The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2008 Honda Accord, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Inadvertent Side Air Bag Deployment

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA14004

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 29, 2014
    • Date Closed: January 04, 2016
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Side/Window

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Inadvertent Side Air Bag Deployment

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE14004

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: January 31, 2014
    • Date Closed: July 29, 2014
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Side/Window

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: SRS Control Module Failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE15029

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Frontal:Sensor/Control Module

    Summary: There is no summary currently available