RECALL Subject : Possible Fuel Tank Leak

Report Receipt Date: JUL 08, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V297000

Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,659

Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)

HONDA ACCORD 2013


Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

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 insufficient 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)