2013 Honda Accord Consumer Review: Oil pump, timing chain failure
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2013 Honda Accord - Consumer Review

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LX Sedan (2.4L 4-cyl. CVT Automatic)

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Oil pump, timing chain failure at 15,200 miles
By fishrman1 on

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2013 Honda Accord LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT)

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2013 Accord LX, CVT Auto, 15,200 miles (bought new). A few seconds after starting the car, it made a horrendous grinding, screeching sound, with every indicator light on. I did not drive it, and it was towed to a dealer. It needed a new oil pump, timing chain, sprocket, etc - all covered under warranty. The dealer had no idea why the failure occured, and had never seen this on a Honda with so few miles. It took a week to repair, which was a major inconvenience. The car ran fine with no problems at all prior to this incident. I am sorry I purchased a Honda with so many other choices out there. I was sold on their legandary reliability.

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Styling, fuel economy (34-37 mpg)

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Make the car more reliable; AC comes on with defrost
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