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The Honda Accord Recall. Steering Clear Of Danger.

Published October 1, 2012

Honda Accord 2004In automotive news, automaker Honda has just released word of a major recall that involves their prized flagship car the Accord. The Honda recall is affecting over half a million cars, well 573,000 to be exact. The Honda Accord recall stems from a small problem that lies with the steering. It seems that over some time, the Steering Hose has been deemed defective, and needs to be changed immediately. The defective line can fray, or crack in various spots, begin to leak Power Steering Fluid, and thus start an uncontrollable fire in the engine bay. Pretty much all Honda Accord owners will need to either drive to their nearest Honda dealership, or call and see what they can have done to ensure their personal safety.

 

Honda Accord 2006This Honda Accord recall affects the following models.

  1. 2003 Honda Accord LX & EX V6  (2 Door & 4 Door)
  2. 2004 Honda Accord LX & EX V6  (2 Door & 4 Door)
  3. 2005 Honda Accord LX & EX V6  (2 Door & 4 Door)
  4. 2006 Honda Accord LX & EX V6  (2Door & 4 Door)
  5. 2007 Honda Accord LX & EX V6  (2 Door & 4 Door)

 

Honda spokesperson, Ed Miller stated that, “The recall is Honda’s top priority right now, and the manufacturer is doing everything it can to replace these hoses as quickly as possible.” The only issue with replacing them is that these affected models are all over five years old, and the hoses are no longer in production, so it’ll take until the beginning of 2013 before we can start changing them out in all of the cars listed on the recall.

 

For more information please call your local Honda dealership, Google Honda Accord Recall. If you can’t wait that long here’s a suggestion that you can try.

Step 1. Google Honda Accord Aftermarket Products.

Step 2. Find a list of companies that sell the part you need.

Step 3. Print, or write out the item/sku number of the part you need. (Power Steering Hose, Honda Accord 2003-2007)

Step 4. Take your list to your local Honda dealership, and ask if those parts, that you found will be accepted at the dealership.

Step 5. ***MAKE SURE THAT THEY WILL INSTALL FREE OF CHARGE****

Step 6. Drive Home With A Great Piece Of Mind.

 

Here a few websites that might have the Power Steering Hose you may need.

Partstrain.com

Ebay.com

Amazon.com

Autozone.com

Pepboys.com

Drivewire.com

 

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The Car scene is so diverse Where I come from, most enthusiasts recognize the amazing engineering (particularly the engines). The bulk of the ridicule originates from the manner in which many of the vehicles are modded/maintained. Thus, the jokes and or hate tends to be aimed more at the owner rather than the machine. All of which makes seeing properly sorted old Toyota's and Hondas at car meets, auto shows, and track days all the more refreshing.

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