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Honda Civic recall 01V183000

Honda Recalls Certain 2001 Civic Vehicles for Potential Fuel Pump Failure
Engine, June 29, 2001

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Honda recalled certain 2001 Civic vehicles for possible corrosion of the fuel pump wiring harness connector. Water may have been left inside the wiring connector during testing. Corrosion in the wiring connector could cause fuel pump failure, which can cause a vehicle to stall without warning. Dealers will inspect for corrosion at the fuel pump. If corrosion is found, the fuel pump will be replaced.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2001

Mfr's Report Date:
June 29, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V183000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Potential Number of Units Affected: 56269

Summary: ON CERTAIN SEDANS, A SMALL AMOUNT OF WATER MAY HAVE BEEN LEFT IN THE FUEL PUMP ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AFTER TESTING. THIS RESIDUAL WATER COULD CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO FAIL DUE TO CORROSION.

Consequence: IF THE PUMP STOPS WORKING, THE ENGINE WILL STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL PUMP. IF CORROSION IS FOUND, THE FUEL PUMP WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 29, 2001. 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.

Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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