Denso Fuel Pump Failure
The impellers inside of Denso branded fuel pumps may have been excessively exposed to a drying agent during manufacturing. This leads to them cracking, absorbing fuel, and deforming so badly that they stop sending fuel to the engine. Honda …Continue reading article "Denso Fuel Pump Failure"
Gas Smell in CR-V Cabin
Honda says the strong fuel vapors are caused by excess fuel building up in the oil pan. The issue appears to be particularly bad in cold-weather climates. In a letter to consumers, Honda impressively skirted blame by placing it on the drive…Continue reading article "Gas Smell in CR-V Cabin"
Civic Hybrid MPG Lawsuit
If you're a Civic Hybrid owner who has been underwhelmed or downright pissed off about your car's MPG performance, you have a couple options.Continue reading article "Civic Hybrid MPG Lawsuit"
Where Fuel System Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- poor fuel economy in the 2008 Accord
- fuel injector malfunction in the 2016 Pilot
- fuel in oil in the 2018 CR-V
- poor MPG in the 2014 Accord Hybrid
- fuel injectors failed in the 2017 Ridgeline
- poor gas mileage in the 2008 Civic Hybrid
- gas fumes in cabin in the 2016 CR-V
Over 708,000 Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled to replace their DENSO fuel pumps.
The pumps have a defect that'll cause them to stop pumping fuel to the engine. You don't need to be a mechanic to see why that's a problem.…keep reading article "Honda Recalls More DENSO Fuel Pumps That Are Really Bad at Pumping Fuel"
Honda has recalled over 437,000 vehicles to prevent the engine from suddenly shutting down due to a clogged fuel pump.
Sodium particulates, often found in cheap gas, can cling to the inside of the pump and increase resistance as they heat up. A clogged pump isn’t very effective at sending fuel to the engine and, as you might imagine, that’s a big problem.…keep reading article "Cheap Gas and Cheaper Fuel Pumps, A Honda Recall Story"
Honda is recalling the 2017-2019 Ridgeline over fears that the fuel pump might crack.
Apparently the detergents used at car washes contain enough sulfuric acid to crack the pump’s fuel feed port and start a pressurized gas leak. That means your next car wash could actually start a car fire.
What a world.keep reading article "Ridgeline's Fuel Pump Feed Port Might Crack After Car Wash"
There’s something defective in the Clarity Fuel Cell’s ECU that is causing a full-on panic over minor variances in voltage, shutting down the fuel cell stack and prompting a recall.
Combustion engines need gas. EVs need electricity. And the Clarity Fuel Cell needs, well, fuel cells. This recall is similar to another recall back in February, but owners are still complaining about a sudden loss of power.
The Clarity Fuel Cell can only be leased in California and must be repaired at one of 12 authorized dealerships in the state.keep reading article "Minor Voltage Spikes Causing Major Shutdowns in Clarity Fuel Cell Cars"