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Recall 04V257000

Side Marker Lamp And Side Tail Lamp Reflector Incorrectly Dyed

Recall Details

The side marker lamps and side reflex reflectors in the tail lamp assemblies are dyed the incorrect color. Dealers will replace affected tail lamp assemblies free of charge to resolve the problem.

Our Quick Take

The dyed coloring of the side marker lamps and side reflex reflector in the vehicle tail lamps is incorrect and does not comply with federal standards.

What Should You Do?

Honda notified owners of affected vehicles starting in June 2004. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Honda recall number is P35.

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, June 1, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 1, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
7,067
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V257000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Summary
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE LENS OF THE SIDE MARKER LAMP AND SIDE REFLEX REFLECTOR IN THE TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLY WERE MANUFACTURED WITH INCORRECT DYE.
Consequence
THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE STANDARD.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL AFFECTED TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notify
HONDA RECALL NO. P35. 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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