August 1, 2003
Honda Has Recalled the 2003-2002 CR-V
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : HONDA Model : CR-V Year : 2003
Make : HONDA Model : CR-V Year : 2002
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V274000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 247019
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS,
EXCESSIVE CORROSION OF THE SHIFT CABLE LINKAGE COULD PREVENT THE AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION FROM SHIFTING TO PARK.
IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD
ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SHIFT CABLE LINKAGE
FOR CORROSION. IF CORROSION CAUSES BINDING, THEY WILL REPLACE THE SHIFT
DEALERS WILL ALSO INSTALL A NEW CORROSION-RESISTANT CONTROL PIN. OWNER
NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT
HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
HONDA RECALL NO. P04. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY
TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT
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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