Auto Recalls for Consumers

2002 HONDA ACCORD Recall - Campaign #02V226000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2002 HONDA ACCORD RECALL - #02V226000

RECALL FOR ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING : ENGINE

ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, SEDANS, COUPES, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES, A TIMING BELT TENSIONER PULLEY ON THE WATER PUMP IS MISALIGNED AND COULD CAUSE THE TIMING BELT TO CONTACT A BOLT ON THE CYLINDER HEAD. EVENTUALLY THE BELT COULD BE DAMAGED AND FAIL.

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Vehicle 2002 HONDA ACCORD
Manufacturer AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufactured between 7/8/2002 - 7/29/2002
Recalled on 8/28/2002
Influenced by AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Owners Notified on 8/30/2002
# Affected 17,551
Recalled for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
 
Description ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, SEDANS, COUPES, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES, A TIMING BELT TENSIONER PULLEY ON THE WATER PUMP IS MISALIGNED AND COULD CAUSE THE TIMING BELT TO CONTACT A BOLT ON THE CYLINDER HEAD. EVENTUALLY THE BELT COULD BE DAMAGED AND FAIL.
Consequences IF THE TIMING BELT BREAKS, THE ENGINE WILL STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WATER PUMP AND IF IT IS ONE OF THE DEFECTIVE PUMPS, THE WATER PUMP AND TIMING BELT WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 30, 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 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
Notes ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 2002 HONDA ACCORD Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, IGNITION, SWITCH

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2002 HONDA ACCORD Recall for AIR BAGS, FRONTAL, DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

2002 HONDA ACCORD Recall for AIR BAGS, FRONTAL, DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
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