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HONDA ACCORD Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2005 HONDA ACCORD Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2005 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 2005 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 (606 Complaints)
Date reported Nov 14, 2012
Location MIDDLETOWN , NY
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Vehicle 2005 HONDA ACCORD
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
All Complaints

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 HONDA ACCORD. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING 55 MPH UPHILL, THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY ACCELERATED INDEPENDENTLY REACHING SPEEDS OVER 100 MPH. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO SLOW THE VEHICLE DOWN BY SHIFTING INTO NEUTRAL AND ENGAGING THE BRAKES. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO WAS NOT ABLE TO DIAGNOSE THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE FAILURE AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 110,000. ....UPDATED 12/20/12 THE CONSUMER STATED MIDDLE TOWN HONDA REPLACED THE THROTTLE BODY. THAT IS WHAT CAUSED THE CABLE TO GET STUCK. THEY DID NOT REPAIR ANY OF THE BRAKES OR EMERGENCY BRAKE. THEY CLAIMED THAT IS WAS NORMAL WEAR. HE CONSUMER FOUND 32 INCIDENTS OF VEHICLES WITH THE SAME PROBLEM. UPDATED 12/28/212

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