Honda Recalls 886,815 Odysseys due to Fuel Pump Defect

2009 Honda Odyssey Honda will recall 886,815 Odysseys that were manufactured from June 23, 2004 through September 4, 2010 due to a fuel pump defect.  The fuel pump strainer installed may deteriorate over time.  As this occurs, fuel can leak from the vehicle.  Fuel leaks can cause an increase risk of fire.  The [...]

March 24th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Honda Recalls 886,815 Odysseys due to Fuel Pump Defect

Honda Recalls 344,000 Odysseys due to Brake Defect

Honda will recall 344,000 2007 and 2008 model year Honda Odysseys due to a computer sensor issue that can cause the vehicle to brake on its own.  Because of the computer error, “heavy and unexpected braking without the driver pressing on the brake pedal and without illumination of the brake lamps,” can occur.  Due to [...]

November 4th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Honda Recalls 344,000 Odysseys due to Brake Defect

Honda Recalls 374,000 Vehicles due to Air Bag Defect

Honda has announced that it will recall 374,000 vehicles to fix an airbag defect.  The problem is an electrical issue that could cause air bag deployment when there is no collision.  This recall affects 318,000 Honda Odyssey minivans from the 2003 and 2004 model years, and 56,000 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles from 2003. Click here [...]

September 24th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Honda Recalls 374,000 Vehicles due to Air Bag Defect

Ford Recalls Vehicles to Repair Throttle Cables; NHTSA Opens Investigation into Honda Odysseys

After over a seven-month investigation by NHTSA, Ford decided to recall over 465,000 vehicles that had defective throttle cables installed.  The affected vehicles are 2000-2003 Ford Taurus models and 2000-2003 Mercury Sables models equipped with a Duratec engine.  The problem is the speed control cable collar may fracture at the mounting bracket.  This may result [...]

July 3rd, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls Vehicles to Repair Throttle Cables; NHTSA Opens Investigation into Honda Odysseys