On April 18, 2013, Honda announced that it will recall 204,500 vehicles to replace a safety component. Honda discovered that in subfreezing temperatures it could be possible to shift the vehicle’s transmission out of the park position without depressing the brake pedal. The risk is that drivers could shift their vehicle inadvertently into drive.
Click here to read the full Los Angeles Times article: Shifter Problem Behind Honda Recall of CR-V, Odyssey and Acura RDX
The recall includes 128,000 Honda CR-V vehicles and 59,000 Honda Odyssey vehicles from the 2012-2013 model years, and 17,500 Acura RDX vehicles from the 2013 model year.
Over the last month, nearly 4 million vehicles were recalled because of defects. Americans rely on their car manufactures to provide a safe well-designed vehicle. Sadly, that is not often the case. The Auto Defect Attorneys at the Brandi Law Firm has successfully represented many people injured from defective Toyotas, Fords, GM products and numerous other manufacturers and suppliers. Often times, people involved in accidents do not examine the issues of defective vehicle design nor whether the car was truly crashworthy – does it contain the appropriate crash protection. If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto crash, our attorneys at the Brandi Law Firm are available to consult with you. Please contact our office at 800-481-1615 or email us.