 mi

US $600
The original A/C drier deteriorated and clogged the condenser. The drier was replaced, the condenser was flushed/cleaned and new Freon added. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2017
Mar 2014

99000 mi

US $375
ABS light came on. They said that the speed sensor needed to be replaced and that was preventing the ABS from working. 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2014
Feb 2014

172900 mi

US $240
Alternator failed. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Jan 2013 - Apr 2017
Jun 2013

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. 
Oct 2014

32800 mi

US $619
replaced downstream oxygen sensor, cleared codes, retest. cost = $106. 
Apr 2017

55000 mi

US $535
windshield wiper motor switch, wiper motor and transmission for windshield wipers replaced. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Dec 2013 - Mar 2018
Mar 2015

169000 mi

US $250
Idle air control valve failed. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Mar 2015

94000 mi

US $680
Rear left caliper jammed, wearing that break pad down to nothing within 24 hours and destroying the rotor. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - Jul 2018
Dec 2014

90000 mi

US $800
severe vibration during acceleration with acceleration. Both CV joints were replaced 
Mar 2015

93000 mi

US $150
Replaced starter 
Oct 2016

120800 mi

US $200
Replaced alternator and belt. 
Oct 2017

136000 mi

US $130
35agm Replaced after 30 months of normal use. So much for agm durability. 
Jul 2018

144000 mi

US $1209
4 shocks  and front brakes with bad rotors 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Aug 2014 - Nov 2014
Sep 2014

135000 mi

US $70
Replaced Right Engine Mount. 
Honda Accord in Kentucky, United States
Apr 2014 - Mar 2019
May 2014

143000 mi

US $125
Replaced battery 
May 2015

153000 mi

US $200
oxygen sensor, rear 
Jun 2016

161000 mi

US $220
Headliner replacement 
Dec 2016

166000 mi

US $300
A/C cooling fan was replaced 
Apr 2018

178000 mi
Axle seal Vtec seal 
Nov 2018

180000 mi

US $250
Replaced Control Arm Bushings 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Jan 2014 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

95000 mi

US $350
Caliper stuck. Replaced, new rotors CD player broken 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2013
Feb 2013

98400 mi

US $700
Both front wheel bearings replaced 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2010 - Jun 2012
Mar 2011

79980 mi

C $650
Front Lower Ball Joints and Front Upper Control Arm needed replacing 
Honda Accord in California, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008

52000 mi

US $511
Replace defective expansion valve. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2008 - Jun 2018
Jun 2012

103540 mi

C $239
Caliper was partially seized as piston was applying pad unevenly. 
Sep 2013

120280 mi

C $70
LCD backlight failed on centre dash panel.Car past extended warranty.PCB had to be replaced. 
Feb 2014

125240 mi

C $5
Replaced burnt out headlight. Check engine light came on. Used DTC code checker. Indicated P2646 code. Low oil pressure, filter screen blocked. Oil level below full. Added oil to max line. Light went off next day after 6 engine restarts. 
Dec 2014

133920 mi

C $37
Stabilizer bar link came apart. 
Dec 2016

157480 mi

C $78
Upper ball joint on driver side loose. Replaced whole upper control arm with ball joint. 
Jun 2017

162440 mi

C $147
Vibration in steering over bumps on road. Replaced both front struts. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2014
Jan 2008

51000 mi
The audio/HVAC control unit display went blank. Honda replaced a malfunctioning audio panel control chip. This service is the subject of a Honda TSB. 
Dec 2009

75000 mi

US $50
Catalytic converter heat shield fell off (mounting points rusted) 
Nov 2010

87000 mi
left rear shock absorber leaking 
Oct 2012

128000 mi

US $40
Left (driver's side) front sway bar link failed. Replaced both sides as precaution. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2014
Nov 2010

104000 mi
Radio control lights did not illuminate. TSB covered repair up to 105k. 
Jun 2011

107000 mi

US $75
A/C not blowing cold. Was told it is low on Freon. Now blows cold, but have noise when compressor kicks in. Will need to take it back soon. 
Honda Accord in Kentucky, United States
Jan 2008 - Sep 2018
Sep 2013

81000 mi
Airbag indicator coming on, driver seat buckle replacement free under warranty solved the issue. 
Aug 2017

113000 mi

US $135
Transmission speed sensor replacement 
Apr 2018

120000 mi

US $250
Wiper linkage bushing repair 
Sep 2018

124600 mi

US $1400
AC replacement (Compressor, drier, condenser, evaporator, expansion valve) 
Honda Accord in Kansas, United States
Dec 2009 - Jan 2010
Jan 2010

US $1000
ABS light and Airbag light 
Honda Accord in Nebraska, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

81000 mi

US $200
Oxygen sensor replaced 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

85000 mi

US $500
Replaced three cracked engine mounts. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2012
Dec 2008

18000 mi

US $6
Loose converter heat shield dealer wanted 180.00 when told too much offered to clamp it for 6.00 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2011
Apr 2011

87000 mi

US $450
A shut off valve and canister located near the fuel tank leaked.  
May 2011

88000 mi

US $325
ABS light. Passenger side front sensor shot. Dealer replaced the part. (Happened for the third time during the last 2 years). 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Jun 2008 - Feb 2014
Jul 2008

87000 mi

US $800
Vibration in car @ 30mph and @60mph. Replaced both axles and still has vibs @60mph. Wil take back for tire balance?? 
Feb 2010

115000 mi

US $180
U joint book had hole in it. U joint would not separate from half shaft so entire drivers side driveshaft had to be replaced. Repair shop sold me part at cost since he replaced this less than a year ago. 
Dec 2011

150000 mi

US $430
Car acted like the battery was dead/dying. Replaced battery, didnt fix problem. Took to shop and they found defective starter 
Apr 2012

162000 mi

US $95
Check engine light on. Scanned computer and found #2 O2 sensor was bad. Replaced. Power locks wouldnt work on drivers door. Replaced lock servo. Works fine 
Honda Accord in Maine, United States
Sep 2007 - Feb 2010
Oct 2007

65000 mi

US $300
Driver's side windshield wiper motor went out. Internet says it is on recall. Honda says no such thing. Motor went out on rainy day in Atlanta, had to wait overnight for part. 
Jul 2009

90000 mi

US $140
Air Conditioner blower resistor replaced. Apparently a problem not uncommon to Accords. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2015
Jun 2011

61000 mi
Gear shift would not move out of Neutral. Called dealer and was told to put a key into the Bypass lock. Drove to dealership and they replaced a faulty brake switch. Had a rental car for a day. Covered by my Honda Care extended warranty 
Jan 2014

72200 mi

US $900
Car had overheated because of a defective radiator cap. This caused a head gasket leak. Head gasket replaced. 
Sep 2014

118000 mi

US $440
Compressor sprung a leak. Original compressor was changed and system recharged. Also, chenged evaporator. AC works fine now 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
Nov 2008

56000 mi

US $60
Right front brake had damaged ABS sensor and would pulse brake to that wheel at speeds below 25MPH 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

76000 mi

US $192
Navigation system would not load properly...problem traced to failing drive unit. Nav unit (in trunk) replaced, dealer arranged 50/50 split on warranty repair despite car's out-of-warranty mileage.(!) 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2013
Jul 2010

69000 mi

US $62
P0507 error. 
May 2012

90800 mi

US $106
Not cooling cabin. 
Dec 2013

108000 mi
Rear main seal and sensor, oil leak. 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2013
Feb 2011

95000 mi

US $350
Failed inspection due to a cracked bushing in Passenger side lower control arm. 
Aug 2011

99800 mi

US $450
Alternator Failed. Alternator (and belt replaced) 
May 2012

108700 mi

US $630
Completely separated axle, and the other was worn. 
May 2013

121000 mi

US $900
Appears - to be a timing problem? 1st changed vacuum hose (lean engine code). Then looked a oil screen for valves, then solenoid, cost became prohibitive at the next steps which would be a timing chain tensioner and then a timing chain. 
Jun 2013

121000 mi
Car Died. Cost prohibitive to fix, traded it in, dealer ate repair cost. 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2018
Sep 2011

90000 mi

US $200
replaced o2 sensors 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Jun 2006 - Jun 2017
Jan 2007

51200 mi
Driver's light bulb replacement. Cost ~$25.00 including labor. light bulb replaced during 50k oil change. No abnormal repair costs incurred during lifetime of car. However, extent of annoyances include rough idling (not major enough to justify cost of repair) and poorly engineered A/C system which develops musty, mold smell (solved via lysol). 
Jun 2007

58000 mi
Additional annoyance: driver's seat fabric (black) showing wear, turning pale as fabric starts wearing away. Bought a seat cushion to prevent further wear. Disappointing as my parents' prior 1996 Civic showed no fabric wear despite 10+ year age + 100,00 
Feb 2008

72000 mi

US $50
The bracket that clamps the oxygen sensor line to the undercarriage of the car broke off after driving through some standing water. 
Apr 2008

75000 mi

US $50
A/C needed refrigerant recharge as it appears there's a leak somewhere in A/C system and all R-134 was gone. 
May 2008

77000 mi

US $600
Corrected a metallic rattle in driver door. Honda's good, but not ... 
Sep 2009

92000 mi

US $9
replaced pass. side low beam bulb 
May 2016

138000 mi

US $250
a/c compressor replacement 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2010

104000 mi

US $110
Vehicle hesitated 1.75->2k rpm - transmission fluid drained and replaced. Corrected issue. 
Jul 2011

120000 mi

US $35
The heat shield on the catalytic converter came loose and needed to be removed. 
Jan 2015

171200 mi
No heat on driver's side vents. Heat fine on passenger side. Air blows. 
Dec 2015

248000 mi

US $330
starter replaced 
Dec 2016

264000 mi

US $350
Rear strut leaked 
May 2017

273000 mi

US $150
Left lower ball joint. 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2009 - Jul 2011
Oct 2009

82000 mi

US $190
o2 sensor replacement (not the one located right after the manifold) turned the Check-Engine light back off. Part cost 95 bucks (purchased from Honda), the rest was labor (non-Honda), supplies, tax. 
Nov 2009

32000 mi

US $60
battery replacement after only 4.5 years 
Dec 2010

US $14
unable to change left headlight low beam bulb by myself, had to go to dealer :-( 
Jul 2011

96000 mi
seatbelt sensor had to be replaced 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Mar 2018
Jun 2015

144460 mi

C $100
AC leaking gas 
Sep 2016

153140 mi

C $400
Replaced starter 
Jun 2017

161200 mi

C $200
Rear caliper seized 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2010 - Jan 2015
Mar 2010

65000 mi

US $200
Car needed new o2 sensor. 
Sep 2010

69000 mi

US $20
left headlight went out so i replaced them both. high beams still work 
Jul 2011

79000 mi

US $45
cruise control switch stopped sticking. replaced assembly and problem was fixed 
Sep 2013

101000 mi

US $400
Window motor and regulator in front passenger door broke. 
Aug 2014

112000 mi

US $50
Power door lock actuator in driver door failed 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Dec 2011 - Dec 2014
May 2012

99700 mi

US $900
Two shops said motor mounts front and back needed to be replaced. Subject of past campaign. Not completely successful. Still have a vibration, but not so pronounced, when idling at a stop. 
Oct 2014

129000 mi

US $450
Replaced altenator and battery after former went out. 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016

95200 mi
Broken caliper on the front left brake pad caused vibrations and damaged brake rotor. Replaced calipers, both front brake pads, both front rotors, 4 tire alignment and balance 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2011
Dec 2009

98000 mi
When purchased, dealer replaced defective driver side seat belt latch under warranty-triggered airbag light. Completely resolved. 
Jun 2010

104000 mi

US $350
Bad alternator 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
Jan 2007

53000 mi
my axels are failing and clicking when the vehicle turns. I have decided to wait until the problem gets worse before attempting repair. the dealership diagnosed this problems and states that my front two axels will need replaced. this will cost about $900 
Honda Accord in Kansas, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2018
Oct 2012

81700 mi

US $32
Catalytic converter housing was hanging looose. They used a hose clamp to re-attach. 
Jun 2016

116000 mi

US $300
AC wouldn't blow cold; needed a new relay switch. Fifteen dollar part, two hundred fifty dollars for labor. 

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2004 Honda Accord 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

72000 mi

US $4500
Total transmission failure. Transmission was replaced. 
Apr 2008

74000 mi

US $75
Follow-up of previous months total transmission failure. Follow-up was to check for leaks and make any needed adjustments. No leaks detected. No adjustments needed 

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2004 Honda Accord 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2007 - Dec 2007
Dec 2007

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

Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2015 - Jul 2018
Nov 2016

142300 mi

US $80
hydraulic clutch would periodically lose pressure. Dealer replaced fluid but issue has occurred on one occasion since. 
Feb 2017

156000 mi

US $180
Missing on all 6 cylinders. Problem not found or resolved. 
Jun 2017

157000 mi

US $90
Misfires on all 6 cylinders. Replaced all 6 coil packs. 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
May 2014 - Apr 2017
Feb 2017

166000 mi

US $1400
Engine lost compression. A new engine was put in. The clutch was replaced while it was in the shop. 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
Apr 2011 - Jul 2017
Oct 2011

130000 mi

US $3500
Entire transmission had to be replaced. 
Jul 2017

230000 mi

US $50
Air started blowing hot on drivers side, cool-ish on passenger side. Checked air mix door, worked fine. Recharged AC. Works great now. 
Honda Accord in Washington, United States
Jan 2008 - Apr 2012
Mar 2008

30000 mi
CD Player would not play CD's. 
Jan 2012

110000 mi

US $150
Power steering leak 
Honda Accord in Delaware, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2015
Dec 2012

111000 mi

US $180
replaced with oem 
Sep 2013

123000 mi

US $441
when starting the starter would stop before car turned over. replaced before car would not start at all. 
Jan 2015

129700 mi

US $800
stuck caliper needed to be replaced sway bar link 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2013
Feb 2013

82900 mi

US $10
Replaced o ring in power steering. 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Aug 2008

58000 mi

US $118
Power door lock quit responding. Lock actuator replaced. 
Jul 2009

76000 mi

US $384
Whine present. Dealer diagnosed as compressor, quoted $1364. Took to independent shop, replaced idler arm pulley, problem resolved. 
Jan 2012

130000 mi

US $200
Replaced worn CV joint 
Jun 2012

138000 mi

US $300
Replaced power steering pressure hose 
Feb 2015

168600 mi

US $700
Replaced both lower control arms and front struts. Replaced both valve cover gaskets. 
Mar 2018

185000 mi

US $100
Replaced both (yellowing) headlights,  new bulbs as well. 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Jan 2015

144700 mi

US $400
Rear calipers on both driver's & passenger's sides. 

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Nov 2004 - Dec 2012
Jun 2004

2000 mi
Driver's door would not close properly, was fixed under warranty but took a week to complete. 
Mar 2007

37000 mi
Radio backlight died. Initially a $500 cost, Honda Corporate ended up paying the bill as a favor to loyal Honda customers. 
Jul 2009

53000 mi
Front tire was leaking, turns out the wheel was 'heavily corroded' from the inside. Resolution was to scrub the corrosion off and coat the wheel, which the shop did gratis. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

160000 mi

US $500
Brake pads and rotors 
Jan 2018

169000 mi

US $800
Engine mounts 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Dec 2008 - Jan 2011
Sep 2008

76681 mi
replace transmission 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Feb 2014 - Aug 2016
Jul 2014

114300 mi

US $24
Replaced headlight 
Nov 2014

116000 mi

US $15
Replaced another headlight bulb. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Aug 2010 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

97000 mi

US $3400
Transmission completely failed 2 days after extended warranty expired. Burnt transmission oil discovered. American Honda declined to cover parts/repair under warranty. 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2008 - Feb 2009
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
- Jun 2009
Jun 2009

43000 mi

US $300
Replaced cracked condensor for air conditioner. 

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

75000 mi

US $20
Burned headlight. Bulb replaced. 
Honda Accord in Idaho, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

35000 mi
Replace mast clutch cylinder 
Aug 2008

42000 mi
Replace mast clutch cylinder 

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Sep 2010 - Dec 2011
May 2011

98000 mi

US $100
front, passenger side suspension link replaced with new one 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Nov 2017 - Apr 2018
Nov 2017

113000 mi

US $600
broke because didn't change the break pads for a long time 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2016
Sep 2007

110900 mi
Previous owner, bulb went out in stereo replaced whole unit under warranty 
Nov 2011

157000 mi

US $22
Door lock actuator (PAIN IN THE ASS) Door lock actuator (PAIN IN THE ASS) 
Dec 2016

209000 mi

US $444
o2 sensor 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2005 - Sep 2007
Jan 2005

1158 mi
Removed and replaced headliner and glove box door to remedy rattles. Replaced front and rear rotors and pads. 
Apr 2005

6103 mi
Replaced right rear interior roof pillar garnish. Replaced drivers back seat frame and pad and adjusted drivers seat linkage. 
Jul 2005

12800 mi
Refinished Drivers side fender and door to remedy clear coat blemishes. 
Jan 2006

20422 mi
Replaced sun visor. Adjusted glove box. Resurfaced and turned rotors. Adjusted Drivers Door for wind noise. Replaced belt trim on driver and passenger doors. 
Apr 2006

25370 mi
Repair leak at sunroof drain. 
Oct 2006

35000 mi
For the second time, the drivers seat frame and tracks had to be replaced. (I'm a very light weight person, and I'm the only one who ever drives the car, so that seat never moves!) replaced drivers seat bottom and tracks under warranty. 
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2010
Mar 2010

85000 mi
Passenger door lock actuator broken. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2014
Oct 2009

74000 mi

US $310
V-tec solenoid valve replaced. 
Jan 2010

75800 mi

US $600
Replaced faulty oxygen sensors. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Mar 2013 - Jan 2016
Oct 2013

132300 mi

US $175
Starter died. Replaced. Battery died. Combo Fl weathed and previous starter problem. 
Jan 2014

135000 mi

US $200
Headlight assemblies unclear due to weather and uv 
Feb 2014

136600 mi

US $300
Short disabling tail lights and blinkers. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Dec 2008 - Apr 2009
Jan 2009

71000 mi

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

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2003 Honda Accord

Engine not specified

Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

69440 mi

C $2020
Dripping tranny liquid as a result of diff bearing worn. Main case worn at diff bearings. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
May 2007 - Sep 2007
Jun 2007

39060 mi
Radio and climate control lights out 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Sep 2014

156000 mi

US $487
Car wouldn't crank. Starter went bad 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

194000 mi

US $150
My air wasn't working consistently. 

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2003 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in California, United States
Jan 2015 - Jul 2018
Oct 2016

65000 mi

US $320
Light behind radio died, dealer replaced faulty circuit board 
Jun 2017

68000 mi

US $222
Emission control valve replaced 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
Oct 2016

126000 mi

US $30
O2 sensor-Bank 1, sensor 2- needed to be replaced 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2017
Dec 2014

215000 mi

US $900
Failed coil. (Coil on plug) Leaking valve cover gaskets. 
Mar 2015

220000 mi

US $120
Sway bar links. All four corners. 
Oct 2015

222000 mi

US $200
Pads and rotors all four corners. Brake caliper left rear. 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
- Apr 2009
Apr 2009

100000 mi

US $2600
Honda factory built dealer installed transmission (failure was slow, nothing catastrophic - wouldn't "catch" in reverse and slipped between gears) 

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2003 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

109740 mi
Blown out Back Light 
Jun 2010

119660 mi

C $2000
Sensor on catalyst. Bearing on front wheel. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2010 - Feb 2016
Feb 2014

84100 mi
Rear right caliper seized. 
Aug 2014

87900 mi

US $700
EVAP hose full of water and filled EVAP canister, causing electrical failure. Not sure why it was filled with water, since the car is not typically even driven in the rain, never mind through puddles deep enough to possibly cause that. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Sep 2010
Apr 2010

199640 mi

C $178
Brakes, rotors, calipers all replaced 
May 2010

201500 mi

C $1000
replace timing belt and waterpump 
Sep 2010

207700 mi
Front passenger seat heater didn't work, could not be fixed. Trunk light out - can't find fault. Front headlights still fluctuate from brite to dim. Check engine light on - code for gas vapour recovery.  
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

69000 mi
Transmission failure right after taking used car delivery at First Texas Honda in Austin Texas. Apparent that prev single owner traded car for new Accord when the transmission began to fail. Did not notice it until after I drove it off the lot. 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2010 - Sep 2010
Sep 2010

81000 mi

US $130
Leaking steering rack caused power steering pump to burn out. Dealer recommends replacing steering rack + pump for ~$1700. Car not drivable until fixed. I elected not to fix and traded car in for new one instead. Paid $130 for diagosis 
Honda Accord in Saskatchewan, Canada
Aug 2010 - Oct 2010
Sep 2010

110360 mi

C $2000
Transmission was in the process of failing (slipping, falling out of gear, engine revving wildly). The transmission was rebuilt at the owner's expense although I personally believe this is a Honda defect. 
Honda Accord in Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 2013 - May 2013
May 2013

52080 mi

C $225
replaced noisy rear wheel bearing 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2016
Mar 2014

187000 mi

US $237
Windshield wiper casting cracked after hard freeze 
Jun 2015

195000 mi

US $700
Failed to start. Replaced alternator. 
Sep 2016

206000 mi

US $845
HVAC blower replacement 
Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
Dec 2013

110000 mi

US $6
Power Steering O Ring Replacement 
Apr 2014

112200 mi

US $10
Brake Light Switch replacement 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2013 - Dec 2017
Nov 2013

135700 mi

US $800
Rear main seal v6 
Jun 2014

100000 mi

US $3000
Blown transmission. Was able to limp to shop. 
Honda Accord in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2011 - Apr 2012
Feb 2011

125000 mi

US $180
Replaced alternator. Problem began with noise. Replaced with OEM part from internet 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Jul 2009 - Dec 2009
Aug 2009

87000 mi

US $115
Air conditioner blower fan quit working. 
Sep 2009

88000 mi

US $185
High pressure line for the power steering developed a leak. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2018
Oct 2010

83000 mi

US $1900
Transmission was slipping. Honda agreed with 50% good will repair. 
Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2014
Dec 2010

164000 mi
Windows Master Switch(es)(Board - including Relays) Had to be Replaced. Windows Master Switch (Including Board w/ Relays) was Replaced on this Trip, after this part being ordered by Dealer. 
Oct 2011

180000 mi

US $175
O2 Sensor Replaced 
Jun 2012

186000 mi

US $450
Throttle Position Sensor - Needed Replaced. 
Nov 2013

204400 mi

US $370
Replaced the Active Engine Mount. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Dec 2007 - Jun 2018
Jun 2010

45000 mi

US $380
Left front wheel speed sensor for ABS replaced. 
Sep 2011

54000 mi

US $600
Airbag check light remained on. Dealer first replaced Supplemental Restraint System computer. This did not fix the problem. After a second trip to the dealer the seat belt belt was replaced. This resolved the problem. 
Aug 2015

82500 mi

US $125
Engine suddenly started mis-firing and stalling. No check engine lights lit. Had car towed to dealer who downloaded updated engine fuel management software to engine control computer. Problem resolved. 
Sep 2015

83000 mi

US $285
Radio back-light illumination failed. Deal pulled radio and replaced circuit board with defective component. Repairs took three hours and were successful. 
Jun 2017

91000 mi

US $300
Engine miss firing. Limped to dealer. Faulty ignition coil replaced. Problem solved. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2006 - Mar 2016
Jul 2009

210000 mi

US $50
Replaced front catalyst heatshield to fix rattle. 
Oct 2009

218000 mi

US $400
Replaced alternator. 
Jan 2010

226000 mi

US $450
Left drive shaft replaced (broke shifting to drive while rolling backwards). 
Mar 2010

231000 mi

US $50
Replaced bad hood struts. 
Sep 2010

246000 mi

US $820
Leak in suction line to AC compressor. Replaced both AC lines. Condenser, radiator and hoses (due to proximity of condenser that required repair and the fact that radiator had sustained damage). 
Feb 2012

292700 mi

US $1200
Two catalytic convertors need replacement Power steering hose leaking 
Sep 2012

314000 mi

US $1200
Upper control arms, ball joints,  motor mounts, alternator 
Jan 2014

301700 mi

US $151
One of the axle seals needed to be replaced. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Aug 2006 - May 2010
Nov 2008

30000 mi

US $90
Optioned to have fuel injection system cleaned as I was having a rougher then normal idle. The cleaning fixed the problem.  
Feb 2009

31000 mi

US $2500
Installed engine motor mount kit,and radiator mounts to dampen vibration at idle,800 RPM. TSB based in 2004. Honda would not cover this due to over 5 years since purchase. 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2006 - Sep 2008
Oct 2006

30000 mi
The display for the radio and hvac controls went dark. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
May 2006 - Mar 2010
May 2007

27000 mi

US $120
Odor problem not resolved, the new filter was contaminated and replaced. Resolved by independant garage. Will trade in when a Plug-in Prius is manufactured. 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
May 2006 - Oct 2013
Apr 2007

61000 mi
Driver seatbelt latch failure. Parts ordered under extended warranty - car safe to drive as long as driver ensures that belt is correctly latched. 
Jun 2007

62000 mi
This was a continuation of the May trip for a faulty seat belt latch. After the dealer insisted nothing was wrong, a latch was ordered. Now with the new latch installed, it works more smoothly and no longer gets stuck capturing the driver in the vehicle 
Sep 2008

72000 mi
Rear window defroster fails to work or will not turn off automatically as designed. 
Oct 2008

73000 mi
Rear window defroster timer needed replacing. The dealer swapped it out and fixed it, although protesting that nothing was wrong despite the fact I demonstrated it not turning itself off. 
Feb 2009

75000 mi
Clamp on left front brake froze prematurely (brakes pads replaced 3000 miles ago). Clamp readjusted free of charge due to misalignment when installed intially by dealer. 
Nov 2009

86000 mi
Another transmission problem, this time a seeping transmission seal identifed during oil change. Part not in stock so had to return a week later to have it installed - took 2.5 hours and would have cost $250 without extended warranty. Wear of rubber "boots" on trasnmission seals. Normally would have cost about $250-$300 to repair, but $800 extended warranty orginally purchased covered it. Total repairs under extended warranty add up to $1200, which makes it worth it for this car. 
May 2010

95100 mi
Rear defroster will not turn off and will drain the battery. Control unit went bad, $4500 repair. Part ordered under extended warranty at no charge and will be replaced a week later. Parts installed so now rear defroster once again works correctly. Rear defroster will not turn off and will drain the battery. Control unit went bad, $4500 repair. Part ordered under extended warranty at no charge and will be replaced a week later. 
Aug 2010

99000 mi

US $67
Bulbs blew out due to short. Short was repaired and lights restored. 
Dec 2010

104000 mi

US $200
No heat with temperatures below freezing. Self diagnosed that the blower motor was out. Checked fuse, was not issue. Determined the capacitor for the blower motor was out or the blower itself was shot. Dealer diagnosed capacitor and fixed. 
Mar 2011

107000 mi
GPS stopped talking - just static. I rest the system by pulling the DVD, and then manually used the IBM voice recognition to reset the system. System resumed speaking normally after these corrective actions, static disappeared. 
Jun 2011

111000 mi
GPS is dead. Would cost minimum $800 to fix, and display is dying as well which would make it much more. AC and radio/cd still work in center stack (basic functionality) so will use the car with some functionality lost. 
May 2012

120000 mi

US $20
Power steering pump is leaking fluid at a slow rate. Did not fix yet as dealer advised not necessary, but refilled reservoir for now. Will proabably need to be replaced at 125,000. 
Jul 2012

124000 mi

US $20
Headlight bulb was stuck after 9 years, 124,000 miles. Tried to change myself and failed. Dealer tried to change and after 20 minutes, was able to. Did not charge additional labor for the repair, just the part cost from the parts department 
Aug 2012

125000 mi

US $517
Lower ball joints replaced as worn out on roads in the northeast (pot holes, deteriorated roads). Lower ball joints last between 100,000 and 150,000 miles, so this was regarded as average. Lower ball joints replaced as worn out on roads in the northeast (pot holes, deteriorated roads). Lower ball joints last between 100,000 and 150,000 miles, so this was regarded as average. 
Oct 2012

126300 mi
Power steering has been seeping, linked to engine fires by the federal government. Under recall Honda will repair the power steering hose with a temporary fix until Q1 2013 when a permanent fix is available and a second repair will occur. 
Apr 2013

135000 mi
Follow up repair to the recall made in Q4 2012. Temporary fix held up, now replacement parts for power steering are available from Honda. The car will be back in the shop for an estimated 90 minutes to fix the steering preventing a fire. 
Sep 2013

135000 mi

US $850
Heads-up display short. During 135,000 mile service, determined that rough shifting was caused by worn out engine mounts which needed replacing. This was $600 of the total cost of repair. 
Oct 2013

135000 mi
Engine mounts shot - repairs estimated to cost $700 Heads up display failed, and GPS sound is shot. Told that both problems are connected, a new unit would be $3500, perhaps a used would be $2000. 
Honda Accord in Arizona, United States
May 2006 - Jul 2014
Nov 2007

88000 mi

US $300
Power steering pump 
Dec 2010

122000 mi

US $380
New O2 sensor 
Aug 2011

130000 mi

US $700
motor mounts,  ps hose, struts,  interior door handles. 
Oct 2012

142000 mi

US $70
weather strip on window driver door power control housing broke. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009

120000 mi

US $50
Stabilizer bar end links. Replaced by a friend, so labor free. 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2007 - Jul 2009
Jan 2009

99000 mi

US $19
RF low beam bulb burned out. Replaced both. 
May 2009

105000 mi

US $198
Automatic transmission began shifting erratically. Took car to dealer for diagnosis. Dealer checked line pressures and computer codes, and recommended transmission replacement! 
Jul 2009

106000 mi
HVAC/audio LCD display failed at 104K miles. (apparently a known problem). 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2008 - Dec 2011
Dec 2009

94000 mi

US $6
Faulty brake switch resulting in TCS light coming on and intermittent difficulty shifting out of park. Switch replaced by owner. 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2008 - Oct 2017
Feb 2010

113000 mi

US $25
Replaced driver's side headlamp. 
Nov 2013

179600 mi

US $18
Car made terrible squeal when cold. Googled problem. Found faulty power steering gasket. Bought new gasket and fluid from dealer. Drained old fluid, replaced gasket and refilled with new fluid. Problem fixed. 
Mar 2014

186000 mi

US $2100
Repair and replace left front axle that snapped. Replaced sway bars and bushings. 
Aug 2016

233300 mi
Went to open the fuel release located in driver's floor with trunk release. Door would not open. Trunk still opened. Found cable pulled out of plastic piece. Could not fix so disconnected fuel release cable in trunk. Must manually open door. 
Sep 2017

253000 mi

US $1100
Caliper was shot on rear driver side. Vibration and hot lug nuts lead to my diagnosis. Shop replaced both rear calipers, hoses, rotors and pads. Also replaced front rotors. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
Sep 2008

175000 mi

US $2500
This was the third transmission put in vehicle. First was replaced at 60,000. Second replaced at 165,000. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

115000 mi

US $200
Rear rotors, pads, brake hardware, and right caliper. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2016
Nov 2013

250700 mi

US $200
stabilizer bar end needed to be re-bolted 
Aug 2015

282700 mi
Air bag light - defective switch in seat belt latch reporting it was not connected - seat belt latch replaced under seat belt system warranty 
Dec 2015

287000 mi

US $700
Rust removal and repainting 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2015
Mar 2008

99000 mi

US $900
Transmission would only operate in one 'gear' 
Sep 2012

143000 mi

US $320
PCM throwing error 
Honda Accord in Kansas, United States
Feb 2009 - Dec 2014
Jun 2012

158000 mi

US $800
Replaced front control arms (right and left) due to bushing failure 
Dec 2014

180000 mi
Transmission was slipping, mechanic recommended rebuilding at a cost of $2,500. I just flushed and added an additive to extend life. 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Dec 2013 - Apr 2014
Dec 2013

164000 mi

US $500
The calipers on 3 brakes were rusted stuck after 10 years of midwest weather. I replaced all four calipers, rotors and pads myself. Not that hard really, once you watch a few youtube videos. I saved $1500 DIY'ing compared to dealer's asking. 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
- Apr 2009
Apr 2009

120000 mi

US $200
Had to have "chip" in engine replaced as it was causing engine light to go off, and supposedly affecting performance 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
May 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

127000 mi

US $115
Radio/HVAC screen no longer lights up. Spent many hours trying a couple of fixes found online and swapping head units. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Oct 2004 - Mar 2010
Dec 2004

35000 mi
Dealer replaced radio/ac display after LCD display went blank. 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

134005 mi

US $6
SRS indicator light on. Dealer replaced faulty drivers side seat belt buckle under warranty. Brake light indicator on. Replaced faulty brake switch under brake pedal. 
Apr 2014

136629 mi

US $82
Replaced the 3rd & 4th gear pressure switches on the Tranmission in an effort to prolong my dying transmission. 
Jun 2015

155395 mi

US $3619
New Jasper 5-speed transmission installed. New Jasper 5-speed transmission installed. 
Jul 2017

192000 mi

US $60
Tried to repair the the bad link between the ABS Module and the ECM (currently no communication between them). I replaced the ABS module, however still not fixed. Next step is to replace ECM. Grrrrrr. 
Jan 2018

200000 mi

US $175
Power Steering Pump replacement. 
Honda Accord in Kansas, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2014

175000 mi

US $300
blower motor for heat and air was replaced. 
Jul 2015

183300 mi

US $175
something about the blower and air filter 
Jan 2016

178700 mi

US $300
had to replace the alternator. 
Oct 2016

197300 mi
Cruise control stopped working. 
Jul 2017

203000 mi
I didn't get the air conditioner fixed. I was told it was the compressor and would cost $300. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2005 - Mar 2010
Jan 2005

47740 mi

C $3000
Transmission replaced. Dealership covered the cost. 

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2003 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in California, United States
Dec 2014 - Sep 2015
Jan 2015

US $150
Power steering pump leaking 
Honda Accord in Wisconsin, United States
May 2015 - Feb 2016
May 2015

194000 mi

US $300
Swaybar bushings 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Mar 2011
Nov 2009

107880 mi

C $450
power steering pump became noisy, did not wait for failure and had it replaced 
Jul 2010

122760 mi

C $1500
driveshafts replaced because of significant shaking at 100 km/h 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2009 - Dec 2013
Apr 2012

115520 mi

C $1640
Manual transmission became increasingly difficult to shift. Took it to transmission shop for a new throwout bearing, but needed a new shaft to slide on, so a used transmission was ordered from wrecker. Second big repair on my 5-spd manual. 
Sep 2012

119660 mi

C $169
Sway bar link snapped during hard left turn at speed, and link was seen hanging down. Local garage replaced both links with aftermarket parts. 
Nov 2013

132680 mi

C $565
Right CV driveshaft snapped in half due to water and rust (rusted under rubber seal). Shaft broke after mechanic replaced rear brakes and was test driving the car. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Nov 2010 - Apr 2018
Oct 2011

125000 mi

US $550
Bushings on front control arms were worn out. Replaced entire control arm as was similar cost to labor of removing/installing new bushings. 
Nov 2013

149700 mi

US $240
Engine wouldn't rev above 2500 RPM. VTEC oil pressure switch replaced. 
Jun 2015

178000 mi

US $150
Over the course of a year start-up cranking had slowed down. Main power cable from battery had internal corrosion. Replaced. You actually don't have to remove the intake manifold to do this, but you'll need a ratcheting combination wrench. 
Feb 2016

187000 mi

US $280
Engine start had progressively gotten weaker over 2-3 years. Replaced starter with Honda genuine remanufactured starter and startup now sounds like a brand new car. 
Feb 2017

199000 mi

US $7
Replaced broken clip that secures hood arm in place. 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
May 2011

65000 mi

US $173
replaced catalytic converter heat shield 
Apr 2014

85700 mi

US $200
replaced rear stabilizer links 
May 2014

87000 mi

US $600
backlight on Radio and Clock failed 90,000 mile service PLUS replace right front ball joint 
Feb 2015

97000 mi

US $475
replace both front stabilizer links, replace both front compliance bushings. the bushings dried out as did the links.  
Feb 2016

104000 mi

US $2243
replaced clutch, master and slave cylinders 
Jun 2018

118000 mi

US $625
replace lower front driver's side ball joint 
Honda Accord in Utah, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2013
Sep 2011

128000 mi
new left front axle new ball joint boot 
Mar 2012

136000 mi

US $50
Passenger side axle created vibration. Replaced with new from online auto parts. 
Feb 2013

144100 mi

US $92
Battery fuse was blown. 
Jun 2013

147000 mi

US $17
Had to replace the TPS for what was thought to be a high idle. Did not fix problem. 
Jul 2013

148000 mi

US $48
O2 sensor was bad. 
Dec 2013

150000 mi
High idle never fixed. 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2015 - Mar 2017
Aug 2015

254400 mi
Catalytic converter 
Dec 2015

263000 mi

US $311
Car had trouble starting. It either started right away or after the ignition beeped 6 times. 1st honda dealership said starter. my mechanic said ignition switch which is what 2nd honda dealership also said & fixed. Switch & lock assembly. 
Apr 2016

270000 mi

US $495
Starter finally went after 268-269k miles. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2009

72000 mi

US $200
Driver's side door look actuator replaced. 
Jun 2009

74000 mi

US $945
A/C compressor locked up and needed to be replaced. Airbag sensor replaced on the drivers seat under extended warranty. 
Honda Accord in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

95480 mi

C $360
Rubbing noise appearing to come from front of vehicle. Replaced front right wheel bearing, did not resolve. Turned rotors and pushed away backing plate, did not resolve. 
Sep 2008

99820 mi
Torn catalytic converter heat shield. 
Honda Accord in Vermont, United States
Jun 2016 - Jan 2017
Sep 2016

175000 mi

US $350
Leak in Power steering return line. Line repaired 
Honda Accord in Vermont, United States
Mar 2014 - Nov 2017
Apr 2014

119500 mi
Replaced Clutch Assembly Replaced rear brake assembly on both tires 
Nov 2014

127000 mi

US $1
Reverse lights wouldn't turn on when the vehicle is shifted into reverse The line to the Gas Cap was severed. 
Mar 2015

131000 mi

US $5
Driver-side low beam head light burnt out. 
Mar 2016

141000 mi

US $621
Binding brake caliper on front passenger side. Pads, rotors and the caliper were replaced. 
Apr 2017

148000 mi

US $800
Leaking rear-left caliper, rusty rotors, worn pads. Replaced all had the air conditioning coil and clutch replaced 
May 2017

151000 mi

US $100
Replaced engine knock sensor 
Oct 2017

155000 mi

US $80
Exhaust flanges were rusted. It was replaced 
Honda Accord in Arizona, United States
Mar 2008 - Nov 2016
Dec 2010

111000 mi

US $15
Brake light switch failed, car had no brake lights. Purchased new switch from dealer and replaced myself. 
Jan 2011

153800 mi

US $316
Alternator was making loud whining noise and car turned over slow upon starting. Testing confirmed that alternator was failing. Shop replaced alternator. Don't go to the dealer for this, would have been more than twice as much. 
Apr 2011

118000 mi

US $460
manual transmission was difficult to get into and out of gear. Clutch master cylinder had failed and was replaced. Actual clutch disk will most likely be next.  Window washer pump quit working. Just living with out the washer function, wipers still work fine. 
May 2011

119300 mi

US $847
Clutch finally let go. Was replaced and flywheel resurfaced. Throw out bearing replaced as well. Clutch pedal is MUCH easier to push now. Was shown the old throw out bearing and I am amazed that it even worked given its condition. 
Oct 2011

126000 mi

US $40
While doing service it was noted that the power steering pump was leaking. Luckily it had not failed yet. Dealer replaced seals. Windshield washer pump had failed a long time ago. Purchased a used one from junk yard with the tank attached for $40. Installed myself. Had to remove front tire and the passenger inner fender to gain access. Replaced windshield washer resivoir because the pump had failed. Purchased a used one at salvage yard and installed. 
Feb 2012

132000 mi

US $15
Driver side headlight burned out. Replaced. Be warned replacement on this car is VERY difficult. Battery had to be removed. Make sure you have a 90 degree angle screw driver or a very short phillips head. Took a hour for just one side. 
Aug 2013

156000 mi

US $40
Power door lock actuator failed. I replaced it myself. 
Mar 2014

164000 mi

US $41
Replaced power lock actuator last August with OEM Honda part. Part failed after 60 days and was replaced under one year warranty. Installed second actuator and is working fine so far. 
Jun 2014

168000 mi

US $165
Window motor/regulator failed. Auto glass store installed new part that I purchased. 
Sep 2014

172000 mi

US $100
Radiator cooling fan failed. Purchased new motor and installed myself AC blowing warm when idling. Took to have recharged. Shop informed me that radiator cooling fan was not working. I replaced fan. All worked fine until AC compressor coil/clutch failed. Replaced compressor and related parts totaling $650 
Oct 2014

172700 mi

US $75
System worked well for 10 days after replacing compressor etc. System completely stopped working at that point. Problem was a failed blower motor resistor. Was replaced and has worked fine since. 
Apr 2015

179700 mi

US $210
Alternator failed. Purchased new and shop installed 
Nov 2015

189000 mi

US $35
Driver seat heater switch stopped working. Purchased new switch and installed. Fixed problem. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
May 2006 - Mar 2010
May 2007

91000 mi

US $170
No cooling from air conditioning. Freon recharged. No obvious leak 

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2003 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

141000 mi

US $131
Battery finally died after 7 years. 
Oct 2015

150700 mi

US $28
Replaced worn & squeaky serpentine belt 
May 2016

161000 mi
power steering pump is going bad, chose not to replace yet. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

92000 mi

US $300
Radio unit malfunction, display and audio goes off intermittently. 
Aug 2014

98300 mi

US $1600
Camshaft pitting, needed to be replaced. 
May 2018

116900 mi

US $60
Wire that is attached to window regulator motor snapped. Window slid down, could not roll up. Regulator motor replaced. 
Jun 2018

117050 mi

US $25
Buzzing when key turned to start. Replaced starter switch. 35130-SAA-J51 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2012
Oct 2011

136700 mi

US $350
02 sensor 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - May 2019
Sep 2012

91760 mi

C $15
Rear brake light/shift release switch needed to be replaced. Performed repair myself, less than an hour. Toughest part is getting the panel clips to release. 
Mar 2013

93620 mi

C $250
Serpentine belt replaced 
Jan 2014

87260 mi

C $100
Dead battery replacement. 
May 2019

112716 mi

C $125
New pads on all wheels. More expensive pads only because others were not in stock. 
Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Oct 2009

78000 mi

US $250
Replaced faulty O2 Sensor with new one. CEL came on. Had tested and this is what the problem was. No problem since repair.  
Honda Accord in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2015 - Sep 2016
Jul 2015

123480 mi

C $90
Replaced bad Air-Fuel Ratio Sensor. 
May 2016

128820 mi

C $150
Replaced dead battery. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2016 - May 2019
Dec 2016

167400 mi

C $12
replaced front right upper control arm due to ball joint failing. starter would not turn, needed new starter Removed battery to change headlight low beam bulb on driver side. 
Apr 2017

168020 mi

C $200
Wiper motor was replaced left driveshaft snapped while under normal driving conditions. 
Sep 2017

172360 mi

C $150
heard a whining sound, tested alternator voltage and amperage and it was starting to show end of life. Car died in driveway the following week. 
Oct 2017

173600 mi

C $35
replace rear pads 
May 2018

180420 mi

C $30
Replace driver front door check 
Feb 2019

123449 mi

C $33
replace door latch cable (driver side) replace front sway bar end links 
Mar 2019

185938 mi

C $65
replace rear rotors, pads, bleed system 
May 2019

186620 mi

C $25
replace bearing and hub 
Honda Accord in Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 2014 - Oct 2015
Nov 2014

168680 mi

C $775
Replace windshield b/c of leak at base of same. Bodywork done at both sides where windshield joins body. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Apr 2009 - Apr 2014
Apr 2010

48000 mi
Wind Shield washer pump went bad. Now replaced. That was my main reason for taking it to an independent repair shop. Other things done were for maintenance such as battery, inside air filter and rotate tires. 
Nov 2010

54800 mi

US $60
The push button on the automatic shift handle sheared off. Plastic inside. Glued it and it worked fine but decided to replace anyway. 
Aug 2011

62000 mi

US $150
Bad fuse for a/c. Once replaced a/c worked fine. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
Oct 2015

219800 mi

US $400
Starter failed 
Mar 2016

224000 mi
Timing chain stretched 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2015
Jun 2010

114000 mi

US $226
Turn signal/flasher relay failed ABS light comes on intermittently. Right front wheel ABS speed sensor may be failing. Not affecting braking. Will live with it until I can pay for its replacement. Driver's side power door window one-touch feature malfunctioning. When raising window with one-touch, glass closes then retracts half way. But glass closes when holding switch. $554 to repair. Will live with it for now. Update: went away on own. 
Sep 2010

118000 mi

US $665
Radio shut off,then A/C,then instruments stopped working.Engine kept running.Limped home.Car wouldn't start even with hotshot;no electrical activity.Towed to shop.Main fuse battery replaced.Alternator tests OK but..(?)Call if problem recurs Previous issue recurred.Radio shut off, then AC, engine kept running until stopped for gas.Died.Hot shot to start. Limped to dealer. Alternator died; Tests only showed alt."bad" not why.Replaced.Techs perplexed. As of now, so far so good. 
Mar 2011

124000 mi
The paint is rapidly deteriorating: "clearcoat failure". Had owner of a high end body shop look at it. Said he wouldn't touch it do to his high price and car's 10 year+ age. 
Oct 2011

130000 mi

US $150
Rattling in front suspension. Suspected sway bar end link bushings were shot. They were. 
Dec 2011

132000 mi

US $562
Starter died. Towed to Pep Boys who claimed to have part in stock. They didn't! Two days in shop. One day with a rental. 
Mar 2012

134000 mi

US $556
Rhythmic drumming of front tires 
Apr 2012

135000 mi

US $565
Dealer claimed howling due to bad tires. Had tire shop replace rear hub/bearing. Silent since then. 
May 2012

136000 mi

US $122
CHMSL light out. 
Jun 2012

137000 mi

US $215
Dealer found driver side engine mounts broken. Took it to another shop for second opinion. Mounts shot. Control arm bushings shot too. Did not notice a problem. Mounts replaced. Handling seriously better after repair! Bushings will wait. Previous engine mount problem put stress on front lower control arm bushings that were "torn". 
Jul 2012

137500 mi
Radio began shutting off and clock display went blank, then coming back on after 30 seconds or so. Has become more frequent including when CD is playing. According to DriveAccord.net problem is with circuit board and common to early 7th gen Accords. 
Sep 2012

140140 mi

US $306
Wheel had been whining for some time. Dealer said it was "loud tires". 
Aug 2015

160000 mi
Transmission began slipping from start on a Thurs. Once. No problem until Sun. Began slipping in all gears; wouldn't stay in any gear. Parked it. Lowest estimate $2500 no warranty. Decided to replace the car. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Apr 2008 - Jul 2014
Nov 2008

78000 mi
Radio display went dark Radio repaired by replacing circuit board. 
Jan 2009

80000 mi

US $465
Broken window regulator. 
Apr 2009

85000 mi

US $365
Replaced wheel bearing 
Aug 2009

89000 mi

US $320
replaced ball joint 
May 2010

97500 mi

US $250
rear anti sway bar repaired 
Oct 2010

100000 mi

US $1000
premature failure of permanent timing CHAIN. Not happy as Honda would not even discount parts for the repair. should have bought a Hyundai  
Jan 2011

94800 mi

US $250
wiper link broke wiper parts installed after received. disturbed that such a vital part not stocked 
May 2011

104000 mi

US $455
left tie rod and right ball joints upper and lower. 
May 2012

111500 mi

US $430
replaced fuse block controlling power windows 
Jun 2012

112000 mi

US $950
Brakes rotors and rear calipers 
Feb 2013

115300 mi

US $650
Rack and pinion leaking fluid requires replacing whole unit replaced with rebuilt not new. New quoted at dealer $1100 
May 2013

117000 mi
Previous repair was leaking fluid. Lines tightened 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2017
Jul 2009

118000 mi

US $137
The air conditioning was recharged. It has never been recharged since I bought the car new, and I wanted to make sure that it would keep the car cool for an upcoming trip to Georgia and South Carolina. 
Dec 2009

125000 mi

US $88
The paint was peeling off the outside front passenger door handle. The handle was replaced by the dealer.  
Mar 2012

172000 mi

US $1045
The catalytic converter and an oxygen sensor were replaced. 
Jul 2013

198800 mi

US $700
The ignition needed to be replaced. When the key was turned, the starter often wouldn't "catch" immediately. The engine would slowly turn, and then "catch" and the car would start. It turned out that the ignition was worn in places. 
Jan 2014

193500 mi

US $900
The power steering hose was leaking fluid. The dealer replaced the hose, refilled the fluid and cleaned the system. The catalytic converter and an oxygen sensor were replaced. 
May 2014

216000 mi

US $800
The air conditioning compressor needed rebuilt, the system needed recharged, and the switch to engage the compressor needed to be replaced. 
Mar 2015

231000 mi

US $438
The passenger side rear wheel bearing needed to be replaced. It was very noisy. The dealer replaced it, and the noise was eliminated. 
May 2016

251600 mi

US $680
The front sway bar link was replaced. 
Sep 2016

258000 mi

US $692
The alternator had to be replaced, along with the serpentine belt. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Aug 2008 - Nov 2010
Feb 2010

108800 mi

US $300
Adjusted valves, replaced spark plugs and gas cap. Valves were noisy for awhile. Plugs needed replacement. Never changed it since bought vehicle new in 2003. Check engine light was due to worn gas cap. I even checked it a couple of times!! 
Honda Accord in Arkansas, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2014
Apr 2008

55000 mi
Illumination of radio readout failed; apparently a common problem with '03 Accords, for which Honda has extended the warranty. 
Jun 2010

81000 mi

US $20
Daughter who now drives the car had trouble with car not shifting out of park; we discovered the problem was the brake light switch connected to the brake pedal, which meant she had no brake lights when the car was being driven. 
Jun 2011

88000 mi

US $150
Water leak into rear passenger-side; dealership resealed door, but recent rains revealed the problem still exists. Update: later went away, perhaps because the car was no longer parked on an incline. 
Nov 2011

92000 mi

US $65
Check Engine light indicated problem with rear oxygen sensor, purchased new sensor at Autozone and replaced (with the aid of borrowed wrench from Autozone and info on web). 
Dec 2014

114000 mi
When they went through the vehicle after the wreck they said the seatbelts weren't retracting properly so they were going to replace those. 
Honda Accord in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2007 - May 2011
Aug 2007

60760 mi
leak around trany filler pipe.Thought it was over filled But was a defective seal by pipe 
Aug 2009

105400 mi

C $520
Loud humming in rear like aggressive winter tire howl. One Rear wheel bearing hub went, changed both units for convenience. 
Sep 2009

106640 mi
tsb-- radio audio screen went blank, Over the 160,000 km extent warr. But Dealer covered it 
Feb 2010

112180 mi

C $200
AIR INTO ABS SYSTEM. Previous repair maybe did the wrong bleed tire protocol 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2012
Aug 2009

56000 mi
Power Door Lock and Horn 
Jun 2010

63000 mi

US $1500
Air Conditioning compressor died with only 63000 on the clock! 
Honda Accord in Arkansas, United States
Jun 2015 - Mar 2018
Jul 2015

36500 mi

US $100
broken door lock actuator radio light not working. Removed radio to repair motherboard on cd player but light still doesn't work stopping ability was not good. bled brakes 
Jan 2016

US $240
Replaced radio due to inoperative live in center stack 
Mar 2018

78000 mi

US $50
replaced idler pulley due to squealling 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2014
Dec 2010

104000 mi

US $108
Left headlight out and need to be replaced. Expired inspection sticker on it so car needed to be inspected. Battery was disconnected, which disabled codes, car failed inspection. Car reinspected, but radio code doesn't work. After disconnecting the battery car needed to be reinspected, but the radio still did not work. 
Jun 2011

110000 mi

US $30
Car was taken by repair shop to dealer, radio removed, code entered, radio re-installed. 
Honda Accord in Illinois, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2016
Jun 2009

39000 mi
Brake Shield was rubbing on the rotor. Took wheel off and bent brake shield back into place. 5 minutes with jack and tire iron. 
Nov 2009

44000 mi

US $280
Check Engine light came on. Code said Oxygen sensor. Mechanic replaced sensor and fixed the code. 
Sep 2015

69000 mi

US $10
Headliner fabric began to droop. Repaired it with fabric tacks into the roof. 
Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
May 2008 - Aug 2016
Aug 2010

68000 mi

US $1400
replaced condenser and clutch on air conditioner. 
Apr 2011

76800 mi

US $200
AC not working--needed to be recharged. 
Feb 2012

91800 mi

US $385
Had to change out a circuit board behind the radio/AC dash 
May 2016

121000 mi
Had belt tensioner replaced 
Honda Accord in Wisconsin, United States
May 2007 - Dec 2013
Jun 2010

113000 mi

US $700
I noticed the rear brakes were squeaking. I found that odd since the car had new brake pads and rotors cut at 80,000. Dealer told me the rotors were bad and pads were gone. Also, a boot of some kind was leaking fluid on the left rear pad 
Mar 2012

143000 mi

US $250
Air box needed to be fixed. 
Jun 2013

171000 mi

US $1000
Front and rear brake job, oil change, VTEC solenoid replaced. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Apr 2012 - Jan 2013
Dec 2012

41000 mi

US $85
Bad O2 sensor that needed to be replaced 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2017 - Oct 2017
Jun 2017

150040 mi

C $900
Replaced the A/C Hoses & Fittings 
Sep 2017

153140 mi

C $50
Replaced Left turn signal relay - Honda part 38300-SDB-A03. $50 from dealer. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Jun 2017 - Mar 2019
Jul 2017

198000 mi

US $40
Check engine light came on. Code showed throttle position sensor was failing but tested it with the voltmeter and it seemed OK. Further inspection showed that the air intake hose was cracked. Replace the hose. So far, so good. 
Sep 2017

200000 mi

US $150
Alternator failed. Replaced by owner. Car wouldn't start. Tested the alternator and the starter. Starter was OK, but alternator failed. Replaced the alternator. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

124000 mi
wiper motor replaced under recall. Complete failure of motor caused to to check recall listing for car. 
Oct 2014

146200 mi

US $14
Replaced brake light switch 
Jul 2017

176000 mi

US $350
replaced compressor, evaporator, accumulator. evacuated/Recharged 
Nov 2017

180000 mi

US $30
wiper assembly wore out 
Feb 2018

192000 mi

US $200
srs module sent off for repair replace control unit included in radio/cd/climate control 
Jun 2018

193000 mi

US $60
Replaced Transmission filter,drained and replaced Transmission fluid. Transmission slipping occationally 
Honda Accord in California, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2011
Oct 2010

36000 mi

US $350
Oxygen sensor 
Honda Accord in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Sep 2011 - Dec 2014
Sep 2012

62620 mi

C $35
replaced accessory drive belt 
Mar 2013

65100 mi

C $256
spring drivers side 
Jul 2013

70760 mi

C $500
Bushings and strut 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

215000 mi

US $10
valve cover gasket replacement 
Feb 2018

220000 mi

US $1900
Engine failed at 220K. Replaced it and transmission with low mileage Japanese Domestic Motors (JDM). 
Honda Accord in Delaware, United States
May 2006 - May 2015
May 2007

89000 mi

US $300
Catalytic Converter lower cover fell off and dragged on ground. Upper cover was rattling. Caused the Oxygen Sensor to go bad and be replaced. 
Sep 2008

113000 mi
Airbag warning light related to faulty seatbelt sensor. ABS light related to faulty wheel-speed sensor repaired. 
Apr 2009

119000 mi

US $275
Right front wheel speed sensor needed replacement. made the "ABS" warning light illuminate. 
Mar 2014

160000 mi

US $173
Exhaust leak 
Apr 2014

160300 mi

US $260
Oxygen sensor 
Apr 2015

166000 mi

US $150
Intermittent hesitation. Added fuel system cleaner. 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
May 2006 - Sep 2012
Sep 2007

43000 mi
Loud static on the stereo - cannot be turned off with the volume control until the car is restarted. 
Sep 2009

64000 mi

US $150
A/C was cutting in and out. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Jan 2014 - Sep 2014
Jan 2014

110000 mi

US $375
Replaced engine knock sensor. 
Sep 2014

123000 mi

US $450
Replaced worn wheel bearing Replaced worn serpentine belt 
Honda Accord in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jul 2018
Dec 2016

117800 mi

C $60
Check engine light was on. Code reader diagnosed as failure of the downstream O2 sensor. (4 cyl). Purchased part online (amazon) and replaced by self. Took 1 hour. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
May 2013 - Jul 2018
Jan 2014

37300 mi

US $35
brake light switch failure, caused car to be stuck in park. Switch replaced problem solved. 
Apr 2018

84000 mi

US $120
changed oil to 0-20 and serpentine belt. After this the idle was fluctuating (possibly to the lower friction on the oil plus other underlying cause). idle control valve replaced, coolant cap inspected and cleaned, PCV valve inspected and cleaned. new ceramic brakes and rotors on all 4 corners 
Jul 2018

85000 mi

US $100
replaced bad starter 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
Aug 2014

135000 mi

US $230
Ignition Switch Replaced by local mechanic 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jun 2017 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

158000 mi

US $600
Condenser broken 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
May 2011 - May 2013
Jul 2012

164300 mi

US $15
Stabilizer bar link found broken on left side during oil change no symptoms had been noticed while driving. Replaced with after market part for less than $15. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2016
Nov 2011

52000 mi

US $322
Previous repair to drivers power window motor (replaced 2/2011) failed again in 10/2011. We had to pay for labor but replacement motor was covered. rear sway bar links were clicking during cold weather conditions while driving over bumps, was becoming very annoying.Both sides replaced, problem fixed. 
Feb 2013

59600 mi
Exhaust leak at both flanges on first exhaust pipe 
Jun 2013

61000 mi

US $1095
needed passenger upper control arm with Ball joint (ball joint was very loose) Exhaust leak at the flex pipe. Catalytic converter could not be separated and flange failed, requiring the entire exhaust system to be replaced. Serpentine belt replaced 
Apr 2014

64200 mi

US $13
headlight low beam changed on both lights output was dim 
Jan 2016

65200 mi

US $550
replace exhaust system again. Complete system was replaced 29 months ago. Did not think that this amount of time was resonable After exhaust system was replaced the oxygen sensor failed at pick up time 
Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2011
Feb 2011

140000 mi

US $1045
some emissions part was flooding with water. 1st trip, they replaced a sensor and something else and took out the water,2nd trip they replaced some more parts and said water was back in. 
Apr 2011

140300 mi

US $1045
had a problem with water getting into some part related to emissions 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
Dec 2011

138000 mi

US $485
replaced the starter replaced the starter 
Jul 2012

148700 mi

US $150
replace lower ball joint that was loose 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
Feb 2015

99000 mi
Bad O2 sensor 
Mar 2015

100000 mi

US $65
Bad driver side power window motor 
Jun 2015

102000 mi
Leak in AC system. No longer holds charge 
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2014
Sep 2014

150000 mi

US $700
Replaced front brake pads. Machine turned front rotors. Replaced starter. 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2015
Sep 2015

125000 mi
Faulty relay switches 

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2003 Honda Accord 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2008

48980 mi

C $650
Brake sensor failed, master cylinder (which includes the sensor) needed to be replaced. 

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2003 Honda Accord 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

85000 mi

US $50
Brakes pedal needed adjusting; brake lights not working and vehicle would not move out of park. 

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2003 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Indiana, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2018
Sep 2008

72000 mi

US $250
Driver's seat bracket/base came apart. 
Jan 2009

78000 mi

US $250
Vehicle drifiting left due to mis-aligned wheels (one too many potholes). 
Dec 2010

101000 mi

US $15
Heat shield replaced 
Jul 2011

107300 mi

US $1200
R&R Timing belt tensioner. 
Aug 2012

120300 mi
Audio/ECS display illumination inop. Apparent known design deficiency not covered by extended Honda warranty due to mileage limitation. 
Sep 2017

176000 mi

US $450
Clutch slave servo valve 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2013 - Mar 2018
Apr 2014

137520 mi
The engine light came on and the car felt very hesitant to move and shook a lot during idle, the car then stalled on the road. I immediately took it to a mechanic and diagnosis showed it was a faulty ignition coil. 
Oct 2014

142380 mi

C $300
Alternator was making noise and the diagnosis was the alternator 
May 2015

147560 mi

C $300
The parking brake mechanism in both rear calipers failed. Brakes still worked fine but the parking brake did not hold. Calipers replaced as DIY in about 4 hours time. 
Jul 2015

148680 mi

C $250
Front passenger caliper seized and needed replacing/rebuilding 
Jun 2017

158100 mi

C $120
Starter was no longer turning the engine over. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Feb 2007 - Sep 2014
Jul 2007

105000 mi

US $1200
airconditioning 
Jan 2010

168400 mi
car burns oil, one quart every 1000 miles 
Dec 2010

163000 mi

US $1500
bad catalytic converter that causes check engine light to go on 
Jan 2011

172600 mi

US $786
bad catalytic converter and O2 sensor 01/28/11 catalytic converter, heat shields, and oxygen sensor 
Oct 2011

181000 mi

US $218
courtesy light over the dash that goes on and off when door opened quit working all together. Dome light unit replaced. 
Aug 2012

195000 mi

US $256
replace oil pan replaced power steering hose 
Oct 2012

197500 mi

US $152
windshield wiper motor 
Dec 2012

200000 mi

US $384
alternator was failing and noisy. 
Jul 2013

208000 mi

US $450
replaced rear brakes and rotors and a leak around a caliper replaced air intake boot and fan blower motor resistor APP gasoline throttle control 
Nov 2013

213000 mi

US $269
valve cover gasket 
Dec 2013

214000 mi

US $395
thorougly clean E.G.R. system and modify oxygen sensor 
Jul 2014

220000 mi

US $150
bad cylinder coil traction control sensor switch 
Sep 2014

220000 mi
The Honda Accord died of a bad real seal bearing and leaking oil gaskets. The engine was very noisy and could seize at any moment. 
Honda Accord in Maryland, United States
Mar 2011 - Jul 2012
Jul 2011

162000 mi

US $3069
Replaced clutch & flywheel. (it's a manual 6 speed) 
Honda Accord in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2009 - Aug 2010
May 2010

84000 mi

US $50
Power steering pump growls when cold. Honda has released a TSB for this, but we don't like to work with the Honda dealer. Family mechanic added power steering fluid. Still makes noise, but we'll deal with it. 
Aug 2010

85000 mi
Reporting this thirdhand, so...apparently some "pipe" in the engine compartment broke or moved and damaged the oil pan, causing a catastrophic leak that starved the engine of oil. It was towed off the highway, dead. Would have cost $6,000 to fix. 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2008 - Jan 2012
Sep 2008

75640 mi
Repaired broken backlight for center radio/HVAC controls under extended warranty/service bulletin. Known issue. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Jun 2015 - Jul 2018
Jul 2015

215000 mi

US $898
upper and lower ball joints, both sides 
Aug 2017

233000 mi

US $1800
Control arms, ball joints , bearings and struts all four corners 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

84000 mi
steering leaking, recalled 
Honda Accord in Washington, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2014
Jun 2010

87000 mi

US $3300
Clutch was slipping, and then it basically melted/burned to the point you couldn't even push in the clutch pedal at all. Replaced flywheel and clutch. 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
May 2011 - Jul 2012
Sep 2011

79000 mi

US $250
both rear brake calipers were frozen. Replaced calipers, rotors, pads. 
Honda Accord in Louisiana, United States
Feb 2007 - Sep 2010
Mar 2007

54000 mi
Oxegen sensor failed ABS Brake sensor failed 
Feb 2008

61000 mi
Catalytic converter was defective. Was covered under factory warranty for 8 years. During trip 1 they diagnosed the issue and ordered parts. 
Apr 2008

64000 mi
While driving in the rain my windshield wipers suddenly stopped working. They started working intermittenly but not at the normal speed for the setting they were on. They would go then stop then come back on then stop again. Dealer could not replicate. 
Feb 2009

67000 mi
Wipers stop working periodically and Honda recalled the Sedan but Won't fix the exact same issue on the Coupe. No more Hondas for me and I suggest others stay away as well. 
Sep 2009

75000 mi
windshield wipers sometimes stop working. The problem was a recall for the 2003 Accord sedan but they will NOT apply the recall to the coupe. Both cars have the exact same wiper mechanisms. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

76700 mi
Rear driver's side caliper locked up - caliper, rotor and both pads had to be replaced. Performed under warranty. 
Dec 2007

92000 mi
Radio/HVAC failed; replaced under warranty 
Jan 2008

93500 mi
Main seal replaced under warranty 
Apr 2008

99500 mi
Front wheel bearings replaced, front left strut replaced (leaking), front lower control arms/knuckle replaced. Left front strut (leaking) replaced under warranty Front wheel bearings replaced under warranty. Front lower control arm ball joints replaced under warranty. Flint roads haven't done my suspension any favors - putting in Koni Yellows/Eibach Pro kits t 
Apr 2009

125000 mi

US $800
Timing belt replaced - routine maintenance. Dealer found hydraulic tensioner was leaking, extra $150 to replace. Amazingly, at nearly 60k miles on the OEM front brakes and 55k miles for the rears. Excellent car all around. 

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2003 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in New York, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

48000 mi

US $400
Transmission failure at 47,500, and changed the drivers side upper ball joint. The tranny was changed under the extended warranty I purchased with the car. Upper ball joint, took it to a local mechanic who diagnosed the problem 
Honda Accord in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2010
Jan 2009

84000 mi

US $1590
Transmission Failure 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jul 2009 - Oct 2014
Feb 2010

73000 mi

US $65
One of the original low-beam headlights burned out. Difficult to get at to replace. Decided to have Pep Boys shop replace both low-beams.  
Jul 2011

89500 mi

US $12
headlight 
Feb 2012

96000 mi

US $284
Driver's side door lock actuator needed replacement. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Dec 2007 - Jan 2013
Jan 2007

95000 mi

US $3500
Transmission would not go into hear at all, forward or reverse. No signs of error before. 
Feb 2007

96500 mi
2nd transmission to replace 1st trans also stopped working entirely. However the 2nd was under warranty and replaced with a 3rd trans for free. Still have problems with 3rd trans slipping and balking to this day. Have given up on repair 
Sep 2011

175000 mi

US $950
Suspension would make terrible squeaking noise. Ball joints were completely worn and had to be replaced. 
Jan 2013

US $50
Windshield wipers will no longer turn on or move at all. Have tried to fix on own but seems to fix on own but seems like a dead motor or something more serious than a fuse. Passenger side window no longer rolls down and driver seat controls work only sporadically. No repair attempted 
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
Apr 2015

72000 mi

US $300
The switch went out on the accord and the regulator. I also have to replace 
Jun 2016

74000 mi
The AC Compressor was shot. 
Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2016
Jun 2011

95555 mi

US $164
changed front right wheel sensor changed front right wheel sensor 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2012
Jan 2012

US $150
changed catalytic coverter 
Honda Accord in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
Oct 2013

95160 mi
brake calipers 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2013 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

37200 mi

C $300
I bought this car rebuilt, had to replace the car main computer twice, used parts. the first replacement lasted 1.5 years. 300$ each w/labor. also rotors where warped causing replacing brakes under a year each time,so replaced all brake system 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2018
Jan 2012

54500 mi

US $3500
With only 52,000 miles, and all maintenacne done at the dealer, the transmission failed completely!!! 
Aug 2016

65000 mi

US $450
Alternator 
Honda Accord in North Dakota, United States
Sep 2009 - Sep 2012
Oct 2009

102000 mi

US $2800
Transmission needed to be overhauled due to flair in 2nd and 3rd gear caused by manufacturer defect in the transmission causing decreased life 
Honda Accord in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2009 - Aug 2014
Sep 2009

95000 mi

US $12
Brake light came on. Master cylinder was replaced, which corrected the problem. Now TCS light on. Research indicates broken wiring in ABS system, or dirty sensors at wheels. 
Dec 2009

100000 mi

US $950
Replaced ABS sensor using part from junk yard ($200 vs $1000), plus $150 labor. TCS light now off! 
Jan 2010

101000 mi

US $7
Loud noise from power steering unit while engine was cold. Noise disappears once engine warms up. Problem was leaking O-ring on power steering input hose, allowed air to be sucked in (hence the noise) until engine heated and O-ring expanded. 
Dec 2010

110000 mi

US $125
driver's power window stopped working. Bought original Honda motor/regulator and replaced it. Slow going due to tight working area. 
Jan 2011

122600 mi

US $100
Driver's power window switch not functioning all the time, plus made clicking noise while driving down the highway. Replaced with original Honda switch ordered from online dealership. 
Jun 2011

118000 mi

US $300
check engine light went on. computer said rear top oxygen sensor had no circuit. Replaced all 4 oxygen sensors, since car had 118,000 miles. 
Mar 2012

125000 mi

US $150
One rear pad (out of 4) had completely worn out. Suspected caliper was not releasing. Replaced both rear calipers and pads. 
Jan 2013

114500 mi

US $320
Right rear brakes wore out in 2 months. Either bad caliper or collapsing brake hose. Replaced all 4 rubber brake hoses and 2 rear calipers. 
Apr 2014

151500 mi

US $320
Power steering fluid "disappearing". Shop found that dealership replacement of power steering hose under recall was not done properly. A locking device was left off the hose nut. Passenger side door lock actuator had stopped working. Had to unlock passenger door from inside only. 
Jun 2014

159000 mi

US $35
The contact switch on the brake pedal had become intermittent. This affected the brake lights, cruise, and ABS. 

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2003 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2012 - May 2013
Mar 2013

155000 mi

US $400
broke the damn axle, of course I was spinning the tires pretty good when I hit second gear, still spinning the tires and the axle broke clean in half. First time in 10 years and 155,000 miles I've had to have the car towed. 
May 2013

155000 mi

US $300
Broke the other axle. That's both of them in two months. The first two times this car has failed me and needed towing in 10 years. 
Honda Accord in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

84320 mi

C $100
Front sway bar links replaced 
Honda Accord in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Feb 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

78740 mi

$150
Broken heater control valve 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2007 - Jul 2012
Jun 2008

117000 mi
Center audio/HVAC screen went blank. Car outside Honda 100K extended warranty for known problem. Dealer replaced audio unit under goodwill warranty consideration. 
Dec 2008

126000 mi

US $200
Downstream oxygen sensor replaced. 
Apr 2009

134000 mi

US $350
Stuck rear disc brake caliper. Replaced caliper and machined disc. 
May 2009

136000 mi

US $40
State inspection required reclamping of catalytic converter heat shield. 
Dec 2009

141000 mi

US $45
Noise from front wheel when turning. Thought it was CV joint; turned out to be a misaligned brake part. Diagnostic costs only. 
Dec 2010

163000 mi

US $100
Headlights dim and fluctuating. Dealer diagnosed as faulty underhood fusebox. Part ordered. (This problem is covered by a Honda TSB, I've discovered, but dealer did not offer that information.) Dealer installed new underhood fuse box to repair previously diagnosed problem with dimming headlights. 
Jan 2011

164000 mi

US $1100
New catalytic converter (repeatedly setting below-efficiency code). CEL on; car repeatedly setting the cat-below-min-efficiency code. Dealer insisted cat was failing; cat replaced. Battery low power (original battery). Replaced. 
Nov 2011

181400 mi

US $13
Headlight replacement--done at dealer because it took me 2 hours to disassemble it myself last time! 
Honda Accord in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2007

80600 mi

C $250
Rear 02 sensor failed. Dealer Quoted $400 to replace it, but I was able to replace it using an after market part for $250. 
Sep 2008

122760 mi
I have not had to repair anything on my car since the oxygen sensor went. The car is running great and is approaching 200000 km's. Just regular maintenance so far. Rear engine mount seems to be getting soft though so I'll probably replace that soon. 
Apr 2010

141360 mi

C $400
Vibration between 80 and 100 km/hr. Replaced axles with new ones from raxles.com and the issue disappeared. No boots were ripped, they had simply worn out. 
Honda Accord in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2008 - Jul 2018
Mar 2008

45663 mi

C $255
Replaced left drive axle. Boot broken and filled with grit. 
Jan 2012

71300 mi

C $143
Outer boot clamp on left drive axle released and had to be replace. CV joint had to be cleaned and repacked with grease. 
Mar 2014

93000 mi

C $405
VTEC sensor replaced Timing chain stretched 
Jul 2014

95880 mi

C $1050
ELD had to be replaced. The only indication was the fix engine light and the saved code.  
Aug 2014

96580 mi
ECU has to be replaced at a cost of $1100. No indication except orange engine light. MPG up. Light sometimes goes off. 
Feb 2015

100800 mi

C $380
Replaced driver side axle. 
Jul 2015

105080 mi

C $785
Replace Right Axel 
Mar 2016

112220 mi

C $5385
Replace transmission, Replace Clutch and pressure plate,  Replace Right Axel,  Replace rear motor mount. 
Sep 2016

117180 mi
flush the clutch master cylinder - slave cylinder. 
Dec 2016

118420 mi

C $887
replace master and slave cylinder for clutch 

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2003 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2015 - Oct 2016
Oct 2016

182900 mi
Catalytic converter performance below threshold 
Honda Accord in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

106000 mi

US $1500
PCV Valve Clogged Catalytic converter problem 
Apr 2014

111000 mi
Power door lock actuator 
Mar 2015

130000 mi

US $2000
Door Lock Actuator Heater core went bad, determined after multiple coolant flushes. No heat in the NJ winter, very brutal. Will never go near a Honda again - reliability overrated... Trunk lock went bad. Trunk wouldn't open. 
Oct 2015

141000 mi

US $250
Door lock actuator 
Honda Accord in Texas, United States
Feb 2015 - Oct 2015
Feb 2015

93000 mi

US $100
Power lock actuators replaced, control button replaced Airbag failure light on due to faulty seatbelt sensor Radio backlight out 
Oct 2015

97000 mi

US $50
Dim headlights Radio Backlight out - Soldered Circuit Board 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2016 - Dec 2017
Dec 2017

158100 mi

C $300
Brake pads and regular oil change @ 300 cash 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2014
Nov 2011

228700 mi

US $65
02 Sensor (downstream). Repaired at home took less than an hour. 
Mar 2014

254000 mi
Transmission stopped working. Would no longer go into gear. 
Honda Accord in Arizona, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2015
Feb 2013

144200 mi

US $250
Air conditioning cooling less and less 
Feb 2014

153300 mi

US $1400
Required turning the ignition key numerous (up to 12) to get the car to start. Very slow start if the temp was under 50 degrees. Both the ignition and starter needed to be replaced. 
Sep 2014

156000 mi

US $121
Transmission leaked. Small repair and changed fluid as well as regular maintenance 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Jul 2012 - May 2016
Aug 2012

144500 mi

US $250
Both passenger and drivers side stabilizer bars were replaced. 
Apr 2013

156500 mi

US $180
Passenger side rear wheel bearing worn out, replaced. 
May 2016

164000 mi

US $300
Wheel bearing was loud, and needed replacing. 

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