While the power train is really a joy to use, handling is pretty average, with lots of understeer. Let me know if you learn anything else. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Mechanically, the engine was the all new. A revised maintenance minder system was also added which gave owners reminders for scheduled maintenance such as based on operating conditions. Using the voice command system, we told it where we wanted to end up, and the system gave us a choice of three routes. In the cabin The interior of the Honda Accord is pretty comfortable, with power-adjustable leather-covered seats and generally nice materials over the dashboard.
It's solidly built, spacious, comfortable, frugal on fuel, and a good value, all very logical attributes. Accord Hybrids from model year 2006 and up can be identified by the amber rear turn signals whereas their fully gasoline counterparts have red rear turn signals. Dealers hated the base model more than anyone because they were almost impossible to sell. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge.
Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. Which I will not do that until I am sure that is the problem, because he also said that it may be weak springs on the clutch. Due to these improvements the V6 engine was renamed the J30A5 from the previous J30A4, and the 4-cylinder from the K24A4 to the K24A8. For the first part of the trip, getting out of Belvedere, we actually preferred the route advised by the Magic 8 Ball. But this being an Accord, it's a pretty quiet engine, refusing to call much attention to itself. The steering felt tight and responsive in normal usage, but understeer became a big factor when we tried to push it hard.
The 2003 model year also debuted Honda's assisted Navigation system as an option for the Accord. The system told us which turns to take, and even whether just to bear left or right, eventually leading us back to our offices. I was able to get it into 2nd but could not shift into 1st gear. Using the navigation system was a little more straightforward then the Magic 8 Ball. The 180-watt amplifier isn't particularly powerful, either. In no way could it be considered stiff, as comfort is still important, but it is a more European than American suspension tuning. Problem occurs at various intervals at about 1-5% of total drive time.
On or about the 21 Feb 08 the transmission failed to enter 2nd gear. The dealer went for a test drive and couldn't duplicate the problem it can go for over a week without showing up , he said Honda's policy was unless they could see the problem Honda would not authorize any repairs to be made. Honda's numbers for this recall are K1P, and M1O. Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Honda will notify owners of these vehicles beginning on October 26, 2012, and will notify these owners again when parts are available so those vehicles can be brought to dealers for applications of the free remedy.
Our discount used 2007 Honda Accord transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. He bled the slave cylinder but it did not get better. I now have trouble shifting from 3rd to 4th. When you release the clutch assuming you are in 3rd, the gears grind loudly and the shift lever is thrown forcibly back to neutral, leaving you without power. On October 1, 2012, Honda announced a recall of 573,147 Accords in the U.
This is the last bodystyle Accord I was still recommending to people as a 4 cyl, automatic appliance, so I like the idea that this niche trim is out there. The 2007 Honda Accord represents a very practical and unassuming car. With its mundane styling, nobody will look twice at the Accord, which could be a good thing if you make full use of the V6 in sixth gear on the freeway. We're pretty sure the Magic 8 Ball eventually would have led us back to our offices, in the same way that an infinite number of monkeys with typewriters will eventually reproduce the works of Shakespeare. In September 2012, Honda informed the agency that it was including an additional 573,147 vehicles including certain model year 2003 through 2007 Accord V6 vehicles. Peak horsepower, 244, is at 6250 rpm, and being a Honda engine, it's quite happy revving.
Sufficient parts are not yet available for owners of the vehicles covered by the September 2012 expansion, but are expected to be available in early 2013. She wanted something safer, classier and less likely to burst into flames and the Legend fit the bill perfectly. Problem does not occur all of the time and started with the first 7,500 miles. Production started in Honda's Marysville Auto Plant. Never had a problem with the gear box. It was trapped in the bottom level for over three weeks and she expected it to be a pancake when they found it.
And you used to be able to get a stick shift. At each intersection, like this one, we asked the Magic 8 Ball if we should go right. We like the navigation, but the stereo leaves a few things to be desired. When adding transmission fluid to your Accord, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. In addition to body-color exterior trim and polished alloys, it also included Bose audio and a power moonroof. I have read that you pump it about five times, hold it down then bleed it with a hose attached on the bleeder bolt and the other end in a clear jar with dot 3 fluid in it to prevent air going back in.
The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 625,762. All V6 models have standard Vehicle Stability Assist. Proven technology by this point, the Accord is Honda's most popular model in the U. The audio quality is passable in the front seats, but mediocre in the rear seats. A tilt-and-slide glass sunroof adds light. Buy a recycled 2007 Honda Accord transmission and save thousands of dollars.