2013 Honda Fit Recalls
The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.
Recalls on your Honda or Acura must be performed by a the respective Honda or Acura dealership. Honda and Acura will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles in March, 2016, but repair parts may not be immediately available. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda or Acura dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.
For manual transmission vehicles, the passenger side drive shaft may break while driving, resulting in loss of vehicle power. The vehicle could also move unexpectedly when parking, if the parking brake is not applied.
Honda notified owners of affected vehicles starting in June 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Honda recall number is JE4.
Due to a programming concern, the electronic stability control (ESC) may not function as expected.
Honda will notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning May 17, 2013. If you are not notified and feel you should have been, please contact your local dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Honda recall numbers are S99.