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Honda recalled 1.79 million vehicles because of safety issues

Honda issued a notice on December 15 to recall the vehicle in four independent campaigns, related to car fires, including 1.4 million vehicles in the United States.

The Japanese automaker said a recall included 268,000 CR-V 2002-2006 cars in the US to replace the power window switches. Honda says there are no reports of injuries, but 16 reported fires are related to the issue.

Previously the company conducted a recall with the main switches of electric windows in 2012. The new recall is aimed at addressing moisture-related faults of switches repaired in the previous campaign.

Honda is also recalling about 735,000 2018-2020 Accord, Accord Hybrid and 2019-2020 Insight vehicles in the US to update the body control software. The company says there is a programming flaw that interrupts transmission lines, which can cause lighting chaos of some warning lights and malfunction of electronic components, including “reverse camera screen, indicator lights. turn and wipe the rain “.

The automaker announced two other recalls, including 430,000 vehicles in the United States in 22 states and Washington City, because the car’s salt-corroded front axle could cause transmission shaft fracture, likely to have to replace the drive shaft. before. No injuries have been reported in connection with summons.

Honda says repair parts are not available to all vehicles involved in the transmission shaft recall. The recall includes a number of models such as the 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, 2007-2014 Honda Fit, and the Acura ILX 2013-2015.

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