The Honda Civic is refined and economical, with fairly nimble handling and a relatively comfortable ride. The aerodynamic styling of the Civic looks futuristic, but sacrifices ease of access. Pronounced road noise remains a complaint. Stability control is standard only on the EX-L, Hybrid, and Si models.
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There are 9 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2011 Honda Civic owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Brakes

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

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"Anti-lock brakes activate too easily. I've never owned a vehicle where the anti-lock brakes activate with only moderate foot pressure, especially on small roadway bumps. It is scary at times. Honda dealer indicated system works correctly and even add"

Anonymous, PA (2011 Honda Civic EX-L 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Calipers

"I have taken my civic to be serviced at the facility from which I purchased it at all the recommended service intervals. I am a very careful driver and do not apply my brakes excessively or with great force. So when I took the car in for service beca"

John B., OH (2011 Honda Civic LX-S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"They stuck in place, digging into the wheel, causing friction, and necessitating a $500 brake repair. The car was < 4 years old at the time"

Anonymous, VA (2011 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"No problem, just wore-out after 60K miles of usage"

Anonymous, CT (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Normal routine brake wear

"I felt brakes were wearing down prematurely; maybe due to driver style"

Anonymous, CA (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"front brake and rotors were changed because of normal wear"

Anonymous, MA (2011 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Pads worn out at time of annual inspection"

Anonymous, NY (2011 Honda Civic DX-VP 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Very expensive to repair"

Anonymous, CA (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Brakes have already been replaced twice and are in need of replacing again in 120000 miles seems excessive"

Anonymous, NH (2011 Honda Civic EX-L Unsure)

"Had to replace all brake pads after only about 35000 mi since bought car new"

Anonymous, CO (2011 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Replaced brake pads at 30K, now at 64K, it appears they again require replacement"

Anonymous, WA (2011 Honda Civic LX-S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"We replace brakes quite often in this vehicle (Once a year). Most of the miles on the vehicle are highway miles"

Lori H., CO (2011 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Just normal brake wear"

Charles D., RI (2011 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Rotors

"The problems was really 'all of the above' and normally they can machine a rotor at least once before they need to replace it. It wasn't warped! Moreover, why did they need to replace the left rotor when it wasn't affected by a defective caliper as w"

John B., OH (2011 Honda Civic LX-S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"warped rotor at about 50000 miles,changed"

Anonymous, VA (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Brake pads wore down so far as to ruin the rotors. Both had to be replaced"

Bill H., SC (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Left it parked for 2 weeks in humid climate (Key West), and the brakes "froze" on and didn't want to release for a while"

Shirley K., NY (2011 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear rotors seem to be mandatory on many modern cars beyond the base package but, if you don't drive enough, this seems to be a negative as they rust and then wear, and wear out pads, much too quickly versus drums"

Anonymous, ON (2011 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaking

"Fluid had to be replaced"

June C., MI (2011 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

Paint/Trim

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

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"front bumper cover keeps coming loose from the fenders and sticking out despite multiple attempts to fix"

Anonymous, NH (2011 Honda Civic EX-L Unsure)

"Trim loose on left side by front bumper"

Anonymous, WI (2011 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front bumper on left snapped out. Pound it back in by hand but it continues to snap out"

Anonymous, NJ (2011 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front facia mounting points broken"

Conrad E., CT (2011 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"rubber seal broke loose by itself"

Anonymous, TX (2011 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Various exterior plastic pieces are fading. Paint is still good"

Mirko A., CA (2011 Honda Civic GX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Some very light cracking on hood"

Nickolas C., NJ (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint cracks"

Anonymous, VA (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Starting about a year or so ago, the exterior window molding on my Civic began cracking and peeling. It only occurs on the driver's side"

Anonymous, MD (2011 Honda Civic LX Unsure)
Rust

"Black window trim is a current problem. Rear quarter panels and trunk were repainted by Honda to get rid of small rust spots"

Anonymous, NL (2011 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"rust around chrome on trunk. paint fading in places"

Rene L., ON (2011 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"sun visor broke and loose by itself"

Anonymous, TX (2011 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

Climate System

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

What Owners Say

"didn't cool"

Anonymous, FL (2011 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Simply put, the a/c quit working. It was completely replaced under our extended warranty"

William B., TX (2011 Honda Civic LX-S 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor stopped working. Honda wanted $1300 for the repair, so instead we got a rebuild unit installed at a 3rd party shop for $350"

Anonymous, NB (2011 Honda Civic DX-VP 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The compressor has stopped 'cutting in'. The A/C is not really working, as far as I can tell. I have not yet taken it for service, as I know that even having them look at it will cost me several hundred dollars"

Anonymous, BC (2011 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Apparently, this is an all-to-common failure for these vehicles. The mechanics were not surprised at all. $1,200 repair"

Rodger D., IA (2011 Honda Civic DX-VP 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Blower motor fan making noise and then blower quit working. Blower motor replaced"

Anonymous, FL (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"fan rattles loudly"

Anonymous, FL (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Refrigerant leaks

"Certified auto. 4 months later refrigerant was low- no air conditioning. Dealer refused to cover under warranty since they couldn't find a leak. Charges $80 to add refrigerant. Disappointed in dealer response. No problems since"

Joe K., WI (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C just doesn't work as well as it should and guessing it is a leak"

Anonymous, KY (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"O ring failure caused slow refrigerant leak, loss of a/c"

Anonymous, NY (2011 Honda Civic DX-VP 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Climate control, specifically air-conditioning in this vehicle is inadequate for South FL, especially for a vehicle that is parked outside, and not in a garage. In the past year I have spent more than $2000.00 replacing all and every part of the air-conditioning system: recharged coolant, compressor, condenser, evaporator, fan, etc. The car does not cool down and frequently, blows warm/hot air. I am embarrassed to invite passengers, have to launder sweaty clothes after a car ride, beg rides"

David L., FL (2011 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

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

Alignment

"Cupping in one of the tires. Took it into a suspension specialist. Said alignment was way off - like it didn't come from the factory correctly"

John W., WI (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Power steering leaks

"Significant leaking from steering rack through boots. Was replaced through the certified car warranty"

Anonymous, CA (2011 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"the car has small leak and needs refill every 5 months"

Anonymous, NY (2011 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Used, non-certified, very slow leak from hose or fitting, not a big enough problem to have fixed. Some driverside wheel-well damage on car when purchased, did not notice, may have contributed? Leak is on drivers side"

Anonymous, OH (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Dealer detected leak and fixed under warranty.Cost estimate $1200 however fully covered"

Charles F., NS (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Problem was found at the dealer before it became apparent. Required substantial repairs, over $1000"

Tandy M., SC (2011 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

"The same driver side strut has broken in three years, once while under warranty and once again this year. Ottawa has may potholes and although I avoid most I must hit some, but I am surprised that they have broken twice"

Anonymous, ON (2011 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Wheel bearings

"The wheel bearing went out and was replaced but we are pretty sure the car was bought back in 2013 with the bad ball bearing. We think this because the car has been never been as quiet on the road"

Donny C., FL (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

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

What Owners Say

"The is a very noisy squeak when you unlock the doors using the remote"

Michele C., OH (2011 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Age of car"

Conrad E., CT (2011 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Minor adjustments made to squeaks from engine area"

Dan D., IL (2011 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Over a year ago, the driver's seat began squeaking when I move even slightly while driving. The squeak is coming from inside the seat. My mechanic was unable to locate the exact source. Getting rid of the squeak would mean replacing the entire seat"

Anonymous, MD (2011 Honda Civic LX Unsure)
Wind noise

"This car has very little sound proofing"

Anonymous, KY (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Torque converter

"Transmission would stutter, rattle and skip at low rpms. Torque converter was replaced under warrantee. Performs ok now"

Raymond V., CT (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The problem Honda called it a Judder slipping between second and third"

Dale M., KY (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

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

What Owners Say

Engine rebuild or replacement

"Engine failure. Oil pump? Replaced under warranty. Shop was not specific about failure"

Anonymous, AL (2011 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The engine blew and had to be replaced, this may have been due to an accident that had occurred a few months earlier"

Anonymous, NJ (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

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

What Owners Say

Engine mounts

"Right side upper engine mount went bad causing loud vibration noise, especially in cold start up and moving in reverse gear. Dealer replaced mount and knew what the problem was when I described it over the phone. Technician stated that right upper mo"

Anonymous, PA (2011 Honda Civic EX-L 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Vibration of engine when cold or in reverse"

Anonymous, TX (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-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

Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"problems pairing battery problem accelerates while braked unintentional software related"

Anonymous, NY (2011 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Radio

"Added a gps - radio which was a very poor quality but high priced. The radio changes station on its' own"

Delmar P., TX (2011 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

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

Tire pressure monitor

"The monitor had to be replaced after only 8000 miles, but this was AFTER the warranty period"

Anonymous, NC (2011 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The battery died, I was told. $50 seemed excessive to correct the problem. I have done without it all my life with no problem so can not see spending that money. I just put up with the light always on the dashboard. Every once in awhile, it will"

Anonymous, CA (2011 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

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

"2 of the Door locks only function manually"

Mirko A., CA (2011 Honda Civic GX 1.8-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

"When shifting between second and third you would experience a very lite shaking before it locked into third gear The factory called it a Judder"

Dale M., KY (2011 Honda Civic EX 1.8-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.

Exhaust

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

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

Engine Cooling

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

Drive System

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

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Recalls
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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 2009-2014 Acura TSX, 2011-2014 TSX Sport Wagon, 2010-2013 ZDX, 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic and Civic Hybrid, 2008-2010 Civic GX NGV, 2012-2015 Crosstour, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2009-2013 Fit, 2014 Fit EV, 2010-2014 Insight, and 2009-2015 Pilot 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 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 F5F and Q5E.
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: 19V502000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9555
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
May 16 2019
An incorrectly installed air bag inflator may not properly deploy the passenger frontal air bag in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Acura TSX, 2011-2013 TSX Sport Wagon, and 2010-2012 ZDX and 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV, 2012-2014 Crosstour, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2009-2013 Fit, 2010-2013 Insight, and 2009-2015 Pilot vehicles. The front passenger air bag inflator may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inflator installation and, if necessary, replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall began July 5, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are M4O, P4R, T4Q, and W4P.
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: 19V378000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 19086
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Sep 27 2018
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 2014 Honda Insight and Acura TSX and TSX Wagon, 2014-2015 Honda Crosstour and Pilot vehicles nationwide, as well as certain 2014 Honda FCX Clarity and Fit EV vehicles in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Texas, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, California, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan) and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Honda is also recalling certain 2011-2013 Acura TSX, TSX Wagon and ZDX, Honda Crosstour, Insight, Fit and Pilot vehicles, 2011-2012 Honda Accord and 2011 Honda Civic NGV, Civic, Civic Hybrid and CR-V vehicles in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Lastly, Honda is recalling certain 2010-2013 Acura TSX and ZDX, Honda Crosstour, Fit, Insight and Pilot, 2011-2013 TSX Wagon, 2010-2012 Honda Accord and 2010-2011 Honda Civic NGV, Civic, Civic Hybrid and CR-V vehicles in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag air bag inflators assembled as part of the frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to higher absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began November 6, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are M2J and S2K.
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: 18V661000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1355406
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
Jan 09 2018
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 2010-2013 Acura TSX, ZDX, Honda Accord Crosstour, Fit, Insight and Pilot vehicles, 2011-13 Acura TSX Sportswagon, 2010-2012 Honda Accord,, 2010-2011 Honda Civic, Civic NGV, Civic Hybrid and CR-V vehicles and 2013 Honda FCX Clarity and Fit EV vehicles ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A." Additionally, Honda is recalling certain 2010-2012 Acura TSX, Honda Accord, Accord Crosstour, Fit and Pilot, 2010-2011 Honda Civic, Civic NGV, Civic Hybrid and CR-V, and 2010 Acura ZDX and Honda Insight vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B." Unless included in Zones A or B above, Honda is recalling certain 2009 Acura TSX, Honda Accord, Civic, Civic NGV, Civic Hybrid, CR-V, Fit, and Pilot vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or "Zone C." These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to higher absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began February 16, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B0K and L0J.
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: 18V042000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 691726
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Aug 31 2017
In the event of a crash, an incorrectly installed passenger frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag improperly, increasing the risk of injury.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2008-2012 Accord, 2010-2012 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2009-2012 Fit and Pilot, 2010-2012 Insight, and 2009-2012 Acura TSX vehicles that received replacement passenger frontal air bag inflators. One dealership may have incorrectly installed the replacement air bag inflators.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall began October 30, 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are O07, Y0A, N06, G05, M04, Y01, and O09.
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: 17V545000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3257
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Jan 10 2017
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Acura TSX, 2011-2012 Acura TSX Wagon, 2010-2012 Acura ZDX, 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2012 Honda Accord Crosstour and Honda Insight, 2009-2012 Honda Fit, 2009-2012 Pilot, 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2012 Honda FCX Clarity and 2006-2011 Honda Civic, Civic Hybrid, Civic NGV vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, if not included in "Zone A" above, Honda is recalling certain 2009 Acura TSX, Honda Fit and Pilot, 2008-2009 Honda Accord, 2006-2009 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV, and 2007-2009 Honda CR-V vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Additionally, if not included in "Zone B" above, Honda is recalling certain 2008 Honda Accord, 2006-2008 Honda Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV and 2007-2008 Honda CR-V vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has mailed an interim notification, and will send a second notification when parts are available. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are KE1 and KE2.
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: 17V030000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 977708
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
May 24 2016
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Acura TSX, 2011 TSX Wagon, 2010-2011 Acura ZDX, 2008-2011 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, Civic Hybrid, and Civic GX, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2010-2011 FCX Clarity and Insight, and 2009-2011 Fit, and Pilot vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless already included in "Zone A" above, Honda is recalling certain model year 2008 Honda Accord, 2006-2008 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic GX, and 2007-2008 CR-V vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in either Zones A or B are not subject to this safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall is KA4, KA5, KA6, and KA7.
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: 16V346000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2719386
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Mar 15 2011
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Summary:
HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 HONDA CIVIC VEHICLES. TO PREVENT FUEL FROM LEAKING OUT OF A VEHICLE'S FUEL TANK INTO THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS CANISTER IN THE EVENT A ROLL-OVER INCIDENT OCCURS, THE FUEL PUMP MODULE IS EQUIPPED WITH A ROLL OVER VALVE (ROV). DUE TO IMPROPER ULTRASONIC WELDING OF THE PLASTIC CASE THAT HOUSES THE ROV WITHIN THE FUEL PUMP MODULE, THE CASE MATERIAL MAY BREAK OR CRACK, WHICH MAY CAUSE THE ROV TO SEPARATE FROM THE CASE AND FAIL TO FUNCTION, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF FUEL LEAKAGE IN A ROLL-OVER INCIDENT.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL PUMP MODULE AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE THE MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 25, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.
For more information:
HONDA SAFETY RECALL NO. R65.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: 11V176000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 18056
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