KUALA LUMPUR: Honda Malaysia is recalling the City Hybrid 2021 model and the Civic 2022 model as a precautionary safety measure.
In a statement released yesterday, it said that 630 City Hybrid 2021 cars are being recalled to replace the camera in the front windscreen that is part of the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS).
The camera may not be operating properly and cause the ADAS to be inactive when in drive mode.
“Meanwhile, 72 units of the Civic 2022 are involved in the measure to rectify the welding point at the slide adjuster in the driver’s seat.
“This may cause the driver’s seat to not be fixed in position when driving and may compromise the seatbelt protection for the driver,” said Honda Malaysia, Bernama reported. The company said that all costs related to this recall will be paid for by Honda Malaysia.
This means that the affected parts will be checked, fixed and replaced at no cost to the customer.
As of yesterday, the company said that there have been no crashes or injuries in Malaysia because of this problem.
“Honda Malaysia encourages customers to download and update their details via the HondaTouch mobile application for further verification. Customers will be informed via notification letters or they can also contact any authorised dealer.
“We apologise for the inconvenience caused to affected customers and would like to reassure them that other current production and selling models are not affected,” it said.
Vehicle owners can call Honda Malaysia’s toll-free number at 1-800-88-2020 or go to productrecall.honda.com.my to find out more about this recall.