Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. 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.


definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
181,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2000 Honda Accord suspension problems

suspension problem

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2000 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 012013

Accord LX 2.3L I4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 181,000 miles


There is an awful clunk that seems to be coming from the suspension when going over bumps that cause the left and the right sides to compress and rebound at different rates (such as rolling through a dip in the road sideways so that one front wheel hits first, causing the car to rock back and forth.) Took it to a mechanic to have inspected but it was undetermined. May or may not be serious, but it's incredibly annoying.

- , Alta Loma, CA, USA

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