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Honda Recalls 410,000 Cars

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Posted on Mar 16, 2010
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It’s not quite the 8 million vehicles that Toyota has had to swallow, but the next-biggest Japanese automaker announced a recall of its own. Honda is calling 410,000 Odyssey and Element vehicles sold in the U.S. back to the farm to address brake issues.

Actually, this isn’t the first Honda recall this year. The company expanded an airbag-related recall in February to cover 378,758 vehicles. More on that here.

BBC:

The recall is of 344,000 Odyssey models and 68,000 Element vehicles made between 2007 and 2008.

Honda said it had received complaints of brake pedals that felt soft or gradually needed more pressure to work.

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By 2008 Accord too?, March 17, 2010 at 3:14 am Link to this comment
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Is the 2008 Accord included in the recall?
AutoBeef (16 Mar 2010)
http://www.carcomplaints.com/
Problem Vehicles
Vehicles with the most (not the worst) problems.
The 20 Most Problematic Vehicles
The 20 most problem-prone vehicles are shown below, as reported to AutoBeef.
02.  2008 Honda Accord (brakes problems 871, other items 1 - 62)
05.  2003 Honda Accord (transmission problems 390, other items 1 - 99)
06.  2001 Honda Civic (transmission problems 488, other items 1 - 55)
11.  2002 Honda Accord (transmission problems 367, other items 1 - 17)
(information changes over time)

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