Honda Recall News
When Honda recalled 1.1 million Takata airbag inflators for exploding into pieces, they replaced the defective part with a slightly different version from the same company. Now those are exploding too. The replacement PSDI-5D desiccated inf … continue reading
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 u … continue reading
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 … continue reading
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 … continue reading
Clips designed to hold the 2019 Pilot and Rideline’s b-pillar panels in place have mounting holes that are too big. Why does that matter? Because it could stop the side curtain airbags from deploying in a crash. Seriously.
Honda says the s … continue reading
More than 7,000 Civic Hatchback and Civic Type R vehicles shipped with the wrong owner’s manual, or no manual at all. I’m not sure which is worse.
Honda received a report in February 2018 that indicated the wrong owner's manual was found i … continue reading
The 5th generation Odyssey comes with a lot of great features for parents. There’s a vacuum for cleaning up after the kid’s messes, built in WiFi to keep them busy, an intercom to keep them in line, and two power sliding doors that randomly … continue reading
Honda is recalling a small number of 2017-2018 Civics and CR-Vs because of a loose magnet in the electronic power steering system. How bad can a loose magnet be? “Unless it's properly secured, the magnet can dislodge and during a turn where … continue reading
Honda is recalling 119 of their newest Insight, Odyssey and Ridgeline vehicles to replace damaged supplemental restraint system (SRS) control units. “Honda says any damage was caused during production and can cause failures of the side airb … continue reading
The 4th phase of Honda’s Takata airbag recall is set to get underway next month.
The automaker says it has made a lot of progress with existing recall repairs because plenty of replace airbag inflators are available. The 77.7 percent compl … continue reading
Honda is recalling 232,000 Accords and Insights in the USA to repair rear camera problems.
The automaker says the screens can go blank after certain usage events, but Honda didn't say what those events are.
I’m just spitballin’ here, but … continue reading
2001-2002 Accord. 2001-2002 Civic. 2002 CR-V. 2002 Odyssey. 2003 Pilot. If you own one of these vehicles and you haven't replaced their Takata inflators, the next knock on your door could be from a Honda representitive. And you should answe … continue reading
The 2018 Pilot and Ridgeline have been recalled because of a dangerous seat issue. From CarComplaints.com:
"The [seat] rivets can fail to secure the seat slide rails to the forward part of the seats, something that could cause the fro … continue reading
What in the world is going on with the 2nd row seatbacks in the 2014-2016 Odyssey? They were recalled in December 2016 because they wouldn't stay put. They were [recalled] again in 2017 after 46 people suffered injuries. And guess what? … continue reading
There is something funky about Honda's new Earth Dreams engine, especially in cold-weather climates. A growing number of complaints involve high oil levels and the strong smell of gas inside the cabin of the CR-V and, to a lesser extent, th … continue reading
Nichol Lynn Barker Pahlck's 2002 Honda Accord was involved in a "crash that should not have been fatal," according to Florida authorities.
Pahlck allegedly purchased the 2002 Honda Accord from a private seller in 2016, and althou … continue reading
It's a new year, so we're out with the old and in with the ... ahh, crap. There's another Takata recall for Honda owners? 2018 ... 2017 ... it's all the same.
The Takata airbag inflators are at risk of exploding due to the metal inflators … continue reading
Honda. Takata. Recall.
Three words that I'm tired of typing and you're sick of hearing about. Yet here we are with another recall of 1.3 million Honda and Acura vehicles with ticking time-bombs for airbags. Many of the vehicles are being re … continue reading
The 2016 Civic has an electronic parking brake. Oh wait, let me fix that – the 2016 Civic has an electronic parking brake that doesn't always work.
There, that's better. Or worse (depending on how you look at it).
"The automaker says … continue reading
Have you ever hired a moving company? If you have, you know it's unlikely everything is going to make it to the destination in one piece. I guess we shouldn't be surprised when the same thing happens while moving cars.
Honda is recalling t … continue reading
You're not going to be going far in some 2015-2016 Honda and Acura vehicles, because the gas tanks leak.
"Honda blames the problem on insufficient welds which may separate and allow fuel to leak out."
Weld, that stinks.
The rec … continue reading
If you own one of these 2008-2011 Honda vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants you to stop driving immediately. … continue reading
If you thought one recall for Takata airbag inflators was a nightmare, you're really not going to like this news from CarComplaints.com.
"Honda is recalling over 11,600 older Honda Accords to once again repair problems originally cau … continue reading
Your vehicle might be involved in one of the largest and most dangerous recalls in automotive history. Honda is recalling 2.2 million vehicles with PSDI-5 Takata inflators.
You've probably heard about Takata by now. They're the ones respon … continue reading
About 341,000 Honda Accords with Continental Automotive System airbags have been recalled.
"Honda says the 2008-2010 Honda Accords have airbags that can fail to deploy in a crash, something that has so far caused two injuries. Contin … continue reading
The 10th generation Civic is off to a rough start. Honda is telling its dealerships to stop selling the 2016 model year until their engines can be fixed. From CarComplaints.com:
The Civics have problems with the piston pin snap rings, and … continue reading
The 2016 Pilot is having a hard time getting clearance for takeoff because despite being so new, the popular SUV has already been recalled twice. … continue reading
If your fire extinguisher shot out liquid propane when you needed to put out a flame, you’d be surprised. If your door lock opened in the middle of the night just because it was windy out, you’d be confused. It’s scary when the things that … continue reading
Honda is recalling 37 Odyssey minivans. While that may be small is size, it is not small in scope.
The affected minivans don't meet federal safety standards and have airbags that may not deploy in a crash. That is painfully ironic when you … continue reading
Honda is recalling 6,786 Accord Hybrids because of software problems in the battery cell voltage sensor.
The battery sensors can get freaked out by electrical noise from the inverter or motor circuit, switch the car into "fail-safe&qu … continue reading
Hearing that your car has been recalled can be scary nowadays. Is it exploding Takata airbags? Is my engine about to catch fire? Luckily for 2016 HR-V owners, it's a little less serious than that. Your car is missing some stickers.
"H … continue reading
An additional 104,000 vehicles are joining the growing list of Honda cars with dangerous Takata airbag inflators. Owners will need to have their car's driver-side inflators replaced. … continue reading
Honda has announced a small, but important recall of 4-cylinder engines found in the 2014-15 Accord and 2015 CR-V. A manufacturing error might lead to serious engine damage. I'm no mechanic, but I'm pretty sure you need one of those in good … continue reading
It's Friday, so in the immortal words of Loverboy I feel I can say that "everybody is working for the weekend." That is, unless you're one of the defective airbags in over 2.1 million vehicles. Those suckers don't work at all.
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The 2015 Honda Fit's A-pillar cover might fit a little too snuggly and interfere with the deployment of airbags. The A-pillar is that bar that sits between your windshield and front windows. In the USA version of the Fit, the A-pillar conta … continue reading
There were high hopes when it came time to test the front bumper of the 2015 Honda Fit in the IIHS's newest, and most strenuous test -- the small overlap frontal crash test. The previous five model years had all received a "poor" … continue reading
With so much technology in cars nowadays, most modern recalls revolve around software bugs and module updates. Not the 2013 Fit though -- it's going old school with driveshaft failure that will disable the car. Very retro, Honda.
Over 1,000 … continue reading
Honda may have added a built-in vacuum cleaner to some of its 2014 Odyssey minivans, but what really sucks is that a side curtain airbag might not work.
Nearly 25,000 Honda Odyssey minivans have been recalled because a shorting terminal, wh … continue reading