Honda Odyssey Recall Affects 886,000 Units
Honda is recalling certain 2005-2010 Odyssey minivans because of a possible fire risk. A fuel pump strainer cover may crack and allow fuel to leak, according to a recall notice filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Odyssey models affected by the recall were manufactured between June 23, 2004 and September 4, 2010. According to NHTSA, an estimated 886,815 units are affected by the Honda Odyssey recall. No injuries or fires related to the problem have surfaced. Here is more bad news: The Honda Odyssey recall is not expected to begin until this summer because the parts needed to repair the minivan are currently unavailable. In the meantime, Honda dealerships will conduct interim repairs to tide over customers. Until consumers can receive an improved fuel pump cover, they will receive a temporary cover as a replacement. Honda will start sending out notices to consumers in April to keep them updated on the recall. Owners can contact Honda at (800) 999-1009 if they have further questions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline can be reached at (888) 327-4236. For more information on all vehicle recalls in the U.S., visit www.safercar.gov. Source: NHTSA
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