Recalls for 2005 Honda Accord Hybrid

There are currently 14 recalls for your car.


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Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 12V222000

Recall Date: 05/17/2012

Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Problem Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 AND 2008 ACURA TL AND MODEL YEAR 2003-2007 ACCORD V6 VEHICLES. IN MAY 2012, HONDA FILED A DEFECT REPORT TO RECALL CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 AND 2008 ACURA TL VEHICLES. IN SEPTEMBER 2012, HONDA INFORMED THE AGENCY THAT IT WAS INCLUDING AN ADDITIONAL 573,147 VEHICLES INCLUDING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2003 THROUGH 2007 ACCORD V6 VEHICLES. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF VEHICLES BEING RECALLED IS NOW 625,762. PROLONGED UNDER-HOOD AND POWER STEERING FLUID TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE THE POWER STEERING HOSE TO DETERIORATE PREMATURELY, RESULTING IN CRACKS AND POWER STEERING FLUID LEAKAGE.

Consequence: IF THIS OCCURS, POWER STEERING FLUID CAN LEAK ONTO A HOT CATALYTIC CONVERTER, LEADING TO SMOKE AND POSSIBLY AN UNDER-HOOD FIRE.

What Owners Should Do: HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HEAT RESISTANT POWER STEERING HOSE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE ORIGINAL RECALL BEGAN IN JUNE 2012, AND OWNERS OF THOSE VEHICLES MAY OBTAIN THE FREE REMEDY. SUFFICIENT PARTS ARE NOT YET AVAILABLE FOR OWNERS OF THE VEHICLES COVERED BY THE SEPTEMBER 2012 EXPANSION, BUT ARE EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE IN EARLY 2013. HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES BEGINNING ON OCTOBER 26, 2012, AND WILL NOTIFY THESE OWNERS AGAIN WHEN PARTS ARE AVAILABLE SO THOSE VEHICLES CAN BE BROUGHT TO DEALERS FOR APPLICATIONS OF THE FREE REMEDY. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 11V395000

Recall Date: 08/04/2011

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Problem Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 ACCORD, 2007-2010 CR-V, AND 2005-2008 ELEMENT PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2004, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3, 2010. THE OUTER RACE OF THE SECONDARY SHAFT BEARING MAY BE BROKEN DURING CERTAIN DRIVING STYLES. A BROKEN OUTER RACE MAY CAUSE ABNORMAL NOISE, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT TO TURN ON, AND ALLOW CONTACT BETWEEN THE TRANSMISSION IDLE GEAR AND AN ELECTRONIC SENSOR HOUSING WITHIN THE TRANSMISSION.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT CAUSING THE ENGINE TO STALL. ADDITIONALLY, BROKEN PIECES OF THE OUTER RACE OR BALL BEARING FROM THE SECONDARY SHAFT MAY BECOME LODGED IN THE PARKING PAWL RESULTING IN THE VEHICLE ROLLING AFTER THE DRIVER HAS PLACED THE GEAR SELECTOR IN THE PARK POSITION. ENGINE STALL AND UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH OR PERSONAL INJURY TO PERSONS WITHIN THE PATH OF A ROLLING VEHICLE.

What Owners Should Do: HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AUTOMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 09E025000

Recall Date: 05/11/2009

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Problem Summary: DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY/JUNE 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 09E012000

Recall Date: 04/07/2009

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem Summary: SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 07E031000

Recall Date: 05/17/2007

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Problem Summary: CERTAIN MAXZONE HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLIES, DEPO BRAND, P/NOS. 317-1131L-AS, 317-1131R-AS, 317-1131L-US, AND 317-1131R-US, SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING PRODUCTION A SLIGHT DISTORTION OF THE BEZEL CHANGED THE LUMINOUS INTENSITY OF THE TURN SIGNAL. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: MAXZONE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER REIMBURSEMENT FOR ANY NONCOMPLIANT HEADLIGHTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 17, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAXZONE AT 909-822-3288.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 07V097000

Recall Date: 03/14/2007

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Problem Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, A COIL WIRE INSIDE THE FUEL PUMP RELAY MAY BREAK, CAUSING THE FUEL PUMP TO LOSE POWER. IF THE FUEL PUMP BECOMES INOPERATIVE, THE ENGINE MAY NOT START.

Consequence: IF THE FUEL PUMP LOSES POWER WHILE DRIVING, THE ENGINE COULD STALL WITHOUT WARNING, AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP RELAY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 2, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 07E004000

Recall Date: 01/16/2007

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Problem Summary: CERTAIN TYC HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES P/NS 20-6361-00 AND 20-6362-00 SOLD AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR 2003-2006 HONDA ACCORD PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE PHOTMETRIC WERE MISALIGNED WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: MISALIGNMENT OF THE LIGHTS DEMINISHES FRONTAL ILLUMINATION WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GENERA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE NONCOMPLIANT LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 26, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT GENERA AT 714-522-6688.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 07V001000

Recall Date: 01/03/2007

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Problem Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE SEAT POSITION SENSOR (SPS) DETECTS THE DRIVER'S SEATING POSITION AND ADJUSTS THE AIR BAG INFLATION PRESSURE ACCORDINGLY. THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE SPS WAS ATTACHED TO THE SEAT FRAME IN THE WRONG LOCATION AND MAY HAVE BEEN OVER TIGHTENED. THE SENSOR WIRE MAY BREAK AND CAUSE THE AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT TO BE ILLUMINATED, AND THE SPS TO FAIL.

Consequence: A FAILURE OF THE SPS CAUSES THE AIR BAG SYSTEM TO DEFAULT TO FULL INFLATION PRESSURE, REGARDLESS OF THE SEAT POSITION. FULL DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY FOR SMALLER DRIVERS IN A FRONTAL CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT POSITION SENSOR WIRING SUBHARNESS. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN ON OR ABOUT FEBRUARY 8, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 06E064000

Recall Date: 07/17/2006

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem Summary: CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 06E038000

Recall Date: 05/08/2006

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem Summary: CERTAIN ALFAOTTO COMBINATION HEADLAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

What Owners Should Do: ALFAOTTO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALFAOTTO AT 626-656-2992 OR VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.ALFAOTTO.COM.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 06E032000

Recall Date: 04/18/2006

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem Summary: CERTAIN EAGLE EYES AND SONAR HEADLIGHTS AND CORNER LIGHTS SOLD AS AFTERMARKET FOR USE ON 1988-2005 HONDA CIVIC, 1990-2005 HONDA ACCORD, AND 1990-2001 ACURA INTEGRA PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. HEADLIGHTS AND CORNER LIGHTS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

What Owners Should Do: TOM MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF NONCOMPLIANT LIGHTS. THE RECALL BEGAN APRIL 17, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOM MOTORSPORT AT 626-968-4007.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 05V132000

Recall Date: 04/05/2005

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A LOOSE TERMINAL IN THE MAIN FUSE BOX MAY CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO LOSE POWER. IF THE FUEL PUMP BECOMES INOPERATIVE, THE ENGINE MAY NOT START.

Consequence: IF THE FUEL PUMP LOSES POWER WHILE DRIVING THE ENGINE COULD STALL WITHOUT WARNING WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENTIRE FUSE BOX FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 13, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 04V551000

Recall Date: 11/18/2004

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem Summary: ON CERTAIN SEDANS, A TEAR IN THE FABRIC OF THE DRIVER'S FRONT AIR BAG OCCURRED AFTER APPARENT CONTACT WITH THE INSIDE SURFACE OF THE AIR BAG COVER DURING DEPLOYMENT.

Consequence: A TORN AIR BAG MAY NOT OFFER THE SAME LEVEL OF PROTECTION, IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE DRIVER.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE FABRIC FLAP BETWEEN THE AIR BAG MODULE COVER AND THE INNER MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 30, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

Recall Number: 95V023000

Recall Date: 02/13/1995

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem Summary: WATER CAN ACCUMULATE IN THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE AND IF THE OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE IS BELOW FREEZING AND THE CRUISE CONTROL IS ENGAGED, THE WATER CAN FREEZE CAUSING THE CABLE TO BIND AND NOT RELEASE AS INTENDED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS APPLIED OR THE SYSTEM IS TURNED OFF AT THE MASTER CRUISE CONTROL SWITCH.

Consequence: THE ENGINE THROTTLE CAN STICK OPEN RESULTING IN LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL WITH THE INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CURRENT CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATOR AND CABLE ASSEMBLY AND INSTALL A NEW ASSEMBLY. ADDITIONALLY, DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE ROUTING OF THE CABLE.

Next Steps: Contact Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC

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