Fire Hazard Leads to Honda Recall 250,000 Odyssey Minivans

2018-2020 Honda Odyssey Minivans Recalled Some 241,339 2018-2020 Honda Odyssey minivans are being recalled due to a safety risk involving the third-row seat. The auto maker reports there is a fire risk in the affected minivans sold in the United States, according to documents filed by Honda with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The report stated that the … Read More

Honda Recalls 100K Odyssey Minivans for Sliding Door Problem

Sliding Doors on Some Honda Odyssey Minivans May Suddenly Open Owners of Honda Odyssey should know about a recent recall of 107,000 Odyssey vehicles in the United States. The power sliding doors on the 2018 and 2019 model years may not latch properly, allowing a door to potentially open while the vehicle is being driven. At this time, there are … Read More

2017 Honda Civic Recall Alert Right Halfshaft Problem

TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2017) — American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is recalling roughly 5,400 model-year 2017 Honda Civic sedans and coupes due to a problem that could cause a roll away or engine problem that could prevent the vehicle from moving. The automaker says the right half-shaft installed in these vehicles may be weak because it may have been improperly … Read More

Airbags Installed Wrong Way in Some Honda Vehicles Prompting New Recall

Honda Motor Co. says its technicians accidentally installed replacement inflators the wrong way in the dashboards of vehicles it previously recalled for faulty airbags. Now the Japanese auto maker is expanding its September recall to fix the new problem on at least 646 vehicles whose passenger-side airbags were incorrectly replaced. The mistake could prevent the passenger side airbag from deploying … Read More

Honda Recalls 1.15 million Accords Due to Battery Fire Risk

Honda recently issued a worldwide recall for about 2.1 million Honda Accord midsize vehicles due to a risk of fire from faulty battery sensors. The recall, which comprises about 1.15 million vehicles in the United States, affects vehicles equipped with 12-volt battery sensors made for the 2013 to 2016 model years.  A short in the battery sensors has been found … Read More

Defective, Dangerous Takata Airbags Were No Surprise to Automakers Lawsuit Says

Automakers including Ford, Honda, Nissan, BMW and Toyota allegedly knew the Takata airbags they installed in their vehicles were capable of violently rupturing, but ignored the potentially lethal problem to save money, according to allegations stated in court documents by plaintiff’s attorneys for victims who were hurt by the dangerous airbags. Contrary to previous claims that the automakers were unaware … Read More

Transmission Problems, Recalls Frustrate 2016 Honda Pilot Owners

The 2016 Honda Pilot is advertised as a modern family SUV. It’s sporty and spacious, but when it comes down to basic shifting gears the transmission can be problematic. Many new owners of the 2016 Honda Pilot are frustrated that they have serious issues with their brand new vehicle involving the transmission. One driver complained his vehicle went into “engine … Read More

Honda Recalls 772,000 Honda and Acura Vehicles with Faulty Airbags

Honda Motor Co.  has issued a new recall for 772,000 more Honda and Acura vehicles equipped with defective front seat passenger air bag inflators. UPDATE: Toyota recalls 550,000 vehicles for defective Takata airbags The new recall affects the following vehicles : 2005-2006 Acura MDX 2005-2012 Acura RL 2008-2012 Honda Accord 2006-2011 Honda Civic 2007-2012 Honda Fit 2010-2012 Honda Insight The … Read More

Delia Robles Death 11th in United States Linked to Defective Takata Airbags

A 50-year-old Corona woman died in a collision in Riverside on Sept. 30, but now her death is being linked to a faulty Takata airbag, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. The NHTSA confirmed Thursday that a ruptured air bag inflator was the reason for Delia Robles’ death last month. Her death is the 11th in the United States … Read More

Faulty Takata Airbags Claim 10th Victim in Texas Car Crash

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (April 7, 2016) — A man was killed on March 31 in a crash being blamed on a defective Takata airbag that had not been replaced despite widespread news of recalls and nine previous deaths. The driver who was killed was behind the wheel of a 2002 Honda Civic when the vehicle’s airbag inflator ruptured and … Read More

New 2016 Honda Civics Recalled for Potential Engine Failure

Roughly 45,000 newly redesigned 2016 Honda Civics have been recalled in the U.S. (34,000) and Canada (11,000) due to a potential for engine failure or fire due to an installation mistake. The 2-liter four-cylinder engines were found to have a clip that was missing or improperly installed around its pistons when the vehicles were made in the factory, according to … Read More

5 Million Airbag Control Units Recalled by Continental Automotive

At least nine injuries have been linked to an electronic defect in airbags manufactured by Hannover, German manufacturer Continental Automotive Systems prompting a recall of 5 million vehicles worldwide among several manufacturers including Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Mercedes Benz. Roughly 1.5 million to 2 million of the vehicles subject to recall are expected to be in the United States. The … Read More