10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
47 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
43 / 2
Average Mileage:
76,065 miles

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problem #90

Dec 292012

Accord

  • 122,000 miles
The contact owned a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact crashed the vehicle into a parked vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained a skull fracture and was hospitalized. The vehicle was destroyed and a police report was filed. The manufacturer was not notified. The speed was unknown. The failure mileage was 122,000.

- Mt Vernon, NY, USA

problem #89

Jun 072014

Accord

  • 136,000 miles
I received a recall for my 2002 Honda Accord in May. I scheduled an appt to take it to Honda in my local town. They said it was fixed and ready to go, not even a month later my SRS came back on. I took it to my local dealer who ran tests on it and there response was "did Honda even fix the recall issued"" and I said "yes they should have." Anyway it seems the issue is happening again. He said to alert my company Honda and file a complaint. I was also told that this is a very important recall because it can cause death. What to do? how to solve this"

- Port Charlotte , FL, USA

problem #88

Jun 032014

Accord 4-cyl

  • 92,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated the air bag warning indicator was illuminated. The contact was made aware of NHTSA campaign id number 11V260000 (air bag) however, the VIN was not included on the recall. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 92,000. Updated 08/19/14 updated 08/23/2017

- Davis, CA, USA

problem #87

Jun 112012

Accord

  • 92,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the air bag light illuminated intermittently. The failure has recurred several times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 92,000.

- David, CA, USA

problem #86

Mar 132014

Accord

  • 65,000 miles
SRS light came on. At first it comes & go, comes on at turnings. Now it is permanent.

- Crown Point , IN, USA

problem #85

Sep 062012

Accord

  • 66,000 miles
TL-the contact owns a Honda Accord. The contact stated that he received recall NHTSA campaign number: 11V260000 (air bags ). the contact stated that he had the vehicle repaired under the recall but stated in the recall began to actually happen to the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but they stated that they could not repair the vehicle a second time. The failure mileage was. 66,000.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #84

Aug 242012

Accord 4-cyl

  • 167,000 miles
I jus got into the vehicle in a parking lot along hugh howell rd reverse from out of my parking space as soon as I put the vehicle in drive I heard a loud revved coming from the engine the car then sped off I tried to stopped it but they brakes would not stop it. About 30-40ft it crashes into a guard rail. Both airbag deploy. Damage front bumper, front passenger door and left front axle.

- Stone Mountain, GA, USA

problem #83

May 012013

Accord

  • 150,200 miles
SRS warning light came on while parked. Took vehicle to dealership, where diagnostic service showed the driver's side seat belt detection mechanism was failing to function properly. This safety system is connected to the airbags, but is not covered under warranty (per american Honda and local dealer). This malfunction is a known problem, but Honda will not repair/replace without charging customer, thereby putting lives and safety at risk in the name of profit.

- Ashburn, VA, USA

problem #82

Nov 072002

Accord

  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the side curtain air bag warning indicator illuminated intermittently. There were two recalls associated with the air bags under NHTSA campaign id numbers: 11V260000 and 10V041000 (air bags). The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer threes times and they were unable to duplicate the problem. The technician was unable to repair the vehicle under the recall. The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 1,000.

- Dayton, OH, USA

problem #81

Sep 172006

Accord 4-cyl

  • miles
My uncle was traveling on a state highway when his 02 Honda hydroplaned on a rainy afternoon and hit head on with another vehicle. My three month old daughter sustained severe head trauma and died at the hospital a little later. Eleven days later my uncle died from severe bleeding and brain damage. Honda said nothing was wrong with this car. My daughter who was 2 at the time was a passenger along with two other cousins, they all came out fine. Now 6 years later we received a recall notice about the airbags and I'm concerned that this vehicle was not safe enough and could have been the main result in my daughters death.

- Mt Pleasant , TX, USA

problem #80

Jan 162013

Accord 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where a technician stated that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign id number: 11V260000 (air bags) and needed a diagnosis performed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 160,000.

- Wyoming, MN, USA

problem #79

Aug 162012

Accord 4-cyl

  • 130,000 miles
1.request for an immediately recall for Honda Accord LX 2002 models as having dangerous transmission problems, widespread transmission failure, subframe rust, & problems with the airbag system (SRS ), and overall the car's safety or quality numerous concerns. Orderly problems occurred as it bulleted down: "got it with slipping and jerking gear. Within two days returned, but I was advised that there are no urgent problems and that only my imagination. ?key time from time do not starts or hard to remove. ?problem with a back window to close when opened it. The dealer closed it and recommended not to open it anymore. ?wheel bearings going out and car drags that cause to replace a few times tires and the brakes pads. Premature tire wear. ?ball joint it was thought in the beginning, but then a transmission or both. As of per carscomplaint.com January/2013 report it talks about subframe rust near the front passenger side wheel. ?change sensors but still ?check engine light remains? ? it shows P1166 and P1167 an air /fuel ratio sensor ? are generally wide band O2 sensor that could be anything. Smells. ?it could be this problem with sensor & check engine light as according to the Japanese automaker ?Honda said the sensor wire could break and cause the air bag warning light to be illuminated and prevent the sensor from working properly. When the sensor fails, the air bag system automatically moves to full inflation pressure, which could increase the risk of injury for smaller drivers in a frontal crash?. "finally transmission gone and my car now taking a long rest in someone's parking lot. I believe it is also a gear breakage! my core survival existence is in a great danger due to it, I have encounter numerous damages/injuries.

- Morrisville, NC, USA

problem #78

Nov 132010

Accord 6-cyl

  • 113,000 miles
Your urgent response and an action needed 1.request for an immediately recall for Honda Accord LX 2002 models as having dangerous transmission problems, widespread transmission failure, subframe rust, & problems with the airbag system (SRS ), and overall the cars safety or quality numerous concerns. 2.to fix the problems and refund caused damages and personal injuries due to it, refund paid purchase cost including damages, replace to a new car with included paid and damages occurred to whom it may concern, 2002 Honda Accord problems & complaints carcomplaints.com notes: The 2002 Honda Accord suffers from widespread transmission failure, subframe rust, & problems with the airbag system (SRS). We recommend avoiding this model year like the plague. The transmission begins slipping & eventually has to be replaced, typically soon after 90,000 miles & with a repair cost of over $2,000. Transmission failure has been a huge problem for the Accord & several other Honda models all through the early 2000S model years. Honda extended the transmission warranty to 93 months/109K miles for the 2000-2001 Accord as a class action lawsuit settlement, but owners of other Accord model years with transmission problems are out of luck. Subframe rust near the front passenger side wheel has become a problem recently, due to the poorly positioned A/C drain hose directly above that area. Repair cost to the subframe is over $2,000. The SRS warning light likes to come on due to a defective seat belt sensor -- typically the driver's side. This sensor is covered under Honda's lifetime seat belt warranty, but some dealers charge a $100+ "diagnostic fee" or tell customers the entire SRS unit ($800) is bad.

- Morrisville, NC, USA

problem #77

Jul 212011

Accord 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord LX. The contact stated that she was involved in a crash while traveling 55 mph. The air bags failed to deploy and the seatbelt did not restrain the contact. The contact was not reported injured however. The vehicle was towed to a private mechanic however, the failure could not be duplicated. The contact stated that the vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was unknown. Updated 11/9/12 the consumer stated due to the accident she had to have open heart surgery. Her chest hit the steering wheel and she broke her arm. The consumer also had an aneurysm that could have been caused by the accident. Updated 11/29/2012

- Sale City, GA, USA

problem #76

Aug 152011

Accord

  • 135,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact also mentioned that whenever the air conditioner was turn on the vehicle would shake violently. The vehicle was taken the dealer who was unable to diagnose the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 135,000.

- Flushing, NY, USA

problem #75

Aug 102012

Accord

  • 132,000 miles
Police report #[xxx]filed with ozaukee county sheriff's department wi has particulars. My vehicle crashed headon with side of another vehicle. My wife was the only passenger and recieved spinal injuries. She was wearing her seat belts but the air bags did not deploy on either side of the vehicle. This vehicle's airbag was the subject of recall in 2011 and repairs were made by me in line with that recall. I have notified Honda with case # [xxx]. information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Cedarburg, WI, USA

problem #74

Jul 062006

Accord 6-cyl

  • 36,500 miles
SRS light stays on. Seat belts were replaced and warning light reset, but came on after a couple of miles. Now there is a recall on the air bag inflators, but the seat belt control module, which activates the inflators is defective, and not covered under any update or recall program. I understand that the air bags will not deploy in a crash if the SRS light is on. This is a fairly common problem and in my opinion should be covered under a federally mandated safety recall with no charge to the consumer.

- Madison, MS, USA

problem #73

Jun 012012

Accord

  • 82,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact had received notification of NHTSA campaign id number: 11V260000 (air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module). At the time of receiving the recall notice, there were no lights illuminated on the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and was inspected however no failure was found. The contact stated that the SRS warning light was illuminated. The vehicle was taken to dealer while the light was illuminated and they determined that the vehicle needed a new air bag. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue however no assistance was provided. The approximate current and failure mileage was 82,000.

- Sylvania, OH, USA

problem #72

Apr 132011

Accord

  • 170,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact was driving 20 mph when she applied the brakes in order to enter a residential neighborhood. She then crashed into another vehicle and the air bags deployed. The air bag crushed and fractured the contact's arm. In addition, the engine was pushed into the vehicle, causing the contact to sustain fractured feet and ankles. The vehicle was towed from the scene. A police report was not available. The vehicle was not inspected. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and current mileages were170,000.

- Albuquerque , NM, USA

problem #71

Oct 042011

Accord 6-cyl

  • miles
I own a 2002 Honda Accord and the "SRS" light remains on constantly. I googled this issue and apparently hundreds of Honda Accord owners have the same issue. The SRS apparently deals with the seatbelt restraint system which is an apparent defect with Honda.

- Marlborough, MA, USA

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