- honda and acura are recalling 628,124 vehicles for malfunctioning fuel pumps which can lead to a vehicle losing power.
- the recalled vehicles include many of the automaker's 2019 and 2020 models.
- owners will be notified beginning may 18 and can bring their vehicle to a dealer to have the fuel pump replaced.
honda and its luxury subsidiary, acura, have recalled 628,124 vehicles for malfunctioning fuel pumps. the affected acura vehicles include: 2019 acura ilx, 2019-2020 mdx, 2019-2020 mdx hybrid, 2019-2020 rdx, and the 2019-2020 tlx. affected honda models include: 2019-2020 honda accord, 2019 accord hybrid, 2019 civic coupe and si coupe, 2019-2020 civic hatchback, 2019 civic sedan and si sedan, 2019 civic type r, 2018-2019 cr-v, 2019 fit, 2019 hr-v, 2019-2020 insight, 2019 odyssey, 2019 passport, 2019 pilot, and the 2019 ridgeline.
the fuel pumps in these vehicles have an impeller which can crack and eventually lead to the fuel pump to stop working. the failing of the fuel pump could lead to a vehicle stalling and increase the risk of a crash. honda said that it is unaware of any crashes or injuries which have resulted from this problem.
owners of the affected vehicles will begin being notified starting may 18 and dealers will remedy the recall by replacing the fuel pumps. owners can check the nhtsa recalls website to find out if their vehicle is affected.