I also bought it new From Fernandez Honda in San Antonio. I was told something completely different. Of course, it would be expensive for Honda to recall all vehicles affected; maybe even catastrophic for them. See our page on for more info. Honda Automobile Customer Service Mail Stop: 500 — 2N — 7A 1919 Torrance Blvd.
First off, I was told the oil should be changed based on the maintenance minder or to change the oil a minimum of one time per year I am an infrequent driver , which ever comes first. First I noticed engine rattles at cold start-up second was that engine light was on and off! I also have a 2008 accord. On more than one occasion I have been advised that the rattle is due to needing an oil change even though the maintenance minder does not come on. The reasoning was that anything could be rattling when the car starts. Not everyone bought an 8-year warranty and it doesn't seem to affect the 2013-2017 models. Consequence: If the wires become damaged, the coil may overheat and cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. In some states, it will cover used vehicles.
They even supposedly measured it. Correction: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the transmission, free of charge. I can see where the dealership is coming from. What can I do to go forth with legal action and how much time and money of my own would be necessary to do this? I took a copy of service bulletion 09-010 with me to the dealer. Its known problem and many people are having this issue.
I am no longer hosting my site through GoDaddy, but through. I had bought 4 new Hondas since 2000. Remove the camshaft auto-tensioner chain case cover. Summary: Techline summary article - when looking at the speed dial list, are the voice tag icons missing from phone entries that were previously voice tagged? Remove the five camshaft holders. If it goes while I'm on the interstate, that would be catastrophic, but there are clear signs of a worn tie rod, so it's on me to get it fixed before that happens. However, I wonder how they figure in the cost of losing lifetime Honda buyers? Remove the old sealant, dry, reseal, then reinstall the auto4ensioner chain case cover. From what I know it may not come out until the end of this year, August is what I've heard.
The fact that I purchased my car brand new from Fernandez Honda, and had only taken it there for service, probably had a lot to do with their agreeing to fix it for a very small charge. I believe its three fasteners. They actually waited until the last minute to call and ask me the same questions that I spent 2 hours answering last Friday. Does the engine rattle loudly for about 2 seconds on cold start-up? You can to search for one in your area. Tensioner too if you choose. The better filter was key. The engine dying suddenly is not catastrophic.
Luckily I got it done with out paying the diagnosing fee. Referring to the Sentra timing chain replacement video should tell you most of what you need to know. I brought up the issues in this article. They did say the fee would be refunded if in fact it was the Vtc actuator. Pissed Customer Kathryn Stephens - Kathryn S. When I transferred my site, I lost my comments.
Honda assured me that this will not damage anything. Set them aside on a clean surface in the exact order and position that they were removed from the cylinder head. I told them that I thought it was really lame that they knowingly sold thousands of vehicles with a major problem, one that causes catastrophic engine failure! This is even after putting the ignition position to 2. Just this past week, I got the chance to drive our 11 Accord everyday and noticed the grinding sound half of the time I do cold starts. Torque the bolts to 22 N. You can coast to the side of the road, and get a tow.
Somebody, or some bod ies! Today, I give them a call to follow up. Even if an updated part is released, it would be safe to expect several months of back order. Well after 2,000 miles still no oil consumption. This has been going on since Jan of 2015. I thought it was kind of strange the salesman would bring the car to me every time I went to drive it and take it after purchase. I have taken my car to same Honda Dealer for almost ten years now! Correction: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the a-pillar interior cover and install the correct a-pillar cover, as necessary, free of charge.