Nearly 10,000 Civic sedan and coupe versions face tire installation recall
Honda is recalling 9,816 Civic LX sedans and coupes from the 2014 model 12 months due to a likely tire situation. The issue considerations the mounting of the tires — Honda believes the tire bead may have gotten pinched amongst the assembly gear and the steel wheel rims, which in flip may possibly have induced harm to the tire. This difficulty could possibly lead to the tire to get rid of air, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
The recall is confined to the 2014 Civic LX which is the base trim level, a model which is outfitted with steel wheels with wheelcovers, rather than alloy wheels discovered on the greater-spec versions of the well-liked sedans and coupes.
The impacted autos had been manufactured amongst Nov. 26, 2013, and Jan. 21, 2014, and the majority of the autos created had not but been offered. The recall began March 28, 2014, and proper now Honda is in the approach of notifying owners. The fix is a fairly simple 1 and will carried out at the dealer level after an inspection for harm, the tires will be replaced cost-free of charge.
The 2014 Honda Civic went on sale in early December of 2013, and starts at $ 18,980 for the base LX model, while the best of the line EX trim designs are priced at $ 25,030. The Civic’;s one.8-liter 4-cylinder is coupled both with a 5-speed guide transmission or a constantly variable automated transmission.
Owners may make contact with Honda at (800) 999-1009 for far more data about this recall, and use the following Honda code for this recall as a reference: JD8. Owners can also speak to the Nationwide Highway Visitors Safety Administration safety hotline at (888) 327-4236 or check out the recall website.
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