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2018 Honda Accord repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (45%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 22 repairs.
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2018 Honda Accord repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (100%)

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Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2018 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
May 2018 - Dec 2019
Jun 2018

1300 mi
Backup camera went black at 900 miles. Attempted restart and have scheduled dealership visit for diagnosis. Dealership rebooted and reinstalled car software under warranty. No further issues 5000 miles later. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Dec 2017 - Dec 2019
Jan 2018

40 mi
Rear parking sensors installed as dealer-installed accessory. The left and right corner sensors were installed swapped and caused objects on the right of the car lighting the warning on the left side. Dealer swapped sensors and I was out in ~10 minutes after a quick confirmation test. 
Honda Accord in Michigan, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

1875 mi
AC vent at top of dash was warped. Replaced under warranty. 

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2018 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 10-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2018 - Dec 2019
Jun 2019

10540 mi
Transmission ate a band. Transmission replaced under warranty. This repair took an extra 10 days because they managed to short out a connector and blew the ECU. No ECU's in Canada....took 10 days to get one. Honda provided a rental vehicle at n/c during the repair. I knew I should have gotten the 2.0TSport with the standard. Car is fine now. 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Jan 2018 - Dec 2018
Feb 2018

300 mi
The hood is not aligned well. It seems to only affect early production cars because all of the new ones I see looks good. I should have inspected the exterior better and rejected this one. It doesn't affect the functionality of the car. The silver paint makes the difference in gap between the left and right side more obvious than a darker color would have. The dealer will not fix it because it is within the tolerances allowed by Honda. 
Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2018 - Sep 2018
Apr 2018

150 mi
dealer kept the car for over a week, putting on over 200 miles to get the rattles and squeaks out. 
May 2018

2500 mi
nothing done; told it was normal operation of car. never ever had a car that did this including mercedes, porxhed, bmw, subaru, olds, ford, chevy. workmanship and design of parking brake is substandard and deficient. also transmission stumbling and difficulty with gear choice at low rpm, jerking when changing gears at hiway speed. also poor design, told it was normal operation. probably my last honda. love the ridgeline though. additional comment: poor ride over road ripples and pavement joints. 
Honda Accord in New York, United States
Dec 2017 - Dec 2019
Mar 2018

1100 mi
A rattle noise is sometimes heard coming from the heads-up display on top of the dash while driving. The service department was able to duplicate the sound. They disassembled the dash and added additional foam. The noise is still present however, so I'll be bringing the car in again next week. There's also a slight hood misalignment which I'll bring to their attention as well. Brought car to dealer and they added more foam. The problem appears to have been fixed, but will need to wait until colder weather to see if the issue resurfaces. 
Honda Accord in Oklahoma, United States
Nov 2017 - Dec 2019
Mar 2018

25000 mi
Front windshield replaced.  Front passenger fender realigned due to gap. 
Jun 2018

35000 mi
Trunk wasn’t flush and has gap issues. Also,gap that was located on passenger side fender was repaired again. 

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2018 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 192hp 1.5L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2018 - Dec 2019
Nov 2018

7000 mi
Interior noise, rattle in the center console. Dealer was able to repair 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Jan 2018 - Dec 2019
Nov 2019

8000 mi
Car did not start [replaced battery] 
Honda Accord in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2017 - Dec 2019
Jan 2018

200 mi
Due to extremely cold weather, I found that when I hit the brake pedal and then the gas pedal, a clunking sound was heard from beneath the dash. When the car was test driven, the tech was unable to hear the noise. Subsequently, I went for a ride with him and the noise was nearly inaudible. Talking to the tech afterwards, he concluded that it was cold related and since the car was in the heated service department for about 1/2 hour before driving it, it has warmed up to the extent that the problem "disappeared". I'll take it in again when it's cold and make sure that the car remains outside so it won't warm up too much. Update - the tech did some additional sound insulation work (tape and/or foam) and since then (about April 2019) I haven't experienced the noise regardless of temperature. So I consider the problem fixed. 
Aug 2018

5900 mi
I did a fair amount of bitching about the fact that service could not find (or even hear) the sound. I kept bringing the car in to have this problem looked at again. The one tech had said during a test drive that he did hear the sound and they finally put him on the job. I left the car for a day and he put insulating foam everywhere under the dash that he thought could be causing the noise. My perseverance finally paid off, as the effort by this particular tech finally got rid of the noise. I don't know exactly where he used the foam and I didn't really care since I was just glad that the problem was solved. Since then, I've been able to enjoy the benefits of Honda's major effort at improving sound insulation of the 2018 Accord... the car is amazingly quiet, far quieter than any Accord that I had previously owned. 

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2018 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 192hp 1.5L I4 7-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Honda Accord in California, United States
Dec 2017 - Dec 2019
Sep 2018

4000 mi
Recall on rearview camera. Had oil changed at same time 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
Nov 2017 - Dec 2019
Jan 2018

30 mi
Collision mitigation failure. Dealer replaced defective brake pedal switch. Brake failure with 30 miles on new car. Dealer replaced electric brake booster. 

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2018 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 Hybrid 1-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Texas, United States
May 2018 - Jun 2019
Dec 2018

3500 mi
Solenoid that unlocks fuel filler door failed rendering the fuel door stuck. Was told it was the 3rd one at their dealership and yet they didn't keep one solenoid in stock in parts at all times. 

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2018 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

Honda Accord in California, United States
Dec 2017 - Dec 2018
Feb 2018

4500 mi
HUD scraping window. Was removed and reinstalled. About 3 hours total. No charge. 
Oct 2018

13000 mi
Rear camera recall 

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