Last post on Dec 07, 2013 at 2:52 PM
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#279 of 369 Re: UPDATE ON THE SOUND SYSTEM [gimmestdtranny]
May 24, 2013 (7:34 am)
Honda speakers/ fosters are 6.6/.9 inch... almost 6.7 inch.. 2' tweeters are on top of doors.
i have not inquired w any local stereo shops yet but i am figuring the 6.9 inch speakers are to big for the Accord casings.
#280 of 369 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Issues [kkuhns]
May 24, 2013 (8:46 am)
I bought the Optima EX with the Hyundai built 6 speed automatic. I like the Accord, but my father told me to never buy a car during it's first model year. I have 18,000 miles on it and zero problems. None.
Everyone told me not to buy a CVT. Everyone.
May 24, 2013 (11:23 am)
Changing oil by maintenance minder is being safe. No need to waste money and resources. Not the 60's anymore. Oil and engines are much improved.
162,000 miles on 2007 Accord with 8-9k changes. Engine runs like a dream ready for another couple hundred thou.
#282 of 369 Issues with Accord EX 2013 CVT
May 26, 2013 (1:02 pm)
Just wondering if any of you have this same issues with the new 2013 Honda Accord CVT - EX Model. I leased my car back in February of this year.
- rattling noise coming from either the front passenger window/door or the console which comes and goes
- tire squealing noise when backing up
- the burnt smell after parking your car
- the car seems to jerk when you slow down and take off your car from the gas pedal. it's worst when you're sitting in traffic
- steering wheel sort of turns by itself when I'm driving, thought my tires are running flat but my tire pressure icon on the dash is not ON.
Are these issues covered by Honda's maintenance package? Please let me know. It sucks to have all these issues especially when the car is brand new.
#283 of 369 Re: Issues with Accord EX 2013 CVT [angelblue76]
May 27, 2013 (8:45 am)
I have the V-6 EXL bought Feb,28th. I have none of your mentioned problems.
I do feel a slight jerk every know and then when trans is shifting but thats the CVT shifting.
That burnt smell is from driving and braking hard, that smell will wear off as the brakes and rotor wears. Unless you always drive fast and brake hard that smell is normal.
Check to make sure you have the right air pressure in your tires its on the drivers door.
Call the closest Honda dealer and have them check out your concerns if these problems dont go away.
#284 of 369 Re: Issues with Accord EX 2013 CVT [brian125]
May 27, 2013 (9:08 am)
Your V-6 EXL you bought on Feb, 28th does not have a CVT. It has a 6 speed auto. The slight jerk every now and then is the VCM - variable cylinder management, but it's seamless so you don't really feel it.
#285 of 369 Re: Issues with Accord EX 2013 CVT [wayne21]
May 27, 2013 (9:53 am)
Correct.............. Thanks for pointing that out.
#286 of 369 Re: Issues with Accord EX 2013 CVT [angelblue76]
May 27, 2013 (11:43 am)
I don't have any of these issues with my EX-L CVT. I would check with your service department.
#287 of 369 Re: Issues with Accord EX 2013 CVT [angelblue76]
May 28, 2013 (12:42 pm)
Well, the squealing noise while backing up is most likely just cold disk brakes. Especially after it rains.
The steel discs get a thin coating of oxidation and moisture after the car sits overnight, so when you back out of you driveway in the AM, the brakes can squeal and get grabby.
The rattling is a loose wire, such as a speaker wire in the door. (Car and driver had the same problem).
Car steering itself is probably a poltergeist/demon and you should get an Exorcism at once. (sorry, I couldn't help myself).
Seriously though it is most likely torque steer if it happens while briskly accelerating....other than that check tire pressure(s).
If you think the transmission is really not operating properly by all means take it back to the dealer and get it checked out.