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2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 4dr Man

2012 Honda Civic Sedan
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
28 (Est) mpg city / 36 (Est) mpg hwy
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Issued: 2012-06-06
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 HONDA CIVIC VEHICLES. DURING ASSEMBLY, THE PROCESS REQUIRED TO SEAT THE DRIVER┐S SIDE DRIVESHAFT AND SET THE RETAINING CLIP WAS NOT COMPLETED. AS A RESULT, THE DRIVESHAFT MAY SEPARATE.
IF THIS OCCURS, THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE A LOSS OF DRIVE POWER AND MAY ROLL AWAY IF THE PARKING BRAKE HAS NOT BEEN SET WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR HAS BEEN PLACED IN THE ┐PARK┐ POSITION, INCREASING THE RISK OF CRASH OR PEDESTRIAN INJURY.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

RESOLUTION

HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER┐S SIDE DRIVESHAFT AND INSTALL A NEW DRIVESHAFT, AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, JUNE 21, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

NOTES

HONDA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS S40.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


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