Honda’s Recall 2010 includes Accord and Civics models from the 2003 year and Elements from the 2003-2004 years.
Honda has recalled about 4,00,000 vehicles in the US, due to an ignition switch problem. The recall will begin in late September. According to Honda Motor Co, it is the third recall over the same problem since 2003. The Previous two were in 2003 and 2005.
While the issues appears to be one they can’t fix, or haven’t been able to in 3 recalls, the company says that there’s no major cause for alarm. There have only been a few incidents, and of those just one led to small injury.
Honda in a statement reported that “several complaints about such failures” and “a small number of related incidents, including one that resulted in a minor injury.” Nearly 197,000 ‘Accord’ and 117,000 ‘Civic’ models from 2003, as well as 69,000 Element models from 2003-04 years are included in the recalls.