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Honda Recalls 646,000 Fits Worldwide  
User currently offlinePHLBOS From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 7521 posts, RR: 23
Posted (4 years 7 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1303 times:

First Toyota, now Honda.

http://www.huliq.com/3257/90987/honda-recall-spurred-unfit-honda-fits

Exerpt which contains the actual recall announcement (in bold):

"Under some severe operating conditions, water, rain, or other liquid may enter the driver's window and reach the master power window switch, resulting in impaired function of the switch. If the master power window switch is damaged as a result of the liquid intrusion, it may result in failure of the switch and overheating.

"An overheating switch may cause smoke, melting or, potentially, fire."


The Honda recall affects models built worldwide, in Japan, China, Brazil, Thailand, Malaysia and India. Of the vehicles being recalled, 141,140 are in the U.S., 171,372 are in the U.K., where the model is called the Jazz, and 229,000 are in Latin America.


Unlike the recent Toyota issue, this one can't be blamed cars built only at U.S. assembly plants at all.


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User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (4 years 7 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1299 times:



Quoting PHLBOS (Thread starter):
Unlike the recent Toyota issue, this one can't be blamed cars built only at U.S. assembly plants at all.

Nor will this one kill 19 people.



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User currently offlineJMackey From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 294 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1229 times:

This, so far, looks nowhere near as severe as Toyota's problem.


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