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Recall 91V195000

Honda Recalls 1991 Accord LX 2Dr Coupes Due to Problem with Cargo Area Light

Electrical & Lights, November 12, 1991
Affected Cars

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Summary:

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.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 12, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V195000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: INTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 19,688

Summary: A WASHER IN THE CARGO AREA LIGHT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED, AND MAY HAVE FALLEN IN THE CARGO LIGHT DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THIS OCCURRED, AND THE THREE POSITION LIGHT SWITCH IS IN THE MIDDLE POSITION, AND THE TAILGATE IS OPEN, THE WASHER CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE LIGHT.

Consequence: THE LIGHT SHORT CIRCUIT COULD CAUSE THE SWITCH TOOVERHEAT AND RESULT IN A CARGO COMPARTMENT FIRE.

Remedy: REMOVE THE WASHERS BEHIND THE CARGO AREA LIGHT AND REPLACE ANY DAMAGED LIGHT ASSEMBLIES.

Notes: SYSTEM: CARGO LIGHTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; STATION WAGONS.

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