Honda recalls 22,000 cars over fault

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More than 22,000 Hondas have been recalled over a dangerous fault with the engine.

Product Safety Australia issued the recall on several models, saying because “an improper manufacturing process, a component within the fuel pump could swell, causing the fuel pump to become inoperative”.

“If the fuel pump stops working, this could stop the engine from starting or stall the engine while driving,” it said.

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The 2018 Honda HR-V is one of the vehicles affected in a new recall.
media_cameraThe 2018 Honda HR-V is one of the vehicles affected in a new recall.

“This may increase the risk of an accident and may result in serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.”

The models affected are:

• Honda Accord, Model Year 2018, 66 affected vehicles

• Honda City, Model Year 2019, 390 affected vehicles

• Honda Civic, Model Year 2018, 5210 affected vehicles

• Honda CR-V, Model Year 2018-2019, 7361 affected vehicles

• Honda HR-V, Model Year 2018, 6438 affected vehicles

• Honda Jazz, Model Year 2019, 2790 affected vehicles

• Honda Civic Type R, Model Year 2018, 110 affected vehicles

• Honda NSX, Model Year 2019, 1 affected vehicle

People can contact the service department of their preferred Honda dealer to make a booking to have the repair conducted free of charge.

Originally published as Honda recalls 22,000 cars over fault