Honda Malaysia has announced a recall exercise involving 55,354 vehicles to replace the fuel pump as a precautionary measure, in line with Honda’s global fuel pump recall.
Honda Malaysia’s recall on the fuel pump issue involves the Accord, BR-V, City, Civic, CR-V, HR-V, and Jazz, all manufactured between 2018 and 2019. The full breakdown of the models affected by this recall is available in the table below:
According to Honda, the fuel pump equipped in the vehicles listed above have a slight chance of failure, which may cause possible loss of engine power or vehicle stalling. As of today, no incidences of crashes or injuries caused by this issue have been reported in Malaysia.
Honda Malaysia says all affected customers will be informed directly via notification letters with further details of the product recall. Customers affected by the recall are urged to make an appointment with any Honda authorised dealers upon receipt of the notification, as replacement stock will be available in stages. You can also check on Honda Malaysia website here. The fuel pump replacement will be free of charge.
Denso, the fuel pump manufacturer, has issued a worldwide recall for over 2 million units of the potentially faulty fuel pump. The same fuel pump was also responsible for UMW Toyota Motor’s recall of over 13,500 vehicles earlier this year. Globally, the fuel pump issue has affected more than 1.4 million Honda vehicles.