They've got it wrong, it's just a fuel pump relay. It's a very easy and inexpensive fix. There are no "engine problems" as the media has dubbed it. Honda builds more engines per year than any other manufacturer in the world, and nobody builds them better.Autoblog said:165,000 vehicles that could develop engine problems from a sealer material that may leak onto wires in the engine and cause them to snap.
(emphasis added) Honda sold more Accords in 2005 than just 165,000, so clearly not every 2005 Accord is affected.Autoblog said:The affected vehicles include the 2005 Acura RL, TL and TSX, the entire 2005 Honda Accord lineup (include the Accord Hybrid), 2005 Honda Odyssey and 2006 Honda Ridgeline.