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2004 Honda Accord repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

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

Other (6%)

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2004 Honda Accord suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (53%)

< $100 (11%)

Chart based on 62 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

157000 mi

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

US $295
Replaced Power Steering Hose 
171000 mi

US $250
Noisy steering when making a turn. Power Steering pump replaced. 
145300 mi

US $1000
Replaced sway bars 
83000 mi

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

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

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

US $500
Strut bushings were making excessive noise, had them replaced. 
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. 
212000 mi

US $575
Replaced power steering pump and hoses. 
86700 mi Creacking noise when moving 
93000 mi

US $435
ball joints power steering noisy on cold days 
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 
100000 mi

US $1000
front bushings, rear bushings 
100000 mi

US $750
power steering went out 
154000 mi Both the front and rear suspension systems needed and overhaul 
169700 mi

US $150
low pressure power steering hose leaking 
145000 mi

US $140
Power steering pressure hose replaced. 
144000 mi

US $100
had to replace some suspension parts when doing brakes. I think tie rod or control arm. 
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 
114000 mi

US $350
PlasticP POS links at end of sway bar failed. 
184700 mi

US $700
Upper and lower ball joint replacement 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

33000 mi Worn steering wheel surface. Steering wheel will be replaced under warranty. 
122000 mi

US $50
Stabilizer bar link needed replacement. 
109120 mi

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

US $250
While in shop for CV axle, mechanic discovered bad left front wheel bearing. replaced wheel bearing. 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

133920 mi

C $37
Stabilizer bar link came apart. 
157480 mi

C $78
Upper ball joint on driver side loose. Replaced whole upper control arm with ball joint. 
264000 mi

US $350
Rear strut leaked 
95000 mi

US $350
Failed inspection due to a cracked bushing in Passenger side lower control arm. 
79980 mi

C $650
Front Lower Ball Joints and Front Upper Control Arm needed replacing 
87000 mi left rear shock absorber leaking 
128000 mi

US $40
Left (driver's side) front sway bar link failed. Replaced both sides as precaution. 
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. 
100000 mi

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

US $190
Front sway bar bushings replaced. 
98300 mi

US $700
Both front wheel bearings replaced 
409000 mi

US $90
ball joint broke; insurance covered resulting body damage ($500) 
219000 mi

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

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2004 Honda Accord 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

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

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual FWD

84000 mi

US $10
Replaced o ring in power steering. 
136500 mi

US $800
sway bar link 
110000 mi

US $150
Power steering leak 
138000 mi

US $300
Replaced power steering pressure hose 
168700 mi

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

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

71000 mi

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

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

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