Recall roundup: Honda Fit image

The Japanese based automaker Honda has recently announced a recall for the 2012 and 2013 Fit Sport, because of a problem with the ESC.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 43,782 units of the Fit Sport cars will be affected by this problem in the United States, and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the problem with the ESC fixed. The NHTSA says that the ESC (electronic stability assist) software can encounter some problems when the vehicle is equipped with certain tires, preventing the proper functioning of the system and increasing the risk of a crash.

The affected vehicles have been produced between the 23rd of March, 2011, and the 22nd of March, 2012. The issues has been discovered during the FMVSS compliance testing but the carmaker didn’t receive any reports on crashes or injuries related to this problem. Honda will notify owners of all affected vehicles and the recall is expected to begin on the 17th of May. Meanwhile, if you own a 2012-2013 Honda Fit in the United States you should contact the carmaker at 1-800-999-1009 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.