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Published on June 18th, 2020 | by Subhash Nair

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Honda Malaysia Recalls 55354 Cars for Fuel Pump Replacement

Honda Malaysia have issued a product recall that affects 55,354 cars they sold here between 2018 and 2019. Models involved include the Accord, BR-V, City, City Hybrid, Civic, CR-V, HR-V, HR-V Hybrid, Jazz and Jazz Hybrid.

The recall concerns a faulty fuel pump and is precautionary, unlike the urgent Takata airbag inflator recall that was only recently resolved by a government measure.

It should be noted that this particular issue is not exclusive to Honda, but has also affected other brands.

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Here’s the press release with more information.

PRESS RELEASE

Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today announced a product recall involving 55,354 units of Honda vehicles to replace its fuel pump as a precautionary measure, in line with the Honda global fuel pump recall.

The affected models are in Table 1.

Table 1: Models involved in recall for fuel pump replacement

Honda Malaysia truly apologises for the inconvenience caused to the affected customers and reassures that all its year 2020 production models are not affected in this product recall.

As customer safety is Honda MalaysiaÕs top priority, Honda Malaysia will continue to uphold transparency and stringent controls for customers. The Company believes this product recall is necessary as a preventive measure to address the possibility of loss of engine power or vehicle stalling. All affected customers will be informed via notification letters, which will include details of the product recall. Honda Malaysia urges all affected customers to contact any Honda authorized dealer to make an appointment upon receipt of notification to replace the fuel pump subject to parts availability.

As of today, there are no incidences of crashes or injuries caused by this issue reported in Malaysia.

The replacement of the affected fuel pump is free of charge and all cost related to this replacement activity will be borne by Honda Malaysia. The replacement stock will be available in stages.

As the Honda Toll Free number is undergoing technical maintenance, vehicle owners can obtain more information on this product recall by contacting any Honda authorized dealer or log on to www.honda.com.my to check their vehicle status.

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