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Honda Fit Recall

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Here is the information and details for Honda Fit recall. The table here includes the most recent recall for Honda Fit in Feb 2011 and recalls in past few years including the 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 Honda Fit recall. Date of recall, affected car models, technical service bulletin (TSB) title, and description for the recalls were recorded and the table will be updated if there is any new recall made to Honda Fit by Honda.

Recall Date Affected Models TSB Title Description
Feb 2011 97,201 of 2009-2010 models in the U.S. Motion springs must be replaced. The motion springs, one of the components within the engine valvetrain that compressed by rocker arms, could bend and break. It will possibly result in a noisy engine or could cause the car stalled in the worst case. This must be fixed immediately.
Feb 18, 2011 Distributed from Sept 2008 to April 2010 in Philippines Small engine components could create problems and stall the car engine. Four pieces of the lost-motion-spring retainers in the cylinder head had to be replaced.
Dec 15, 2010 2008 Honda Fit Exterior Lighting: Headlights: High/Low beam dimmer switch The low beam headlights can become inoperative. This will decrease the car’s visibility to other drivers and increase the risk of an accident.
Feb 02, 2010 646,000 Honda Fit hatchbacks from 2007-2008 Window switch that could catch fire. This happen when the driver’s window is left open. Rain water or any water drip into the window switch module and may cause failure or fire. This recall affected Honda Fit or Honda Jazz models. Estimated around 170,000 Jazz in the UK.
Dec 03, 2007 2008 Honda Fit/Jazz. It only happened to certain Fit/Jazz originally sold in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennyslvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Winconsin, and the district of Columbia. Air Bags: Frontal The front car airbag will increase the risk of injury to small drivers or front passengers who is out of position in the event of a crash.

Table: Honda Fit Recall

What to do if your car was affected in the recall?

Double check with Honda with your VIN# number if your car is really affected. This can be done by online through www.recalls.honda.com or direct call in (800) 999-1099. By usual you will receive letter from Honda with further instruction if your car is affected. If you don’t, call your dealer and arrange a date to get the car fix. We would advice anyone do not use the car if the description in the recall said the car must be fixed immediately.

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