FGB – 12-Volt Positive Battery Cable – 2020-2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid

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December 13, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V844000

Missing Fuse in 12-Volt Battery Cable

An overheated battery cable or short circuit can increase the risk of a fire or injury in a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V844000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 106,030

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2020-2022 CR-V Hybrid vehicles. The 12-Volt battery cable routed outside of the body frame is missing a fuse on the power circuit, which can allow the battery cable to short circuit or overheat during a crash.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the battery cable, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 29, 2024. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is FGB.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

 

Check if your Honda has a Recall

 


A23-086
December 14, 2023
Version 1

Safety Recall: 2020–22 CR-V Hybrid 12-Volt Positive Battery Cable Stop Sale

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim Level VIN Range
2020–22 CR-V Hybrid ALL Check iN VIN status inquiry for eligibility

 

BACKGROUND

American Honda is announcing a STOP SALE and safety recall for certain model year 2020–22 CR-V Hybrid vehicles due to 12-volt positive battery cables, which may short circuit in the event of a crash to the left front quadrant of the vehicle under certain circumstances, increasing the risk of a fire or injury.

If this temporary placeholder bulletin appears during an iN VIN status inquiry, the vehicle is subject to a safety recall. Any affected vehicles in your dealer inventory are on STOP SALE until further notice. Refrain from calling Tech Line for updates.

The following suggested text should be included on any repair order for an already sold affected vehicle that comes in for service. This information should be printed out completely and provided to the customer any time service is conducted on an affected vehicle, and the recall repair has not yet been completed. Once parts and repair information are available, the normal procedures under Service Operations Manual (SOM) 7.2.1 will apply for this recall.

Suggested verbiage to be included on the repair order:

Customer was advised that: 

The vehicle may be subject to a recall affecting the vehicle’s battery cable. The parts necessary to complete the recall repair are not yet available. Once parts are available, the registered owner of the vehicle will receive a notice to bring the vehicle and the Owner’s Manual or Owner’s Guide for the vehicle in for repair.

Please be advised that customers will still be able to register their vehicles with their respective Department of Motor Vehicles at this time.

For any questions or concerns customers may have, you may have them contact American Honda’s Customer Support & Campaign Center at 1-888-234-2138.

This bulletin will be updated once the parts and repair information are available.

 


Chronology :

May 17, 2021
A crash where the battery cables in the left front fender experienced a short circuit occurred.

May 19, 2021
Honda received notification of the first incident from NHTSA with a request for Honda’s assistance in an inspection.

May 28, 2021
Honda inspected the incident vehicle with NHTSA and analyzed the issue.

August 18, 2021
Honda discussed the first incident with NHTSA and concluded there was no evidence of any high voltage related issues and no known issues or similar complaints/cases.

September 16, 2021
Honda conducted testing to further investigate and analyze the issue.

October 21, 2021
Honda’s initial evaluation of the first incident concluded that the vehicle’s extreme crash angle was a rare occurrence unlikely to be repeated.

June 13, 2022
Honda began the application of a fuse in production models to improve durability if a rare occurrence crash were to occur.

August 18, 2022
A second incident occurred. Honda analyzed the incident and, based on the crash dynamics, concluded it also was a rare occurrence.

August 29, 2023
Honda received another warranty claim which may have had similar circumstances and started to investigate.

October 30, 2023
Honda re-evaluated its previous conclusions of rare occurrence and whether the likelihood of future occurrences might be greater than previously contemplated.

Oct 30, 2023
Honda concluded the third incident did not have the same circumstances.

December 6, 2023
Honda determined that a defect related to motor vehicle safety existed and decided to conduct a safety recall.

As of December 6, 2023, Honda has had 2 warranty claims, and no reports of injuries or deaths related to this issue from August 2019, through December 6, 2023.

 


3 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
HONDA CR-V HYBRID 2020-2022

 


5 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V844-1118.PDF 214.422KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-23V844-0630.PDF 58.61KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-23V844-8692.pdf 48.101KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V844-3222.pdf 645.633KB

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Recall 573 Report – December 20, 2023

RCLRPT-23V844-4639.PDF 214.476KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most recent Recall Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=23V844&docType=RCL

 


 

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