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Car Recalls

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

Honda recalls

 

For Models: Honda Fit

Electrical & Lights, December 15, 2010

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Honda is recalling certain 2007-2008 Fit vehicles because the low beam headlights may stop working. This is a result of a poor electrical connection at the connector for the low beam headlights. If low beam headlights stop working, the driver's ability to see and be seen will be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected connector and perform necessary repairs.

For Models: Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Hybrid, Honda Civic Si, Honda Element

Body, Interior & Misc., October 7, 2010

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Honda is recalling 2003 Accord and Civic, and 2003–2004 Element models due to a defective interlock lever in the ignition switch. The lever may deform, which will defeat the interlock function on vehicles with an automatic transmission. This may cause a vehicle that has not been shifted into the "Park" position to roll away, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will remove the interlock pin and lever and replace them with new components, free of charge.

For Models: Honda Accord Crosstour

Body, Interior & Misc., September 20, 2010

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2010 Crosstour vehicles may have been assembled with a passenger airbag that does not meet the correct specification, and as a result, the passenger airbag may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash. A child in the front passenger seat, not wearing a seat belt, would be at greater risk of injury if the airbag were to deploy. Dealers will inspect and replace the passenger airbag as necessary to correct this concern.

For Models: Honda Element

Drive Train, August 9, 2010

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During vehicle assembly, the shift cable may not have been properly secured at the shift lever. This can result in improper gear selection and/or the ignition key may become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder. Failure to select the correct gear can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and secure the shift cable as necessary. The recall is expected to being by August 9, 2010. The Honda recall number is R45.

For Models: Honda Element, Honda Odyssey

Brakes, May 3, 2010

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Air may enter the VSA modular pump and cause the brake pedal to feel soft and lower to the floor. Without service, air may build up until poor braking performance may cause an accident. Dealers will any remove existing air in the brake system and then apply sealant and caps to prevent air from re-entering the system.

For Models: Honda Odyssey

Suspension & Steering, March 26, 2010

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The gas struts may deteriorate unexpectedly early. This may cause the liftgate to close unexpectedly and possibly injure someone. Dealers will inspect and replace the gas liftgate struts free of charge.

For Models: Honda Fit

Electrical & Lights, March 19, 2010

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Under severe conditions, water may enter through the driver's window and reach the master power window switch, causing overheating and possible failure of the switch. Smoke, melting, and fire could result from the overheating. Dealers will inspect the switch and install a cover around the switch to prevent water entry. The switch will be replaced if damaged and a cover will be installed. The recall began March 19, 2010. The Honda recall number is R28.

For Models: Honda Accord

Body, Interior & Misc., March 15, 2010

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Honda is recalling aftermarket full nose masks, part numbers 08P35-TA0-100 and 08P35-TA6-100, specifically designed for 2008–2010 Accord models. The nose mask material may interfere with the hood latch mechanism, which may cause the hood to pop open while the vehicle is in motion. Honda asks owners to remove the mask immediately and see a dealer about getting it replaced free of charge.

For Models: Honda Ridgeline

Heating & Air Conditioning, March 15, 2010

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A connector terminal under the passenger side dash board for the HVAC system may be accessible to kicking by the front seat passenger. If this occurs, the connector may overheat and possibly short circuit, which could cause a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the wiring connector and install a protective cover. The recall began March 15, 2010. The Honda recall number is R27.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., February 26, 2010

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Honda has recalled 2001-2003 Civic, 2002-2003 Civic SI, 2001-2002 Accord, 2002 CR-V, 2002 Odyssey, 2003 Pilot, 2002-2003 Acura TL, and 2003 Acura CL vehicles because the driver's side air bag inflator may produce excessive internal pressure. This could cause the inflator to rupture if the air bag deploys. Metal fragments may pass through the air bag material and cause injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's side air bag inflator.