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Recall 12V501000

Incorrect Tire Information Label

Suspension & Steering, October 16, 2012
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

Certain vehicles were assembled with a misprinted vehicle loading/tire information label. This could lead to improper vehicle loading, possibly resulting in tire failure.

What Should You Do?

Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 6, 2012. If you notice the vehicle tire size does not match what is indicated on the tire information label, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

Certain 2012 CR-V LX vehicles were assembled with incorrect values for Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, Gross Axle Weight Rating front and rear, tire size, and rim size specified on the tire and wheel information label. A misprinted label could lead to improper vehicle loading. This could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will apply the corrective label to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is S62.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 16, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V501000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 264

Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2012 CR-V, equipped with the LX trim level and manufactured from August 30, 2012, to August 31, 2012. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification." The incorrect values for Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, Gross Axle Weight Rating front and rear, tire size, and rim size were specified on the safety certification label.

Consequence: A misprinted label could lead to improper vehicle loading. Improper loading could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will apply the corrective label free of charge. This recall is expected to begin on, or about, November 6, 2012. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

Notes: Honda's recall campaign number is S62. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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