hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
74,359 miles

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problem #2

Mar 052010


  • 115,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Accord. The contact stated on several occasions he noticed when he gets in his vehicle and attempts to start it, it will not start because the vehicle is in drive. The contact stated his vehicle is suppose to have a system that does not allow him to take the key out of the ignition without the vehicle being in park. The dealer had not been contacted. The failure mileage was 110,000 and the current mileage is 115,000.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 202007

Accord 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,718 miles
Re. three major factory defects of 2002 Honda Accord V6 ex I currently own four Honda vehicles. Two of them are 2002 Honda Accord V6 ex models. Honda released 2002 Honda Accord ex without any thorough final inspections. The malfunctioning on my two Honda was all factory defects deeply related to passenger safety. Honda does not care for human life sincerely as advertised. Honda does not deserve to be one of the best vehicles in the states. Since I purchased brand new 2002 Honda, three serious mechanical and electrical defects have been found: Seat belt sensor malfunctioning, timing related engine RPM surge, and powertrain breakdown. All three happened within 36,000 miles. First problem was a seat belt sensor problem. It was detected several months on both vehicles. And I asked a Honda mechanic to fix it. He told me that it would go away if you drove more. However, this problem was not gone. And couple of years later, I strongly ask Honda dealer to check and fix it. One was seat belt sensor problem and the other was the main seat belt controller. Second problem was a timing related engine surge. It happened on both Honda within 30,000 miles on the same day. RPM of both Honda went up and engine light was on. Even in braking, I could feel very strong force, which might break something. It was a sudden surge enough to cause a big accident. I want you to inspect this factory defect of all 2002 Honda Accord ex. Third problem happened in the first 2002 Honda. It was a powertrain problem. This brand new vehicle has surged several months after delivered to us. The mechanics in Honda dealerships said that it would go away if we drove more. The surge in first three years seemed moderate jolting when the second gear shifted to the first gear. But it got worse and worse. Finally, oil leaked. After fixing it, there are no more jolting or surging in gear transitions. This incident took place due to Honda's negligence and irresponsibility.

- Frisco, TX, USA