Suspension, Steering and Brakes SRS Unit needed for 2001 3.0 litre Accord V6

Discussion in '6th Generation (1997-2002)' started by malc77, Tuesday 31st Jul, 2012.

  1. malc77 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Can anyone help me find a SRS unit for a 2001 3.0 litre Accord V6 please?
     
  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Hi and welcome to AOC ,have you tried to get a part price from a Honda dealer or even a scrap yard?

    Your car are already rare on the ground finding donors will be a challenge. I assume your car has failed an MOT and is due an MOT and you need this resolving.
     
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  3. malc77 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi - Thanks. - Yes Honda dealer price is more than car is worth. I am trying scrapyards- but as you say the car is rare and I haven't found the correct unit yet- (one scrapyard sent me a unit but it was not correct). There is one place in USA who claims to repair any SRS unit -I may try that.


     
  4. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Whats the cost of repairs and shipping together from the states?
     
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  5. malc77 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    The repair is $50 (which seems cheap) and return shipping is $50 too.

     
  6. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Be careful of custom charges ,please do let us know what the outcome is.:GoodJob:
     
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  7. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Malc did you get your SRS unit from the states?
     
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  8. malc77 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi again. After trying many scrap yards/ breakers I could not find the correct SRS unit part number item (despite several sellers saying 'it should fit')..... Honda wanted over £500 for the unit but I eventually went to them after removing the centre console etc myself so they could reach it (which I thought would save me a few £ for labour). I did find my local Honda dealer's labour charge reasonable as it is half the normal rate of about £68 /hour (ie £34/hour) for all Hondas over ten years old. USA cars use a different part number and I was not confident one would suit my vehicle.
    While it was there I got them to change the cam belt too (it's a V6) which cost another £150 total. I need two front tyres now and fingers crossed it gets through its MOT!
     
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  9. jaywood Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Did it pass fella?

    Also have the V6 and wondered if you found the OBD plug on your adventures.
    Interested in seeing what an android os can do via bluetooth.
     
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  10. malc77 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi- Yes thanks it passed OK. I got the dealer to plug in their OBD (socket under the dashboard) stuff and read the fault code which confirmed the worst- that it was the SRS computer. I wanted them to confirm it as the new SRS unit from Honda is an expensive and, I was informed, a non- refundable item .

    All the best with yours!

    Malc.



     
  11. jaywood Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Do you know where the plug is hiding, been behind the ashtray, both footwells under the carpets and a rummage up under the dash.
    Its got me stumped, though there's still snow on the ground so haven't got really stuck in yet.
     
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  12. malc77 Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi,

    I didn't use it myself (I only used the small one with two wires to attempt to re-set the SRS unit) - but I think it is under the dash on the drivers side- and you need to look up from the footwell area to find it.
    Sorry that isn't more exact.

    M.