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Power Window Problems of Honda Accord - part 1



Honda Accord owners have reported 43 problems related to power window (under the visibility category).

car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 Honda Accord 1
Failure Date: 04/11/2012

The contact owns a 2004 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the rear passenger side window would open and fall into the door panel. The contact had been able to close the window by initiating the window controls, but eventually had to lock the window so they would remain upright. The vehicle was not inspected by the dealer nor repaired. The failure and the current mileage was 94,000.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2005 Honda Accord 2
Failure Date: 02/25/2012

I have an 05 Honda Accord coupe. Neither window will roll down, had the relay switch replaced but 6 months later back to the same problem. Radio would go on and off, even when car was off. Now the radio will not come on at all unless I unplug/plug the battery, then the result is only temporary. Now the cruise control button will not work. If I push it down the green indicator light comes on but the button will not stay engaged. I've seen so many of the same complaints I was sure there was a recall I missed but there isn't??!!.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2007 Honda Accord 3
Failure Date: 01/03/2012

The contact owns a 2007 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the front passenger window and the two rear windows failed. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told that the power window master switch failed because water had entered the switch area. The current mileage was 45,000 and the failure mileage was unknown. Updated 4/2/12.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2006 Honda Accord 4
Failure Date: 08/02/2010

The contact owns a 2006 Honda Accord. The contact stated that whenever the defroster was activated, the exterior light would dim. In addition, the passenger side headlight was inoperable. The glove compartment light would continuously remain illuminated while the vehicle was turned on. Upon exiting and closing the driver side door, the contact stated that all four windows fell halfway down. The dealer diagnosed no failure with the defects. The manufacturer was not contacted and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 38,000 and the current mileage was 103,000.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 Honda Accord 5
Failure Date: 11/09/2009

2003 Honda Accord. Consumer writes to report a potential fire hazard with power windows the consumer stated the front drivers window regulator motor assembly was replaced, because it was slow to open and then became stuck in the down position. Four months later, the front passenger window would not open when the consumer tried pressing the switch from both the master control panel and the passenger arm rest. In addition, none of the windows opened from the outside of the vehicle when she pressed the unlock button on the remote transmitter and held the button down. The doors unlocked, but the windows did not go down. The front passenger regulator motor failed and in addition to a fuse blowing, the wiring in the passenger door panel burned and the vehicle's fuse box assembly was damaged. When the consumer picked the vehicle up, she was told the problem may have originated with a crack in the master control switch on the driver's panel. Two days later, after the repairs were made, when the consumer tried pressing the switch to close the window, the window rose less than an inch and immediately went down again. Also, when she wanted to open the window fully, she had to hold the control switch in the down position longer than normally required to automate the action. The consumer returned to the dealer and they replaced the run channels on both windows.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 Honda Accord 6
Failure Date: 08/01/2009

I leased a 2004 Honda Accord ex v6 in may of 2004, from rick case in miramar FL. On August 31, 2005, I had to have my o ring discharge line replaced, due to leaking power steering fluid and noise. Then, on April 3, 2006 I had to have my entire radio/cd player changed out due to led not working and both back window motors replaced due to loud noise and rolling down slowly. In July 2006, I relocated to atlanta, GA and purchased this vehicle via retail (transferred the title) in August 2007. Then, November 9, 2007, I had to have the power steering pump replaced due to leaking fluids and a loud noise. Today is August 6, 2009 and I am again having the same power steering issues!! other problems that I am currently having with my car: had to get my battery changed August 9, 2007; window motor problems with both my front seat windows; internal lights not working on transmission gear-shift, over-head light. I am so unhappy with this Honda purchase as I thought that they were known for their longevity, especially since I have been the only owner and got the car brand new. The main thing is I need answers or directions as to what my next step. Please advise, thank you. I am still making payments on this car!! updated 08/07/09.


car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 Honda Accord 7
Failure Date: 07/01/2008

The contact owns a 2004 Honda Accord. The contact stated the headlights would shut off while driving at night. Also, the windows malfunctioned when the failure occurred and the contact was unable to open or close the windows. The dealer informed the contact to replace the radio. A private mechanic replaced the radio and two days after the radio was replaced, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was aware of the failure but did not offer any assistance. The current mileage was 207,000 and the failure mileage was 100,000.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2000 Honda Accord 8
Failure Date: 06/22/2008

The window regulators and power door locks on the Honda's I own keep failing and cost more than 300 dollars to repair. This seems to be a systemic problem on the Honda's. I have had this happen on all 4 doors of my 2000 Honda Accord and 2 doors on my 2004 Honda pilot. Honda needs to do a recall and fix this issue. People shouldn't have to pay for a systemic issue in the car, which can be a safety issue as well as you can't put the windows down or up once this happens.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 Honda Accord 9
Failure Date: 07/25/2007

While getting into a 2004 Honda Accord 4door, I grasped the door frame wrapping my fingers around the top support that surrounds the window on the passenger side. Apparently the driver engaged the up button from the drivers side. This caused the passenger window to trap my fingers with great force! since then my fingers have caused me enduring pain. I feel strongly that there should be a safety contact in the weather striping to prevent anything from being exposed to this force! I found one such item patent #6337549. I had a similar idea. I think this should me required on all cars/trucks or other such device (like an advanced motor sensor).

car image   Power Window problem of the 1999 Honda Accord 10
Failure Date: 07/14/2006

1999 Honda Accord: driver's window. Less than 60,000 miles usually parked most of the day. Driver's window would go down but not up. Was told "due to use - window wire gears stripped. I have never had this occur and drove taurus to 120,000 under same conditions. I could see it if there was more than slight use of the window!!! cost $282 to replace gear. (midwest location).

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2006 Honda Accord 11
Failure Date: 06/01/2006

2006 Honda Accord. Consumer states defect with vehicle windows the consumer stated the windows would open at any time without command from the remote, even when the vehicle was off and parked. Several components within the window panel were replaced, but the consumer continued to experience the same problem.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2000 Honda Accord 12
Failure Date: 03/20/2006

My 2000 Honda Accord se 's driver's side window's motor stopped working. The Honda dealership is wanting to charge $300 to repair it. Is there a recall regarding such. This could be very dangerous. Not being able to roll the window down.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2005 Honda Accord 13
Failure Date: 07/28/2005

When reach highway speed and open ing rear windows there was buffeting wind that came into the vehicle and caused servere vibration to the roof, interior, passengers and ear drums. . Contacted Honda ,they said to shut the windows or only open one.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2003 Honda Accord 14
Failure Date: 05/03/2005

The contact owns a 2003 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the two front windows on her vehicle would not go up or down. The vehicle has been to the dealer at least three times and they replaced the motors, but the windows still do not go up and down. The failure mileage was 129,966.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2004 Honda Accord 15
Failure Date: 03/10/2005

2004 Honda Accord-ex (cloth); bought new at Honda dealership. From the purchase date to present, problems with the following: conditioner/heater: water dripping from vents and window area; musty/moldy smell. *driver's seat: only one-way power is up; extremely uncomfortable. *stereo/entertainment: display goes on and off; cd's are burning hot when removed after playing for short time; whole area around system and panels are hot; sound is muffled from speakers. *front driver door: latch not functioning properly; doesn't stay open when it should and closes on person in driver seat when getting in/out car. *brakes: grinding. *trunk: after snow or rain and after brushing off snow from vehicle or after rain has stopped-- when trunk is open, water/snow gets into trunk (not designed well. . . Needs better weather-stripping. ).

car image   Power Window problem of the 2001 Honda Accord 16
Failure Date: 10/13/2004

The power windows except for the driver's side stopped working from today (oct/13/2004). Not sure how much expense involved in fixing them as I don't have extended warranty for the vehicle. Also, driver's side window too slow in movement.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 1996 Honda Accord 17
Failure Date: 03/10/2004

Anti-lock brakes. Electrical-headlights, power windows-driver side failed.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 1997 Honda Accord 18
Failure Date: 01/30/2004

Electric windows operate very slowly (to not at all) especially in cold weather. Hazard light switch sticks to the "on" position in cold weather. Electric door locks do not work properly on the driver's side door. Emissions light comes on (and stays on) prematurely or for no reason).

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car image   Power Window problem of the 1996 Honda Accord 19
Failure Date: 07/25/2003

Driver side power window cable snapped.

car image   Power Window problem of the 1999 Honda Accord 20
Failure Date: 02/15/2003

My crank shaft pulley bolt broke off damaging my whole engine. Honda estimates it will be approx. 5900. 00 to fix. This is ridiculous since my car is practically new (1999) and I get all my servicing at the dealership!.

car image   Power Window problem of the 1998 Honda Accord 21
Failure Date: 01/01/2003

Nar 1/29/2003. The consumer took the vehicle to the dealer for stalling and sputtering issues. Honda issued a recall on the ignition switch, but the consumer has taken the vehicle in to the dealer 3 times and the problem has not been resolved. The passenger side power window would not work when the control panel was used on the drivers side.

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car image   Power Window problem of the 2001 Honda Accord 22
Failure Date: 11/15/2002

All of the above dates and mileage are approximate. I have the information on paper at home. I have also had the hardest time with Honda financial services with them calling me and saying that I never paid my monthly bill (last fall), which I did, and then finally they found the check and said "OH, our mistake, it has been here the whole time. " and then now, I have them saying that I was in default of my lease because they never had information for my insurance, which my insurance was supposed to send them that information. I checked back with them a week later (today) and they said that they were going to impound my car because my insurance company never got back with them. Called my insurance company, and it took 5 mins. To have someone fax over proof of insurance. That was all - was it that difficult??? this car had to have the back brakes replaced after 25000 miles (about a month ago - it was making this awful noise, like rattling chains underneath) - that should not have happened. The back window tinting lifted up after 1 year, the tire blew out on the freeway 1 month after getting it (leased the car Aug 2001). The service engine light has come on twice, for no apparent reason. And the srs light was on 2 different times. Had it turned off the 1st time. Then 1 week later it was back on, brought back to my dealership and they said it was something wrong with the computer system, but they could not give me a good enough explanation. When I first was looking for a car at the dealership, this car was not on the lot where all the other cars for sale were, it was in the back, by the service department. Asked the sales rep if the car was in okay condition and he said it was, and there was nothing wrong with it because it only had 10 miles on it - I should have known then. This car is a pain in the behind and it is just a hassle for everything that keeps happening with it.

car image   Power Window problem of the 1997 Honda Accord 23
Failure Date: 01/01/2002

All windows when being operated either up or down continue to come off track. Dealer has replaced power window regulator but all windows have fallen off the track inside the doors. Please provide further details.

car image   Power Window problem of the 2001 Honda Accord 24
Failure Date: 10/01/2001

The passenger window hangs and gets stuck in the guide. I have had it fixed 3 times and now it needs a 4th fixing. The anti-lock braking system engages prematurely, making braking ineffective at highway speeds.

car image   Power Window problem of the 1998 Honda Accord 25
Failure Date: 06/10/2001

Automatic door locks fail to lock automatically. Consumer manually locks each door instead of one door locking all. Consumer has yet to contact dealer. Power windows inoperable,only the driver side front would work.

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