Published on September 20th, 2022 | by Subhash Nair0
Honda Malaysia Issues Precautionary Recall For 72 Civic And 630 City Hybrid Units
Several 2022 Honda Civic and 2021 Honda City Hybrid units are being recalled in Malaysia.
Honda Malaysia has issued a proactive precautionary recall for two recently launched models. 630 units of the 2021 Honda City Hybrid are being recalled for a possibly inactive ADAS camera while while 72 units of the 2022 Honda Civic are being recalled for possibly incomplete welding in the driver seat slide adjuster.
Customers who are affected will be informed via notification letters. Using the HondaTouch mobile app will help customers get further verification on this recall. All repair and replacement of affected parts are free of charge and all costs related to the recall activity will be borne by Honda Malaysia.
Check if your car is affected by calling Honda Malaysia’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or by entering your details at productrecall.honda.com.my.
Here’s the press release with more.
Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today announced a proactive product recall involving the City Hybrid 2021 Year Model and Civic 2022 Year Model in a precautionary safety measure.
The details of the affected models are in Table 1.
|Situation||Model||Year Model||Units Affected|
The recall is for the following situations:
A. Inactive Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) camera
This recall is a precautionary safety measure to replace the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) camera that is fitted in the front windscreen. The camera may not operate properly and cause ADAS to be inactive when driving. A total of 630 units of City Hybrid 2021 Year Model are affected.
B. Incomplete welding in driver seat slide adjuster
This recall is a precautionary safety measure to rectify the welding point at the slide adjuster in the driver seat. This may cause the driver seat to be not fixed in position when driving and may compromise the seatbelt protection for the driver. 72 units of Civic 2022 Year Model are involved.
Honda Malaysia apologises for the inconvenience caused to affected customers and reassures that other current production and selling models are not affected in this product recall. As of today, there are no incidences of crashes or injuries caused by this issue reported in Malaysia.
The Company believes this product recall is necessary as customer safety is Honda Malaysia’s top priority. Honda Malaysia will continue to uphold transparency and stringent controls for customers.
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 authorised dealer to make an appointment upon receipt of the notification to have their vehicles checked and repaired if required, subject to parts availability. Honda Malaysia encourages customers to download and update their details via the HondaTouch mobile application for further verification on this recall.
The inspection, repair and replacement of the affected parts are free of charge and all costs related to this recall activity will be borne by Honda Malaysia. Vehicle owners can obtain information or check their vehicle status on this product recall by calling Honda Malaysia’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or log on to productrecall.honda.com.my.