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.

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$85.00
Average Mileage:
91,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced fuel pump relay (1 reports)
1998 Honda Accord fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 032006

Accord LX 2.3L

  • Manual transmission
  • 91,000 miles

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

part was $85 dealer only item. i replaced it my self. intermitent problem caused the vehicle to start sometimes only and had to rekey it to engage the relay and turn on the pump

- , Houston, TX, USA

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