Honda Recalls 280,000 Fits and Vezels
Honda has issued recalls for 283,103 Fit and Vezel vehicles. The recalls are the result of engine flaws and issues with power steering.
About the Honda Fit and Vezel Recaclls
According to Bloomberg, Honda announced that it will recall a total of 164,388 Fit vehicles following reports of engine-related fires. The automaker has received at least six reports concerning fire related to a flaw in the Fit’s engine control systems.
Along with this announcement, Honda stated that it would also be recalling 118,715 Fit cars and Vezel crossovers to repair a power steering defect that has been linked to two collisions.
The engine recall is limited to Honda Fits produced between August 2013 and February 2016. Vehicles affected by the power steering recall were produced between August 2013 and August 2015.
Latest in a Series of Recalls for Fit and Vezel Vehicles
Bloomberg reports that these are just the latest in what has been a series of recalls which began in 2013.
In October of 2013, Honda recalled nearly 5,000 Fits for defective automatic transmissions and control modules. Two months later, this recall was expanded to cover an additional 31,000 vehicles.
Another recall was issued in February 2014 for 80,000 Fit and Vezel vehicles for engine controls. That recall was also expanded to include a total of 175,356 vehicles.
Finally, in October 2014, Honda announced that it was recalling 321,501 Fit and Vezel vehicles for faulty ignition coils and power supply circuits.