PhotoAmerican Honda Motor Co. is recalling 1,148,550 model year 2013-2016 Honda Accords.

The case for the battery sensor, part of the battery management system, may allow water to get in, potentially causing an electrical short and increasing the risk of a fire.

What to do

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensor, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Dealers will perform an interim remedy of applying adhesive to the case to prevent water intrusion.

Interim notices are expected to be mailed on July 31, 2017. Owners will need to have the permanent remedy completed once they receive a second notice.

Owners may contact American Honda Customer Support Center at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KG0.



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