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While still a fine, competent car, the Accord is losing ground to newer competitors. Braking, ergonomics and fit and finish remain impressive. But engine performance, ride quality, accommodations, and interior quietness aren't outstanding.
Alerts
There are 18 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Road Test Results

Performance
Acceleration Acceleration Acceleration tests are conducted on a smooth, flat pavement straightaway at the track. Time, speed, and distance measurements are taken with a precise GPS-based device that’s hooked to a data-logging computer.
0 to 60 mph (sec.) 0 to 60 mph (sec.) The time in seconds that a vehicle takes to reach 60 mph from a standstill with the engine idling.
Transmission Transmission Transmission performance is determined by shifting smoothness, response, shifter action, and clutch actuation for manual transmissions.
Fuel Economy Fuel Economy We perform our own fuel-economy tests, independent of the government's often-quoted EPA figures and the manufacturers' claims. Using a precise fuel-flow measuring device spliced into the fuel line, we run two separate circuits to represent city and highway consumption.
CR's Overall Mileage CR's Overall Mileage CR's overall mileage is a composite of measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course and highway cruising; and CR's 150-mile test trip of mixed driving, if tested. In recent road tests, we've discontinued the 150-mile trip test.
CR's City Mileage CR's City Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course.
CR's Highway Mileage CR's Highway Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed highway cruising.
Annual Fuel Cost Annual Fuel Cost The cost and amount of fuel used in 12,000 miles and is calculated from CR's overall mileage.
Braking Braking The braking rating is a composite of wet and dry stopping distances and pedal feel. Braking distance is from 60 mph, with no wheels locked.
Emergency Handling Emergency Handling Several factors go into the rating, including the avoidance maneuver speed and confidence, as well as how the vehicle behaves when pushed to its limit,
Comfort / Convenience
Ride Ride Our expert judgment of how well the suspension isolates and absorbs road imperfections and how steady it keeps the body on various road surfaces.
Noise Noise Our expert judgment of the vehicle's interior noise level in everyday driving.
Front Seat Comfort Front Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the front seat is for drivers of various heights.
Rear Seat Comfort Rear Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the rear seat is for two passengers to sit across.
Interior Fit and Finish Interior Fit and Finish An expert evaluation of the interior quality and craftsmanship.
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Trunk/Cargo Area Trunk/Cargo Area Our rating is based on the amount of luggage or cargo space that a vehicle has in the trunk or cargo area.

Owner Reports

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Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Engine Major Engine Major Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.
Engine Minor Engine Minor Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.
Engine Cooling Engine Cooling Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.
Transmission Major Transmission Major Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.
Owner Satisfaction Owner Satisfaction To learn about satisfaction, CR has collected survey data from our annual survey on more than half a million vehicles. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Driving Experience Driving Experience Includes acceleration and handling
Comfort Comfort Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride
Value Value Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?
Styling Styling How it looks inside and out
Safety Equipment
ABS available, standard from 2003. Side air bags available from 2000, standard from 2005. Head protection air bags available from 2003, standard from 2005. ESC available from 2006, standard from 2008. FCW optional from 2013, AEB optional from 2016.
Road Test
While still a fine, competent car, the Accord is losing ground to newer competitors. Braking, ergonomics and fit and finish remain impressive. But engine performance, ride quality, accommodations, and interior quietness aren't outstanding.
Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
Front
Warranty

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

Read more about extended warranties
Body Styles
coupe
sedan
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Manual
  • 4-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2.3-liter 4 (135 hp)
  • 2.4-liter 4 (160 hp)
  • 3-liter V6 (200 hp)

Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2001 Honda Accord owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

“The rubber seals in the roof have shrunk and come loose over time, allowing water to get into the passenger compartment when it rains”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

“Paint on Honda is almost gone over the entire roof, almost looks like it has been sandblasted. Areas where paint is lasting are all parts that have had bodywork and repaint since I bought car”

Scott N., MD (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“bought it with peeling top coat. Found a place to get it painted at a reasonable price. Had it painted. looks great now”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX Unsure)

“The paint peeled off the front passenger side fender, almost one square foot in size,”

P P., ON (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The clearcoat is separating and requires extensive rework to repair properly”

Samuel C., NJ (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The paint over the rear wheel bubbled and shows a little rust. This began a couple of years ago and has slowly spread. I believed it is progressing slowly because I have a garage and park my car there each evening”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Accord LX Unsure)

“Fading on the trunk and on the roof top. Some fading on the hood”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Serious fading and deterioration of the paint on the roof of the car due to weathering and age”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“It isn't actually the paint, but the special coating applied that has been peeling off. Now my car looks dirty all the time and I am embarrassed to drive it”

Teresa D., FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The paint clear coat peeled off, so the car had to be repainted”

Hacker B., FL (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“fading and discoloring of paint”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The clear coat started peeling on the roof and bumpers at about 6 years old. The color was called ruby red Moreno. The car looks great with the exception of the embarrassing paint peeling back. That was one reason I didn't get a CRV. I work at a auto repair shop, and that's the biggest complaint of their hondas”

Diana D., VA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“The paint is gone on the hood, the top of the car, and on various other areas of the car. It needs a paint job. I've notice that older Hondas seem to lose their paint jobs. I hate it”

Anonymous, TN (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Right rear fender blistered and then peeled”

Anonymous, NJ (2001 Honda Accord EX Unsure)

“Paint fading on all top surfaces (roof, trunk, hood)”

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“My second Honda. Clearcoat only lasts 10 years on a dark car”

Robert S., NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“clear coat pealing off”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The sealcoat is peeling”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Paint is fading on spoiler mainly. Not the whole car”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Clear coat on trunk lid is nearly gone”

Colleen H., CO (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“dark green exterior...over time paint is coming off...looks bad”

Dave S., GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“clear coat peeling”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“There are spots on the roof and the trunk where the paint has come off over time, exposing bare metal, which is rusted in spots”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Clear coat failed”

Anonymous, WA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“The paint on this honda has faded terribly. Enough so I would never buy another”

Anonymous, MD (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The clear coat is flaking off”

Oren V., CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“This 2001 accord vp lost it finish about 7 years back, when I see another Honda vp 2001 it has the same lack of finish and the paint job is exposed. Factory caused!”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Fading paint”

John F., CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The paint looks very bad”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“The clear coat paint, began to bubble and then peel off of the hood in some areas. Then a two square inch piece of paint just came off the right front fender, not just the clear coat at this location”

P P., ON (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“paint peeling in several large areas”

Anonymous, MB (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Paint fading/flaking because cars are left outdoors in Santa Fe sunlight. Common problem here”

Anonymous, NM (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“The paint on the spoiler bubbled up and completely peeled off”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Clear coat turns patchy and flakes off”

Audra S., NY (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Paint fading all over car”

Anthony C., MD (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“There's a cover over my moon roof so I used to leave it cracked. It rained in and eventally rusted the top skin that I had to have replaced”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“one wheel well trim on the outside is rusted and the metal has fallen off”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Our car was hit a few years ago. The body shop replaced the left rear fender assembly. The rust began showing through near the tire well. There is no rust on any of the original car”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“rusted on both sides above rear wheels and started recently on the bottoms of rear doors”

Anonymous, MB (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Rust on body at top/front of each rear wheel opening, just back or rear door opening. This part of the body is a complexly folded piece of metal that was poorly designed and collects water that then rust from the interior out. We are advised by our”

Anonymous, IA (2001 Honda Accord LX Unsure)

“When I purchased it, I ordered the Honda protective trim accessory for the wheel openings/arches. Over time, the added protective trim collected water and initiated severe rusting of the rear arches adjacent to the doors”

Anonymous, MO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Rear wheel arch beginning to rust through”

Anonymous, SK (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“REAR WHELL WELLS, CAUSED BY SNOW AND SALT,THREE TIMES IN ALL, THE LAST TIME IN OCTOBER 2014”

Laurent N., NB (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“The right rear wheel well has rusted all around”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Clutch replacement

“We were probably just due for a clutch replacement, but it wasn't cheap. I found that at least in my area (Texas), dealerships don't always stock the parts of older vehicles. We had to wait for it to ship from Dallas despite having scheduled an appointment for the service. The didn't ship the part until the shop had the car”

Alex F., TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Clutch replaced because of rough shifting”

Pat D., FL (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

“Indicator light came on. I felt no difficulty with the car, although I had a slipping transmission for a couple of years from 2012-13, so I was prepared with an extended warranty when this happened. Needed to have transmission rebuild in December, 2016. Also had engine mounts replaced twice; 1x in 2012 and 1x in 2013. I drive fast on the freeway and did a lot of freeway driving those years”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“3rd transmission in this car - that is a real flaw in an otherwise excellent car”

Jacques G., NC (2001 Honda Accord LX Unsure)

“transmission died at 164,000 miles complete rebuilt necessary 3,000 dollar job at private mechanic”

Mykola O., CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“rough shifting, engine light on”

John W., UT (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Typical transmission failure for Honda Accords 1998-2002. Bad design. New it was coming for years. Well documented problem”

John W., KS (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Engin revs when shifting into second gear. Spent $700.00 getting it fixed@ dealership. Still does the same thing, check engine light is on but if I tke my foot off the gas the car shifts and once the engine is armed up, it never hapens again. So I'm”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord LX Unsure)

“No problems with the rebuild. What led to the rebuild was rough shifting from 1st to 2nd and downshift from 2nd to 1st gears”

Thomas G., CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“This car has had 2 transmission replacements. Once under warranty...second time paid for either the part or the labor (cannot remember). The last one was 80K ago...we are probably due for another soon”

Jacques G., NC (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Transmission broke and replaced with a new transmission”

Larry W., UT (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Honda replaced the automatic transmission as the car had 435,000 miles on it, runs fine now”

Michael F., CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Currently requires a rebuild due to flushing transmission, seems that flushing Honda transmissions and this model year in particular results in failure”

Oren V., CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“A code came up indicating a rebuild or replacement was necessary”

Anonymous, MN (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Transmission broke down within days of hearing loud sounds during shifting. Cost $3500 for a rebuilt trans; still having problems now”

Anonymous, AE (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Had to have transmission replaced, Would not engage in gear”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“slipage in the 1-2 shift... in addition to a roaring sound and vibration”

Tom K., FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Sudden Failure Replaced with New Transmission”

Anonymous, ID (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“There's not too much to describe. The transmission was slipping for awhile then eventually went out and needed to be rebuilt/replaced”

Anonymous, MO (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“After fixed, is running fine”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Finally gave out, had shifted hard for years. In the end the engine light came on and the trans had a harder time shifting out of low gears”

Anonymous, MN (2001 Honda Accord LX Unsure)

“Transmission rebuilt”

Mykola O., CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Transmission would slip in and out of gear while driving--transmission of this model year are known to have major transmission issues”

Anonymous, DE (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“transmission went out and had to be replaced. cost was minimal at $2800”

Joseph P., NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Honda repair was unreasonably expensive. I opted instead to replace the transmission with a salvage yard transmission for about half the cost”

Anonymous, UT (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Hydraulics (clutch master or slave cylinder)

“The clutch slave cylinder needed replacement”

Anonymous, NS (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“When we're talking about a clutch repair, we're faced with the dilemma of whether the car is worth putting that much money into”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“could not shift gears. car needed to be towed to dealer”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Transmission slips ovcasionally”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“It jumps and is very rough slipping in”

Erik L., IL (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“problem was a recall, that was never fixed...did not get it to honda in time....jumps from 1st to 22nd with a bump”

Addotta J., FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Occasional rough shift on light throttle acceleration. Trans fluid changes every 20K miles”

SUSn L., FL (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Shifts with a heavy clunk from 1st to second”

Frank M., GA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“needed rear transmission mount”

Darrel A., CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Slips and jerks between 1st & 2nd”

Willard N., GA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“jerky shifting, especially under acceleration”

Keith J., CA (2001 Honda Accord DX 3.0-L V6)
Slipping transmission

“transmissions in this model year are known to be bad and unreliable. Was told by dealer transmission could fail anytime”

Anonymous, WV (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Slips between 3rd and 4th gear when cold”

J I., PA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“We were ready to sell the car two years ago, because the transmission code showed up and some slipping could be generated by strong acceleration. We didn't get any reasonable officer and continue to use and enjoy the car, but stay close to home with it”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Minor rpm overrun on 1-2 shifts occasionally. A known wear problem, particularly on V6 engines. Mine is a 4 cyl”

SUSn L., FL (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The transmission is going out. My mechanic advised against transmission service at this point because on this car the transmission usually fails around 165,000 miles. Shifting from first to second is really hard. Just waiting for it to fail comple”

Anonymous, NM (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Trans feels like it is slipping, but so far, no need to replace it. I am thinking I will need a new car in the next year or pay for a new transmission (not likely)”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“had to have transmission replaced. would not engage in gear”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“There's not too much to describe. The transmission was slipping for awhile then eventually went out and needed to be rebuilt/replaced”

Anonymous, MO (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Inconsistent shifting from 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 1st”

Rod E., MB (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“hestitates to engage on initial acceleration”

Keith J., CA (2001 Honda Accord DX 3.0-L V6)

“it has slow leak”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Slight leak up high - add fluid periodically”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“The transmission started shifting roughly last August, and then in October began not shifting past 2nd gear until it warmed up. Added a product to loosen stuck solenoids, but problem has persisted”

Anonymous, AB (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Hard shifting when starting out. Shop states that I should continue to run it the way it is and get a new transmission”

Anonymous, WA (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

“Noisy and runs out of freon often”

Anonymous, OK (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Car was not cooling sufficiently. I thought it was just low on refrigerant cause the compressor seemed to be working. But it needed replacement”

E W., TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Replaced compressor”

Harold C., FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Leaks refrigerant; needs to be replaced”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Just needed replacement, worn out. It was not blowing cold air, may have had leak, not sure”

Anonymous, OK (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Automatic climate control

“On climate control: the control unit won't operate AC and other buttons, required replacement”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Blower (fan) motor

“had to replace blower fan and there is an intermittent issue with air flow diverter control”

Anonymous, NV (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“the blower speed control module needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Blower fan motor stopped working requiring replacement”

Jayson T., SC (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“A/C stopped working. Repair found condenser leaking; replaced condenser and receiver/dryer”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“I think it is a condenser problem. It blows hot air. I had it recharged and now it is doing it again. It could be the result of an accident may daughter had in my car in 2005. I don't think they replaced it with a new unit”

Donna K., CA (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Heater system

“Heater, AC, and defogger work intermittently. Repair estimated at 1/4 of car's value!”

David P., WA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“There leaks in the system, and as I explained the compressor was not working”

E W., TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Had to have system recharged. Worked fine all year, but when turned on this spring didn't cool very much”

C E., OH (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“It is an old car. It is necessary to replace all of the seals in the A/c system as the rubber O-rings get brittle and crack and leak. I am doing it now. Figure overhauling the HVAC after 11 years or 150k mi which ever occurs last”

Gregory J., NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Leaking radiator hoses needed replacing”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“See previous”

Anonymous, OK (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“dashboard module that controls the climate system failed. buttons to operate A/C, exhaust, etc. did not function”

Jim F., NJ (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“The climate control motherboard failed. It would get stuck on either heat or a/c and was nearly impossible to turn off. Very uncomfortable if it didn't match the season!”

Anonymous, NE (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Suspect evaporator leaks. Replacing it is a tedious task. Always replace the expansion valve when so dong as it is such a pain to do it later. Test all new components prior to installing them!”

Gregory J., NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

“Sensor light on & dealer replaced for ~$200, but also said ABS unit wasn't working and would cost ~$750 to replace. Declined replacement as normal braking works well & as a defensive driver I could not justify the cost. Planing to replace auto with plug-in hybrid late 2017 or early 2018”

Anonymous, IA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“had to replace them because parking brake use hastened their demise. Still have the original front calipers at 160,000 miles”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Just old, and needed replacement. Sticking calipers caused premature pad and rotor wear. Had to replace all three on rear wheels”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Calipers are uneven and need completely replaced due to inability to rebuild them because they are so damaged from normal wear”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“frequent replacement”

Anonymous, MB (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)
Rotors

“Wear and tear in front axle. Replaced with new brake pads”

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The car from new is on its 5th set of rotors and 1 set of rear rotors. This included replacement front and rear rotors. The problem is warping”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“had to replace the original rotors and calipers at 158,000 miles. also replaced rear pads that had 70,000 miles on them”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“I had been alerted to the wear and need to attend to the problem by my mechanic, and had the worn linings replaced”

Raymond E., IL (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Usual and expected brake work since this car had no repairs in the past. This is a US car imported into CA”

A T., AB (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Brake pads replaced in the course of normal operation. Rotor turned once”

Anonymous, MN (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Seems like the rear brakes get worn fairly frequently. Seems like they only last 2-3,years. The front brakes are much more durable. Our other car's rear brakes last much longer”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The rear calipers were seizing due to age and the rear rotors were worn past safe limit”

Forest M., BC (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“needed new rotors”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The break wear was diagnosed by the dealer when I went in for the airbag recall. My mechanic identified both brake wear and rotors needing to be changed”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord EX Unsure)

“Normal wair for a car of this age this only the second brake job I will be having and the muffler has never been replaced”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Premature wear on break rotors due to infrequent driving and salt / sand etc. from a long winter”

Scott N., MA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“new pads and rotors”

Anonymous, CO (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“New Brake pads replaced from normal ware”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“THEY ARE PERFECT”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

“clock light went”

Hoi W., AB (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“I needed to repair the gauge light connection”

John F., CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)
Headlights

“headlight with age became so bad that couldn't make out whether they were on or off. Plastic completely fogged up”

Mykola O., CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“After travelling heavily salted roads for several months, drivers side headlight went very dim, as well as both high beams. (all four headlights were on at the same time, but only the right low beam illuminated properly) Unable to turn high beams off”

P P., ON (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Turning indicator light fails intermittently”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Fuses are all intact, but chime no longer works when lights remain on and key is removed. Leaving any lights (interior or exterior) on accidentally drains the battery”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“audio system does not light up”

Hoi W., AB (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)
Wiper motor or washer

“Bushings failed”

Don M., CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“replace wiper motor”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“when car is locked, the alarm often goes off for no reason”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Hood latch switch was non functional caused alarm to activate when locked”

Mitsuru Y., IL (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Stopped functioning entirely”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

“Rear passenger auto lock motor failed and needed to be replaced”

John C., CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Warning lights

“I got the vehicle when it was 2 years old. The backlight in the clock and the fuel warning light never worked”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“air bag warning goes on”

Bob L., CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“had to replace sensors ??”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Turn signals quit working”

Doug M., TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“low fuel light doesn't come on”

Chalupsky D., OH (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“seat belt switch melfunchon was on recall and was fixed”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

“Warning light kept coming on, mechanic needed several attempts to guess which part of emissions system was failing. Resolved for now. Spent about $500.00 over several visits, including cost of tests”

Jacqueline M., CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Cracked”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Clogged egr port”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The Malfunction Indicator Lamp went on yesterday indicating a problem . I'm calling for an appointment today to have the problem addressed”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The car did not pass emission. A repair involved some valve that was rusted. The replacement was $650 (including inspection, fuel cap replacement as well as this repair). The problem was fixed”

Jean B., IL (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Check engine light always on”

Anonymous, OR (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“EVAP System gave a code. Replaced the ailing parts myself and fixed the problem”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The pipe broke at the emission control”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Car shimmied when transitioning fro 25-35 MPH, Then the check engine light went on, we did all of the least expensive try to fix it, then had to spend 2000. Dollars to repair the emissions control”

Anonymous, NJ (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“clogged, wouldn't pass emissions test. Had to clean and replace”

Anonymous, ID (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Received a check engine light. The problem was the closed fuel line system sensor. Replacement of the evap canister pump rectified the situation”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel injection system

“Must of got bad fuel or injectors clogged. Lucas took care of the problem,”

Anonymous, CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

“After checking the codes, the codes indicated oxygen sensor faults. The dealer changed all the Oxygen Sensors, but, occasionally, the same oxygen sensor codes turn on and off and usually clear by themselves with no codes indicated!!!”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Check Engine Light stayed on. Now corrected”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“This happened before, I believe it's the gas tank canister pump. Right now it's ongoing, but last time changing that did the trick”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Service engine light kept going on but they could not find the problem. Someone suggested using Lucas additive and it worked. Engine light stays off”

Anonymous, CO (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The recirculating values, ERG?, needed replacing”

Peter L., ME (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“O2 sensor died, but it looked like it had never been replaced. It gave about 200000 in good service before the O2 sensor died, so while serious, I think it speaks highly of the dependability”

Anonymous, SC (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel cap

“The computer detected a problem with the fuel cap, which was replaced”

Jean B., IL (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

“Power steering unit was not leaking, it was on the rack & pinion. See previous answer”

J C., KS (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Dealer said power steering fluid was leaking, but have not had any problem with power steering. My own mechanic said to ignore”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Power steering pumps and hoses

“The steering pump needed to be replaced. Noise when turning the wheel”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Power steering pump weakened and was replaced”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“After replacing the power steering rack, the leaks are gone. But, the new pump is noisy and there are new rattles to torture me,”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

“The car had 125000 on it and the struts were shot. The replacement made it better, but a new car would have been best”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Shocks & struts were both worn and needed replacement. Affected tire wear on a new set of tires. Got 30,000 miles on a set of 60,000 mile tire warranty”

Michael H., CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Rear shocks started leaking”

Anonymous, ME (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Rear struts needed replacing”

Peter L., ME (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The car has over 130000 miles and needs new shocks. I consider this normal and not a quality issue”

Richard C., CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“In the past this has been indicative of the need for replacement of axel(s). This has been the only major expense I have incurred with this vehicle, having replaced the front axels twice in the last ten years”

Anonymous, MD (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Growling noise, bearing was replaced”

Anonymous, IN (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“One front wheel bearing was noisy, near end of life, requiring replacement”

Forest M., BC (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Ball joints

“Needed replacement”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Accord Unsure Unsure)

“Heard a noise when slowly driving on to my driveway nearly every time I entered”

Harold W., OH (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Noise from front end”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Mainly noise i.e. banging and squeewking”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

“The power steering fluid was leaking from the rack & pinion. The seals wore out in the rack & pinion unit. Rack and pinion was replaced. The power steering unit itself was not leaking; old rack&pinion unit still functioned-just little harder to turn”

J C., KS (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Needed replacement when ball joint repaired”

Harold W., OH (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

“Intermittent squeaks and noises from belts”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Engine computer

“Computer glitch keeps Check Engine light on.EGR was replaced but did not fix problem”

Anonymous, OR (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Finding oil in the driveway”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Small oil leak in rear main seal”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Serious oil leak from engine. I will replace this vehicle shortly”

Joseph P., HI (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Lower engine seal needs replaced”

Harold C., FL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“do not remember details. Involved the oil pump”

Richard M., CT (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Started leaking oil and can't get it repaired easily”

Anthony S., CA (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 3.0-L V6)

“Rear Main Seal”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Had an oil pan leak that was expensive to fix as it basically required the same amount of work/cost as changing a timing belt which had just been done 3 years prior”

Anonymous, MD (2001 Honda Accord LX Unsure)
Engine mounts

“replaced 5 years ago. Need to replace again”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)
Fuel leaks

“started car; extreme smell of gas, gas flowing from underneath car. Stopped car, got tow. Shop found fuel line badly rusted with hole”

Richard M., CT (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Had to replace the gas tank. It was a horrible job. The entire rear end of the car has to be taken apart. I wish I had just replaced the car”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

“The CD player James with a CD inside and is now unusable”

Pierre B., NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“CD changer no longer operates. It only makes mechanical noises”

Anonymous, TN (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Cannot play cds”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Suddenly stopped playing CDs. Wouldn't eject discs”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“no longer works”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Stopped working”

Joseph S., FL (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“CD player began to show ERR code and then froze up - completely - no play - no ejection of any of the six discs - no function even after unhooking the car battery and then resetting the unit via ID code. Radio function is all OK. Thie problem b”

Angel M., MD (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“The factory original 6-disk CD player jammed, with disks in it that were not mine. 2001 vehicle, failure in the fall of 2014”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“no longer loads and unloads CDs and often gives an error”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“CD player damages the CD's so they won't play in the damaged areas”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Locked up, will no longer eject or load CDs”

Anonymous, AL (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen difficult to see

“"drive" indicator does not light up low fuel indicator does not light up light over odometer does not light up brake light comes on occasionally for no reason”

David M., CO (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“The clock has lost its numbers. The 7 is a one and the 6 is a C. No solution. The dash lights are fading and we have it turned as high as they are able to go”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

“Had to replace the catalytic converter”

Greg J., NE (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The check engine light came on and the code for catalytic converter came up. They charged me $1400. and now the light is off”

Donna K., CA (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Cat started making shaking and rattling noises about 10 months ago. Crawled under the car and the Cat is disconnected from the rest of the exhaust. Have not fixed it yet, due to money”

Chad W., WA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Exhaust leaks

“Exhaust leak fills interior of car with exhaust smell, need to drive with windows open”

Scott N., MD (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“On heat blower: speed 1 and 2 not working, the resister controlling the fan speed required replacement. On exhaust: the flexible section "rotted", pipe connect flange and bolts rusted”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“Almost all of the exhaust system joints had rusted and crumbled. This is the first time in the life of the car (16 yr,158K miles) that I needed repairs to the exhaust. I have no complaints”

D B., PA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Loud noise. Getting tooo loud now. Replacement and overall cost of repairing properly is in the thousands”

Erik L., IL (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Because the car was a V6, it had two mufflers. The left side, which was damaged in an accident, was replaced several times with after market products. The original stainless steel muffler on the right side has never needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Muffler and pipes bent in an accident several years ago. Finally got around to getting it fixed”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Due to corrosion of the pipes underneath, a big expense occurred. Apparently, it was dripping oil as well as losing power”

Anonymous, MD (2001 Honda Accord EX Unsure)
Loose/rattling heat shield

“mechanic says under side is rusted and dificult to get parts to stay in place”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“generally my problems have dealt with normal wear and tear on a 15 year old car. It's still in good shape even though I do not care for the body and interior to well”

Bernard C., NJ (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Doors or sliding doors

“back left door could not be opened from the outside. The handle became stuck”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“The outer handle on the rear door of the driver's side does not work. I can open the door from the inside, but pulling the outer handle no longer opens the rear door”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Accord LX Unsure)

“driver's side ext latch broke”

Dave S., GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Door lock button on driver's side broke and had to be fixed. Cost approximately $90 for the part, and $65 for the my mechanic to install it”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Seat belt retracters don't retract the seat belt completely causing the door to slam shut on them. The only way to get them to work properly is to carefully guide them into the retracter. I sometimes forget to do this”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“ABS light went on. The sensor in the seatbelt needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

“The seal in the trunk is gone. Thus, when it rains, the water drains into the trunk when you lift it up”

Anonymous, TN (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Windows

“Electronic window came off track”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“the driver side window 'sticks' in cold weather; I can't make it go up & down; it gets stuck in the down position and I can't close it in the winter; big problem!”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Accord DX Unsure)

“both windows stop after a few seconds, They then will continue after several seconds wait as if it needs to rest”

Anonymous, AL (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 3.0-L V6)

“Driver's door window motor died last winter. VERY expensive to replace”

Anonymous, AB (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Alternator

“Alternator stopped working”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“alternator failed and had to be replaced”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“car died at 200K miles in 10 degree temps. Better than the 98 honda accord that died at 50K miles and had to replace alternator, starter, transmission. Transmissions are honda's biggest repeat failure and they only warrant for 36K. No wonder”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“bracket to engine broke multiple times and had to replace alternator”

Anonymous, UT (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“normal wear use”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Accord DX 3.0-L V6)
Coil

“There is a coil for each cylinder. After a car wash I had to replace one. After the next heavy rain I had to replace two more”

Anonymous, NM (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)
Distributor or rotor failure

“Check engine light came on and required new distributor part which was expensive ~$500”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Electronic ignition

“One is while the car will not start (1 once year). But, give it 30 minutes then it will start”

Bob L., CA (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“2 ignition coils went bad”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)
Starter

“had to replace”

Anonymous, UT (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

“Water collects in driver's side floorboard”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Radiator cap cracked, radiator cracked”

Anthony S., CA (2001 Honda Accord Unsure 3.0-L V6)

“water is pooling in trunk lid. runs out onto trunk when opened”

Anonymous, OR (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

“stabilizer bars had to be replaced”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0-L V6)

“Accords are notorious for wind and road noise. Our 2001 is no exception. Can not have a conversation at highway speeds. Will probably not look at Hondas when making a new purchase”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“Front windows don't seal properly when closed so there is wind noise from both. Left seal was actually replaced, but still has same problem”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

“cylinder head became bent. do not know why”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Accord DX 3.0-L V6)

“Dealer lied about me needing a new engine when the head gasket just needed to be retooled. Has run fine for 3 years since work was done”

Audra S., NY (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“belt broke, need valve job as a result, car has too many miles to pay for that expense”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“it was time to have the timing belt replaced”

Don R., CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0-L V6)

“replaced timing belt, water pump, and oil seal all together as it saved on labor rather than doing them separately”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Accord DX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

“Radiator broke at around 116,500 miles and car overheated and had to be towed. However, it had never broken before. Replacement cost at my mechanic was about $450”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Accord LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

“Engine seal & water pump leakage”

Anonymous, SK (2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

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