Honda recalls 1.2 million cars, citing 'faulty battery sensors'

New York - Honda announced Thursday a recall of 1.2-million cars sold in the United States, following four engine compartment fires linked to faulty battery sensors.

The Japanese auto giant said the recall affects Accords from the 2013-2016 model years.

Honda said it would replace the sensors for the 12-volt battery free of charge.

The company said no injuries have been reported in connection with the malfunctioning sensors.