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"Putt-putt"
by Aaron J
kansas city, MO
Mileage: 194,500 miles
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We call it Putt-putt, but we both know it won't let us down. The wife started calling it that when the rust started coming through in the traditional spot, about five years ago. It's a daily driver for me - about 35 miles - and I love this car! It does everything i need for it to do, every time.
Bought it in '00 with 59k. I was new to Honda then, after having my share of GM products and swearing them off for good, and it was one of my best moves so far. Quiet, smooth, dependable and a little fun too. Oil and tires are all it requires regularly, of course, however, there have been some quirks that are a bit bothersome.
First, the transmission (V6 model) is very temperamental. Getting used to the rough 3rd gear shifts is impossible, and it seems to be easily confused with varying driving habits. At times it will hang onto a gear WAY too long. Yes, I know its just the GradeLogic thing, but I don't think its smart enough. Also, I can't tell you how many thermostats I've gone through. The good thing about each one, though, is that they always get stuck open rather than shut. They seem to last only about 25k miles. But, after cresting 100k, I'm convinced and a huge fan of Honda.
Out of nowhere, at around 135k, the transmission goes out. Again, this is the "newer" V6 model engiine; previously only used in Acura Legend, I think for two years. Not sure if that was on their mind or not, but Honda took care of the cost, no kidding. They completely tore the bad one out & threw in a rebuilt tranny, no cost to me. I love this company.
Besides that and the incidental speed sensor or hub assembly replacement, the car has been a dream. No engine part has ever gone bad! Alignments stay true. Exhaust lasts forever. Bulbs never burn out. It doesn't burn or leak any oil. Never have we had to change the shocks. It is crazy!! This is the best car ever built. Please build some new '95 Accords again.