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Honda CR-V recall 11V456000

One or More Power Windows May Fail
Electrical & Lights, September 6, 2011

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One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed switch.


Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning September 27, 2011. If you are experiencing problems with your power windows, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.


The driver's side power window switch may fail and/or melt. As a result, one or more of the power windows may not work. If the switch were to melt, it will produce smoke and a fire could occur. Dealers will replace the driver's side power window switch to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is R93.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2006

Mfr's Report Date:
September 6, 2011

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V456000

NHTSA Action Number: PE10047,EA

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 80111

Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 CR-V PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 3, 2005, THROUGH JULY 21, 2006. THE DRIVER-SIDE POWER WINDOW SWITCH MAY FAIL OR MELT.

Consequence: IF THE SWITCH FAILS, THE POWER WINDOWS MAY BECOME INOPERATIVE PREVENTING THEM FROM BEING ROLLED UP OR DOWN. IF THE SWITCH MELTS, IT WILL PRODUCE SMOKE AND A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Remedy: HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER SIDE POWER WINDOW SWITCH ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT SEPTEMBER 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AUTOMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

Notes: HONDA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS R93. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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