• Honda recalls 573,000 Accords to fix faulty hoses


    <p>Honda is recalling 573,000 Accord midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a defective power steering hose that can leak fluid and catch fire.</p> <p>The recall affects Accords from the 2003 through 2007 model years that are equipped with V-6 engines. Honda says one fire was reported but no injuries.</p> <p>The company is adding the Accords to a May recall of the Acura TL midsize luxury car.</p> <p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the hoses can deteriorate prematurely, causing cracks and leaks.</p> <p>The company will replace the hoses for free, but it won't have the parts available until early in 2013. Any owner who suspects a leak should take their car to a dealer.</p> <p>The Accord is the second-best selling car in the U.S., beaten only by the Toyota Camry</p>

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