Honda Recalls 160,000 Fit and Vezel Vehicles

Honda recalled 160,000 Fit subcompact and Vezel sport-utility vehicles in Japan because of defective power steering and a part that controls the electric current in the vehicles. The recall does not affect any Honda models sold abroad.

There have been no injuries related to the problems. Six fires were reported related to the faulty part that controls electricity for capacitors, and two minor accidents were reported to the defect in the steering, according to Honda Motor Co.

The recalled vehicles were manufactured from 2nd August 2013 through 13 February 2016. The Fit was recalled for both problems, but the Vezel did not have the steering problem.

Recall Notification Number: 3729
Recall Start Date: 2016 April 4

Honda fit/vezel recall

Honda Fit

DBA-GK3


Chassis & Production Period Ranges:

  • GK3-1000019 ~ GK3-1061107 (2013 August 2 – 2014 September 30)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 60,332
  • GK3-1100001 ~ GK3-1122200 (2014 October 13 – 2015 May 12)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 22,200
  • GK3-3000006 ~ GK3-3022067 (2013 September 19 – 2014 September 30)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 21,393
  • GK3-3200001 ~ GK3-3215113 (2014 October 8 – 2015 August 31)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 14,522
  • GK3-5000002 ~ GK3-5000127 (2013 August 2 – 2014 September 30)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 60,332
  • GK3-5200001 ~ GK3-5200087 (2014 October 17 – 2015 August 17)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 87
  • GK3-8000001 ~ GK3-8000055 (2013 September 5 – 2014 September 29)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 55

 

DAA-GP5


Chassis & Production Period Ranges:

  • GP5-1200001-GP5-1228728 (September 24, 2015-June 2, 2017)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 28,727
  • GP5-3200006-GP5-3223437 (December 18, 2014-September 2, 2015)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 23,432
  • GP5-3300007-GP5-3330014 (September 10, 2015-May 31, 2017)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 30,008
  • GP5-4200002-GP5-4203496 (December 23, 2014-March 10, 2015)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 3,495
  • GP5-4300003-GP5-4312827 (September 18, 2015-March 17, 2016)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 12,825
  • GP5-5200001-GP5-5200088 (January 9, 2015-August 17, 2015)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 88
  • GP5-5300001-GP5-5300137 (October 6, 2015-April 21, 2017)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 137
  • GP5-1000017-GP5-1020662 (August 23, 2013-April 25, 2014)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 20,646
  • GP5-3000006-GP5-3118224 (September 23, 2013-December 8, 2014)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 118,219
  • GP5-4000013-GP5-4013035 (May 14, 2014-December 2, 2014)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 13,023
  • GP5-5000003-GP5-5000353 (October 9, 2013-December 6, 2014)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 351
  • GP5-8000001-GP5-8000013 (September 9, 2013-October 8, 2013)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 13

 

 

DAA-GP6


Chassis & Production Period Ranges:

  • GP6-1200001-GP6-1205255 (November 7, 2015-June 1, 2017)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 5,254
  • GP6-3200001-GP6-3206769
    (December 18, 2014-September 3, 2015)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 6,769
  • GP6-3300002-GP6-3309469
    (September 10, 2015-May 31, 2017)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 9,468
  • GP6-5200001-GP6-5200025
    (January 13, 2015-August 7, 2015)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 25
  • GP6-5300001-GP6-5300044
    (October 6, 2015-March 20, 2017)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 44
  • GP6-3000022-GP6-3016047
    (January 17, 2014-December 8, 2014)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 16,026
  • GP6-5000001-GP6-5000081
    (January 22, 2014-December 5, 2014)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 81

Honda Vezel

DRA-RU1

Chassis & Production Period Ranges

  • RU1-1000020 ~ RU1-1022560 (2013 December 10 – 2015 March 31)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 22,541
  • RU1-1100001 ~ RU1-1118053 (2015 April 17 – 2016 February 13)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 18,053

 

DRA-RU2

Chassis & Production Period Ranges:

  • RU2-1000009 ~ RU2-1003310 (2013 December 12 – 2015 March 30)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 3,302
  • RU2-1100001 ~ RU2-1101777 (2015 April 17 – 2016 February 12)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 1,777

 

DRA-RU3

Chassis & Production Period Ranges:

  • RU3-1100002-RU3-1132468 (April 17, 2015-February 22, 2016)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 32,467
  • RU3-1200021-RU3-1275304 (February 23, 2016-January 10, 2018)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 75,284
  • RU3-1000045 ~ RU3-1032118
  • RU3-1000045 ~ RU3-1032118

 

DRA-RU4

Chassis & Production Period Ranges:

  • RU4-1100001-RU4-1106103 (April 17, 2015-February 12, 2016)
    No. of Vehicles Affected: 6,103
  • RU4-1200009-RU4-1214905 (February 23, 2016-January 8, 2018)
    No of Vehicles Affected: 14,897
  • RU4-1000028 ~ RU4-1012309
  • RU4-1000028 ~ RU4-1012309

 

Source: Toyota Japan Recall Board

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