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Recall 03V274000

Honda Recalls 2002-2003 CR-V Models Due to Corroded Shift Cable Linkage

Recall Details

Excessive corrosion of the shift cable linkage may prevent the driver from shifting into "Park." This may cause the vehicle to roll away. Dealers will inspect and replace the shift cable if corrosion is present and install a new corrosion-resistant control pin.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, August 19, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 19, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
247,019
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V274000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, EXCESSIVE CORROSION OF THE SHIFT CABLE LINKAGE COULD PREVENT THE DRIVER FROM SHIFTING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION INTO PARK.
Consequence
IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SHIFT CABLE LINKAGE FOR CORROSION. IF CORROSION CAUSES BINDING, THEY WILL REPLACE THE SHIFT CABLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ALSO INSTALL A NEW CORROSION-RESISTANT CONTROL PIN. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON AUGUST 19, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notify
HONDA RECALL NO. P04. 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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