Honda Recalls

Honda Recall Check

Honda puts a high priority on the safety of their products. Honda is committed to addressing their customers’ needs and concerns affected by a Honda recall. All safety recall repairs are free at authorized Honda dealers. If you own a Honda vehicle, you can check recalls by VIN or by license plate. Make sure the Honda you own is not subject to an open recall. If a recall is issued, your vehicle has a significant defect that can make your car unsafe to drive. A Honda recall check is important to get the issue fixed and the vehicle repaired as soon as possible.

How do I check if my Honda has a recall?

Look for your Honda VIN:

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Enter the 17-digit vehicle identification number:


A Honda Recall check by covers:

Recalls and defects
Car report summary
Market value
Vehicle specifications
Equipment details
Fuel efficiency
Safety rating
Inspection checklist
Auto insurance
NMVTIS report

What does a Honda recall announcement include?

If there are recalls for your Honda, check the following:

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: identification number assigned to a recall
  • Summary: details of the recall such as the vehicles covered, where the vehicles were sold or registered, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards,
  • Consequences: how the recall may compromise the operation and safety of the vehicle
  • Remedy: how the problem can be fixed (repair, replacement or refund) and how to contact Honda for assistance

How should I contact Honda about an open recall?

For more information regarding recalls:

  • Honda Recall Hotline: (800) 999-1009

You may also check recall information for safety and defects at the official Honda Owners website.

  • NHTSA: National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

How do I fix a Honda recall?

When a Honda is affected by a safety recall, vehicle owners will be sent a notification letter with detailed instructions on how to fix a Honda recall. You can also check recalls by entering your 17 character vehicle identification number (VIN number) or by selecting the year and model through the Honda recall page. If your vehicle is affected, schedule an appointment with an authorized Honda dealership immediately to have your vehicle repaired for FREE.

What are the latest Honda recalls?

There are millions of vehicles that have been issued a recall and for Honda, here are the latest recalls issued:

IssueAffected VehiclesImpactSolution/Repair
Software glitch2020 Accord Hybrid

2020 CR-V Hybrid

2020-2021 Insight

The part of the PCU that controls charging of the 12 volt accessory battery may malfunction and send the PCU into a “fail safe” mode. This can prevent the battery from recharging and may cause a vehicle to stall while driving, potentially increasing the risk of a crash.Mailed notification to owners will begin in late-Feb. 2021. Hybrid Power Control Unit (PCU) software will be updated by an authorized Honda dealer for free.
Software glitch2018–2020 Accord and Accord Hybrid 2019–2020 Honda InsightWarning lights activate unnecessarily and the rearview camera display, turn signals, and windshield wipers malfunction due to a programming flaw in the control computer.Owners will be notified starting late-Feb. 2021, and will be asked to take their vehicles to a dealer to update body control module (BCM) software.
Salt corrosion which could cause breakage of the left or right front driveshafts2007–2014 Honda Fit
2012 Honda Civic Hybrid
2013 Acura ILX Hybrid
2013–2015 Acura ILX
2013–2015 Honda Accord
This problem could cause the vehicle to roll even when it’s left in park without the parking brake activated.Owners will be notified of the recall in February and will be told when the replacement parts are available.
Faulty power window switches2002–2006 CR-V


Rain or water could seep into the switch in the driver’s door if the window is open, and can cause the switch to overheat or melt and potentially cause a fire.Recall notices will be mailed in late January and Honda will replace switches in affected vehicles.

Is my Honda affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?

Honda is part of the millions of vehicles affected by the Takata airbag recall. Takata airbags can explode when deployed, causing injuries and deaths to drivers and passengers. Of the 23 total deaths worldwide linked to faulty Takata airbags, 21 have occurred in Honda vehicles.

This list of Honda models from 2001 to 2014 with Takata airbags are under recall. Owners of affected vehicles are advised to bring their cars to a local Honda dealership for repairs, free of charge, regardless if you purchased your Honda new or used. If your Honda model is not subject to a recall, your vehicle may not be affected at this time.

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Can I search recalls for a Honda using a license plate number?

Using your Honda license plate number, you can check for recalls at’s license plate lookup tool. You will get a vehicle history report showing open safety recalls reported by the vehicle manufacturer.

Run a Recall Lookup by License Plate Number:

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Why should I run a Honda Recall Check?

Checking if your car is affected by a recall is important for safety reasons. Driving a Honda with an open safety recall can put you and your loved ones at a serious risk.

  1. Check for Honda safety defects. NHTSA has recalled almost 1.5 million Honda vehicles for the year 2020 alone due to safety defects.
  2. Check for Honda compliance to federal safety standards. It is important that your vehicle meet the minimum performance and safety standards to protect car occupants and pedestrians. 
  3. Protect yourself from buying a Honda with an open recall. Make sure the used car you’re buying is safe and reliable. A Honda recall check can help you verify if there is a recall for your car and if it can be fixed. 
  4. Get the issue fixed as soon as possible. If a recall shows up for your Honda, you can ask the dealer to fix the issue or provide you with information showing that the repairs have been done.

Unravel the full story of your vehicle with a Honda Recall Check now:

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