Approximately 350 model-year 2019-20 Honda CR-V SUVs are being recalled because bolts used to secure the rear subframe could lack a required wax coating, potentially allowing them to loosen over time, causing the rear subframe to separate and increasing the risk of a crash.
Honda will begin notifying owners in mid-January. Owners can call the automaker at 888-234-2138 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.
To fix the problem, dealers will inspect the subframe bolts and replace some or all as needed. They will also tighten all subframe bolts to the correct specification.
Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.
Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.