Honda Malaysia yesterday announced a product recall involving additional 77,708 units of Honda vehicles to replace its fuel pump as a precautionary measure.
The affected models are Accord (manufactured between 2018 and 2019), City (2019), City (HEV) (2019), BR-V (2018 to 2020), CRV (2019 to 2020), Civic (2018 to 2019), HR-V (2018), HRV (HEV) (2018), Jazz (2019 to 2020) and Jazz (HEV) (2019 to 2020).
Honda Malaysia in a statement said, they apologises for the inconvenience caused to the affected customers and reassures that all its current selling models are not affected in this product recall.
“As customer safety is Honda Malaysia’s top priority, the company will continue to uphold transparency and stringent controls for customers.
“The Company believes this product recall is necessary as a preventive measure to address the possibility of difficulty in starting the engine, loss of engine power or vehicle stalling.
“All affected customers will be informed via notification letters, which will include details of the product recall.
“Customers can also check if their vehicle is affected in the fuel pump recall via the HondaTouch application,” it said.
Honda Malaysia urges all affected customers to contact any Honda authorised dealer to make an appointment upon receipt of the notification to replace the fuel pump, subject to parts availability.
“The replacement of the affected fuel pump is free of charge and all cost related to this replacement activity will be borne by Honda Malaysia. The replacement stock will be available in stages,” it said.