Honda Cars India has announced a voluntary recall campaign over fuel pump issues. Honda has stated that under the new service campaign, the company will replace the faulty fuel pumps in 77,954 units manufactured between 2019 to 2020.
The Honda cars affected by the recall are fitted with fuel pumps that may contain defective impellers. The faulty impellers in the fuel pump could lead to problems over time which may cause engine stopping or not starting. The recall campaign will be carried out in a phased manner from April 17, 2021.
Honda has also revealed a detailed list of models that are affected by the recall. The recall campaign covers 36,086 units of Amaze, 20,248 units of fourth-gen City, 7,871 units of WR-V, 6,235 units of Jazz, 5,170 units of Civic and 1,737 units of BR-V. All the models were manufactured between January-October 2019.
Honda has also recalled 607 units of CR-V manufactured between January 2019 and September 2020. Note that Honda has discontinued the BR-V and CR-V in India.
Honda dealerships will contact the owners of the affected cars, and the fuel pump will be replaced free of cost. Honda car owners can also check whether their car is covered under this recall by entering the 17-digit VIN (Vehicle Information Number) on the special microsite created on Honda’s official website.