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#2126 of 2262 2000 ACCORD ABS ISSUE
Oct 17, 2010 (8:37 pm)
Hello. My ABS light goes on intermitently and my mechanic has found nothing wrong with the ABS. He reset the ABS light and suggested that I take the car to the dealership, since the light went on 5 minutes after he reset it.
I am loathe to go to Honda with this, for I am sure they will find a problem that costs as much to fix as the car is worth.
#2127 of 2262 Flaking clear coat near sunroof
Oct 17, 2010 (8:43 pm)
My clear coat seems to be flaking off on my poor 10 year old Accord. A quick look around the internet seems to indicate that I need a paint job and another clear coat added. YIKES!!!! My main concern is simply that the car resist rusting for as long as possible. I don't have a lot of miles on the car and I don't drive it very much, so I would like it to last for at least 5 more years, if possible.
#2128 of 2262 Re: Flaking clear coat near sunroof [dianeo]
Oct 18, 2010 (2:08 am)
You can get touch-up clear coat at most auto parts stores. If the base (color) coat is still there and you don't mind the so so look of the paint being touched up, I would think the clear coat touch-up would help.
#2129 of 2262 Re: 2000 ACCORD ABS ISSUE [dianeo]
Oct 18, 2010 (6:51 am)
It's impossible to guess what your ABS problem is. It could be something inexpensive or it could be very expensive to fix.
Can you live without ABS? I think that would be the worst case senario. A lot of cars don't have ABS and most of us lived without ABS for years.
If you live in an area without ice and snow, it probably wouldn't be a big deal.
#2131 of 2262 2002 Accord EX V6 4 speed automatic trans.
Oct 20, 2010 (8:35 am)
Gotta a question,guys. I select D3 for short errands around town. My question is: Does my torque converter lock up in D3 on my 2002 Accord? Thanks.
#2132 of 2262 Re: 2002 Accord EX V6 4 speed automatic trans. [blufz1]
Oct 20, 2010 (11:54 am)
Hey blufz, may I ask why you select D3? It'll only hurt your fuel mileage.
#2133 of 2262 Re: 2002 Accord EX V6 4 speed automatic trans. [thegraduate]
Oct 20, 2010 (12:14 pm)
Sure,if the drive is short at speeds below 40 then I don't want my transmission to make unnecessary shifts and the TC to lock up, any more than necessary. I'm just trying to prolong the life of my transmission. It's O.K. if it costs me 1 mpg or so. What do you think?
#2134 of 2262 Re: 2002 Accord EX V6 4 speed automatic trans. [blufz1]
Oct 20, 2010 (2:57 pm)
Seems like, if anything, there'd be extra wear from the extra heat of the modestly higher RPMs and the extra shift made by the gear selector every time. Just my personal and unprofessional opinion. In the grand scheme, I doubt it'll make too much difference either way. Was just curious.
#2135 of 2262 Re: 2002 Accord EX V6 4 speed automatic trans. [thegraduate]
Oct 20, 2010 (4:23 pm)
No extra shift made by the gear selector. If I know it's going to be a stop and go city trip,I just select D3,when I leave home, instead of D4.