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2012 Honda Accord repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (20%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (10%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (30%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 40 repairs.
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2012 Honda Accord repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (27%)

$100 - $499 (73%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 11 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2012 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

190-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Iowa, United States
Apr 2013 - Jan 2015
Jun 2014

31000 mi

US $300
Seats still very uncomfortable. Took car to a Relax the Back store and bought a seatback and seatcushion system. This helps a little, but is still not a satisfactory solution. 
Sep 2014

38000 mi
Rattle in dash to left of steering wheel. Technician acknowledged rattle during test drive, removed some panels, but could not repair. Rattle persists. 
Jan 2015

45000 mi
Rattle in dash never fixed. 
Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2012 - Jan 2017
Jul 2015

61500 mi

US $200
Shifter broke down. Honda covered replacement of shifter cables. Shifter assembly was replaced at my expense. 
Dec 2015

72000 mi

US $380
Replaced rear pads and rotors with non Honda OEM parts. Flushed the fluid. 
Sep 2016

87000 mi

US $350
Rear left shock leaking. Replaced rear shock assembly (incl shock, spring, boots), both left and right. 

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2012 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

190-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Oregon, United States
Jul 2012 - Mar 2015
Aug 2013

7000 mi
Clear coat on rear skirt/ bumper cover had become delaminated and peeled off. Required the bumper to be reprinted and re-clear coated. 
Mar 2014

12000 mi
A piece of rubber gasket was hanging out of the tail light reflector on the left side of the trunk lid. Dealer attempted to tuck in, but it flapped back out on the drive home. Update: later just clipped it. 
Honda Accord in United Arab Emirates
Aug 2015 - Oct 2015
Sep 2015

78120 mi

Rear Brake Pads replaced for the 1st time since it was bought 
Oct 2015

78120 mi

Replaced below parts 50850-TA0-A02 Rubber, Transmission Mounting Insulator (Lower) 50870-TA0-A03 Rubber Assy., Transmission Mounting (Upper) Total cost 700 USD including 130K service maintenance 
Honda Accord in Alabama, United States
Sep 2015 - Jul 2016
May 2016

38300 mi
Had rust on all door checks and in trunk (small spots, nothing structural). After pulling some teeth and contacting corporate, Honda agreed to cover completely. Work was done at a Honda Pro First shop. 
Jun 2016

39000 mi
Had a grind on start up ever since I purchased the car with 32,000 miles. Honda agreed it was the VTC Actuator and replaced in June 2016 under warranty. 
Honda Accord in New Mexico, United States
Oct 2011 - Mar 2015
May 2012

11300 mi
Power sunroof would not close 

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2012 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

177-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Ohio, United States
Feb 2016 - Dec 2016
Aug 2016

55000 mi

US $120
A/C needed recharged 
Honda Accord in Virginia, United States
Feb 2013 - Aug 2016
Aug 2016

31000 mi

US $200
Faulty line. Leaking. Needed replacement 
Honda Accord in Georgia, United States
Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
Feb 2016

102000 mi

US $150
Rear calipers had not been actuating properly for some months. Boots protecting the caliper pins were ripped on the right rear. I had new parts but didn't get through the work myself. Took in for repair/replace and they replaced, with pads. 
Jun 2016

110000 mi

US $160
After replacing old tires, noticed that the right front wheel bearing was noisy. Noise had been masked somewhat by the old tires. Had the bearing replaced. 
Dec 2016

125000 mi

US $240
Left-front wheel bearing became noisy during November 2016. Had it replaced December 2nd. 
Honda Accord in Saudi Arabia
Oct 2014 - Dec 2016
Jun 2015

40300 mi

Recharge AC Freon 
Nov 2016

61780 mi
replace brakes pads after 100K KM for the first time 
Honda Accord in Colorado, United States
Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

45700 mi

US $600
Replaced rear struts due to leaking. 
Honda Accord in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2011 - May 2013
Jan 2013

13700 mi
Steering pump replaced 
Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

620 mi
Sensor for handbrake stayed on so that the car thought the handbrake was engaged when it wasn't. Loose connector. Tightened and it was fine. 
Honda Accord in Washington, United States
Nov 2011 - Oct 2016
Jan 2012

2000 mi
Coolant leak at hose fitting on engine block. Bad gasket. Thermostat housing and gasket replaced. 
Feb 2012

3000 mi
Coolant leak three weeks later - thermostat housing. I think this was related to the earlier repair. 
Sep 2014

48000 mi
Right half shaft support bearing failed - leaking grease. 
Honda Accord in Florida, United States
Oct 2011 - Jan 2017
Nov 2011

700 mi
Replaced leaking motor mount 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Sep 2011 - Mar 2013
Feb 2013

31700 mi
I am not sure as it has clicking. They said they fixed it but it was bad again in a day. 
Honda Accord in California, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2014
Jun 2013

22000 mi
Trim broke off of vent Replaced vent -- drivers side ABS light 
May 2014

40300 mi

US $130
Replaced front and rear disc pads. 

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2012 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

271-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Accord in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2016 - Dec 2016
Nov 2016

11620 mi
Trunk lockout wouldn't turn when the key was inserted. It was stuck in place. 

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2012 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

271-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2016
Oct 2015

32700 mi

US $324
Reported Brake pedal vibration. Was informed Brake rotors were warped and needed replacement. Brake rotors were replaced on all 4 sides. 
Aug 2016

43000 mi

US $616
Complete replacement of Brake pads and rotors 

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2012 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

271-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2016
Nov 2016

48500 mi

US $500
Driver side wheel bearing was make noise. Price includes alignment. 

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2012 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

190-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Accord in North Carolina, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2015
May 2015

20000 mi
rattle in headliner near drivers war drivers door squeaks and creaks when fully opened 
Jun 2015

20000 mi
door creaks when fully opened, replaced door strap 

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2012 Honda Accord Repair Histories

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