2008 Honda Accord Consumer Review: update on rear brakes
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2008 Honda Accord - Consumer Review

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EX Sedan (2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic)

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update on rear brakes
By eec1 on

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2008 Honda Accord EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5A)

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I finally had to change my rear brakes at 18904 since the wear sensor was squeaking. No rotor turning (cutting) was needed (I never turn my rotors). I did the job myself with the appropriate Honda brakes (43022-TA0-A40); the new pads also have a spring clip to help separate the pads. Honda pads also come with M77 Molykote brake grease for the shims. I donít like to use aftermarket brakes since the one time I did for my previous Honda my rotors warped. Since the class action suit for the rear brakes was over I tried to collect by sending a letter to Honda with documented proof of mileage and cost of brakes. Honda reimbursed me for the cost of brakes with shipping.

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Typical Honda traits of good handling and acceleration.

Worst Features

Honda should have sent a letter to all owners stating that new rear brakes will be covered. I talked to customer service and he stated that dealers were authorized to cover the costs of rear brakes but the class action lawsuit made this impossible.
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