Honda Recalls 2023-2024 Accord and HR-V Models

Honda Recalls 2023-2024 Accord and HR-V Models Due to Seat Belt Pretensioner Issue

Honda has issued a recall for its 2023-2024 Accord and HR-V models, affecting approximately 303,770 vehicles.

The recall is due to a defect in the front seat belt pretensioners, which were assembled without a rivet securing the quick connector and wire plate.

This issue compromises the seat belt’s ability to properly restrain occupants in the event of a collision, significantly increasing the risk of injury.

Detailed Description of the Issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that the affected Honda Accord and HR-V models have front seat belt pretensioners missing a critical rivet.

This defect can prevent the seat belt from functioning correctly during a crash, posing a severe risk to vehicle occupants.

Potential Risks

The primary risk associated with this recall is the failure of the seat belt to restrain occupants properly in a collision, which can lead to severe injuries or fatalities.

Proper seat belt function is essential for occupant safety, making it crucial for affected owners to address this recall promptly.

Models Affected

The recall impacts the following Honda models:

  • 2023-2024 Honda Accord
  • 2023-2024 Honda HR-V

Investigation and Recall Initiation

Honda’s investigation into the issue revealed that the assembly defect was due to incorrect manufacturing processes.

The company initiated the recall in November 2023 after confirming the defect and its potential risks.

Owner Notification and Next Steps

Honda will notify affected owners by mail beginning January 8, 2024. Owners will receive instructions on how to proceed with the recall.

It is recommended that owners contact their local Honda dealerships to schedule an inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the seat belt pretensioner assembly, which will be provided free of charge.

Repair Process

To address the issue, Honda dealers will inspect the front seat belt pretensioners and replace them if they are found to be defective.

This repair ensures the seat belts will function correctly in the event of a collision.

The repair process is expected to be quick, but owners should contact their dealerships to arrange an appointment as soon as possible.

Legal Rights and Recourse

Under the Highway Safety Act of 1970, vehicle manufacturers are required to repair any recalled defects or replace defective parts free of charge.

If a dealership refuses to perform the necessary repairs or attempts to charge for the service, vehicle owners should contact Honda directly to resolve the matter.

Assistance from Lemon Law Group Partners

Lemon Law Group Partners can provide valuable assistance to car owners facing difficulties during the recall process.

Our experienced attorneys work directly with the manufacturer on behalf of the client to ensure a swift and satisfactory resolution.

In many cases, the legal fees are covered by the manufacturer, allowing clients to receive experienced legal counsel at no additional cost. For more information and a free consultation, call (888) 415-0610.


Owners of the 2023-2024 Honda Accord and HR-V should take this recall seriously and have their vehicles inspected and repaired as soon as possible.

Ensuring that the seat belt pretensioners function correctly is crucial for occupant safety. Honda is committed to resolving this issue efficiently and urges all affected owners to take immediate action.

Additional Information

Drivers can also check the NHTSA website to see if their vehicle has been affected by the recall. The recall number for this Honda recall is 23V782000.