CarComplaints.com Notes: The 1998 Honda Accord suffers from widespread transmission failure, peeling paint, & subframe rust. We recommend avoiding this model year like the plague.

The transmission begins slipping & eventually has to be replaced, typically soon after 100,000 miles & with a repair cost of over $2,000.

Peeling paint has also been a huge issue for these Accords. Most of the complaints are with darker paint colors -- especially green & blue.

Subframe rust near the front passenger side wheel has become a problem recently, due to the poorly positioned A/C drain hose directly above that area. Repair cost to the subframe is over $2,000.

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
155,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
1998 Honda Accord AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 1998 Honda Accord:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

1998 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 012008

Accord LX 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 155,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Air doesn't come on when i start the car but if i hit under the dash on the passenger side it cuts on, i have gotten good at it though i just keep a hammer in the floor board and tap it everytime i get in to cut on the air i think it could just be the fan or a loose connection anyone have any ideas?

- , Gardendale, AL, USA

Not what you are looking for?