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2001 HONDA ACCORD Safety Recalls

  • Recall NHTS Number: 15V320000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-01-2015
    Affected Vehicles: 6,281,043
    Component:
    Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module
    Summary:
    Honda (american honda motor co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 accord, 2001-2005 civic, 2001-2004 honda civic gx, 2003-2005 honda civic hybrid, 2002-2006 cr-v, 2003-2011 element, 2002-2004 odyssey, 2003-2008 pilot, 2006 ridgeline, 2003 acura 3.2cl, 2003-2006 acura mdx, and 2002-2003 acura 3.2tl vehicles. the affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
    Consequence:
    In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
    How to Fix:
    Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. the recall began on july 1, 2015. owners may contact honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. owners may contact acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. note: vehicles that have had their driver frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy prior to september 12, 2014 need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. vehicles that, on or after september 12, 2014, received a remedy for a prior driver frontal air bag inflator recall already received an inflator of a different design, and therefore are not included in this recall and do not require additional servicing. note: this recall fully supersedes recalls 08v-593, 09v-259, 10v-041, 11v-260, 14v-351 and 15v-153.
    NHTS 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.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09E025000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-28-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 42,540
    Component:
    Exterior lighting:headlights
    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.
    How to Fix:
    Dope, inc. will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. the safety recall began on july 28, 2009. owners may contact dope, inc. at 1-626-272-1798.
    NHTS Notes:
    "this recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer.in order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by dope, inc.the list can be found under ""document search"" located at the bottom of your screen. owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov ."
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09E012000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 05-11-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 16,270
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    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.
    How to Fix:
    Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. the safety recall began on may 11, 2009. owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589.
    NHTS Notes:
    "this recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer.in order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by sabersport.the list can be found under ""document search"" located at the bottom of your screen.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov ."
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08E050000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 12-17-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 1,921
    Component:
    Exterior lighting:headlights
    Summary:
    "k2 motor is recalling 1,921 aftermarket headlamps of various models sold for use on the above listed vehicles. these headlamps are missing the amber side reflex reflector which fails to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, ""lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."""
    Consequence:
    Without the amber side reflex reflectors, the lighting visibility may be affected, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
    How to Fix:
    K2 motor will notify owners and offer a full refund. the recall began on decemeber 17, 2008. owners may contact k2 motor at 1-909-839-2992.
    NHTS Notes:
    This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by honda, ford, or chrysler llc. customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E060000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 08-01-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 87,745
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    Summary:
    "certain aai motorsports combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above list 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
    How to Fix:
    Aai motorsports will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. the recall began on august 1, 2006. owners may contact aai motorsports at 909-923-9188.
    NHTS Notes:
    "this recall only pertains to aai motorsports aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled ""lamp model numbers.""customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov."
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E044000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-10-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 1,215
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    Summary:
    Certain j & a auto accessories 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.
    How to Fix:
    J & a auto accessories will notify owners and offer to repurchase the headlamps. the recall began on july 10, 2006. owners may contact j & a auto accessories at 310-327-4981.
    NHTS Notes:
    "this recall only pertains to j & a auto accessories aftermarket headlamp assemblies and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled ""lamp model numbers.""customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov."
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E049000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-01-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 27,176
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    Summary:
    Certain ck motorsports combination headlights, clear corner, bumper, and side marker lights sold as replacement lamps for use on the passenger vehicles listed above. 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.
    How to Fix:
    Ck motorsport will notify owners and replace the noncompliant lamps free of charge. the recall began on july 1, 2006. owners may contact ck motorsport at 1-909-610-7211.
    NHTS Notes:
    "this recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by the vehicle manufacturers.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled ""lamp model numbers.""customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov."
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E038000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 05-10-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 724
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    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.
    How to Fix:
    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.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E023000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 05-09-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 292,000
    Component:
    Exterior lighting:headlights
    Summary:
    "certain anzo combination headlamp assemblies sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles. some combination lamps are not equipped with amber side reflectors which 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.
    How to Fix:
    Anzo will notify owners and replace the headlamps free of charge. the recall began may 9, 2006. owners may contact anzo usa at 909-468-3688.
    NHTS Notes:
    This recall only pertains to aftermarket headlamp assemblies manufactured by anzo and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E025000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 05-02-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 1,450
    Component:
    Exterior lighting:headlights
    Summary:
    "certain poli-auto combination headlamp assemblies, p/nos. 11-728, 11-728d, 11-710, 11-419, 11-713, 11-703, 11-704, 11-708p, 11-735, 11-725, 11-726, 11-716 (p&c), 11-721-1, 11-733, 11-729, 11-730, and 11-732, sold as replacement lamps for use on certain 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.
    How to Fix:
    Poli-auto will notify owners and offer to repurchase the headlamps at its original purchase price. the recall is expected to begin during april 2006. owners may contact poli-auto at 305-477-1356.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E032000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 04-17-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 845
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    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.
    How to Fix:
    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.
    NHTS Notes:
    This recall only pertains to aftermarket lights and has no relation to any original equipment installed on any vehicles manufactured by american honda motor company.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E026000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 04-03-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 61,944
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    Summary:
    Certain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. 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.
    How to Fix:
    Pro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. the recall began on april 3, 2006. owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988.
    NHTS Notes:
    "this recall only pertains to pro-a motors aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled ""lamp model numbers.""customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov."
  • Recall NHTS Number: 05V025000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: P68, P69
    Recall Date: 03-07-2005
    Affected Vehicles: 486,659
    Component:
    Electrical system:ignition:switch
    Summary:
    "on certain passenger vehicles, the interlock operation of the ignition switch may not function properly, making it possible to turn the ignition key to the ""off"" position and remove the key without shifting the transmission to park. "
    Consequence:
    If the driver does not shift to park before removing the key and fails to engage the parking brake, the vehicle could roll and a crash could occur.
    How to Fix:
    Dealers will perform an inspection procedure that confirms interlock function. vehicles will be updated with a redesigned interlock lever free of charge. the recall began on march 7, 2005. owners may contact honda at 1-800-999-1009 or acura at 1-800-382-2238.
    NHTS Notes:
    Honda recall nos.p68, p69.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 04V256000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: P36
    Recall Date: 06-16-2004
    Affected Vehicles: 19,572
    Component:
    Interior lighting
    Summary:
    On certain passenger vehicles, the dimmer control for the instrument panel lights could fail due to heat buildup.
    Consequence:
    If this occurs, the instrument lights may fail and, at night, the driver may not be able to see the instrument panel gauges, such as the speedometer.
    How to Fix:
    Dealers will replace a multiplex control unit for the instrument panel lights. owner notification began june 16, 2004. owners should contact honda at 1-800-999-1009.
    NHTS Notes:
    Honda recall no. p36.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration?s auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
  • Recall NHTS Number: 02V051000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 03-05-2002
    Affected Vehicles: 16,459
    Component:
    Seat belts:front:buckle assembly
    Summary:
    "certain sedans and coupes fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 209, ""seat belt assemblies."" certain rear seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured."
    Consequence:
    The rear seat belts will work properly and provide protection in a crash, but the owner may experience difficulty unfastening the belt after the crash.
    How to Fix:
    In a previous recall (01v-380), only right and left buckles were inspected. the rear center buckle should also be inspected and corrected if necessary. this recall is being conducted only for the center buckle. dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the seat belt assemblies that were imrpoperly manufactured. only buckles that are marked (on the back side of the buckle) with an assembly number beginning with 00185, 00186, or 00187, will be replaced. owners should contact their dealer for this replacement. owner notification began march 5, 2002. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact honda at 1-800-999-1009.
    NHTS Notes:
    Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
  • Recall NHTS Number: 01V380000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-22-2002
    Affected Vehicles: 16,459
    Component:
    Seat belts:front:buckle assembly
    Summary:
    "vehicle description: certain sedans and coupes fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 209, ""seat belt assemblies."" certain rear seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured."
    Consequence:
    The rear seat belts will work properly and provide protection in a crash, but the owner may experience difficulty unfastening the belt after the crash.
    How to Fix:
    Dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the seat belt assemblies that were improperly manufactured. only buckles that are marked (on the back side of the buckle) with an assembly number beginning with 00185, 00186, or 00187, will be replaced. owners should contact their dealer for this replacement. owner notification began january 22, 2002. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact honda at 1-800-999-1009.
    NHTS Notes:
    Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E064000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 11-30--0001
    Affected Vehicles: 4,029
    Component:
    Exterior lighting
    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.
    How to Fix:
    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.
    NHTS Notes:
    "this recall only pertains to tradesonic aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled ""lamp model numbers.""customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov."