The Japanese based automaker Honda has recently announced a recall for the Pilot models and for the MDXs, made by its North American luxury division, because of a possible fuel leak.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are 8,709 models affected by this recall and all of them are wearing the 2012 model year in their names. The feds are saying that fuel may leak from the tanks of the models mentioned above and if ignored, this problem might lead to increasing the risk of a fire, but until now, the NHTSA didn’t receive any reports related to this issue.
“The vent shut float valve case in the fuel tank assembly does not meet the design specification. As a result, fuel may leak from the tank, increasing the risk of fire”, as the NHTSA said in its recalls summary of the problem.
The Honda dealers will replace the fuel-tank assembly in possible affected vehicles free of charge and this recall will begin on the 13th of March, this year. Owners of the 2012 Honda Pilot and 2012 Acura MDX can contact the car manufacturer for any questions about this recall at (800) 999-1009.