After reading your e-mail, I went out to my garage and did the
Grabbed the driver's seat of a '92 LX with 180K miles and shook it
forward and aft then sideways. No movement at all.
Grabbed the driver's seat of a '01 EX-L with 18K miles and shook it
forward and aft then sideways. No forward nor aft movement but at the
top of the seat there was a little bit of sideways movement, less than
The strange thing is that if I move the seat all the way forward or all the
way back the seat does not move. Unfortunately, I can't drive in those
When I first called Honda consumer relations about this, they did say there
was a shim kit to correct this for 2002 Accords regarding seat rocking.
It is not likely that Honda will have an engineering team work on a solution
for 2003+ Accords unless a significant amount of owners complain to their
Honda regional reps. Most owners will accept the service departments
explanation that it is normal.
I guess that if Honda does not acknowledge there is a problem then there is
no need to fix it. An easy way to skirt lemon laws.
Any lawyers out there want to represent a class action suit?
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