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Transmission Slipping (Automatic Trans)
1999 Honda Accord (Page 1 of 3)
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.
- Typical Repair Cost:
- Average Mileage:
- 131,578 miles
- Total Complaints:
- 50 complaints
Most Common Solutions:
- not sure (23 reports)
- replace it (11 reports)
- estimate to rebuild transmission (6 reports)
- transmission had to be rebuilt (6 reports)
- keep up on your transmission fluid (2 reports)
- issue is on clutch burn due to bad maintenance. replacement (1 reports)