The recall is to check the engine harness nut for the City, and the ACG terminal nut for the HR-V and BR-V
Honda Malaysia announced a proactive product recall involving the City, City Hatchback, HR-V and BR-V in a precautionary safety measure.
The details of the affected models are as mentioned below:
- 2021 Honda City & 2022 Honda City Hatchback (1,068 units)
- 2020 Honda HR-V (343 units)
- 2021 Honda BR-V (116 units)
According to Honda Malaysia, the recall is a precautionary safety measure to inspect the nut tightening on the ACG terminal of the engine harness. This may cause poor contact terminal and battery malfunction which may lead to engine halt while driving or unable to start the engine after the car stops.
As for the HR-V and BR-V, the recall is to inspect the tightening of bolt earth grounding that may lead to loose wire harness. This may cause poor contact terminal and may result in engine halt while driving or unable to start the engine after the car stops.
The company says this product recall is necessary as customer safety is Honda Malaysia's top priority. Honda Malaysia will continue to uphold transparency and stringent controls for customers.
All affected customers will be informed via notification letters, which will include details of the product recall. Honda Malaysia urges all affected customers to contact any Honda authorised dealer to make an appointment upon receipt of the notification to have their vehicles checked and repaired if required, subject to parts availability.
The inspection, repair and replacement of the affected parts are free of charge and all costs related to this recall activity will be borne by Honda Malaysia.
Vehicle owners can obtain information or check their vehicle status on this product recall by calling Honda Malaysia's Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020.