Statement by American Honda Regarding Fuel Tank Recall: 2013 Honda Accord

7/18/2013 9:00:00 PM

  • 1,659 Honda Accord vehicles included in the U.S.
  • Fuel tank will be replaced, free of charge
  • No related crashes or injuries have been reported

Honda will voluntarily recall 1,659 model-year 2013 Accord vehicles in the United States to replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The fuel tanks in these vehicles may not seal properly at a connection point on the top of the tank, creating the risk of a fuel leak. Honda is not aware of any crashes or injuries related to this issue, which was discovered during warranty repairs.

Honda is announcing this recall to encourage owners of all affected vehicles to take their vehicles to an authorized dealer as soon as they receive notification of this recall from American Honda. Mailed notification will be sent to customers on August 2, and at that time, owners of vehicles from the affected model years will be able to determine if their vehicles require repair by visiting www.recalls.honda.com or by calling (800) 999-1009 and selecting option 4.

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