- February 8: Honda Accord Owner Carlos Solis Killed By Exploding Takata Airbag
- January 31: Over 2.1 Million Cars with Defective Airbags Recalled Again
- 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
2000 Honda Accord
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2000 Honda Accord suffers from widespread transmission failure, subframe rust, & problems with the airbag system (SRS). We recommend avoiding this model year like the plague.
The transmission begins slipping & eventually has to be replaced, typically soon after 90,000 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.
The SRS warning light likes to come on due to a defective seat belt sensor -- typically the driver's side. This sensor is covered under Honda's lifetime seat belt warranty, but some dealers charge a $100+ "diagnostic fee" or tell customers the entire SRS unit ($800) is bad.
Worst 2000 Accord Problems by Category
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- transmission problems241NHTSA complaints: 140
- seat belts / air bags problems68NHTSA complaints: 441
- engine problems44NHTSA complaints: 113
- body / paint problems42NHTSA complaints: 45
- electrical problems16NHTSA complaints: 138
- fuel system problems7NHTSA complaints: 30
- interior accessories problems6NHTSA complaints: 76
- AC / heater problems5NHTSA complaints: 3
- brakes problems5NHTSA complaints: 54
- windows / windshield problems3NHTSA complaints: 9
- cooling system problems2NHTSA complaints: 5
- miscellaneous problems2NHTSA complaints: 20
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 44
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 53
- wheels / hubs problems1NHTSA complaints: 19
- lights problemsNHTSA: 17
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 17
- exhaust system problemsNHTSA: 16
- steering problemsNHTSA: 10
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