12 Oct '15, 4am

2014-2015 Honda Accord Hybrid Recalled For… #Carmakers #CarmakersMarketFleets #CompactsSedans #DecisionProcess

2014-2015 Honda Accord Hybrid Recalled For… #Carmakers #CarmakersMarketFleets #CompactsSedans #DecisionProcess

Honda is issuing a recall for the 2014-2015 Honda Accord Hybrid to fix an electrical problem that can potentially shut off the gasoline engine. The recall, which affects 6,786 Accord Hybrids, addresses a problem of electrical interference with the high voltage battery cell monitoring system (CVS). This electrical noise triggers the computer’s fail-safe mode – the gasoline engine is disabled, the sedan switches to battery power and top speed is limited to 40 mph. In fail-safe mode, the Accord Hybrid has an expected range of 2 miles. However, Honda is concerned that owners may try to keep driving the car in this crippled state. Once the 1.3 kilowatt-hour battery quickly drains, the vehicle stops and could cause an accident. SEE ALSO: Honda Fuel Cell Car Estimated To Deliver 435-Mile Range Honda said that it discovered the issue through warranty claims, and no injuries have b...

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