Honda Malaysia has officially announced a recall of 21,956 units of the 2009 generation Honda City and 1,680 units of the 2009 and 2010 Honda Jazz to replace lost motion springs and the retainers.Replacement of the lost motion springs and retainers to be carried out with countermeasure parts.Read the full news from Bernama below.
HONDA MALAYSIA TO RECALL 23,636 UNITS OF CITY & JAZZ MODELS
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd is recalling 21,956 units of the City 2009 and 1,680 units of the Jazz 2009 and 2010 models to replace lost motion springs and the retainers for all vehicles with countermeasure parts.
In a statement on Thursday, Honda said lost motion springs, which are compressed by rocker arms in normal engine use, may bend or break over time resulting in irregular engine noise and potentially causing engine stalls.
It said no crashes or injuries have been reported, related to this issue.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Malaysia, Yoichiro Ueno said the company is in the midst of preparing the replacement parts.
Necessary inspection and replacement will be carried out when the parts are ready and all the charges incurred in this regard, will be borne by the company, he added.