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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Honda recalls

 

For Models: Honda CR-Z

Drive Train, September 6, 2011

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If the engine were to stall when the brake pedal is NOT depressed, there is a chance the engine control unit software may cause the electric motor of the hybrid system to move the vehicle unexpectedly in the opposite direction of the selected gear. Unexpected vehicle movement could increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will update the ECU software to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is R94.

For Models: Honda CR-V

Electrical & Lights, September 6, 2011

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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.

For Models: Honda Accord, Honda CR-V, Honda Element

Drive Train, August 8, 2011

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Certain driving styles can result in a broken outer race of the secondary shaft bearing inside the automatic transmission. A broken outer race may cause abnormal noise, the Check Engine Light to turn on, and contact between the transmission idle gear and an electronic sensor housing to occur. This could result in a short circuit, causing the engine to stall. Also, pieces of the outer race or ball bearing may become lodged in the parking pawl, resulting in the vehicle rolling after the driver has placed the shifter in the Park position. Dealers will update the transmission control module software to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is R89.

For Models: Honda Civic

Engine, May 16, 2011

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A fuel line O-ring seal may be misaligned, which could cause a small fuel leak. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel feed line to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by May 27, 2011. The Honda recall number is R79.

For Models: Acura CL, Acura TL, Honda Accord, Honda CR-V, Honda Civic, Honda Odyssey

Body, Interior & Misc., April 27, 2011

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Honda is recalling 2,430 vehicles because a driver's airbag inflator, installed as a replacement part, may be defective. In the event of deployment, these inflators could produce excess internal pressure and rupture, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will inspect and replace the driver's airbag inflator as necessary. The recall is expected to begin by June 27, 2011. 

For Models: Honda Odyssey

Body, Interior & Misc., March 21, 2011

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The driver and/or front passenger window may come off track, which can cause the glass to fall into the door. As a result, the glass may shatter, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the affected window glass. This recall is to begin by April 15, 2011. The Honda recall numbers are R73 and R74.

For Models: Honda Odyssey

Body, Interior & Misc., March 15, 2011

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If the front windshield wipers are turned on when the wiper blades are frozen to the windshield, one of the linkage rods may bend or separate from the wiper motor. If the windshield wipers fail to operate, the driver's visibility can be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected front wiper rod with one of a stronger design. This recall is expected to begin by April 14, 2011. The Honda recall number is R72.

For Models: Honda Civic

Exhaust & Emissions, March 14, 2011

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The "rollover" valve in the fuel pump assembly may fail, allowing fuel to leak into the vapor canister in the event of a rollover type crash. The canister could flood with fuel, resulting in an external fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel pump module and replace those found to be faulty. This recall is expected to begin by April 11, 2011. The Honda recall number is R65.

For Models: Honda Civic Hybrid

Electrical & Lights, March 2, 2011

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The voltage converter that sends power from the integrated motor assist (IMA) system to the vehicle's electrical components may fail. This can cause the headlights to turn off, the vehicle to stall, or the engine not to start, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the voltage converter to correct this condition. This recall is expected to begin by March 18, 2011. The Honda recall number is R69.

For Models: Honda Fit

Engine, February 16, 2011

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One or more of the four spring assemblies on the engine's variable valve timing system may fail. This can cause rough idling and stalling, which can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the affected spring assemblies. The recall is scheduled to begin March 7, 2011. The Honda recall number is R66.

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