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Honda Civic Recall 01V183000

Honda Recalls Certain 2001 Civic Vehicles for Potential Fuel Pump Failure

Recall Details

Honda recalled certain 2001 Civic vehicles for possible corrosion of the fuel pump wiring harness connector. Water may have been left inside the wiring connector during testing. Corrosion in the wiring connector could cause fuel pump failure, which can cause a vehicle to stall without warning. Dealers will inspect for corrosion at the fuel pump. If corrosion is found, the fuel pump will be replaced.

Engine, June 29, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 29, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
56,269
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V183000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Summary
ON CERTAIN SEDANS, A SMALL AMOUNT OF WATER MAY HAVE BEEN LEFT IN THE FUEL PUMP ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AFTER TESTING. THIS RESIDUAL WATER COULD CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO FAIL DUE TO CORROSION.
Consequence
IF THE PUMP STOPS WORKING, THE ENGINE WILL STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL PUMP. IF CORROSION IS FOUND, THE FUEL PUMP WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 29, 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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