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Recall: 2013 Honda Accord - Possible Fuel Tank Leak
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.)
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.
An insufficient seal may led to a fuel leak which increases the risk of a fire.
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.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153)