2005 Honda Accord does not shift from reverse into drive right away and while driving the engine will start to

Asked by Jan 03, 2017 at 09:29 PM about the 2005 Honda Accord EX w/ Leather and Nav

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When backing up in reverse then shifting to drive, car does not shift right
away.  Also while you are driving the car begins to rev.

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Please see this below., It sounds like your transmission failed. http://www.carcomplaints.com/Honda/Accord/2005/transmission/t ransmission_failure.shtml

Thanks. I am trying to determine if I should have it fixed or not.


Don't know what else is wrong with your car,. BUT, I generally think it's best to switch cars at 12 years and based on your experience, you're right there now with or without this disaster. A new transmission is thousands, or you could try a rebuilt or exchange, but, I'd still get rid of the car pretty quickly. You're going to have to evaluate whether fixing the car is worth getting a better price.


I had a 1995 Honda Accord EX wagon for 19 years and almost 150,000 miles, no engine or transmission issues. Honda is NOT the car company it used to be.

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Thank you for your responses. I understand and agree with you on everything you said. I really appreciate your help. Will be moving forward with finding my replacement.

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