Last post on Feb 28, 2013 at 8:11 AM
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#170 of 179 Re: What now? [donewithhonda]
Jan 05, 2013 (6:55 am)
Have you tried filing a report with the BBB AutoLine? It is a long process, I started last summer....still going on. But have alot of faith, and hopefully it will turn out well for our family. I will never purchase another Honda, it's really too bad they used to be great cars. Best of luck!
#171 of 179 Re: What now? [lorna3]
Jan 21, 2013 (12:37 pm)
My Accord's vibration problem started after buying new tires/ Goodyear Assurance. The old Dunlop 7000s never had a problem. Tire Rack advised me to take the car to a tire store with a Hunter GSP machine for a "Road Force Balance." Has anyone tried this? Thanks.
#172 of 179 Re: What now? [jgpitt19]
Jan 25, 2013 (4:13 am)
My car has had numerous alignments and HRF balances with no change. The only thing that has helped was to add two to three more psi in each tire. Somewhere I read that this issue is caused by a thermal breakdown of the ball joints. I say this because MOOG parts has a problem solver ball joint listed for the accord on their website.
#173 of 179 Re: What now? [faster73]
Jan 28, 2013 (5:40 pm)
Thanks for responding. The road force balance did not work. Tire Rack exchanged the Good Years for Dunlop 7000s (which came standard on the car). I had the Dunlops installed this past Friday- the vibration lessened significantly, but did not go away.
#174 of 179 Re: What now? [donewithhonda]
Feb 05, 2013 (1:47 pm)
I have owned two 2012 Accord Coupes (1 v6 manual 1 4cyl auto). Both had this problem. I traded the 6 for the 4 and drove three cars buying the one with the least vibration.
I have a short term fix. I raised the air pressure to 35lbs and had the dealer re road force balance all four tires. The problem isn't gone 100% but it drives like a completely different car.
#175 of 179 Re: What now? [jgpitt19]
Feb 05, 2013 (2:04 pm)
The fix was the change in air pressure. My car calls for 32lbs. By raising to 35lbs the problem was greatly reduced
#176 of 179 check your balance
Feb 06, 2013 (9:41 am)
I buy my tires at dt. After my prev rotation 6100 miles ago, I felt a slight vibration at 65 mph. Took the car back to dt for a re balance of front tires. Got it back and it's still vibrating. I wait till my most recent rotation and when they rotated the fronts to the back,vibration gone! So,the problem is with the wheels that just rotated to the back,right? Take the car to my Honda dealer and have them check the balance and they are way out of balance! They re balance them at 2x $12=$24.
Feb 07, 2013 (11:45 am)
I have had two 2012's. One v6 one 4cyl. Both had the problem
Monday I had the dealership raise the tire pressure from 32 to 35 and road force balance all four. So far the problem is almost gone. I have a slight vibration at 65mph but not like before. It's almost like having a new car.
Feb 28, 2013 (8:11 am)
I have had two 2012 accords v6 and 4cyl. Both had the vibration. I read that if you take each tire from recommended 32lb to 35lb it makes the problem go away.
I ad the dealership over inflate each tire to 35lb and road force balance each wheel. The problem is gone except for a slight vibration at 65mph. Before it was intermittent from 50mph up
I actually don't hate the car anymore!