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Honda Civic Recall 99I002000

Honda Recalls Certain Passenger Vehicles Due to Rough Feeling Accelerator Pedal

Drive Train, May 24, 2000

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Summary:

Honda is recalling certain passenger vehicles because the accelerator pedal may feel rough or notchy when depressed, causing the vehicle not to respond properly when traveling at low speeds. Dealers will replace the throttle cable.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1996, 1997

Manufacturer's Report Date: May 24, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99I002000

NHTSA Action Number: SQ98017

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 0

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL FEELS ROUGH OR NOTCHY WHEN YOU PRESS IT.

Consequence: IT MAY FEEL LIKE THE CAR IS NOT RESPONDING PROPERLY WHEN TRAVELING AT LOW SPEEDS AND ARE REQUIRED TO MOVE THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL TO MAKE SLIGHT SPEED ADJUSTMENTS.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE CABLE.

Notes: HONDA HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE THROTTLE CABLE.OWNERS CAN CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

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