Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 8, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V297000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

1,659

Summary:

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2013 Accord vehicles that are Low-Emission Vehicle (LEV) II rated that were manufactured January 15, 2013, through April 5, 2013. The fuel tank neck may be out of specification causing the fuel pump to not properly seal to the fuel tank.

Consequence:

An insufficent seal may led to a fuel leak which increases the risk of a fire.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, nut and O-ring gasket free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 1, 2013. Honda's recall number is JA9. Owners may contact Honda at 1-310-783-2000.

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 www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration