Honda Australia Pty Ltd — Honda Accord Hybrid MY2019 and MY2021
What are the defects?
In cold ambient temperatures, the DC-DC converter may shut down and prevent the 12-volt battery from recharging, resulting in a loss of drive power if the vehicle continues to be driven. Warning lights in the instrument cluster will illuminate and a warning message will also appear.
What are the hazards?
Loss of power could result in the vehicle slowing or stopping, increasing the risk of an accident.
Warning: the ACCC considers that the hazard posed to consumers from this safety defect includes the risk of an accident resulting in serious injury or death.
What should consumers do?
Owners of affected vehicles should contact their preferred Honda Australia dealership to arrange for repair, free of charge.
For further information, consumers can contact Honda on 1800 804 945 (Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 6pm AEST).
Authorised Honda dealers
- 16 October 2019
- 17 June 2020 - 11 August 2020