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Honda Odyssey Recall 03V014000

Fuel May Leak from Fuel Tank

Recall Details

Some fuel tanks have imperfections that could allow fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for surface imperfections, and replace it if any are found. The recall began January 16, 2003.

Our Quick Take

Some fuel tanks have problems that could allow fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Honda dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Engine, January 16, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 16, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,857
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V014000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary
ON CERTAIN MINI VANS, SOME FUEL TANKS HAVE SURFACE IMPERFECTIONS THAT COULD ALLOW FUEL TO LEAK FROM THE TANK.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANK FOR SURFACE IMPERFECTIONS. IF ANY IMPERFECTIONS ARE FOUND, THE FUEL TANK WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 16, 2003. 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
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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