May 06, 2013

Source: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigation (ODI)

Honda has issued a recall of approximately 43,782 Fit Sport vehicles for failure to conform to Federal Vehicle Motor Safety Standard No. 126 regarding "Electronic Stability Control Systems." The electronic stability control system of the affected vehicles may allow excessive yaw rates at high steering angles which can increase the risk of an auto accident. 

This recall is expected to begin on May 17, 2013. Dealers will inspect the vehicle and perform the necessary service free of charge.  Owners may contact Honda directly at 1-800-999-1009 and reference safety recall no. S99. Additional details can also be found by referencing NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V157000.

Owners are encouraged to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to www.safercar.gov with any questions or concerns surrounding these or any other recalls or safety campaigns.