March 12, 2003
American Honda Motor Has Recalled the 2003 Odyssey
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Models: Honda Odyssey Year: 2003
Number Potentially Involved: 3,617
Defect: Some fuel tanks have surface imperfections that could allow fuel to
leak from the tank. Fuel
leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for surface imperfections. If any
imperfections are found, the
fuel tank will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification was expected to begin
during February 2003. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
[NHTSA Recall No. 03V014].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
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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