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Our Quick Take:
Springs in the valve train assembly may fail, resulting in a rough idle and/or engine stall condition. Unexpected engine stalling may increase the risk of a crash.
What Should You Do?
We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall, which would increase to high if noted symptoms are encountered. 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.
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.