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2018 HONDA CR-V

Report Date:
September 27, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V663000
Component:
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Honda Civic and CR-V vehicles. The magnet that controls the torque sensor output signal for the electronic power steering system may not be properly secured, allowing the magnet to become dislodged. During a full lock turn, the dislodged magnet may cause steering assist to be applied in the opposite direction.

Consequence Summary:
The unintended steering input reduces vehicle maneuverability and increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gearbox assembly, free of charge. The recall began November 9, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are C2N, P2O.