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Published on April 28th, 2021 | by Joshua Chin

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Honda Malaysia Recalls 77,708 Cars For Faulty Fuel Pumps

This is a follow-up recall to the one issued by Honda Malaysia in June 2020. 

Honda Malaysia has recently announced yet another recall for an additional 77,708 cars to replace its fuel pumps as a precautionary measure. This comes ahead of a previous recall for the same fault that issued June last year that affected 55,354 vehicles. 

The Hondas that are affected by this recall includes the Accord, BR-V, City, Civic, CR-V, HR-V and Jazz. All of which are manufactured between 2018 and 2020, with a further breakdown of the number of cars per model that were affected by this recall to be found in the table below.

According to Honda Malaysia, no current selling models are affected by this product recall. The company also states that there has also been no incidences of crashes or injuries as a result of this product fault reported in Malaysia. 

This product recall however has been deemed necessary as a preventive precaution ‘to address the possibility of difficulty in starting the engine, loss of engine power or vehicle stalling’. 

Owners of vehicles affected by the recall will be informed by Honda Malaysia via notification letters, which will include further details on the product recall. Concerned customers can also check if their vehicles is affected in this particular recall through either the HondaTouch mobile application, by contacting the Honda Malaysia’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or by logging on to productrecall.honda.com.my. 

As with any recall, the replacement of the affected fuel pump will be performed free of charge, with all costs related to the recall procedure to be borne by Honda Malaysia. Replacement stock however will be available in stages, so so customers are urged to make an appointment with any authorised Honda dealership upon receipt of the recall notification to ensure parts and service availability. 

PRESS RELEASE: Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today announced a product recall involving additional 77,708 units of Honda vehicles to replace its fuel pump as a precautionary measure. 

Honda Malaysia 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. 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. 

As of today, there are no incidences of crashes or injuries caused by this issue reported in Malaysia. 

Vehicle owners can obtain information or check their vehicle status on product recall in HondaTouch application or by calling Honda Malaysia’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or log on to www.honda.com.my / productrecall.honda.com.my to check their vehicle status. 

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