Honda Canada is recalling 31,908 automobiles after the invention of a body defect that would improve the chance of fireside.
South of the border, American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 112,060 automobiles within the United States for a similar purpose.
The recollects have an effect on 2006-14 Honda Ridgeline fashions offered throughout Canada or registered within the “salt-belt” area of the United States, places the place de-icing brokers are utilized to roads through the winter.
Honda stated an investigation revealed that accumulation of de-icing brokers and different particles on the rear body, the place the gas tank is mounted, might trigger the mounting bands to corrode and separate. This might lead to gas leakage and hearth threat if the gas tank is broken.
Honda stated in a press release Tuesday that the corporate isn’t conscious of any gas leaks, accidents or accidents associated to the defect.
Remedies can be decided based mostly on the corrosion stage of the body, and Honda will “explore repurchase of vehicles on a case-by-case basis.”
Honda notified sellers on June 17 and can start notifying homeowners in each nations on August 1.
The states concerned within the recall are Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Washington, D.C.