2013 Honda Fit Recalled for Breaking Driveshaft

A new recall campaign from Honda is pulling 1,038 Fit sub-compact hatchbacks in for service.

An improper heat treatment used on models with a manual transmission could cause the passenger side driveshaft to break according to NHTSA documents. If that happens, the car would lose power and coast to a stop while affected cars that are parked without the parking brake applied can roll away.

Owners with affected vehicles can expect to be contact by Honda with instructions to bring their car to a dealer for service. The recall campaign began on Sunday, June 15. This is the second recall to affect the 2013 Fit. Previously, Honda recalled almost 92,000 Fits to re-program their electronic stability control systems.

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