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  NHTSA Recall 84V164000

NHTSA Campaign Id 84V164000; Date: Dec. 31, 1984

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

1982 Honda Accord

Component: Electrical System:wiring:front Underhood

Manufactured by: American Honda Motor Co.

Affected Units:: 177,587

icon3 Recall Summary:

Wire in battery charging circuit cannot tolerate the maximum current drawn by the alternator. Under repeated high electrical load, heat will build up at connector terminal area, melting the plastic wire harness, possibly discharging battery.

icon2 How to Fix:

Charging circuit wire will be replaced, free of charge.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. System: electrical systems; wire harness. Consequences of defect: vehicle would become inoperative and could cause anaccident if stalled in the road.

Also see:

All recalls of Honda vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.