Recall Impacts 600,000 Honda Accord Drivers

Colorado Auto Accident Attorneys

Honda has elected to recall close to 600,000 Honda Accords after reporting an engine fire. The fire is the only known incident, and did not cause any injuries or crashes.

The Accord, the second-best selling car in America, is equipped with a power steering hose that can wear down after years of exposure to engine heat. The recall affects models with V6 engines from 2003 to 2007.

Honda is expected to have all the replacement hoses by early 2013. However, if damage is suspected, owners are urged to take their car into any Honda dealer for an inspection. The delay in replacement parts is attributed to the hoses being out of production. The company who makes the parts promised to start production again as soon as possible.

The proactive approach Honda is taking to prevent future fires is certainly admirable. It is much easier to prevent injuries than it is to clean up the aftermath. Nevertheless, personal injury still occurs due to faulty automobile manufacturing.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Denver auto accident of any nature, please feel free to contact The Sawaya Law Firm at 303-502-5010 for a FREE consultation.

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