Honda Cars India to recall nearly 78,000 cars due to faulty fuel pump


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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.


More than 20,000 units of the previous generation Honda City will be part of the new recall

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
Total 77 954

The now discontinued Civic is also part of the recall and more than 5,000 models, manufactured between January and September 2019, have been affected

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.


More than 600 Honda CR-Vs manufactured between January 2019 and September 2020 are part of the recall


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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