Company says recall will affect 77,954 Honda cars with faulty fuel pumps
Honda Cars India has launched a preventive recall of nearly 78,000 cars in India in order to change a faulty fuel pump. The company has launched a service campaign to replace the fuel pumps on 77,954 Honda cars, which were manufactured between 2019 and 2020. Honda has said that the fuel pumps installed in these vehicles may contain faulty wheels, which could , over time, cause the engine to stop. or not to start. The recall will be carried out gradually from April 17, 2021.
Honda Cars India has also released a detailed list of all models that will be affected by this recall, their production period and the number of units fitted with the faulty fuel pump. The recall will cover 36,086 units of the Amaze, 20,248 units of the previous generation Honda City, 7,871 WR-V, 6,235 units of the premium Jazz sedan, 5,170 units of the Civic sedan and 1,737 units of the BR-V. All of these models were produced between January and October 2019.
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|Model||Year of production||Number of units affected|
|Astonish||January – August 2019||36,086|
|Latest generation city||January – September 2019||20,248|
|WR-V||January – August 2019||7 871|
|Jazz||January – August 2019||6,235|
|Civic||January – September 2019||5 170|
|BR-V||January – October 2019||1,737|
|CRV||Jan 2019 – Sep 2020||607|
In addition, the recall will also cover 607 units of the Honda CR-V, which was manufactured between January 2019 and September 2020. It should be mentioned that the Honda Civic, BR-V and CR-V models have been discontinued in India.
The recall could be part of the company’s global recall launched in March 2021. At the time, the automaker said it would recall around 761,000 vehicles around the world to replace fuel pumps that could fail and cause damage. engine problems. Honda Cars India reports that as the dealership’s facilities are currently operating with limited staff to ensure strict implementation of safety and distancing standards specified by government authorities, customers are advised to visit the dealership with prior appointment. to avoid inconvenience.
Honda authorized partner dealers will contact the owners of the affected vehicles individually and part replacement will be performed at no cost to the customer. Honda car owners can check if their cars are covered by this campaign by submitting their alphanumeric 17 character Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the special microsite that has been created on the company’s website.
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