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Recall 03V014000

Fuel May Leak from Fuel Tank

Engine, January 16, 2003
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

Some fuel tanks have problems that could allow fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Honda dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

Some fuel tanks have imperfections that could allow fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for surface imperfections, and replace it if any are found. The recall began January 16, 2003.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: January 16, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V014000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,857

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINI VANS, SOME FUEL TANKS HAVE SURFACE IMPERFECTIONS THAT COULD ALLOW FUEL TO LEAK FROM THE TANK.

Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANK FOR SURFACE IMPERFECTIONS. IF ANY IMPERFECTIONS ARE FOUND, THE FUEL TANK WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 16, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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