Honda recalls 1.4mn vehicles in the US over software, other issues

Honda recalls 1.4mn vehicles in the US over software, other issues

Honda has taken the decision of recalling more than 1.4mn US vehicles for repairing one software flaw, power window switches which can overheat and drive shafts which can break.

The vehicles recalled for software includes 737,000 Honda Accords sold between 2018 and 2020 as well as Insights from 2019 to 2020. One programming issue in the control computer could result in the windshield wipers, rear camera and turn signals to malfunction. The owners will be intimidated after mid-January on when they need to bring their cars to dealers for getting the repairs.

The vehicles recalled for drive shaft include 430,000 Civic Hybrids manufactured from 2012, Acura ILX from 2013 and 2015, Honda Accord from 2013 to 2015 and Honda Fit from 2007. 

The recalls cover 22 US states where salt gets utilized massively for clearing roads during winter. Meanwhile, the drive shafts could break because of corrosion. The dealers will check the right and left shafts and get them replaced if required. The parts aren’t available as yet. The owners will be receiving one initial notification in the month of February and informed when they need to take their vehicles to the dealer for inspection. 

Around 268,000 Honda CR-Vs manufactured between 2002 and 2006 have been recalled for the power window switch issue.