- January 19: Honda and Takata Sued After Airbag Sends Shrapnel Into Woman's Chest
- January 9: Honda Fined $70 Million For Failing to Report Deaths and Injuries
- December 24: Honda Recalls Crosstour Over Takata Side Curtain Airbags
- November 28: Honda Accord Side Curtain Airbag Lawsuit Granted Final Approval
- November 24: Did Honda Intentionally Conceal 1,729 Injuries and Deaths?
1997 Honda Accord
Problems & Complaints
Worst 1997 Accord Problems by Category
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- engine problems19NHTSA complaints: 76
- body / paint problems14NHTSA complaints: 12
- transmission problems9NHTSA complaints: 21
- AC / heater problems7NHTSA complaints: 13
- electrical problems7NHTSA complaints: 86
- cooling system problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- fuel system problems2NHTSA complaints: 5
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 40
- miscellaneous problems1NHTSA complaints: 9
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 143
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 29
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 18
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 12
- steering problemsNHTSA: 12
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 11
- exhaust system problemsNHTSA: 10
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 9
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 5
- lights problemsNHTSA: 1
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