really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
112,950 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace ball joint (1 reports)
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problem #2

Sep 192017

Accord LX 3.3L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 117,887 miles

The ball joint just pulls off while driving. This has happened three times in three years.

- Ojo I., Lagos, Nigeria

problem #1

Feb 152012

Accord EX 2.5L 4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 108,000 miles


Continious Breaking of passenger and driver side upper and lower ball joints!!

I have called Honda and they have told me that according to my VIN number my car has not been affected by any recalls. This is complete B.S. because my ball-joints have cracked 4 times in the last 2 years! I keep getting them fixed over and over and still they break at low speeds (35mph) and often while turning or on the highway. The first time it broke it was the driver side and last year the passenger side broke twice! They are only lasting about 6 months then they break. Recently two weeks ago while turning the passenger side breaks while turning causing a near crash with my kids in the car! I beleive this model has SEVERE suspension problems because the Sway links, Tire rods, are always a issue! The 98 Honda Accord rusts faster than usual and I am wandering if my car was a "salvaged" or "flood" car because when I first got it it smelled like mold on the interior. I wanted a "reliable" car to get back and forth to work and school and have been shelling out money left and right and am looking forward to getting rid of this Honda Accord!

- clowngirl79, Springfield, OH, US