MARKHAM, ON, Feb. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Honda Canada will voluntarily recall
385 model-year 2012 Acura MDX and 186 model-year 2012 Honda Pilot
vehicles to inspect and, if necessary, replace the fuel tank.
The vent shut float (VSF) valve case, a component of the
emissions-related on-board fuel vapor recovery system mounted inside
the fuel tank, could detach from its mounting inside of the tank due to
an incorrect VSF case material. A detached VSF case may result in fuel
overflowing from the fuel tank or possibly a fuel leak, which could
increase the risk of fire.
No leaks, fires nor injuries have been reported related to this issue,
which was identified during internal production testing by the part
Honda Canada is announcing this recall to encourage owners of all
affected vehicles to take their vehicles to an authorized dealer as
soon as they receive notification of this recall from Honda. Mailed
notification to customers will begin next month. In the interim,
owners can determine if their vehicles will require repair by going
on-line to www.honda.ca/recalls or by calling 1-888-946-6329.
SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.
For further information:
Richard Jacobs (905) 888-4102
Laura Heasman (905) 888-4586