There has been a problem in the fuel pump of some of the cars by Honda in India and hence for the same nearly 78,000 cars are being recalled as a part of prevention.
Almost in 77,954 Honda cars, which were manufactured between 2019 and 2020 have been recalled as a part of preventive recall.
Preventive Recall In Phased Manner To Fix Fuel Pumps
According to the company, there is some problem with the fuel pumps as they might contain defective impellers which in turn could, over a period of time, result in engine stopping or not starting. The recall will be carried out in a phased manner starting from April 17, 2021.
A detailed list of all the models that will be affected by this recall, their production period and the number of units that have been fitted with the faulty fuel pump have been released by Honda India.
Following is the recall for models manufactured between January and October 2019.
|Model||Production Year||No of Units affected|
|Amaze||Jan – Aug 2019||36,086|
|Last-Gen City||Jan – Sept 2019||20,248|
|WR-V||Jan – Aug 2019||7,871|
|Jazz||Jan – Aug 2019||6,235|
|Civic||Jan – Sept 2019||5,170|
|BR-V||Jan – Oct 2019||1,737|
|CRV||Jan 2019 – Sept 2020||607|
Also, 607 units of the Honda CR-V which were manufactured between January 2019 and September 2020 will be recalled.
Notably, Honda Civic, BR-V and CR-V models have been discontinued in India.
A global recall was initiated in March 2021 wherein the company stated that about 761,000 vehicles worldwide will be recalled in order to replace fuel pumps that could fail and lead to engine problems. Currently, the dealer facilities are currently functioning with limited staff to ensure strict implementation of safety and distancing norms specified by the government authorities said Honda Cars India. Also, it said that in order to avoid inconvenience, customers are advised to visit the dealer with prior appointment.
How to Check Your Car’s Status
The owners of these cars shall be individually contacted by Honda’s authorised dealer partners and the replacement of the part will be made free of cost to the customer. To find out whether or not their cars are covered under this campaign, Honda car owners can check by submitting their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the special microsite which has been created on the company’s website.
Please click here to check the status.