Honda Accord: Reporting Safety Defects - Information - Honda Accord 2013-2018 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Reporting Safety Defects

In the U.S.

If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

To contact NHTSA, you may call the Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153);

go to http://www.safercar.g;ov
or write to: Administrator, NHTSA,
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.,
Washington, DC 20590.

You can also obtain othe r information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.safercar.gov.

In Canada

If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform Honda Canada Inc. and you may also inform Transport Canada.

If Transport Canada receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may lead to a recall and remedy campaign. However, Transport Canada cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Honda Canada Inc.

To contact Transport Canada’s Defect Investigations and Recalls Division, you may call 1-800-333-0510. For more information on reporting safety defects or about motor vehicle safety, go to http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety.

    Devices that Emit Radio Waves
    The following products and systems on your vehicle emit radio waves when in operation. Each of the above complies with the appropriate requirements or the required standards of FCC (Federal Com ...

    Emissions Testing
    Testing of Readiness Codes Your vehicle uses “readiness codes,” as part of its onboard self diagnostic system. Some states refer to these codes during testing to see if your vehicle's emis ...

    See also:

    Fuel Information
    • Fuel recommendation Use of a lower octane gasoline can cause a persistent, heavy metallic knocking noise that can lead to engine damage. • Top tier detergent gasoline Because the level ...

    B-CAN System Diagnosis Test Mode D
    Do this diagnosis if a component that is controlled by the B-CAN system does not work or come on. NOTE: • If the component does not turn off or stop, go to B-CAN System Diagnosis Test Mode ...

    If the Brake System Indicator (Red)Comes On
    • Reasons for the indicator to come on • The brake fluid is low. • There is a malfunction in the brake system. • What to do when the indicator comes on while driving Press the brake ped ...