Honda Recall of Certain Model Year 2012 Pilot and Acura MDX Vehicles

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—February 23, 2012.

Summary:  Honda is recalling certain model year 2012 Pilot and Acura MDX vehicles. Tthe vent shut float (VSF) valve case in the fuel tank assembly does not meet the design specifications.

Consequence:  As a result, fuel may leak from the tank, increasing the risk of fire.

Remedy:  Honda will notify owners and dealers will inspect the VSF assembly date and, if necessary, replace the fuel tank assembly, free of charge.  The Safety Recall is expected to begin on or about March 13, 2012.  Owners may contact Honda Customer Service at 800-999-1009.

Notes:  Honda’s Recall Campaign Number is S25 and S26.  Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov