10.0

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

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problem #70

Jan 052012

Accord

  • 190,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the SRS warning lamp was illuminated. The contact also stated that the vehicle was recently repaired under the recall associated with NHTSA campaign id number 11V260000 (air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module). The vehicle was taken back to the dealer, who refused to perform any repairs because the failure was not included in the recall. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and offered no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 190,000 and current mileage was 192,000.

- Farmington Hills, MI, USA

problem #69

Jan 022012

Accord 4-cyl

  • 222,000 miles
I was making a right turn to merge into the middle lane on a highway service road where every car was waiting for the green light. I turned very slowly at low speed after stopping at the stop sign, and all of a sudden the steering wheel started to turn by itself, then my car turned 180 degrees, while the accelerator speeded up at a rapid pace, seeming to be stuck. My car jumped the curb, hit a sign, and finally stopped. The bumper cover came down, and I can see the bumper was damaged (pushed back in the middle about 2 inches), but both of my 2002 Honda Accord's air bags did not deploy at all.

- Plano, TX, USA

problem #68

Aug 282009

Accord

  • miles
My airbag has never been deployed, but I received a letter regarding the safety recall of airbags in my make and model of car. The indicator light on the dash will not go off, and I am unsure of whether or not the airbags are effective.

- Lakewood, CA, USA

problem #67

Feb 162010

Accord

  • 168,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated after having NHTSA recall campaign number 10V041000 (air bags) repair performed on the vehicle that the air bag light illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and the vehicle could not be repaired. The failure mileage was 168,000.

- Woodbridge, VA, USA

problem #66

Jun 072011

Accord 4-cyl

  • miles
2002 Honda Accord. Consumer writes in regards to a safety recall related to vehicle airbag the consumer was involved in an accident and the air bags failed to deploy. The vehicle was rendered a total loss. The consumer was rear ended and pushed forward into the car ahead of her. She hit her forehead on the steering wheel causing a big bump on her forehead. It also caused a large hematoma which drained into her left eye and partially to the right eye causing swelling and redness up to the eye bag for weeks.

- West Covina, CA, USA

problem #65

Feb 042011

Accord

  • 40,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the SRS light was illimunated on the instrumenatl panel. The vehicle was not inspected by a dealer nor repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 40,000.

- Lansing, IL, USA

problem #64

Jul 012011

Accord 4-cyl

  • miles
2002 Honda Accord. Consumer writes in regards to airbag and safety campaign the consumer stated the air bag light illuminated. The dealer cleared the code, but the next day, the light illuminated again. The dealer informed the consumer the transmission was leaking and one of the drive belts were not performing correctly.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #63

Sep 122010

Accord

  • 160,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that after receiving a recall in regards to NHTSA campaign id number 10V041000 (air bags), she contacted the dealer and tried to schedule an appointment but the dealer advised that the part needed for repairs was not available. The contact had been attempting to secure an appointment since September 2010 to no avail. The manufacturer was contacted and they offered no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 160,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Siloan Springs, AR, USA

problem #62

Apr 182011

Accord

  • 165,000 miles
SRS on for no reasons.

- San Francisco, CA, USA

problem #61

Dec 042010

Accord

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph she was involved in a crash in which the air bags did not deploy. The contact stated she was also involved in a second crash in which the air bags did not deploy a second time. The contact was changing a tire when the vehicle was struck by another vehicle and the air bags did not deploy. The contact was unaware if there were any recalls on the vehicle. The vehicle was not inspected for the air bag failures. The failure mileage was 100,000 and the current mileages was 160,000.

- Yuma, AZ, USA

problem #60

Dec 102010

Accord

  • 158,000 miles
I was driving down montgomery street in savannah Georgia going North in the right hand lane of a 4 lane road. The car in the next lane going the same direction as me was turning left. A car coming in the opposite direction tried to turn left at the same time as the car next to me, not being able to see me coming. I was hit on my drivers side door/front of the car going 40mph. I do not yet have an estimate on the damages of the car but it is most likely totaled. Both cars had to be towed. My car was a 2002 Honda Accord. The passenger airbag deployed and exploded, leaving my chest stinging. My air bag did not deploy at all.

- Honolulu, HI, USA

problem #59

Nov 162010

Accord

  • 106,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph the vehicle crashed into another vehicle. The vehicle was destroyed. During the crash, the contacts chest hit the steering wheel cracking her sternum. No one else was injured during the crash. The driver side air bag did not deploy but the passenger side air bag did. No one was sitting in the passenger side seat. The contact was taken to the hospital. The contact called the manufacturer and they have not provided any assistance. The contact stated that this was a major safety issue. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 106,000.

- Pensield, NY, USA

problem #58

Sep 012010

Accord 4-cyl

  • 98,000 miles
2002 Honda civic and 2002 Honda Accord SRS light on both vehicles for no apparent reason I see that it is a common issue with no resolution as yet from manufacturer air bags will not deploy when light is on and this is a significant safety issue. These cars are being used by teen drivers.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #57

Jul 032010

Accord 4-cyl

  • 47,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. After starting the vehicle the contact noticed that the SRS light appeared on the dashboard. The vehicle was not diagnosed and there were no prior warnings. The failure mileage was 47000 and the current mileage was 49000. Updated 12/15/10. Updated 12/27/10

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #56

Aug 272010

Accord

  • 98,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. After starting the vehicle the contact noticed that the check engine light appeared on the dashboard. The vehicle was taken to the dealership where the air bag inflator was repaired; however, the contact continued to experience the failures. The VIN was not available. The current and failure mileages were 98000.

- Decata , GA, USA

problem #55

Feb 222010

Accord

  • 135,575 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the front driver's air bag was protruding from the steering wheel and he could see through the opening of the air bag compartment. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where he was informed that he would be responsible for repairs. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 135,575 and the current mileage was 150,000.

- Pittsburg, CA, USA

problem #54

Aug 082010

Accord

  • 203,850 miles
My 'SRS" dashboard light came on for no reason on my 2002 Honda Accord LX. The light stays on. Per a Honda web forum, the problem is either the air bags will not deploy or a defective air bag sensor. There are many complaints about this. This is a safety factor. I think there should be a recall on this.

- Warwick, RI, USA

problem #53

Apr 052006

Accord

  • 37,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated that he received a recall notice for recall 10V041000 (air bags). He called the manufacturer and was advised to take the vehicle to the dealership for repair. The vehicle was taken to two dealerships but the contact was refused the repairs. They stated that the sensor was the cause of the failure and was not covered under the recall for the inflater module. The vehicle had not been repaired at the time of the complaint. The current and failure mileages were approximately 37,000.

- Lansing , MI, USA

problem #52

Jul 012009

Accord 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord coupe. While driving approximately 30-35 mph, the dashboard lights failed. The contact stated the speedometer and radio were still operating as normal however; there was no illumination of the lights. When driving at night, the contact was unable to determine at what speed he was traveling. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing or repairs. The approximate failure mileage was 110,000 and the current mileage was 135,000. Updated 08/11/10. The consumer stated a recall was issued for the 2001 model, but not 2002. The consumer also went to the dealer for a recall regarding the driver side inflator module. The mechanic found a burned part, but would not replace it as it was not a part of the recall. Updated 08/17/10

- Irving, TX, USA

problem #51

Mar 012010

Accord

  • miles
I have a 2002 Honda Accord. I received a letter from Honda more than one month (04/13/2010) back saying that there is a safety recall on the drivers airbag inflater. The notice said that I have to contact my local dealer and they will fix for free. I contacted the local dealer (team Honda, baton rouge) the same day the letter was received. They said they will order the part and once they get it they will let me know and try to fix it. I have not heard anything back from them till now. It looks like Honda nor the dealership is serious about it and is not ready to fix it inspite of the recall.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

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