1977 HONDA CIVIC RECALLS

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1977 HONDA CIVIC Recall

Item Affected: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Date Announced: 05/11/1977

Description of Recall: A SHORT CIRCUIT MAY OCCUR IN THE MANUALLY OPERATED CHOKE OVERRIDE MECHANISM. THIS COULD CAUSE THE OVERRIDE MECHANISM HOUSING AND OUTER COVER OF THE CHOKE CABLE TO MELT AND BURN.

Conequence:

Action Need To Fix It: DEALER WILL REPOSITION THE RESISTOR TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE CHOKE CABLE HOLDING PLATE AND THE LEAD WIRE OF THE RESISTOR, WITHOUT CHARGE.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; CHOKE OVERRIDE MECHANISM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS DEFECT COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE FIRE AND SERIOUSINJURIES TO PASSENGERS.NOTE: IF SMOKE ODOR IS NOTICED UPON STARTING VEHICLE, THE IGNITION KEY SHOULDBE TURNED OFF AND VEHICLE SHOULD NOT BE DRIVEN. DEALER WILL ARRANGE FOR THE CARTO BE TOWED IN FOR REPAIRS.


1977 HONDA CIVIC Recall

Item Affected: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Date Announced: 04/20/1979

Description of Recall: THE INTERNAL MUFFLER PRESSURE CAN CREATE A SPLIT IN THE SEAM IF THE MUFFLER IS IN A DETERIORATED CONDITION. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE EXHAUST GAS ESCAPING FROM THE SPLIT SEAM CAN CAUSE EXCESSIVE HEATING OF A SMALL AREA OF THE REAR STORAGE COMPARTMENT.

Conequence:

Action Need To Fix It: DEALER WILL INSTALL A MUFFLER COVER TO PREVENT EXCESSIVE FLOOR TEMPERATURES IN CASE OF MUFFLER SEAM SPLITTING.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: EXHAUST; MUFFLER, RESONATOR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE OVERHEATED COMPARTMENT FLOOR MAY DAMAGE CARPET AND,IF COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS ARE PLACED IN DIRECT CONTACT WITH THE COMPARTMENTFLOOR, THEY MAY BECOME IGNITED AND CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE AND SERIOUS PERSONALINJURY.


1977 HONDA CIVIC Recall

Item Affected: SUSPENSION

Date Announced: 11/06/1981

Description of Recall: PROLONGED CONTACT WITH ROAD SALT MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, CAUSE SERIOUS RUSTING. THIS CAN WEAKEN CERTAIN UNDERCARRIAGE COMPONENTS: LATERAL SUSPENSION ARMS, FRONT CROSSBEAM AND STRUT COIL SPRING LOWER SUPPORTS.

Conequence:

Action Need To Fix It: VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, IF NECESSARY, TREATED WITH A RUST PREVENTIVE COATING. IN SOME CASES, REPLACEMENT OF COMPONENTS WILL BE PERFORMED, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.

Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; LATERAL SUSPENSION ARMS, FRONT CROSSBEAM, AND STRUT COILSPRING LOWER SUPPORTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WEAKENED UNDERCARRIAGE COMPONENTS COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND, POSSIBLY, AN ACCIDENT. NOTE: THIS DEFECT APPEARS TO BE MORE SERIOUS IN VEHICLES DRIVEN IN AREAS WHERE ROAD SALT IS USED EXTENSIVELY FOR SNOW REMOVAL.



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