really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
62,075 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (4 reports)
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problem #4

Apr 012015

Accord 4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 87,000 miles

I received a letter in the mail in 2012 about a VCA timing recall, I took it in to the Honda location they said everything on my car was fine. Now 3 years later they are trying to charge me 942 dollars to replace the vca timing again and even then they say they are not exactly sure if that is the noise I hear when I crank my car on a cold startup.

- , Richwood, TX, USA

problem #3

Nov 012013

Accord EX 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles

The VSA light has been on for a couple of years now....ON and OFF intermittently....The VSA button has never worked (not able to turn on or off). I am not sure if this is what is causing the rough idle and poor acceleration and missing and purging....this car is JUNK....Will never buy a Honda again!

- , Lexington, KY, USA

problem #2

Dec 182012

Accord EX-L 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 61,300 miles

It was approaching the time to have my oil changed, so I checked my oil and there was no oil on the dipstick. Took it to my mechanic and had the oil changed. He noticed one of the plugs was fouled and asked me about it and if the car was burning oil. He changed the oil and the fouled plug. Did an internet search to see if there was a problem with excessive oil consumption in 2009 Honda Accords. It showed up that this was a recurring problem. Called Honda Corporation and the rep. wasn't very helpful because I didn't have a record of every oil change. However, the next day I received a call from the service manager of the Honda dealer wanting to see the car. I brought it in and they did a computer mod. and changed the spark plugs. However, they did not change the oil since it had just been changed 3days prior. I received another call from Honda Corporation instructing me to bring it back after a 1000 miles and have the oil checked and then to bring it back after 2000 miles and have the oil checked again. After 2000 miles it was down a little more than a half quart. The Honda dealer said since you didn't have the oil changed by us we can't verify this and you need to start this process over. So that is where I am at. Very frustrated. Down a half quart after 2000 mile may not sound like a lot but for a car that shouldn't burn any oil, to me that's quite a bit. Just waiting on the next step.

- , St Charles, MO, USA

problem #1

Oct 092009

Accord EX-L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles

this just happed. engine light and vsa light on car is running rough and the called american honda and they told them to pull the heads. so far I said stoppppp right there no way the are doing that with all the problems I am having.I got a lemon law lawyer and hopefully he can make them buy the car back. F.Y.I. ALL DEALERS DO BUY BACK CARS ALL THE TIME EVEN IF ITS BEEN A FEW YEARS. BEST PART IS YOU PAY NO FEES FOR THE LAWYER THE DEALER WILL HAVE TO PAY .

- , San Diego, CA, USA