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Recall 90V126000

Honda Recalls 1990 Civic DX and LX Sedans for Windshield Attachment Issues

Body, Interior & Misc., July 10, 1990
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

Honda has recalled certain 1990 Civic DX and LX sedans for a problem with the paint in the area where the windshield mounts. The paint may not stick in this area, which may cause the windshield to become loose. Dealers will reinstall the windshield to insure proper retention.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: July 10, 1990

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 90V126000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Potential Number of Units Affected: 65

Summary: POOR ADHESION MAY OCCUR BETWEEN PAINT LAYERS IN THE WINDSHIELD MOUNTING AREA DUE TO DEFECTIVE PAINT BATCHES OR OVERSPRAYING.

Consequence: PAINT SEPARATION IN THE WINDSHIELD AREAS WOULD LEADTO NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 212 RETENTION REQUIREMENTS. LOSS OF WINDSHIELDRETENTION ABILITY COULD CAUSE WINSHIELD TO SEPARATE FROM VEHICLE WITHOUT WARNINGAND HARM VEHICLE OCCUPANTS AND OTHERS IN THE VICINITY.

Remedy: REINSTALL WINDSHIELD TO INSURE PROPER RETENTION.

Notes: SYSTEM: WINDSHIELD; FMVSS 212.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; DX/LX SEDANS.

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