Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) has issued a recall for the Honda Fit.
Description of Recall
Honda is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Honda Fit vehicles. There is a potential for one or more of the four spring assemblies on the engine’s variable valve timing and lift electronic control (vtec) system to fail.
Severity of the Defect
A failure of the spring assemblies may cause the vehicle to stall during operation increasing the risk of a crash.
Honda’s Recommended Action
Dealers will inspect and replace the spring assemblies in the engine if necessary free of charge. The safety recall began on March 7, 2011. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.