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Honda Accord Recall 91V195000

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

Recall Details

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.

Electrical & Lights, November 12, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 12, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
19,688
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V195000
Component
INTERIOR LIGHTING

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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