TSB List for the 1996 Honda Accord

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Accord are official communications between Honda & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
  • WHEELS
  • WHEELS:HUB
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
  • INTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #5905

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #629541

      CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A TWANG NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION THAT SOUNDS LIKE A SPRING CONTACT. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #011100

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #615765

      SUBJECT REGARDING CAMPAIGN PARTS AVAILABLE FOR OPEN ORDERING FOR FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL RETAINER KIT. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    • TSB #97102796050

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54130

      VEHICLE EXPERIENCING BRAKE FLUID LEAKING FROM THE ABS MODULATOR. *YC Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS

    • TSB #010103

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001798

      REAR BRAKE SHOE KITS NOW AVAILABLE. *TT *JB Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

    • TSB #1002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005929

      CLEARING ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). HONDA OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010201

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619943

      INFORMATION USED WHEN THE ABS CONTROL UNIT SETS A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-8 (ACCUMULATOR VOLUME PROBLEM). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010101

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624159

      INFORMATION ON REGARDING: BRAKES ABS DTC. *ET Read More »

    • TSB #161200

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #615806

      INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-8, ACCUMULATOR VOLUME. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010400

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618987

      INFORMATION ON PREVENTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-3 AFTER ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULATOR WORK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #A980027

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604200

      SUBJECT ON BRAKE ASSEMBLY FLUID (CCI #20). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #96050

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601692

      CONCERN OF BRAKE FLUID LEAK FROM THE ABS MODULATOR. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #A000036

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #622540

      PARTS INFORMATION BULLETIN REGARDING PRODUCT UPDATE FOR THE FRONT BALANCER OIL SEAL RETAINER KIT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98009

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604880

      EXPERIENCING TICKING NOISE FROM THE VALVE TRAIN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98009

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601691

      TICKING NOISE FROM THE VALVE TRAIN. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #98009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600711

      TICKING NOISE FROM THE VALVE TRAIN. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #A980001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604571

      INFORMATION ON INSTALLING CAM HOLDER KIT. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #010402

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636738

      SUBJECT REGARDING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS THAT THE ENGINE HESITATES BRIEFLY WHEN ACCELERATING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #302

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #631027

      CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEEDS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #061301

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624570

      INFORMATION REGARDING BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL LABOR OPERATION . *ET Read More »

    • TSB #00073

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619921

      PRODUCT UPDATE REGARDING FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #161000

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #615783

      SUBJECT REGARDING THE FRONT BALANCE SHAFT RETAINER PRODUCT UPDATE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #00073

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618908

      A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL MAY BACK OUT OF THE OIL PUMP HOUSING OVER TIME. Read More »

    • TSB #011000

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618907

      LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN - BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98042

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601697

      CONCERNS OF OIL SEEPAGE FROM THE ENGINE BLOCK. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #11012003

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009278

      HEATER BLOWER MOTOR GETS HOT OR BLOWS A FUSE. HONDA. SERVICENEWS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #A970013

      Date Announced:
      APR 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52269

      THERMOSTAT AND GASKET KIT. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #97025

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52393

      TORQUE CONVERTER DOES NOT LOCK UP - A FAULTY THERMOSTAT KEEPS THE ENGIONE FROM REACHING NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE IN COLD WEATHER. *TW Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #090199

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608022

      INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0401 AND P1491. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #01070

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623292

      SUBJECT REGARDING FIFTH GEAR GRINDS DURING UPSHIFT. *ET Read More »

    • TSB #01070

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623341

      SUBJECT REGARDING PARTS TO CORRECT 5TH GEAR GRINDING. *ET Read More »

    • TSB #95057

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618903

      A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE TRANSMISSION GRINDS WHEN SHIFTED INTO 5TH GEAR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97101395057

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54131

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE TRANSMISSION GRINDS WHEN SHIFTING INTO FIFTH GRINDS. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #010103

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001790

      CHECK (ATF) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID CONDITION TO DIAGNOSE (A/T) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT *JB Read More »

    • TSB #1202

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002575

      STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #A980034

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604201

      INFORMATION ON NEW POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES. TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #060103

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002699

      GRADE LOGIC CONTROL INFORMATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98040

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #610229

      CONCERNS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON, AND AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0740 STORED IN THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #11012003

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009279

      AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0740, P0741 REPAIR TIPS. ANOTHER LOOK. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #070103

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003228

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1361 AND DTC P1381 SET - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #603

      Date Announced:
      JUN 16, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003200

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1361, TDC SENSOR AND DTC P1381, CYP SENSOR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #110102

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005881

      KEYLESS ENTRY, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER LOGIC. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005933

      KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER LOGIC. HONDA OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. 2002 PRELUDE ALSO INCLUDED. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #010701

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624549

      SUBJECT ON REGARDING TACH FLUCTUATION AND/OR A/T DTC P0725. *ET Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #010202

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630994

      INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING MULTIPLE MISIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0301, P0306). *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #010701

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624549

      SUBJECT ON REGARDING TACH FLUCTUATION AND/OR A/T DTC P0725. *ET Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #95041

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46384

      AN OCCASIONAL SCREECHING NOISE WHEN THE DRIVER'S WINDOW IS LOWERED. THE NOISE IS USUALLY HEARD WHEN THE POWER WINDOW MOTOR IS COLD. IT BECOMES MORE FREQUENT AS THE CONDITION GETS WORSE. REPLACE THE DRIVER'S SIDE WINDOW REGULATOR. Read More »

    • TSB #94024

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46387

      A 'CLUNK' NOISE WHEN YOU ROLL WINDOW DOWN. REPLACE THE WINDOW GLASS MOUNTING BOLTS. ADJUST THE DOOR GLASS AND THE RUN CHANNEL. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #100102

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005920

      LEAKAGE FROM MOONROOF GLASS WEATHERSTRIP. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #020103

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001811

      SRS INDICATOR ON WITH NO SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) SET. *TT *JB Read More »

    • TSB #000101

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610333

      INFORMATION WHEN DIAGNOSING AN SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #204

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014248

      WATER LEAK AT DOORS AND/OR FLOOR. *NM Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #010901

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626808

      INFORMATION REGARDING WATER LEAKAGE DURING A CAR WASH. *YH Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #100102

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005913

      SOGGY FLOOR CARPET DURING CAR WASH. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97102094024

      Date Announced:
      OCT 20, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54132

      EXPERIENCING A "CLUNK" NOISE WHEN YOU ROLL THE WINDOW DOWN. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #93049

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46388

      WHEN DRIVING ON A ROUGH ROAD, A CREAKING NOISE IS HEARD FROM ONE OR MORE POINTS ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. MAKE SURE THERE IS CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE GAUGE ASSEMBLY. RELOCATE AND APPLY EPT TO THE WIRING HARNESSES. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    • TSB #A65

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50572

      ANNOUNCEMENT THAT LONGER MOUNTING BOLTS FOR INSTALLATION OF THE OPTIONAL REAR SPOILER ARE AVAILABLE AND WILL ALLEVIATE INSTALLATION PROBLEMS. *TW Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #02057

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635787

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT GROWLING OR WHINING FROM ONE OR BOTH OF THE REAR WHEELS WHEN DRIVING. *TT Read More »

    WHEELS:HUB

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

    • TSB #97016

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52054

      MANUALLY ADJUSTABLE SEATS HARD TO RELEASE.. *JD Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #011098

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #6092376

      INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING THE CEILING LIGHTS. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #05012004

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013953

      AUDIO UNIT AND NAVIGATION SYSTEM ANTI-THEFT CODES AVAILABLE ON INTERACTIVE NETWORK. *NM Read More »

    • TSB #107

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637651

      SUBJECT REGARDING OBDII ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS ON ISIS. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #1102

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013805

      ODOMETER ACCURACY. HONDA TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

    • TSB #404

      Date Announced:
      APR 16, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009048

      AUDIO, ANTI-THEFT CODES. HONDA. TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #98058

      Date Announced:
      AUG 11, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609928

      CORROSION ON THE ANTENNA'A COZXIAL CONNECTOR IN THE BACK OF THE AUDIO UNIT CAUSING, POOR RADIO RECEPTION, WITH STATIC, NOTICED MOSTLY ON THE AM BAND. YD Read More »

    • TSB #97008

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51126

      STATIC WHEN ADJUSTING THE RADIO VOLUME. *TW Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #011000

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618967

      INFORMATION PERTAINING TO HONDA CELLULAR TELEPHONE OWNERS MANUAL. *TT Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #010103

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001793

      SEARCHING ISIS FOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE INFORMATION. *TT *JB Read More »

    • TSB #010101

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624040

      INFORMATION REGARDING: DTC P0133. *ET Read More »

    • TSB #98040

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602359

      CONCERNS WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON. *YC Read More »

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