August 30, 2001
2001 Honda Civic Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
certain 2001 Honda Civic
sedans and coupes
manufactured between June 2000 - January 2001.
sedans and coupes, the hose clamps on the filler neck tube have insufficient
clamping force. In a collision, the tube could disconnect from the fuel
tank, resulting in fuel leakage. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an
ignition source, could result in a fire.
120,649 sedans and coupes are
affected by this recall.
Dealers will check the hose clamps
for proper torque and tighten them correctly, if necessary.
The manufacturer has reported that
owner notification began June 29, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free
remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
[NHTSA Recall No.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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