Honda Recalls Numerous Models for Fuel Leak Issue

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Honda Recalls Numerous Models for Fuel Leak Issue

Honda is recalling the Pilot, Odyssey and Acura MDX to address a potential fuel leak.

The recall affects the 2015-2016 Honda Odyssey, 2016 Honda Pilot and 2015-2016 Acura MDX with a total of 39 units impacted.

The issue was first spotted last October when workers noticed a fuel leak during a pre-delivery inspection, causing Honda and Yachiyo Manufacturing America (YMA) to investigate. The companies found the suspect fuel tank’s manufacturing records and discovered that the machinery indicated insufficient welds during assembly, although the tank was manually “judged to be okay.”

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The first leak reported by a customer came in March, causing YMA to go through its records to find each instance of manual override, resulting in the recall. Again, the fuel tank had been robotically identified as suspect, but manually approved for production.

All affected vehicles will receive a new fuel tank.

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  • Christopher Schaffer

    wow…so much information, and especially helpful to link to a page with no info on it.

  • Cindy

    Having problem with radio, drivers window and drivers side door not working at the same time. Have checked all fuses. If the battery is unhooked they will all work for a short time. Driving me crazy because we cant figure out the problem! Help!!