Safety Recall: 2017-2019 Honda Ridgeline Fuel Pump Cracks or Leak Inspection

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V053
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 106,683

 

Fuel Pump Feed Port May Crack And Leak

A crack in the fuel pump feed port can allow pressurized fuel to leak out, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ridgeline trucks. Exposure to acids, such as from car wash soaps, can result in the fuel pump feed port cracking.

 

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, if necessary, and install a fuel pump cover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 7, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. The recall number for this recall is Q3V.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Honda has a Recall


Service Bulletin
A19-013
January 25, 2019
Version 1

 

Safety Recall: 2017-19 Ridgeline Fuel Pump Cracks or Leak Inspection

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2017-19 Ridgeline ALL Check the iN VIN status for eligibility

 

BACKGROUND

Certain vehicle cleaning detergents/agents may interact adversely with the fuel pump and feed port, causing cracks that may lead to pressurized fuel leaks.

 

CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION

Owners of affected vehicles will be sent a notification of this campaign. Do an iN VIN status inquiry to make sure the vehicle is shown as eligible.

Some vehicles affected by this campaign may be in your new or used vehicle inventory.

Failure to repair a vehicle subject to a recall or campaign may subject your dealership to claims or lawsuits from the customer or anyone else harmed as a result of such failure. To see if a vehicle in inventory is affected by this safety recall, do a VIN status inquiry before selling it.

 

POSSIBLE CAUSES

The fuel pump feed line connector or the top surface of the fuel pump is cracked.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Inspect the fuel pump, and replace if needed. Install the fuel pump cover kit.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

Expected failure rate of the pump is very low. Order fuel pump and retainer only after confirming a new fuel pump is required based on the inspection procedure. Do not order for inventory.

Part Name Part Number Quantity
Fuel Pump Cover Kit 17063-T6Z-305 1
Fuel Pump (if needed) 17045-TZ5-A10 1

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION 

Operation
Number
Description Flat
Rate
Time
Defect
Code
Symptom
Code
Template
ID
Failed
Part
Number
3105J1 Inspect the fuel pump for leaks and cracks. If no leaks or cracks are found, install the fuel pump cover kit. 1.2 hr 6FX00 Q3V00 A19013A 17045-TZ5-A10
3105J2 Inspect the fuel pump for leaks and cracks. If leaks and or cracks are found, replace the fuel pump and install the fuel pump cover kit. 1.8 hr 6FX00 Q3V00 A19013B 17045-TZ5-A10

Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the rear seat to gain access to the fuel tank unit. Refer to the service information.
  2. Remove the fuel tank access panel.
  3. Clean the fuel pump surface with a clean shop towel, and check for cracks.

NOTE

Do not use any chemicals to clean the surface, only use a clean shop towel.

  1. Run the engine for 1 minute to check for fuel leaks.
  1. Relieve the fuel pressure; refer to the service information. Then, remove the fuel line, and check for cracks at the fuel feed port.
    • If no leaks or cracks are found, go to step 6 and install the fuel pump cover kit.
    • If the fuel pump is leaking and or cracks are found, replace the fuel pump; refer to the service Then, go to step 6 and install the fuel pump cover kit.

check for cracks

  1. Disconnect the connector.
  1. Place the corrugated tubing next to the connector and the corrugated tube on the wiring harness, and cut to fit as shown. Then, wrap a piece of EPT foam tape around the area as shown.

NOTE

If the corrugated tubing is already against the connector, this step is not needed.

corrugated tubing

  1. Install the cover assembly, and make sure the arrow on the cover lines up with the marks on the fuel tank and the cover assembly is fully snapped onto the lock nut.

cover assembly

  1. Connect the fuel line and the connector as shown.

Connect the fuel line and the connector

  1. Close the lid on the cover assembly.

Close the lid

  1. Install the fuel tank access panel and rear
  2. For California residents only: Fill out a Vehicle Emissions Recall – Proof of Correction certificate, and use Q3V as the recall Give the certificate to your customer, and advise him or her to keep it as proof that the recall was completed. Your customer will need to submit this certificate to the DMV only if the DMV requests it. If you need more certificates, use reorder number Y0657.

Proof of Correction certificate

END


A19-013
January 25, 2019
Version 1

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCRIT-19V053-0135.pdf

Download (PDF, 373KB)


Manufacturer Notices

January 25, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCMN-19V053-2896.pdf

Download (PDF, 191KB)


Manufacturer Notices

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCMN-19V053-6525.pdf

Download (PDF, 104KB)


DEFECT INFORMATION REPORT

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RMISC-19V053-8119.pdf

Download (PDF, 53KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

February 13, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V053-7209.pdf

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V053&docType=RCL


 

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