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HONDA ACCORD Problems with Parking Brake, Service Brakes Hydraulic

 
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2004 HONDA ACCORD Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2004 HONDA ACCORD. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2004 HONDA ACCORD by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (942 Complaints)
Date reported May 26, 2004
Location MILFORD, CT
Manufacturer HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.)
Vehicle 2004 HONDA ACCORD
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 3
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

ON 2/17/04, I WAS TURNING LEFT TO GET OUT OF A PARKING LOT. WHEN I APPLIED THE BRAKES TO STOP, I HEARD A LOUD POPPING NOISE AND THEN IT SOUNDED LIKE SOMETHING FELL OFF OF THE CAR. THE DEALERSHIP SAID NO PROBLEM WAS FOUND, THAT THEY WERE UNABLE TO DUPLICATE. 263 MILES ON IT. ON 5/21/04 I WAS DRIVING DOWN A MAIN ROAD AND I NOTICED A LOT OF RED BRAKE LIGHTS IN FRONT OF ME, I HUNG BACK ABOUT FOUR CAR LENGTHS, AND AS I GOT TO ABOUT THREE CAR LENGTHS I KNEW I WAS GOING TO HAVE TO STOP SO I PUT MY FOOT ON THE BRAKE AND THE CAR WOULD NOT STOP, I LITERALLY HAD TO STAND ON THE BRAKE PETAL WITH TWO FEET, AND PULLED ON THE EMERGENCY BRAKE AT THE SAME TIME, THE CAR KEPT ON MOVING FORWARD, THE CAR MADE A VERY LOUD GRINDING NOISE; AND FINALLY THE CAR STOPPED INCHES AWAY FROM THE CAR IN FRONT OF ME. I INCHED THE CAR OVER TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AND CALLED THE DEALERSHIP AND THEY SAID TO GET THE CAR RIGHT DOWN TO THE DEALERSHIP. I DROVE THERE ABOUT 10 MILES AN HOUR WITH MY 4 WAY FLASHERS ON ALL THE WAY. THEY SUPPOSEDLY ROAD TESTED THE CAR FOR BRAKE NOISE AND CHECKED LINING, THEY SAID EVERYTHING WAS FINE, THAT THEY WERE UNABLE TO DUPLICATE PROBLEM. I WAS VERY NERVOUS BUT HAD TO GO TO THE DOCTORS, SO I CAREFULLY DROVE THE CAR DOWN THE SAME ROAD AND HAD TO STOP AGAIN, I APPLIED THE BRAKES AND THE NOISE AND NOT BEING ABLE TO STOP HAPPENED AGAIN, I SWERVED TO THE RIGHT TO AVOID HITTING THE CAR IN FRONT OF ME. MILEAGE 1721 MILES. I STOPPED THE CAR AND CALLED THE DEALERSHIP AGAIN, THEY TOLD ME TO BRING THE CAR BACK, MILEAGE 1741 MILES, ANOTHER TRIP WITH THE FLASHERS ON AT 10 MILES AN HOUR, THEY PROVIDED ME WITH A RENTAL CAR, MY CAR IS STILL AT THE DEALERSHIP, SOME AREA REPRESENTATIVE IS SUPPOSED TO CONTACT ME, I CALLED TODAY 5/26/04 AND THEY STILL DO NOT HAVE ANY ANSWERS. I AM DEATHLY AFRAID TO DRIVE MY CAR THAT I LOVE AGAIN, I WANT A NEW HONDA ACCORD, I BELIEVE THIS ONE IS A LEMON AND WILL NEVER FEEL COMFORTABLE DRIVING MYSELF AND ESPECIALLY MY GRANDCHILDREN IN IT AGAIN.

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