The Japanese based automaker Honda has recently announced a recall for some of its models because of a problem related to the brake shift interlock mechanism.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 204, 500 units of the Honda CR-V, Honda Odyssey and Acura RDX will be affected by this recall and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers. The NHTSA says that the front brake torque member might experience some premature cracking or failure and if this happens, the brake caliper can move and contact the inside of the road wheel, affecting the braking performance.
The affected vehicles have are from the 2012-2013 model year. Dealers will inspect them and replace the necessary parts, free of charge. There are a total of 128,000 affected units of the 2012-2013 Honda CRV, 59 units of the 2012-2013 Honda Odyssey and 17,500 units of the Acura RDX. The recall will begin on the 13th of May. For more information on the recall, owners of the above mentioned vehicles can contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 and Acura at 1-800-382-2238.