Honda Accord Recall 11V004000
The Engine May Stall Due to Faulty Electrical Connection
Engine, January 6, 2011
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
Due to a poor electrical connection, the engine may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
What Should You Do?
We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. The engine may stall without warning. Please contact your Honda dealer; they will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
A connection issue may develop in the engine wire harness, which can lead to the intermittent loss of ignition spark and cause the vehicle to stall. Dealers will replace the affected electrical connector to correct this issue. This recall is scheduled to begin in February of 2011.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2010
Manufacturer's Report Date: January 6, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V004000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,277
Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 HONDA ACCORD AND CR-V VEHICLES. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FAILURE WITH THE ENGINE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR WHICH MAY CAUSE INTERMITTENT SPARK FIRING OR THE ENGINE TO STALL.
Consequence: AN ENGINE STALL WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE IGNITION WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration