NHTSA Campaign Id 84V164000; Date: Dec. 31, 1984
1982 Honda Accord
Component: Electrical System:wiring:front Underhood
Manufactured by: American Honda Motor Co.
Affected Units:: 177,587
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.
Charging circuit wire will be replaced, free of charge.
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: