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Honda Accord Recall 04V256000

Honda Recalls Certain Passenger Vehicles Due to Failed Dimmer Control

Recall Details

Honda is recalling certain passenger vehicles because the dimmer control for the instrument panel lights could fail due to heat buildup. If this happens at night, the driver may not be able to see the instrument panel gauges, including the speedometer. Dealers will replace a multiplex control unit for the instrument panel lights.

Electrical & Lights, June 16, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 16, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
19,572
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V256000
Component
INTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE DIMMER CONTROL FOR THE INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHTS COULD FAIL DUE TO HEAT BUILDUP.
Consequence
IF THIS OCCURS, THE INSTRUMENT LIGHTS MAY FAIL AND, AT NIGHT, THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL GAUGES, SUCH AS THE SPEEDOMETER.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE A MULTIPLEX CONTROL UNIT FOR THE INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notes
HONDA RECALL NO. P36.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION?S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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