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1999 Honda Accord
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 1999 Honda Accord suffers from widespread transmission failure, subframe rust, engine shuts off while driving, & peeling paint. 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.
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.
Engine stalling while driving in the 1999 Accord is typically caused by a defective ignition switch -- inexpensive to repair (under $200) but dangerous.
Peeling paint has also been an issue for these Accords. Most of the complaints are with darker paint colors -- especially green & blue.
Worst 1999 Accord Problems by Category
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- transmission problems110NHTSA complaints: 206
- engine problems109NHTSA complaints: 175
- body / paint problems42NHTSA complaints: 34
- interior accessories problems20NHTSA complaints: 49
- electrical problems19NHTSA complaints: 345
- AC / heater problems7NHTSA complaints: 1
- seat belts / air bags problems4NHTSA complaints: 70
- fuel system problems3NHTSA complaints: 18
- suspension problems3NHTSA complaints: 19
- brakes problems2NHTSA complaints: 54
- cooling system problems2NHTSA complaints: 1
- exhaust system problems2NHTSA complaints: 30
- lights problems2NHTSA complaints: 12
- wheels / hubs problems2NHTSA complaints: 17
- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 18
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 28
- steering problems1NHTSA complaints: 18
- windows / windshield problems1NHTSA complaints: 14
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 24
- clutch problemsNHTSA: 1
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