fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
111,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. paint the car (2 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
1996 Honda Accord body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1996 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 042006

Accord EX V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 160,000 miles


I love my 1996 Honda Accord, it's been the best car I've ever owned. Hardly ever needs repairs, just keeps on going. The only problem has been the paint job, it started looking bad about 8 years ago, roof paint peeling and the hood. I always thought there should have been a recall on the paint because I see all the Honda Accords from about the same years have the same problem. All of us have the same peeled paint. There should have been a recall years ago. But it's not too late, cause I will never get rid of my car, I love it.

- , Elk Grove, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 012011

Accord LS 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,000 miles

I have taken excellent care of the car. I have waxed it by hand 2 times a year trying to avoid the deterioration of the paint and it is upsetting that to no avail, my car looks like a wreck.

- , Germantown, TN, US

problem #1

Oct 261998

Accord DX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,000 miles

I bought the car brand new. In less than 2 years the car started showing sign of the paint peeling and fading. It wasn't because it stayed in the sun all the time. It was stored in home garage. The inside of the car it is 2009 and it still looks really good. Only the outside makes its look like the age that it really is. I'm writing to see is there a recall on the paint job for the 1996 Honda Accord. As I look around and see the other Honda accord of 1996 I see they are all doing the same thing. I'm hoping that there is going to be a recall on this vehicle because it is a good car and isn't giving me any trouble only the paint job. In this economy, can't afford to get another one when there is nothing wrong but need a good paint job and it is expensive, the cheapest I've seen for a good paint job was @ about $5,000.

- , Vancleave, MS, USA

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