American Honda Motor Co. is Recalling certain 2013-2016 Honda Accords

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 15, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Battery Sensor May Short

An electrical short increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V418000

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,148,550

Make Model Model Year(s)
HONDA ACCORD 2013 – 2016

Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Honda Accord vehicles. The case for the battery sensor, part of the battery management system, may allow water to get in, potentially causing an electrical short.

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensor, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Dealers will perform an interim remedy of applying adhesive to the case to prevent water intrusion. Interim notices are expected to be mailed on July 31, 2017. Owners will need to have the permanent remedy completed once they receive a second notice. Owners may contact American Honda Customer Support Center at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KG0.

Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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