Published on April 28th, 2021 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Honda Malaysia Recalls 77,708 Cars Over Faulty Fuel Pump
This is a follow-up to the initial recall made in June 2020
Honda Malaysia has issued another fuel pump recall, this time involving 77,708 units of various models manufactured between 2018 and 2020.
Models affected by this latest round of recall are the Accord, BR-V, City, City (HEV), Civic, CR-V, HR-V, HR-V (HEV) Jazz and Jazz (HEV).
The company says that the recall is preventive in nature as faulty fuel pumps could lead to problems such as difficulty in starting the engine, loss of engine power or vehicle stalling.
As before, the replacement is free of charge. Affected customers will be notified via letters but owners may also check for their vehicle status through the HondaTouch app or on the company’s website.
Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today announced a product recall involving additional 77,708 units of Honda vehicles to replace its fuel pump as a precautionary measure.
The affected models are in Table 1.
Honda Malaysia apologises for the inconvenience caused to the affected customers and reassures that all its current selling models are not affected in this product recall.
As customer safety is Honda Malaysia’s top priority, the company 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 difficulty in starting the engine, loss of engine power or vehicle stalling.
All affected customers will be informed via notification letters, which will include details of the product recall. Customers can also check if their vehicle is affected in the fuel pump recall via the HondaTouch application. Honda Malaysia urges all affected customers to contact any Honda authorised dealer to make an appointment upon receipt of the notification to replace the fuel pump, subject to parts availability.
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 of today, there are no incidences of crashes or injuries caused by this issue reported in Malaysia.
Vehicle owners can obtain information or check their vehicle status on product recall in HondaTouch application or by calling Honda Malaysia’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or log on to www.honda.com.my / productrecall.honda.com.my to check their vehicle status.