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2014 HONDA ACCORD HYBRID

Report Date:
September 25, 2015
Campaign Number:
15V602000
Component:
HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Honda Accord Hybrid vehicles manufactured August 29, 2013, to May 30, 2015. Electrical interference may cause the hybrid system to switch into fail-safe mode, disabling the gasoline engine, limiting the vehicle's speed to 40 miles per hour and functioning only on battery power. Once the battery is discharged, the vehicle will stall.

Consequence Summary:
A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the hybrid system software, free of charge. The recall began on November 6, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is JT7.