According to news sources, a recall has been announced for about 8,709 units of Honda Pilot and Acura vehicles after it was found that they posed a fire hazard.
The company, American Honda Motors Co, announced the recall of its 2012 Pilot and Acura MDX vehicles due to issues affecting the Vent Shut Float (VSF), which could potentially cause the a fuel leak to occur from the tank, thereby increasing the risk of fire.
The company will reportedly begin notifying vehicle owners about the recall. Owners will be able to take their recalled vehicles to their dealer for a free replacement of the fuel tank assembly. Consumers can contact the company at 1-800-999-1009 for additional information.
As a San Diego personal injury attorney, I’ve seen recalls of this kind in the past and know the severity of the hazards they entail. I hope this information can help raise awareness about this recalled product. If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a personal injury lawyer San Jose to learn about the legal options available to you. Please, continue to visit our blog for regular updates about unsafe and dangerous consumer products.