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Honda Accord Recall 00V184000

Honda Recalls Certain Passenger Vehicles Due to Improper Welding on Rear Suspension Lower Arms

Suspension & Steering, July 7, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

Honda is recalling certain passenger vehicles due to improper welding on the rear suspension lower arms or control arms. The arms may break, which would reduce vehicle handling and control. Dealers will inspect and replace the arms if necessary.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Manufacturer's Report Date: July 7, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V184000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 19,540

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR SUSPENSION LOWER ARMS AND/OR CONTROL ARMS COULD BREAK DUE TO IMPROPER WELDING.

Consequence: VEHICLE HANDLING AND CONTROL WOULD BE REDUCED.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE REAR SUSPENSION LOWER ARMS OR CONTROL ARMS IF NECESSARY.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 7, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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