Hi, I am getting ting tong sound when I open the door in both cases with or without inserting key. It is stopping when we close the door. can You please tell me what could be the reason


Asked by Sep 24, 2015 at 01:13 PM about the 2008 Honda Accord

Question type: General

Hi, I am getting ting tong sound when I open the door in both cases with or
without inserting key. It is stopping when we close the door. can You please
tell me what could be the reason

1 Answer


Not clear as to exactly what you mean, but I am guessing that when you open the driver's door of the car, you are hearing a warning chime? If that is the case, then either you have left your lights on or you have a short in the wiring system, either in the ignition cylinder & steering column, or the seat belts. These are the main items that would cause the chime as an alert because the car thinks it is either turned on and you haven't fastened your seat belt, or that you have left the key in the ignition and it is warning you not to lock the doors until you take the key out, or it thinks you have turned the car off and left your lights on and they will kill the battery. Honda has had a problem with the ignition switches wearing out and shorting out, and they have done a recall on them, but I do not know if your year is included in that recall. You can call a Honda dealer and ask themm to see if it is.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Why do all my windows roll down automatically when parked? 77 answers

    After parking and locking our 04 Accord we have several times returned to find all four windows down about two inches. is there something or feature about this car that I don't know about.

    2004 Honda Accord EX V6



  • How many keys will a 2006 or 2007 Honda Accord accept 6 answers

    How many transponder keys can you get a Honda Accord 2006 or 2007 model to recognize and allow to start the engine? (Master keys, not valet keys) How many remote door openers on such keys will the...

    2007 Honda Accord EX-L



  • Is this Crazy? 9 answers

    Two years ago I had a 98 Lexus, and all the lug nuts on every tire was loosened and one of the tires flew off. Yesterday, My 05 Honda Accord lug nuts on the rear drivers side was loosened as well. Wha...

    2005 Honda Accord



  • Can't access my acount 1 answer

    I opened an account today hammermn with the attached email of hammernd@harmail.com (should have been hotmailcom) After I listed my car I realized it was wrong and tried to change it. It will not accep...

    2004 Honda Accord EX



  • car running with no key for no reason? 15 answers

    Recently, I walked out to my car to find that the parking lights were on and the engine was running. It was doing so without a key in it, and the parking light switch was not turned to on, either. T...

    1999 Honda Accord EX V6


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Honda Accord Questions

Honda Accord Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,860
#2 FordNut
Reputation 1,520
#3 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 1,340
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic"
1,173 Great Deals out of 59,023 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Camry"
1,644 Great Deals out of 99,025 listings starting at $895
Used Honda Accord Coupe"
206 Great Deals out of 11,561 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Altima"
1,492 Great Deals out of 88,167 listings starting at $1,195
Used Nissan Maxima"
475 Great Deals out of 24,268 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,470 Great Deals out of 67,841 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda CR-V"
1,599 Great Deals out of 81,723 listings starting at $1,695
Used Acura TL"
298 Great Deals out of 6,980 listings starting at $2,395
Used Hyundai Sonata"
988 Great Deals out of 51,966 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,696 Great Deals out of 39,944 listings starting at $888
Used Dodge Charger"
684 Great Deals out of 30,346 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
1,181 Great Deals out of 72,977 listings starting at $695
Used Honda Pilot"
573 Great Deals out of 19,670 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Avalon"
389 Great Deals out of 17,512 listings starting at $1,195
Used Kia Optima"
607 Great Deals out of 32,396 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Accord For Sale
42,429 listings starting at $19,999
2016 Honda Accord For Sale
74 Great Deals out of 6,816 listings starting at $16,983
2015 Honda Accord For Sale
162 Great Deals out of 2,812 listings starting at $12,895
2014 Honda Accord For Sale
234 Great Deals out of 4,427 listings starting at $11,506
2013 Honda Accord For Sale
245 Great Deals out of 3,993 listings starting at $8,500