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 2005 Honda Accord suffers from transmission failure. It's not a huge widesperad problem like in prior years, but definitely still something to consider.

The transmission begins slipping & eventually has to be replaced, typically soon after 90,000 miles & with a repair cost of over $2,000.

Transmission failure problems have been a huge problem for the Accord & several other Honda models all through the early 2000s model years. Honda eventually extended the transmission warranty to 93 months/109k miles for the 2000-2001 Accords as a class action lawsuit settlement, but owners of other Accord model years with transmission problems are out of luck.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Honda Accord electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 012009


  • 60,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Honda Accord. While driving approximately 30 mph on normal road conditions, the engine stalled without warning. The engine restarted and the vehicle resumed normal operation. The contact took the vehicle to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing and NHTSA campaign id numbers 05V132000 (electrical system;uses circuit breakers) and 07V097000 (fuel system, gasoline;delivery:fuel pump) were discovered. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and they stated that the VIN was not included in the recalls, although the failures were identical. Currently, the fuse box is being replaced at the contact's expense. The VIN was unknown. The failure and current mileages were 60,000.

- Mahopac, NY, USA

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