Passenger car

Recall published
2006-11-13
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
Product description
Electronic Power Steering (EPS) control unit in Honda cars Description: The recall concerns the following vehicles: 2006 Civic 5 Door (SHHFK1***6U000101~SHHFK1***6U003998; SHHFK2***6U000101 ~ SHHFK2***6U009998; SHHFK3***6U000101~ SHHFK3***6U009351) manufactured between 13 September 2005 and 22 February 2006 and 2006 Civic 4 Door (JHMFD1***6S200022~ JHMFD1***6S205130; JHMFD3***6S200009 ~ JHMFD3***6S200874) manufactured between 1 September 2005 and 26 January 2006.
Risk
The Electronic Power Steering (EPS) control unit can, in some cases, switch to fail safe mode while driving due to detection of abnormal current within the EPS control unit. If this occurs, there will be a sudden loss of power assistance and the driver will notice that the steering becomes very heavy without warning. The sudden loss of power assistance could lead to an accident and injury.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
CIVIC 4 door, CIVIC 5 door
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
United Kingdom
RAPEX Reference
0754/06
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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