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Honda recalling 700,000 Fit models over engine fears - 97k in U.S.

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Feb 17th, 2011 at 1:01PM

2009 Honda Fit Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery Honda has announced that the company is recalling around 700,000 vehicles globally for faulty lost motion springs in the valve train. The springs may fatigue and break over time, causing the engine to stall as a result. The recall covers certain 2009-2010 Fit, Freed and City models, and so far the company has received a total of 72 complaints of the issue in Japan and 29 complaints from elsewhere in the world. No injuries or accidents have been reported as a result of the problem. A total of 176,000 vehicles are being... Read More

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