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#5813 of 5901 Re: 2003 Honda Accord Display Problem [woogie03]
Jun 20, 2012 (10:45 am)
While the info stated in #5807 is true (w/regards to Southern Electronics...); what U can also do, as I found-out recently, is buy the PC board from the Honda dealer. I paid a total of $200 plus tax, of which $125 is for core charge; returnable when U bring back the defective pc (printed circuit)board.
The instructions for installing can be gotten from the dealer or the internet...on google.
#5814 of 5901 Re: 2006 Accord 2.4L -How to Replace Engine Air Filter? [exshoman]
Jul 23, 2012 (10:20 am)
I changed the air filter in my daughter's 2007 Accord today. It was a bit difficult to remove the filter cover, but was even tougher to put it back. I finally removed the battery clamp and was then able to easily install the cover.
#5815 of 5901 Re: 2006 Accord 2.4L -How to Replace Engine Air Filter? [jcrater]
Jul 25, 2012 (8:44 pm)
Yes, those filters can be a challenge. Good job. The next time will be easier.
#5816 of 5901 2003 Honda Accord V6 - 96k - Transmission Dead..
Aug 13, 2012 (5:21 am)
#5817 of 5901 2003 Honda Accord V6 - 96k - Transmission Dead..
Aug 13, 2012 (5:21 am)
I need some opinions on what to do.. My 2003 Honda Accord's transmission has died. I went to the local honda dealership in an attempt to find out what it would cost to fix and as I expected, the repairs are going to add up.. I did some research on 2003 transmission and I've come to the conclusion that the Honda Accord 2003 transmission is riddled w/ problems..
In any event, here is what I was quoted by my local Honda Dealership..
Remanufactured Transmission: $4200 - However they'll do it for $2750 (based on my mileage)
Since I am at 96k, if i decide to keep the car and fix the transmission, I figured i'd put in a new timing belt, drive belts, water pump and coolant.. This I was quoted for $750
Then, 2 other codes came up that need to be addressed..
1) Idle Air Control - Quoted $618.00
2) ABS tranction Control - Quoted $1179.00
So without tax, and nor any haggling over price- I am at $5300.00 for a 9 year old car...
The last 2 items, (idle air control, and ABS) i am not sure need to need to be fixed as they said something about "clearing out the code"
In any event, the bottom line is that I'd like someone's suggestion as to what to do? Do i keep this car? I really wanted to drive for the foreseeable future.
I did take it to another mechanic who can do this stuff for some what less.. But again, I am torn..
Aug 13, 2012 (10:46 am)
put in a used transmission - much cheaper. Some even come with warranties.
You might also find a shop that can repair it. What is it doing? Does the car drive at all?
I am guessing this is an automatic. The manual was/is bullet proof, and would not be so expensive to repair.
Would you pay $5k for a used one in the same same condition as yours. If the answer is yes you may as well fix it.
Aug 13, 2012 (3:22 pm)
I'd probably fix it. I don't think it's going to cost as much as all that to square the car away, especially if you shop around. The ABS business could be nothing more than a defective wheel sensor.
Sep 12, 2012 (4:00 pm)
4 cylinder EX-L MT with almost 150K miles on the original clutch. How long have others gone before having to put in a new one? Has anyone done it themselves? How hard is it? Any special tools needed?
Thanks in advance.
#5821 of 5901 Re: 2003 clutch [sockpuppet1969]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Sep 12, 2012 (6:53 pm)
It'd be a tough job without a lift and a transaxle jack. Book says a professional mechanic can do it in 6 hours.
Special Tools Required
Clutch alignment shaft 07LAF-PT00110
Clutch alignment disc 07JAF-PM7011A
Remover handle 07936-3710100
Ring gear holder 07LAB-PV00100 or 07924-PD20003
#5822 of 5901 Re: 2006 Accord 2.4L -How to Replace Engine Air Filter? [tallman1]
Oct 12, 2012 (5:37 pm)
How do you get the paint to shine where fuel spilled on it. I can't seem to get the tank filled without it spilling occasionally. Where the fuel spilled the paint looks dull. Any suggestions??? I washed it with car wash, dried it off and tried some ICE synthetic wax but it still looks very dull.