Honda Malaysia has announced a recall for Honda HR-Vs manufactured in 2016 to replace a faulty front stabiliser bar. A total of 2,814 units are affected in the recall campaign and all other current models on sale are not affected by this recall.
According to the company, the defective front stabiliser bar may potentially break under high stress which will disrupt the cars stability when driving. Honda has pinpoint a manufacturing defect is due to insufficient temperature control during its production process, resulting in compromised strength of the stabiliser bar.
Honda Malaysia stresses that there are no incidents or injuries related to this issue. The company is taking necessary measures to ensure customer safety. As of today, the availability of replacement parts is at 50 percent and parts availability will be at 100 percent by mid-November 2017.
Affected customers will be informed via mail and are advised to send their vehicle to the nearest Honda authorised dealer nationwide for inspection and replacement. All replacement cost will be borne by Honda Malaysia.
Honda owners can check whether their vehicle are involved in a product recall campaign (related to this or otherwise) either by logging on to www.productrecall.honda.com.my today or by calling the Honda Toll Free number 1-800-88-2020.