Perennially one of the best small cars, the 2001 Civic was improved in an evolutionary way. It's well designed and economical, handles well, meets Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle standards, and has good crash-test results.
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Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2001 Honda Civic owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

“Both front lower ball joints were badly worn and I started to experience a handling problem”

Anonymous, MD (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Had to replace a CV joint”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Lower control arm bushings broken on both sides. Replaced the control arms and had new bushings pressed in. Replaced the ball joints and tie-rod ends. Also replaced both CV axles”

Kenneth W., MO (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Bushings were cracked/torn. This is the second time this has happened on this vehicle”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The problems were the control arm bushings, strut, & engine mount”

Bobby B., MD (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I live in a Canadian city with major pot holes causing significant premature wear of bushings requiring replacement of the lower control arms”

Anonymous, AB (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“bushing on the front lower control arms broke. Car has a lot of miles on it”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“dealer said there was a problem with the front control arm bushings so I had them replaced them”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Power steering leaks

“Mechanic had to replace the steering column, I think. He said it was leaking”

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“A small amount of leaking from the power steering fluid container under the hood. Not a big issue”

Thom K., NJ (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I was informed 3 years ago that struts were leaking. Did not fix them until last year. Bumpy ride prior to replacement”

Anonymous, KY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“They needed replaced.bCar felt like a boat”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Had to replace original complete struts and tie rods Normal wear and tear for city driving (pot holes)”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“This is normal wear for the milage”

Bruce M., AZ (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“needed to be changed at 90000 miles in rear”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Original parts were leaking had to have them replaced”

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“had bent axle that resulted in bent strut, vibration and alighnment problem”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“struts were just worn out”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“upgrading from stock shocks improved handling and stability”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Worn.Replaced all”

Richard P., CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Old and worn. Also: control arms/bushings old & worn @ 183000 miles”

Lance P., NV (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“struts are worn out. i guest it has take a toll after over 229,000 miles on the road. excessive bouncing and rattling”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Coil spring on right side broke. End of spring gouged tire completely around tire, cutting side wall”

Anonymous, IN (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

“Part failure -- had to be replaced”

Anonymous, MN (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“tie rod had to be replaced.. very loose”

Anonymous, AL (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“alignment needed and tires (installed and balanced)”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

“The black paint on the trim on the door where the window re tracks is pealing off on all doors”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Trim has rotted off”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“loose trims”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Loose interior trim or moldings

“the trim holding the fabric on the interior door is loose an the fabric keeps coming out. overall, the trim on both inside and outside is very shoddy”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Headliner detached”

Richard C., IL (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The cloth on the visors is decomposing--falls apart at almost a touch, especially on the side facing the outside most of the time. The interior roof cloth is falling off--it is almost completely off down the back, exposing the frame. The fabric used”

Kenneth G., OH (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Headliner just fell apart, it is thickness of nylon stocking and just came away from its backing. A real bear to replace, had to remove formed roof liner from vehicle, strip foam backing off, re-glue new headliner to formed roof and re-install”

James P., VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

“most of the paint has chipped or peeled off of the exterior molding”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Cracking and/or chips off paint by windows”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“White areas formed”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Paint fading/pealing on hood, roof, trunk”

Gregg G., TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The issues with fading paint on these Civics seems very common. http://www.hondaproblems.com/trends/peeling-paint/”

Bruce M., AZ (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“paint has faded on hood and top almost completly now”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“the clear coat on the roof outside is coming off”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Flat black ext window sill, all 4, peeled. Easy to replace but have to use factory parts, so expensive. Paint peeling off ext door guards”

James P., VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Paint discolored around driver side gas fill door. also rear bumper clear coat peeled. I had both areas repaired. This may be a cause of repair from rear end accident several years ago and not the original factory paint”

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Particularly on the driver's side front fender next to the hood, the clearcoat peeled back about a year ago. The underlying paint seems fine, but where the clearcoat is gone, it no longer has the nice glossy finish of the rest of the car”

Kenneth P., FL (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“the clear coat is peeling due to the fact Honda was experimenting with oil and water based paints,and possible the plastic parts were not cleaned properly to keep the paint from doing this”

Lloyd D., WA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Paint peeling on rub strip on outside of passenger door”

Bill W., TX (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The rear rightside quarter panel and gravel guard is beginning to rust”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Driver's side door rusted at the bottom to the point of needing replacement. The rest of the body is relatively rust free. Very odd for only one component to rust so badly”

John G., ON (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

“Clutch on compressor broke and had to have system replaced; very expensive”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“About 3months after I bought car , the compressed starting getting loud , and, finally went out in about a month”

Anonymous, KY (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“i had to replace the a/c compresser”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“THE A/C JUST FAILED. THIS WAS THE SECOND TIME THIS HAPPENED IN THE LAST THREE YEARS”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Stopped working. Does not cool the car or, more importantly, effectively defog the windshield”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The metal bearings inside the AC compressor were completely worn out, producing a loud, annoying noise. Due to the way the Civic's belt system works, we had to replace the compressor to keep the car running, even though we didn't really need the AC”

Mike G., MA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The compressor went at about 147000 miles. Inconvenient but seemed reasonable based on age and use”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The compressor froze up and had to be replaced with a rebuilt compressor”

Joe M., MO (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“AC no longer works. Prohibitively expensive to repair”

Anonymous, CT (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The A/C compressor is failing. It only works on cooler days and for 10-15 minutes before no longer working. The compressor has been replaced once before about 5 years ago”

Jeffrey C., CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“a/c compressor ceased function”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Stopped cooling”

Anonymous, TN (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Blower (fan) motor

“Fan doesn't work for AC or heater. Scheduled to take into mechanic for diagnostic & repair”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“F an stopped working at all speeds. Not a fuse problem”

David O., OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Car has no air. Have been told repairs may not be successful and one part fixed may blow out another”

Anonymous, KY (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“they could not find the leaks in the ac”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I've had a hard to locate leak of refrigerant. I get a sweet smell in the car after it hasn't been driven for a while. The smell goes away by the time I get to the dealers”

Anonymous, FL (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I refilled the refrigerant myself using a store bought kit that included leak stopper and it has been working normally since then”

Sam M., BC (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Cracked radiator”

Anonymous, WA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

“This is recent. The warning light on the dash says that the ABS module is not working”

Anonymous, BC (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“ABS light came on and we found that the ABS pump had gone bad”

Gregory D., NC (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Calipers

“Caliper was sticking causing the wheel to get hot”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Calipers failed at 110,000 miles, and then they failed again at 140,000”

Anonymous, WI (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“While driving lost total use of clutch. Had to be towed. Replaced Clutch Master Cylinder. Had more problems with this vehicle, than anyone I ever owned!”

Anonymous, NL (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Removed rust lips from front brakes. Replaced rear brake drums”

Christopher B., NY (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Nothing unusual”

Jyoti P., CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Replace worn parts”

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Replacement”

Anonymous, RI (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Experienced noise, decided to replace brakes. They were the originals”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Brake pedal near floor. Replaced rotors & calipers & partial brake lines”

Shari D., NY (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“No difficulties, routine front brake work”

Anonymous, AB (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Replaced lines as they corroded”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Had to get new front brakes”

Anonymous, NC (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Normal replacement of rear shoes and front rotors and pads”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Replace all brake lines due to corrosion from the salt used on the snow”

Dan D., ME (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“brake lines had ruptured due to14 years of exposure to salt combined with normal aging of rubber”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“rear brake line leak- rusted”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Wear”

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

“I noticed that the trans. seemed to be not working well (slipping?). Took it to dealer--guy said it seemed ok/keep driving. I did and in aweek or so ,it totally sropped-luckilly got into a parking lot . it wouldn't even make it to a parking space.Guy”

Bonnie M., IL (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Symptoms appeared suddenly and escalated quickly. I would put foot to pedal and the car would take time to engage until finally the car did not engage at all. Luckily, though the car stopped at night, I was able to move it to a city street parking”

Anonymous, IL (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“My brother and 2 friends all had to have their Honda transmissions rebuilt...1 Civic (my '01) and 2 Accords (an '03 and '06) and one Odyssey ('01), so apparently Honda transmissions are the chink in Honda's armor”

Mary G., FL (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“trannys are never the same when rebuilt. Car is at shop being repaired again after 9 months of rebuild”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“With a little less than 90000 miles I had to replace the transmission”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I was told the transmission pump blew out and the transmission needed to be replaced. Cost $2,200”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Transmission failed without warning with less than 98000 miles on the car. Car was well maintained. Transmission suffered complete failure related to that years design of the transmission”

Philip N., IN (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Automatic Transmission Case Had Been Overtorqued And Cracked When The Transmission Was Replaced Shortly After The OEM warranty expired. This was not discovered until the transmission failed the second time”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The transmission in the car died as i was coming home from work. It wouldn't go forward at all. I could go backwards only”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Good but too much money”

Anonymous, RI (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“bearing broke in the transmission and at the same time change the cluck because it was wearing”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Very expensive to replace ($3000) and I have now learned this is a common problem with this generation of Civic”

Sam M., BC (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“none just expensive”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Transmission would not properly shift. Usually over-revved before changing gears. Transmission needed to be rebuilt, cost $2,000”

Matthew H., MD (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Even though we took our Civic in for every mileage based service and ask for everything to be done, when the transmission failed the dealer told us we had never had it serviced. Servicing the transmission is listed in the mileage based service”

Gregory D., NC (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Transmission stopped working. Issue covered by recall in USA but not applicable in CDA”

Marc D., ON (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Driving along, all of a sudden it wouldn't accelerate normally. Had to slowly drive to parking lot for appointment. After appointment car wouldn't move. Had to have towed”

Sharon C., IN (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Cruise control

“Parts had to be replaced for the cruise control”

Bill W., TX (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Gauges

“engine check light won't go off even though no one can figure out why”

Anonymous, WA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Intermittent loss of display on dashboard, so that no gauges can be read. No loss of power to other accessories or headlights, but disturbing anyway. Display returns on its own, but unpredictably”

D G., OH (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The dashboard has been haywire for the past three years. At first, lights started coming on (e.g., battery, check engine), even though the diagnostic computer at my mechanic said everything was fine. Lately, the temperature gauge sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. It's a crap shoot”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Headlights had leaks of rain water into the lights”

Bill W., TX (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“head lights burned out three times this year”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Low beams have stopped working. Using high beams”

Kenneth W., MO (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Both headlights constantly blew out the light blubs over an 18 month period. Lights would only last 4-6 months before new ones had to be replaced. Went with an aftermarket HID headlight and have not had a problem since”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

“power locks now do not work on either of the front doors. Need to manually lock and unlock doors”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Warning lights

“Chime for leaving headlights on hasn't worked in years. Discovered after numerous dead batteries that the chime was supposed to work, but didn't because of a bad door sensor”

Peter M., VA (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The seat belt warning light illuminates. It has been repaired at least six times, but the repairs last only a few months. Several sensors have been replaced and the wiring has been replaced”

C R., VA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“they were almost all dead. too difficult to replace. Also motor to open and close 1 window was dead”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Oil leaks

“one oil leak - repaired 2014”

Michael L., GA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“just a worn out gasket”

Daniel D., NC (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“oil pan leak repaired at independent shop”

Gary M., TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“i had to replace the oil pan because it was full of rust and leaking oil”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Slow leak of oil, difficult to pin down, tried replacing valve cover gasket”

William R., CO (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“There are various leaks around the engine, resulting in the loss of about a quart every 500 miles”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I had to have a rubber gasket replaced, but I don't remember the name of the part that this was performed on. It fixed the problem”

Anonymous, WA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Leaks a fair bit of oil around valve cover end near camshaft seal. Also quite a bit underneath...possibly oil pan gasket. Hard to tell exactly where. Doesn't actually amount to anything measurable, just makes a mess on underside of engine and a few drips on the garage floor”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“It's an old car, but I notice a few drops of oil on the garage floor when I get home from work most days. I am guessing that a seal will need to be replaced”

Kenneth P., FL (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I've had almost every engine seal replaced - some more than once - and the oil still leaks”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Accessory belts or pulleys

“Routine maintenance to replace old belts”

Anonymous, IN (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Cylinder head

“Because I did not replace the thermostat when I first noticed it, the head warped when I let it overheat. That caused me to have to the head machined and gasket replaced”

John S., TN (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Engine rebuild or replacement

“Head gasket ruined, over $2000 to replace. Bought a used engine that was imported from Japan; cost $800 installed”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The car was not driven for over 6 months so the brakes rotted and the engine seized up and had to be rebuilt”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I replace my engine with an use engine. due to constant overheating due in part to a blown headgasket. the headgasket was previously replace but it did not hold that long”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Broken Crankshaft bearing meant replacement of whole engine/transmission assembly as it was cheaper than dismantling the engine and replacing the bearing”

John G., ON (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“dealer said wouldn't pass SMOG test because needed head gasket replaced but when we took it in it passed. also wanted more money for repair than car was worth”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Replacement of gasket was expensive; cheaper to replace engine witha used motor from Japan”

Anonymous, ON (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Head gasket and radiator needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Timing belt broke at 160,000 miles. Convention says to replace every 100,000 miles. So it shouldn't have broke at 160,000 miles”

Melissa D., CO (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Coolers and lines

“constant overheating if the car is not started driving slowly and I need to let off the gas just before gear shifts or car overheats quickly. Already replaced 6 thermostats and radiator, and still car overheats especially quicker if I allow v-tec to”

Anonymous, TN (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Hydraulics (clutch master or slave cylinder)

“It failed. This was the second time it happened with this car (the previous owner was a close friend)”

Robert G., PA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“I kinda covered it in my reply about major trans failure. Slipping before death”

Bonnie M., IL (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“While driving, you can feel the tranny slipping. It gets worse & worse then goes out altogether. It won't shift or even make any noise. Then you let it sit for a few days, and it works like nothing is wrong”

Anonymous, KY (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Particularly when cold, the transmission would either fail to c=shift or shift, shift very slowly, or shift at an inappropriate time”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Vehicle slips out of fifth gear”

Stephen P., VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission leaks

“Transmission fluid leaking, needed to replace hoses”

William R., CO (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Catalytic converter

“Replaced original catalytytic converter and pipe Original muffler still good”

Anonymous, MA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Hole in catalytic converter developed and entire exhaust behind the manifold had to be replaced”

Roy M., OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, MN (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Cracked twice I the last two years”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Catalytic converter rusted through and broke requiring a complete replacement of the exhaust”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Exhaust leaks

“the bolts that connect the exhaust to the catalytic converter rusted so we replaced the bolts and all is quiet”

Anonymous, OH (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“hole in exhaust / muffler rusted after 14 years in salt and snow environment”

Anonymous, NY (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

“The car was not driven for over 6 months so the battery died and had to be replaced”

Anonymous, MI (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Battery was several years old and it needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, GA (2001 Honda Civic Unsure 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Battery cable failed and all electrical power was lost”

Anonymous, IN (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The valve cover gasket failure caused an oil leak that got into the coils & plugs ruining them. The underlying problem was therefore the valve cover gasket”

Bobby B., MD (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“two switches needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, HI (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Misfires and sticky valves”

Anonymous, CT (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Cylinder 2 was misfiring. Replaced all the spark plugs and cylinder 2 only. Car is still reading a 'check engine' issue and is currently in the shop to further diagnose this problem”

Anonymous, NJ (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Locks and latches

“Both rear door handles came loose and needed to be replaced”

Richard C., IL (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Driver's side door handle had to be replaced due to handle separating from the unit. Plastic split away”

Bill W., TX (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Seat belts

“DRIVER'S SEAT BELT VERY DIFFICULT TO CONNECT/CLOSE SECURELY”

Anonymous, CT (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“seat belt latch issue leading to airbags being disabled”

William C., VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Window motor quit”

Anonymous, WA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Driver's side window mechanism failed and had to be replaced. Costly to replace”

Anonymous, MT (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“window motor failed, so window was stuck open”

William C., VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

“There is a water leak on the drivers side from under the dash. I was never able to pinpoint the source of the leak”

Anonymous, LA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Front struts are a common failure point on these cars, have been replaced twice within the first 100K and need to be replaced again”

Anonymous, AB (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“seem to be caused by the suspension or frame”

Anonymous, TX (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“There is a rattle in the dash area near the right clove box. It does not effect the performance”

Anonymous, WA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

“So loud I check to see if any of my windows are open, which they are not”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Noiser now than when purchased”

Michael L., GA (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Antifreeze leaks

“Antifreeze leaks probably caused by head gasket failure”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Overheating

“Overheating probably caused by loss of antifreeze”

Anonymous, CA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“The engine heats up intermittently, especially at interstate speeds for prolonged trips. We had the head gasket replaced and the thermostat, but it still heats up some (not as bad) and will overheat if pushed too long. The problem is unresolved”

Anonymous, VA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Engine overheats when driven more than 5 miles”

Anonymous, PA (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Car overheated on a long drive - radiator needed replacement, water cooler was leaking so air was getting into the system and causing the thermostat to read higher than normal levels”

Anonymous, NJ (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Thermostat

“If I had fixed the thermostat when I noticed the problem, then I think the head gasket and engine would have been fine. I let it overheat”

John S., TN (2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

“Check engine light came on, dealer diagnosed a pinhole leak in the vapor recovery system”

Peter M., VA (2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Evap system areas kept tripping engine warning light. Needed new evap canister, fuel cap, purge valve and bypass valve”

Anonymous, IN (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

“14 year old Civic with 160k miles. Sensor failed, causing car to stall suddenly. Was able to restart engine, but basically idle only - minimal power to the wheels (at least had heat while awaiting AAA!). Private mechanic successfully replaced sensors”

Becky F., CA (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

“Cam shaft sensor”

Melissa F., CO (2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

“While driving with headlights on, all of a sudden everything would go black. Dash lights, headlights, everything!! Extremely dangerous! The dealer was very uncooperative. After much argument the headlight switch was replaced. Never Buy Another Honda!”

Anonymous, NL (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)
CV joint

“Both CV axles are worn out and need to be replaced”

Keith B., TX (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Display screen goes blank

“dash goes blank, does not effect anything else tho, its just a connection. when I turn on the windshield wipers everything comes back on”

Daniel D., NC (2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7-L 4 Cyl)

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Recalls
PROVIDED BY
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Jun 27 2019
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2012 RL, 2003-2007 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007-2008 Fit, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, and 2006-2014 Ridgeline vehicles. The vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag inflators assembled as a recall remedy part or replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal airbag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are E5D and X5C.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V501000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1657752
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Jun 27 2019
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2002-2003 3.2TL, 2003-2006 MDX, 2001-2007 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot and 2006 Ridgeline vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with driver frontal air bag inflators assembled as a recall remedy part or replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are Q5A and Y58.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V499000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3947
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Mar 06 2019
An explosion of an inflator within the driver frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver, front seat passenger or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling specific 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2013-2016 ILX, 2013-2014 ILX Hybrid, 2003-2006 MDX, 2007-2016 RDX, 2002-2003 3.2TL, 2004-2006, and 2009-2014 TL, 2010-2013 ZDX and 2001-2007 and 2009 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2007 and 2010-2011 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007 Fit, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, and 2006-2014 Ridgeline vehicles. The affected vehicles received a replacement driver air bag inflator as part of a previous Takata inflator recall remedy or a replacement driver air bag module containing the same inflator type as a service part. Due to a manufacturing error, in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, these inflators may explode.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall began April 10, 2019. Honda owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is O41. Acura owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura's number for this recall is U40.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V182000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1101534
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Apr 26 2018
An incorrectly installed air bag may deploy improperly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003-2012 Honda Accord and Pilot, 2010 Accord Crosstour, 2001-2011 Civic, 2002-2011 CR-V, 2003-2004, 2006-2008 and 2011 Element, 2007 and 2009-2013 Fit, 2010-2012 Insight, 2002-2004 Odyssey, and 2012 Ridgeline vehicles. The front passenger air bag may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall began June 22, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are K1P, and M1O.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V268000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1335
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Jun 15 2015
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the passenger seat occupant or other occupants possibly causing serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2005 Honda Civic vehicles manufactured March 21, 2000, to January 20, 2005, 2001-2004 Honda Civic GX vehicles manufactured June 14, 2000, to August 19, 2004, 2003-2005 Honda Civic Hybrid vehicles manufactured February 24, 2002, to January 18, 2005, 2003-2007 Honda Accord vehicles manufactured February 21, 2002, to August 28, 2007, 2002-2004 Honda CR-V vehicles, 2002-2003 Honda Odyssey vehicles manufactured June 19, 2001, to July 12, 2003, 2003 Acura MDX vehicles manufactured September 19, 2002, to June 19, 2003, 2003 Honda Element vehicles manufactured June 25, 2002, to July 31, 2003, and 2003 Honda Pilot vehicles manufactured November 26, 2001, to August 21, 2003. The affected vehicles have a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture upon its deployment.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on July 1, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JS1 and JS2. Note: Vehicles that have already received a replacement passenger air bag inflator as part of the recall remedy for an earlier campaign such as 14V353 or 14V700 (Honda recall numbers S95, JH6, JH7, JH8, JH9, JJ0, JJ1, JJ2, JJ6, JM5 and JM6) are not included in this recall. However, this recall does supersede 13V132 and 14V349. Note: On December 18, 2015 Honda informed NHTSA of an expansion of this recall to include certain model year 2004 Honda CR-V vehicles in addition to additional model year 2003 CR-V vehicles.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V370000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3498481
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
May 28 2015
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2001-2004 Honda Civic GX, 2003-2005 Honda Civic Hybrid, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, 2006 Ridgeline, 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2003-2006 Acura MDX, and 2002-2003 Acura 3.2TL vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on July 1, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. Note: Vehicles that have had their driver frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy prior to September 12, 2014 need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Vehicles that, on or after September 12, 2014, received a remedy for a prior driver frontal air bag inflator recall already received an inflator of a different design, and therefore are not included in this recall and do not require additional servicing. Note: This recall fully supersedes recalls 08V-593, 09V-259, 10V-041, 11V-260, 14V-351 and 15V-153.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V320000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6281043
AIR BAGS
Nov 04 2014
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger¿s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2005 Honda Civic, 2003-2004 Civic CNG and Element, 2002-2005 CR-V, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2005 Accord, Pilot, Civic Hybrid, and Acura MDX, 2005 Acura RL and 2006 Honda Ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Saipan, Guam, and American Samoa are addressed by this recall. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began January 26, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.Note: This recall supersedes safety recall 14V-353, with the exception of vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in California.Those vehicles will continue to be addressed, and a free remedy provided, under that safety recall campaign.This recall also includes vehicles in the specific geographic areas listed above that were included within safety recalls 13V-132 and 14V-349.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V700000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 0
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
May 11 2009
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
What should you do:
DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY DOPE, INC.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09E025000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 42540
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Apr 07 2009
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
What should you do:
SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09E012000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16270
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Aug 11 2008
WITHOUT THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTORS, THE LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY BE AFFECTED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
K2 MOTOR IS RECALLING 1,921 AFTERMARKET HEADLAMPS OF VARIOUS MODELS SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS ARE MISSING THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTOR WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
What should you do:
K2 MOTOR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMEBER 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT K2 MOTOR AT 1-909-839-2992.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY HONDA, FORD, OR CHRYSLER LLC. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08E050000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1921
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
Dec 11 2007
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT(S) MAY BE SERIOUSLY INJURED BY SHATTERED GLASS.
Summary:
CERTAIN CURVED TEMPERED REPLACEMENT GLASS MANUFACTURED BY HANGZHOU SAFETY GLASS LTD AND SUPPLIED TO SAFELITE BY AUTO TEMP INC., IDENTIFIED AS DOT-430, AND SOLD FOR USE ON CERTAIN DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN VEHICLES MAY NOT BREAK INTO SMALL PIECES AS EXPECTED OF TEMPERED GLASS AND FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 205, "GLAZING MATERIALS."
What should you do:
SAFELITE WILL NOTIFY ITS RETAIL CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE GLASS FREE OF CHARGE. RETAIL CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT SAFELITE TOLL FREE AT 1-888-843-2906. SAFELITE WILL NOTIFY ITS WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS AND REIMBURSE WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS FOR CURRENT INVENTORY AND AT A SPECIFIED RATE FOR REPLACING THEIR CUSTOMER'S GLASS. WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT SAFELITE'S WHOLESALE DIVISION, SERVICE AUTOGLASS TOLL FREE AT 1-888-246-6298. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 15, 2008.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO CERTAIN CURVED TEMPERED REPLACEMENT GLASS MANUFACTURED BY HANGZHOU SAFETY GLASS, LTD. (DOT-430) AND SUPPLIED TO SAFELITE BY AUTO TEMP INC., AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07E104000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1657
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Nov 01 2007
THIS COULD RESULT IN A TANK RUPTURE, EXPLOSION, AND EJECTION OF THE TANK FROM THE VEHICLE.
Summary:
ON CERTAIN COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) VEHICLES, IN THE EVENT OF A SEVERE INTERIOR FIRE IN THE AREA OF THE REAR SEAT, THE CNG TANK MAY BE HEATED UNEVENLY, PREVENTING THE PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICE FROM VENTING THE CONTENTS OF THE TANK AS DESIGNED.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HEAT INSULATOR MATERIAL TO THE REAR SEAT BACK. AN INTERIM OWNER LETTER WAS MAILED TO OWNERS BEGINNING NOVEMBER 26, 2007. WHEN PARTS ARE AVAILABLE, OWNERS WILL BE RENOTIFIED ASKING THEM TO BRING IN THEIR VEHICLE FOR REPAIR. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
HONDA RECALL NO. Q63.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V512000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6545
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Jul 17 2006
LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO TRADESONIC AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E064000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4029
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Jun 29 2006
LACK OF AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS IN THE LAMPS WILL DECREASE LIGHTING VISIBILITY TO OTHER DRIVERS AND MAY POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH
Summary:
CERTAIN AAI MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LIST PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
What should you do:
AAI MOTORSPORTS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AAI MOTORSPORTS AT 909-923-9188.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AAI MOTORSPORTS AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E060000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 87745
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
May 22 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN J & A AUTO ACCESSORIES COMBINATION HEADLAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
J & A AUTO ACCESSORIES WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE HEADLAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT J & A AUTO ACCESSORIES AT 310-327-4981.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO J & A AUTO ACCESSORIES AFTERMARKET HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E044000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1215
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
May 15 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN E SPEED RACING COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
E SPEED RACING WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT E SPEED RACING 909-923-3636.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO E SPEED RACING AFTERMARKET COMBINATION LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E040000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1648
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
May 08 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN ALFAOTTO COMBINATION HEADLAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
ALFAOTTO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALFAOTTO AT 626-656-2992 OR VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.ALFAOTTO.COM.
For more information:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E038000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 724
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Apr 18 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN EAGLE EYES AND SONAR HEADLIGHTS AND CORNER LIGHTS SOLD AS AFTERMARKET FOR USE ON 1988-2005 HONDA CIVIC, 1990-2005 HONDA ACCORD, AND 1990-2001 ACURA INTEGRA PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. HEADLIGHTS AND CORNER LIGHTS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
TOM MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF NONCOMPLIANT LIGHTS. THE RECALL BEGAN APRIL 17, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOM MOTORSPORT AT 626-968-4007.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET LIGHTS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON ANY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR COMPANY.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E032000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 845
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Mar 23 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO PRO-A MOTORS AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E026000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 61944
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Mar 21 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN POLI-AUTO COMBINATION HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES, P/NOS. 11-728, 11-728D, 11-710, 11-419, 11-713, 11-703, 11-704, 11-708P, 11-735, 11-725, 11-726, 11-716 (P&C), 11-721-1, 11-733, 11-729, 11-730, AND 11-732, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
What should you do:
POLI-AUTO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE HEADLAMPS AT ITS ORIGINAL PURCHASE PRICE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT POLI-AUTO AT 305-477-1356.
For more information:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E025000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1450
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Mar 13 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN ANZO COMBINATION HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS WHICH FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
What should you do:
ANZO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ANZO USA AT 909-468-3688.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES MANUFACTURED BY ANZO AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E023000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 292000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Feb 24 2004
AN UNEXPECTED LOSS OF LOW BEAMS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE LOW-BEAM TERMINAL ON THE HEAD LIGHT WIRE HARNESS CAN OVERHEAT AND COULD CAUSE THE LOW BEAMS TO FAIL WITHOUT WARNING.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE HEAD LIGHT SWITCH AND COUPLER FOR SIGNS OF HEAT DAMAGE. IF HEAT DAMAGE IS PRESENT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE SWITCH AND COUPLER. IF NO HEAT DAMAGE IS PRESENT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE HEAD LIGHT SWITCH AND ONE MATING PIN IN THE COUPLER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V086000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 440000
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Feb 08 2002
THE REAR SEAT BELTS WILL WORK PROPERLY AND PROVIDE PROTECTION IN A CRASH, BUT THE OWNER MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY UNFASTENING THE BELT AFTER THE CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN SEDANS AND COUPES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." CERTAIN REAR SEAT BELT BUCKLES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED.
What should you do:
IN A PREVIOUS RECALL (01V-380), ONLY RIGHT AND LEFT BUCKLES WERE INSPECTED. THE REAR CENTER BUCKLE SHOULD ALSO BE INSPECTED AND CORRECTED IF NECESSARY. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED ONLY FOR THE CENTER BUCKLE. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE IMRPOPERLY MANUFACTURED. ONLY BUCKLES THAT ARE MARKED (ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE BUCKLE) WITH AN ASSEMBLY NUMBER BEGINNING WITH 00185, 00186, OR 00187, WILL BE REPLACED. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR DEALER FOR THIS REPLACEMENT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 5, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V051000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16459
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Dec 13 2001
THE REAR SEAT BELTS WILL WORK PROPERLY AND PROVIDE PROTECTION IN A CRASH, BUT THE OWNER MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY UNFASTENING THE BELT AFTER THE CRASH.
Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SEDANS AND COUPES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." CERTAIN REAR SEAT BELT BUCKLES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. ONLY BUCKLES THAT ARE MARKED (ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE BUCKLE) WITH AN ASSEMBLY NUMBER BEGINNING WITH 00185, 00186, OR 00187, WILL BE REPLACED. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR DEALER FOR THIS REPLACEMENT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 22, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V380000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16459
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Oct 22 2001
IF THE PLASTIC PIECE LODGES IN THE THROTTLE BODY, THE THROTTLE COULD STICK IN A PARTIALLY OPEN POSITION. ALTHOUGH THE DRIVER CAN ALWAYS STOP THE CAR BY APPLYING ADDITIONAL BRAKE FORCE, OR BY TAKING OTHER ACTIONS (I.E., SHIFT INTO NEUTRAL, TURN OFF THE IGNITION KEY, ETC.), IF THE CAR CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN SPEED WHEN THE DRIVER IS EXPECTING IT TO SLOW, A CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS, THE AIR CLEANER BOX COVER MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED, AND A BROKEN PLASTIC PIECE COULD TRAVEL INTO THE INTAKE CHAMBER.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AIR CLEANER BOX FOR DAMAGE. IF DAMAGE IS FOUND, THE DEALER WILL LOCATE AND REMOVE THE BROKEN PLASTIC PIECE, AND REPLACE THE AIR CLEANER BOX LID. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 25, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V329000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 295
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
Jun 06 2001
IN A COLLISION, THE TUBE COULD DISCONNECT FROM THE FUEL TANK, RESULTING IN FUEL LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDANS AND COUPES. THE HOSE CLAMPS ON THE FILLER NECK TUBE HAVE INSUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL CHECK THE HOSE CLAMPS FOR PROPER TORQUE AND TIGHTEN THEM CORRECTLY, IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V182000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 120649
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Jun 06 2001
IF THE PUMP STOPS WORKING, THE ENGINE WILL STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
ON CERTAIN SEDANS, A SMALL AMOUNT OF WATER MAY HAVE BEEN LEFT IN THE FUEL PUMP ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AFTER TESTING. THIS RESIDUAL WATER COULD CAUSE THE FUEL PUMP TO FAIL DUE TO CORROSION.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL PUMP. IF CORROSION IS FOUND, THE FUEL PUMP WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 29, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V183000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 56269
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