HONDA ( 12V501000 )
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
HONDA / CR-V
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Report Receipt Date: OCT 16, 2012
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Potential Number of Units Affected: 264
Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2012 CR-V, equipped with the LX trim level and manufactured from August 30, 2012, to August 31, 2012. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification." The incorrect values for Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, Gross Axle Weight Rating front and rear, tire size, and rim size were specified on the safety certification label.
Consequence: A misprinted label could lead to improper vehicle loading. Improper loading could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will apply the corrective label free of charge. This recall is expected to begin on, or about, November 6, 2012. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.