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10/2017 – Bought 1st 2018 'Devil Red' Accord 1.5T off the lot. Sales-rep was surprised he had never seen a batch ending in -0001. I was a little concerned but my impression was that Honda was premium brand and at the time it was $4K more than other cars in its class so I had no reason to believe it would give me any issues for first 5 years.
02/2020 – At 33K computer went bad and it seemed early for such a failure. Surprised how all safety features are disabled simultaneously. But it was covered under warranty.
01/2022 – 04/2022 Rough idle came and went but it would normalize when engine reached 700 RPM. Maybe cold Chicago winters I thought. Heck even car heater barely works.

05/2022 – All dashboard lights came on at 58K. Checked code at Autozone: P0172. Looked online and got worried that it might be a fuel injector. No, it couldn’t be I’ve had 6 cars driving them 100K-150K and over and I’ve never once changed a fuel injector. I do use regular fuel as the car is advertised to use this type, but try to go out of my way to get Shell. Took it to the Honda Dealership and it was diagnosed with same code / Fuel System Too Rich – Bank 1 / Fuel Injector Failure. Not covered under 60K warranty & must change all 4 fuel injectors as they are sold as a kit at a cost of $1,600 & new warranty will run only for 12month/12,000! I asked service advisor if he could contact Honda to see if it was part of a bad batch since it was the 1st of the 10 gen models produced. He said "No he couldn’t." My heart sank. I remember how friendly everybody was when I first purchased the car.

06/2022 – Made a case with Honda: I got called back by a greeter. This person could not even find my VIN with Honda to let me know how long fuel injectors are covered. Nevertheless, they forwarded my issue to a case manager. First week passed and nothing but crickets, then I started calling 1X per week just to hear 'yes seems part of a bad batch, or sorry but it's absolutely not covered'. Goes straight to VM every time. I called general customer service and they can’t get ahold of him, and they just tell me to wait a little more. I’m lose faith in this company. I’m looking online and this is common issue early on, and several other models have had fuel injector recalls which I would not expect from HONDA. If you factor that this is a critical fuel component part @ the cost of regular replacement then the advertised mileage for this car is a 20MPG tops.

Treated this car like a princess! Still have the original tires. Do I repair and sell it now that prices are high? Is the 10GEN model full of issues, or is Honda reliability slipping recently?
 

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Its definitely a common issue across multiple models. Most of the ones we had come in with injector issues were due to not using premium gasoline.

If you have had your vehicle regularly serviced at the dealership, ask to speak with the Service Manager. Tell him that you want to request a "Goodwill" repair.

They will have to get a hold of their DPSM for approval. It's common for them to ask you to participate in the cost of the repair.

Participating in the repair cost will grant you the 12/12 warranty the same as if you'd paid for the full repair. If you decide not to participate and they agree to cover 100%, you will have no warranty on the repair.

Hope that helps. Cheers.

Edit. I would also add that there is always a slight risk to buying the first year model or 2 of a new platform.
 

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10/2017 – Bought 1st 2018 'Devil Red' Accord 1.5T off the lot. Sales-rep was surprised he had never seen a batch ending in -0001. I was a little concerned but my impression was that Honda was premium brand and at the time it was $4K more than other cars in its class so I had no reason to believe it would give me any issues for first 5 years.
02/2020 – At 33K computer went bad and it seemed early for such a failure. Surprised how all safety features are disabled simultaneously. But it was covered under warranty.
01/2022 – 04/2022 Rough idle came and went but it would normalize when engine reached 700 RPM. Maybe cold Chicago winters I thought. Heck even car heater barely works.

05/2022 – All dashboard lights came on at 58K. Checked code at Autozone: P0172. Looked online and got worried that it might be a fuel injector. No, it couldn’t be I’ve had 6 cars driving them 100K-150K and over and I’ve never once changed a fuel injector. I do use regular fuel as the car is advertised to use this type, but try to go out of my way to get Shell. Took it to the Honda Dealership and it was diagnosed with same code / Fuel System Too Rich – Bank 1 / Fuel Injector Failure. Not covered under 60K warranty & must change all 4 fuel injectors as they are sold as a kit at a cost of $1,600 & new warranty will run only for 12month/12,000! I asked service advisor if he could contact Honda to see if it was part of a bad batch since it was the 1st of the 10 gen models produced. He said "No he couldn’t." My heart sank. I remember how friendly everybody was when I first purchased the car.

06/2022 – Made a case with Honda: I got called back by a greeter. This person could not even find my VIN with Honda to let me know how long fuel injectors are covered. Nevertheless, they forwarded my issue to a case manager. First week passed and nothing but crickets, then I started calling 1X per week just to hear 'yes seems part of a bad batch, or sorry but it's absolutely not covered'. Goes straight to VM every time. I called general customer service and they can’t get ahold of him, and they just tell me to wait a little more. I’m lose faith in this company. I’m looking online and this is common issue early on, and several other models have had fuel injector recalls which I would not expect from HONDA. If you factor that this is a critical fuel component part @ the cost of regular replacement then the advertised mileage for this car is a 20MPG tops.

Treated this car like a princess! Still have the original tires. Do I repair and sell it now that prices are high? Is the 10GEN model full of issues, or is Honda reliability slipping recently?
This is sad. The dealer shouldve took care of you especially considering you bought it from that. That being said, I'd probably sell if you had other issues in the past that were weird. Maybe something happened at the factory or the shipping to the dealer. That computer going bad is so weird to me, i've never had a car computer go bad on me and ive had cars with 130k miles. So just my 2 cents. hate that your going through this and i hope they eventually make it right.
 
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