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Honda CR-V Recall 03V422000

Honda Recalls 2002 CR-V Models Due to Metal Particles in Key Cylinder Body

Recall Details

Metal particles in the key cylinder body could interfere with the interlock lever operation, which makes it possible to remove the key from the ignition without shifting into "Park." This may cause the vehicle to roll away. Dealers will inspect and test ignition switches for contamination interference and repair them if necessary.

Electrical & Lights, November 3, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 3, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
EA03018
Potential Number of Units Affected
76,988
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V422000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, METAL PARTICLES IN THE KEY CYLINDER BODY COULD INTERFERE WITH THE INTERLOCK LEVER OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY WITHOUT SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION TO "PARK."
Consequence
IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR DOES NOT SHIFT TO "PARK" BEFORE REMOVING THE KEY AND FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND TEST IGNITION SWITCHES FOR CONTAMINATION INTERFERENCE. ANY SWITCHES THAT FAIL THE TEST WILL BE REPAIRED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 3, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notes
CUSTOMERS CAN 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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