Honda has officially announced a recall for several Fit models because of an issue with the ignition coils.
Owners of the Honda Fit will not be glad to find out that they will have to take a trip back to the dealers because of an issue with the ignition coils. According to the car manufacturer, the plug top ignition coils may degrade over time and it could cause the engine to stall, over time, which will be increasing the risk of a crash and injury. Honda is not aware of any reported injuries or crashes related to this condition.
“The original plug top ignition coils may degrade over time, which, in the worst case, could cause the vehicle’s engine to stall, potentially increasing the risk of a crash. No crashes or injuries have been reported related to this issue, which was discovered through the warranty claim process outside of the United States”, says the automaker in its official press release.
The affected Honda Fit vehicles are from the 2015 model year and the car manufacturer has announced a total number of approximately 17,800 units. Honda has announced the recall in order to encourage owners of the affected models to take their rides to an authorized dealer as soon as they will be receiving the notification. Mailing will begin on the 6th of October, 2015, and the local dealers will tell owners if their vehicles will require repair. All repairs / replacements will be performed free of charge. For extra details on the topic, owners can contact Honda at 1-888-234-2138.