- 2008-2010 Accord Nosemask
- Safety Recall Campaign
- Not Fixed
Safety Recall: Nose Mask May Prevent the Hood from Locking Dear Accord Owner:
This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.What is the reason for this notice?
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain 2008-10 model year Accord 4-door vehicles that have an accessory nose mask installed. If the vehicle is equipped with a Genuine Honda accessory nose mask it is possible for the nose mask material to interfere with part of the hood latch. If the hood has not been completely closed and the nose mask interferes with the secondary hood latch mechanism the hood may fully open while the vehicle is being driven, resulting in reduced driver visibility that could increase the possibility of a crashWhat should you do?
Please remove the nose mask immediately and call any authorized Honda dealer to make an appointment to return the nose mask and have it replaced. This work will be done free of charge. Please plan to leave your vehicle for half a day to allow the dealer flexibility in scheduling.Who to contact if you experience problems.
If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from your Honda dealer, you may write to:
Our records show that you are the current owner of a 2008-2010 Accord 4-door involved in this campaign. If this is not the case, or the name/address information is not correct, please fill out and return the enclosed, postage-paid Information Change Card. We will then update our records.Lessor Information.
Federal law requires that any vehicle lessor receiving this recall notice must forward a copy of this notice to the lessee within 10 days.If you have questions.
If you have any questions about this notice, or need assistance with locating a Honda dealer, please call Honda Automobile Customer Service at (800) 999-1009.
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.
Honda Automobile Division