The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced a Honda recalls for potential fuel pump failure. If you have a Honda, read on to see if your car is part of the 628,000+ vehicle recall.
Nearly one year ago in May of 2020, Honda recalled more than 135,000 Acuras, Accords and Civics due to the possibility of fuel pump failure. The latest recall includes more vehicles—also with the same fuel pump failure issue.
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According to NHTSA’s recall notice, the affected Honda’s “low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail.” This can cause the engine to stall when driving. The recall includes Hondas with model years between 2018 and 2020. The specific vehicles are certain 2019-2020:
- Acura MDX, MDX Sport Hybrid
- Acura RDX
- Acura TLX
- 2019 Acura ILX
- Honda Accord, Accord Hybrid
- Honda Civic Hatchback, Civic Coupe, Civic Coupe Si, Civic Sedan, Civic Sedan Si, Civic Type R
- Honda Insight
- Honda Fit
- Honda HR-V
- Honda Odyssey
- Honda Passport
- Honda Pilot
- Honda Ridgeline
- 2018-2019 Honda CR-V
If you have an affected vehicle, Honda will notify you. The recall will begin on May 18, 2021. You can also call Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138 before the company contacts you. The dealer will need to replace the fuel pump assembly (free of charge) to correct the problem.
The initial 2020 fuel pump failure recall included 2018-2019 Acura NSX, 2019 Acura RDX, RLX and RLX Sport Hybrid, 2018-2019 Honda Accord, Civic Hatchback, Civic Type R and HR-V, 2019-2020 Insight and 2019 Fit vehicles. If you own one of these calls, Honda should have contacted you about a replacement fuel pump assembly.
Get more information on the recall from NHTSA here.