1979 HONDA CIVIC Recall - Recall ID 1179

1979 HONDA CIVIC Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 81V136000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: HONDA 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: CIVIC 
Model Year: 1979 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: SUSPENSION 
Mfg Involved in Recall: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO. 
Manufacture Dates: 09-01-72 through 08-01-79 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 936,774 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.) 
Report Recieved Date: 11-06-81 
Record Creation Date: 11-10-81 
Regulation Part Number:  
FMVSS Number:  
Defect Summary: PROLONGED CONTACT WITH ROAD SALT MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, CAUSE SERIOUS RUSTING. THIS CAN WEAKEN CERTAIN UNDERCARRIAGE COMPONENTS: LATERAL SUSPENSION ARMS, FRONT CROSSBEAM AND STRUT COIL SPRING LOWER SUPPORTS. 
Consequence Summary:  
Corrective Summary: VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND, IF NECESSARY, TREATED WITH A RUST PREVENTIVE COATING. IN SOME CASES, REPLACEMENT OF COMPONENTS WILL BE PERFORMED, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER. 
Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; LATERAL SUSPENSION ARMS, FRONT CROSSBEAM, AND STRUT COILSPRING LOWER SUPPORTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WEAKENED UNDERCARRIAGE COMPONENTS COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND, POSSIBLY, AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: THIS DEFECT APPEARS TO BE MORE SERIOUS IN VEHICLES DRIVEN IN AREAS WHERE ROAD SALT IS USED EXTENSIVELY FOR SNOW REMOVAL. 
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1979 HONDA CIVIC Recall - Recall ID 1179 for HONDA CIVIC SUSPENSION

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