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2004 Honda Accord repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (37%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (6%)

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2004 Honda Accord suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (48%)

< $100 (28%)

Chart based on 46 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

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. 
100000 mi

US $1000
front bushings, rear bushings 
100000 mi

US $750
power steering went out 
151000 mi Both the front and rear suspension systems needed and overhaul 
212000 mi

US $575
Replaced power steering pump and hoses. 
114000 mi

US $350
PlasticP POS links at end of sway bar failed. 
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). 
152000 mi

US $300
LCA bushings replaced. Used Moog instead of OEM. 
179300 mi

US $500
Strut bushings were making excessive noise, had them replaced. 
144700 mi

US $1000
Replaced sway bars 
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 
142900 mi

US $100
had to replace some suspension parts when doing brakes. I think tie rod or control arm. 
185000 mi

US $700
Upper and lower ball joint replacement 
156500 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. 
86300 mi Creacking noise when moving 
93000 mi

US $435
ball joints power steering noisy on cold days 
169000 mi

US $150
low pressure power steering hose leaking 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

109120 mi

C $150
Replaced rear sway bar tie rods. Install front control arm bushing. Installed new donut gasket. 
230500 mi

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

US $50
Stabilizer bar link needed replacement. 

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2004 Honda Accord 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

219000 mi

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

US $160
My car had very low mileage for its age, but one sway bar was badly rusted due to age. my mechanic had told me & recommended replacement at time of the pre-purchase inspection. So I had him replace them when we went there for an oil change. 
100000 mi

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

US $190
Front sway bar bushings replaced. 
98400 mi

US $700
Both front wheel bearings replaced 
409000 mi

US $90
ball joint broke; insurance covered resulting body damage ($500) 
264000 mi

US $350
Rear strut leaked 
95000 mi

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

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

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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

110000 mi

US $150
Power steering leak 
138000 mi

US $300
Replaced power steering pressure hose 
168600 mi

US $700
Replaced both lower control arms and front struts. 
136300 mi

US $800
sway bar link 
82900 mi

US $10
Replaced o ring in power steering. 

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2004 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

98000 mi

US $100
front, passenger side suspension link replaced with new one 
71000 mi

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

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2004 Honda Accord Suspension Problems

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