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2009 Honda Accord
Accessories - Interior Problems
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2009 Honda Accord has several serious defects – poor brakes, excessive oil consumption, & uncomfortable seats.
BRAKES: There was a class action lawsuit against Honda in 2010 for premature & excessive brake wear. See our page on Honda's brake problems for more info.
OIL CONSUMPTION: Honda issued a TSB about this in late 2011, claiming it could be fixed through a software update to the VCM (variable cylinder management). There are class action lawsuits pending. See our page about the Accord oil consumption.
UNCOMFORTABLE SEATS: Owners have consistently reported uncomfortable seats with the entire 8th generation (2008-2012) of Honda Accords. Complaints range from back pain to leg circulation problems due to bad lumbar support, cushioning, & seat angle. Complaints aren't limited to only a certain body type -- the seat comfort problems are from a wide spectrum of owner height & weight. The common theme we hear is "we never noticed this during the test drive." Unfortunately for unwary buyers, the seat pain is noticeable after 15-20 minutes.
2009 Honda Accord Accessories - Interior Problems
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- Incredibly Uncomfortable Seat54
- Steering Column Noise18
- Armrest Material Is Deteriorating13
- Carpet Pulls Out From Under Door Frame8
- Visor Clip Brakes8
- Door Locks Not Operating Properly5
- Rear Deck Make Noise5
- Defective Seats4
- Xm Radio Cuts Out4
- Interior Lights Stop Working After Doors Open3
- Multiple Locations Rattle3
- Bluetooth Voice Recognition Bad2
- Gas Light Flashes2
- Leather Bubbling On Back Seat Pocket2
- Radio Changes Stations On Its Own2
- All Dash Lights On1
- Cd Player Stopped Working1
- Extreme Sun Glare Off Dashboard1
- Head Restraint Under Safety For Short Person1
- Key Fell Apart And New Key Cost Is Unbelievably High1
- Navigation Does Not Work1
- Power Lumbar Support Adjust Not Working1
- Seat Protectant Attracts Dirt1
- Squeaky Fan Control Button1
- TPMS Light Stays On1
- Water Leak Glove Compartment1
- NHTSA: Seats23
- NHTSA: Equipment3
- NHTSA: Seats: Front Assembly: Head Restraint3
- NHTSA: Electrical System: Instrument Panel1
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