Washington, D.C. – Honda is recalling certain model year 2002-2006 CR-V passenger vehicles, manufactured from February 19th, 2002, through July 28th, 2006. The driver-side power window switch may fail or melt.
If the switch fails, it could overheat, smoke, and cause a fire. A switch failure, and a fire, could occur even if the vehicle is not in use. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the recall repair has been performed.
|Vehicle Make / Model||Model Year(s)|
|Honda / CR-V||2002-2006|
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Report Receipt Date: October 5th, 2012
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 12V486000 EA11004
NHTSA Action Number: EA11004
Component: Electrical System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 268,655
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the switches, as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about, November 2nd, 2012. Owners may contact Honda at 1.800.999.1009.
Honda’s campaign recall number is S61. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1.888.327.4236 (TTY 1.800.424.9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.