Honda Repair

Honda Repair in Raleigh

Due to their immense popularity, Honda vehicles are some of the most common that Creech Import deals with. We provide both standard maintenance and servicing along with serious repair for broken down and damaged Hondas. Consumers know that a repair on a Honda vehicle is a solid investment because these vehicles will drive well for many years with very few problems. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality and most affordable Honda Repair in Raleigh.

The Honda Accord is a legendary vehicle due to its ability to run for so many years. In fact, the Accord is rated as one of the best vehicles in terms of the rate at which they maintain their value. Of the problems we see here at Creech Import with the Honda Accord, brake problems are the most common. Not only can we resolve brake issues and get your vehicle stopping consistently and safely, but we can also fix any other mechanical, engine, transmission, or electrical problems you may encounter while driving your Honda Accord.

Repairing Common Honda Civic Issues

The Honda Civic is also an excellent, long driving mid-sized car. Here at Creech Import, we most commonly see problems with the transmission of the Honda Civic. However, we can also handle engine, brake, electrical, and any variety of mechanical problems your Honda Civic may have.

Honda doesn’t just make excellent cars, their SUV’s have come to stand the test of time as well. The Honda CR-V is a small SUV that provides a great balance of maneuverability, gas mileage, and storage space. Our skilled mechanics at Creech Import have dealt with air conditioning, brake, drivetrain, wheel, hub, engine, and other problems with the CR-V. We consider ourselves to be one of the most experienced Honda repair teams in North Carolina and can provide any range of repairs and services to the Honda CR-V.

Honda also makes a minivan called the Odyssey. Its comfort, spaciousness, and longevity have served countless Raleigh families, bringing the kids to soccer practice and the groceries home from the store. Our mechanics have noted the steering problems the Honda Odyssey may face. Issues with brakes and electrical devices around the Odyssey are also fairly common.

Repairing Honda Odyssey Common Issues

Honda Odyssey


Air Conditioner doesn’t blow cold

Models affected:

2007 MDX 3.7

2003 – 2010 Odyssey 3.5

2005 – 2006 Pilot 3.5

2006 – 2008 Ridgeline 3.5


Compressor clutch relay bad. Over time and use the compressor clutch relay which is located in the engine compartment fuse/relay box will fail. The relay sends current from the battery to the magnetic clutch which is bolted to the front of the compressor. The clutch engages the compressor. This is a common honda repair issue.


1. Using a scan tool look for A/C switch “ON” and A/C clutch “ON”. If the Engine Control Module (ECM) indicates the A/C switch is on and the A/C clutch is on, then check the A/C compressor clutch relay. The relay is located in the fuse box under the hood, and is the relay in the middle of 3 relays located together and has a snowflake picture on the cover of the fuse/relay box. Swap the relay with the blower motor relay to verify it is not a faulty relay

Honda Accord Repairs Common Issues

Honda accord repair


The computer loses it’s idle learn memory

Models affected:

2005- 2013 Accord 2.4

2005 – 2007 Accord 3.0

2008- 2013 Accord 3.5


On these Honda vehicles, if the computer loses it’s idle learn memory for some reason like the battery was disconnected, throttle body cleaned, etc, the idle memory may be lost causing erratic idle speed.


To correct this problem, first, verify that the throttle body and plates are properly cleaned. Then proceed with the idle relearn procedure. This requires the use of a scan tool and should be done by a professional.

The following models suffer from the same issue:

2010 – 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour 3.5 2005 – 2011 Honda Civic 1.3 | 2012 – 2013 Honda Civic 1.5 | 2005 Honda Civic 1.7 | 2006 – 2013 Honda Civic 1.8 | 2005 – 20011 Honda Civic 2.0 | 2012 – 2013 Honda Civic 2.4 | 2005 – 2013 Honda CR-V 2.4 | 2005 – 2011 Honda Element 2.4 | 2005 – 2013 Honda Odyssey 3.5 | 2005 – 2013 Honda Pilot 3.5 | 2006 – 2013 Honda Ridgeline 3.5

We also service the following Domestic Vehicles: GM, Chrysler / Jeep, and Ford

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