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Honda Accord recalls

 

For Models: Honda Accord

Electrical & Lights, October 8, 1998

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling sedans, coupes, and wagon passenger vehicles (except DX models and models with V6 engines) because the factory installed AC wire harness was improperly routed, which can cause a short circuit. The may cause the under-hood wiring to overheat and smoke, possibly causing a fire in the engine compartment. It can also lead to a blown fuse or dead battery. Dealers will inspect and repair the harness.

For Models: Acura CL, Honda Accord

Drive Train, February 12, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES (HONDA ACCORD SEDANS MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 18, 1997 TO JANUARY 10, 1998; COUPES MANUFACTURED DECEMBER 11, DECEMBER 15, 1997, AND JANUARY 5, 1998; ACURA 2.3CL MANUFACTURED OCTOBER 22, 1997 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 1998). DURING MANUFACTURING, THE CASTING DIE CAUSED AN IRREGULARITY IN THE RIGHT-SIDE TRANSMISSION COVER. THIS IRREGULARITY CAN LIMIT THE MOVEMENT OF THE PARKING PAWL ACTUATION LEVEL AND PREVENT ADEQUATE ENGAGEMENT OF THE PARKING GEAR PAWL. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVS NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION."

For Models: Honda Accord

Body, Interior & Misc., December 15, 1997

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling certain passenger vehicles due to improper welding on the front passenger seat belt retractor mounting bracket. The bracket may separate from the vehicle body during a crash. Dealers will inspect and repair the brackets.

For Models: Honda Accord

Body, Interior & Misc., November 5, 1996

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling 1995 Accord models because the SRS electronic control module may cause the air bag to deploy unexpectedly. This can result in abrasions or serious injury to occupant. Dealers will replace the SRS ECU in the air bag system.

For Models: Acura Integra, Acura Legend, Acura NSX, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda Prelude

Body, Interior & Misc., May 19, 1995

Summary: THE FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTONS CAN BREAK. THESE RED PLASTIC RELEASE BUTTONS ARE MARKED "PRESS." IF A BUTTON BREAKS, PIECES CAN FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BUCKLE TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY.

For Models: Honda Accord

Drive Train, August 10, 1994

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling certain Accords due to tire valve stems that were damaged during the assembly process. This can cause the tires to lose air pressure, which can result in steering pull, tire overheating, and eventual tire failure. Dealers will inspect and replace damaged tire stems.

For Models: Honda Accord

Body, Interior & Misc., April 8, 1993

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling the seat belts on 1991 Accord models because the rear outside seating position safety belts may lock up at angles that do not meet federal safety standards. This may increase the risk of injury in the event of a sudden stop or crash. Honda will replace the sensor in the rear seat belt retractor.

For Models: Honda Accord

Electrical & Lights, November 12, 1991

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling 1991 Accord LX 2Dr Coupes because a washer in the cargo area light may not have been properly attached. This may cause a short circuit if the light switch is in the middle position and the tailgate is open. A short circuit in the light may cause the switch to overheat, which could result in a cargo compartment fire. Dealers will remove the washers and replace damaged light assemblies.

For Models: Honda Accord

Body, Interior & Misc., October 16, 1991

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling 1992 Accords because some left seat belt assemblies were installed on the right side of the car; the assemblies are not interchangeable. The seat belts are unusable, increasing the risk of injury to occupants. Honda installed the correct seat belt assemblies at the factory.

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