really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,300 miles

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problem #10

Apr 032017


  • 210,000 miles
Last Monday morning, I drove on a 2-lane neighborhood road at 25mph since it was raining. My car suddenly lost control. I touched the brakes. However, the brakes did not work anymore. The windshield started fog immediately. I could not see anything while my car still moved forwarded. I forced the speed shaft into the park position. My car stopped on the opposite lane. Luckily, there was no vehicle from the opposite direction. I was safe. The accident location is one mile away from interstate. If this happed on the interstate, tragedy would be inevitable. After my car was towed to the body shop, I found that the right-front lower control arm was fractured at the bushing location. The fracture section was not new at all. It is a typical stress corrosion fracture over years. It should start at the original defect. I called Honda Accord manufacturing usa last Friday. They denied discussing how this part was failed offered no assistance.

- Birmingham, AL, USA

problem #9

Feb 032014

Accord 4-cyl

  • 46,000 miles
Knocking rattle drivers side front.

- Sag., TX, USA

problem #8

Mar 042013

Accord 4-cyl

  • 43,000 miles
When making a hard braking stop from as slow as 35 mph an hour the front of the car dips so badly front of the touches the ground making the occupants lurch forward.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #7

Dec 122012


  • 29,000 miles
Vibration in car at highway speeds (55 to 65 mph). Unknown reason. Checked tires, alignment, and even wheel rims and all were ok. Car has never been in an accident. Cause or source of vibration is still unknown at this point in time.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #6

Nov 052012


  • 70,000 miles
Secondary shaft bearing broken.

- North Lauderdale, FL, USA

problem #5

Sep 262012

Accord 6-cyl

  • 50,000 miles
At speeds between 65 and 70 mph the car vibrates as if the wheels were out of balance. Have had the wheels balanced twice in the past month with no change. Had the car aligned within the past month and dealer says there was no change. A new set of Michelin mxm4 primacy tires were installed in April 2012. Just returned from a 3000 mile trip and found the vibration to be very annoying. This is a Honda Accord 4dr ex-L V-6 help.

- Basye, VA, USA

problem #4

Jun 242012

Accord 6-cyl

  • 58,000 miles
When driving between 55-75 miles an hour, there is a violent shake from the front wheels. Its even more evident under heavy acceleration as the shaking becomes more severe. I've had the car looked at by pep boys, my mechanic, and the Honda dealership in aventura, fl and no one seems to know what the issue is. I have found others having the same issues I did on the edmunds.com forum. townhall-talk.edmunds.com/webx?14@@.F197B14/136.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #3

Feb 112012

Accord 4-cyl

  • miles
My mileage is 34,505 I took my car to Honda North, danvers they said to go to ins co geico to have repaired. No one wants to take responsibility please help me![xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- North Falmouth, MA, USA

problem #2

Aug 092009


  • 22,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Honda Accord. The contact stated that both front wheel bearings failed. While driving 30 mph, noise was heard coming from the front end of the vehicle when making a turn. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, who replaced the bearings under warranty. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 22,000.

- Halifax, MA, USA

problem #1

Jul 262010


  • 35,000 miles
I purchased a 2009 Honda Accord that was used, but carfax certified. Shortly after my purchase, I heard a popping noise. When I took it to the dealer, I was informed that my vehicle had a broken axle which was unheard of for this year/make of my vehicle. I am upset because Honda is "reputable" company but will not back their product. I am afraid that I can be going down the freeway and my wheel may malfunction.

- Nashville, TN, USA