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Honda Civic Recall 01V182000

Honda Recalls Certain 2001 Civic Vehicles for Possible Fuel Filler Neck Tube Fuel Leak

Recall Details

Honda recalled certain 2001 Civic vehicles to inspect the hose clamps on the fuel filler neck for looseness. In a collision, the filler tube could disconnect from the fuel tank, causing fuel leakage and a fire hazard. Dealers will check the hose clamps for proper tightness and fasten them as necessary.

Engine, June 4, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 4, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
120,649
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V182000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDANS AND COUPES. THE HOSE CLAMPS ON THE FILLER NECK TUBE HAVE INSUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE.
Consequence
IN A COLLISION, THE TUBE COULD DISCONNECT FROM THE FUEL TANK, RESULTING IN FUEL LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL CHECK THE HOSE CLAMPS FOR PROPER TORQUE AND TIGHTEN THEM CORRECTLY, IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 2001. 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
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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