I definitely will make a purchase again at this dealership. Mechanic says could result in catastrophic engine failure if not fixed. The settlement covers the following vehicles equipped with six-cylinder engines U. We expect our Fair Purchase Prices to reflect real-world transaction prices in line with sticker prices. The contact stated that the vehicle started to decelerate rapidly to 40 mph. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who diagnosed that the vsa system and the timing change needed to be repaired.
The spark plug on that particular cylinder is oil fouled,causing the misfire. The check engine light came on, the electric power steering light came on, the traction control light came on, and my tire warning light started flashing. If it is a known defect and saftey issue, why hasn't Honda issued a recall to fix it? I am not going to pay for another new fuel injector. The refinement with which the 2008 Honda Accord Sedan delivers its distinctive brand of relaxed enthusiasm is almost uncanny. Cylinder three spark plug was very heavily oil fouled. The base models come well-dressed, and climbing the trim ladder nets different wheels, chrome door handles, chrome exhaust finishers, fog lights and a rear spoiler coupe only.
I bought my car 2011 so my warranty is still valid , but for whatever reason they are going by mfg date and sold date. I don't even want to talk about city mileage. Then, I went back and was told to chart my mileage for three tanks of fuel. The vehicle would not cut on. Read our to see people who found humor in a bad situation. In pulling away from a stop, plodding along in traffic and passing on the highway, the throttle responds to your right foot as if reading your mind, seamlessly delivering exactly as much or as little power as you want. The car was in motion when the check engine light came on.
Unlike the cheaper Haynes and Chilton manuals that cover multiple year models, leaving the exact information you need to fix your car, these professional manuals cover your exact year, make, model. In terms of all-around quality and refinement, the Accord registers off the chart. My car rumbles when driving through residential areas. Either all Honda dealers are doing this maintenance or there's a small problem with the Accord's rear brakes. They advised it wouldn't be safe for me to drive the car home, so they gave me a free rental until it can be fixed.
I feel that Honda should pay for this repair on my vehicle. Just the annoying about 2 second long scratch noise at first start in the morning. But since last 2-3 weeks it has gone worst and get that noice even when I start driving and every time I slow down and start speed up again it get that noice like gear slipping or grinding noise until I reach to faster speed like above 30-35. The mechanic told me that there was a torque converter that needed to be replaced. Reliability the eats your wallet for gas money.
. While driving 45 mph, the vehicle hesitated and the check engine indicator illuminated. One good thing I did was lease so I can give this shitbox back after the 2 years and get a Chevy or something else. Read more: Jul 25, 2012 P0240 code is related to faulty catalytic converter. Very significant difference and disappointing given that I traded in a 2003 Camry that gave me exactly 6.
Our complaints were more subjective than anything else; the styling and design changes did not affect how the vehicle performed its duties. I was returning home from vacation and contacted dealership service dept where car was purchased from. Excellent Throttle Response Even though throttle response isn't exactly a feature, the Accord responds so naturally to the driver's gas pedal inputs that we're compelled to note it here. A heavy foot on the pedal is one of the most common causes for poor gas mileage. If you're going to be idling for more than 30 seconds or so at a stoplight, consider turning your engine off. Steering, likewise, is perfectly weighted and the car tracks straight down the highway requiring very little driver input, thanks in part to variable-ratio steering that improves both high-speed cruising and parking-lot maneuverability. The ignition system secondary voltage or spark is still present across the spark plug electrodes on the deactivated cylinders.
While the Honda Accord-versus- Toyota Camry debate hasn't sparked nearly as many family feuds or bar-room brawls as Ford vs. Bill and his son Billy were very helpful throughout the entire process and I can't say enough on how kind and understanding they were of my needs. They told me I will charged to see whether my is eligible for the recall notice and told my check engine problem cannot be checked out since my mfg warranty expired since it is only good for 6 yrs from the year of manufactured date and not the sold date. If you have a for-profit service,. Check engine, tire pressure, power steering, and another one I cannot recall.
It has to be checked and replaced. Honda also offered to reimburse customers who had to pay out-of-pocket expenses for related repairs such as spark plugs, pistons or even entirely new engines with limitations. Do that first before you replace any parts. The capture of exhaust gases in the combustion chamber will contribute to a reduction in oil consumption, noise and vibration levels, and exhaust emissions when operating in V4 mode. See our page about the. Switching between V8 and V4 mode is accomplished in less than 250 milliseconds, making the transitions seamless and transparent to the vehicle operator.