1979 HONDA CIVIC RECALLS

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1979 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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