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Honda CR-V Recall 11V456000

One or More Power Windows May Fail

Recall Details

The driver's side power window switch may fail and/or melt. As a result, one or more of the power windows may not work. If the switch were to melt, it will produce smoke and a fire could occur. Dealers will replace the driver's side power window switch to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is R93.

Our Quick Take

One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed switch.

What Should You Do?

Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning September 27, 2011. If you are experiencing problems with your power windows, 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) when you call.

Electrical & Lights, September 6, 2011

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 6, 2011
NHTSA Action Number
PE10047,EA
Potential Number of Units Affected
80,111
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
11V456000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Summary
HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 CR-V PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 3, 2005, THROUGH JULY 21, 2006. THE DRIVER-SIDE POWER WINDOW SWITCH MAY FAIL OR MELT.
Consequence
IF THE SWITCH FAILS, THE POWER WINDOWS MAY BECOME INOPERATIVE PREVENTING THEM FROM BEING ROLLED UP OR DOWN. IF THE SWITCH MELTS, IT WILL PRODUCE SMOKE AND A FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER SIDE POWER WINDOW SWITCH ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT SEPTEMBER 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AUTOMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notes
HONDA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS R93. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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