KB9 – Crankshaft Replacement – 2015-2016 Honda CBR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V528
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,424

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)



Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles.

The affected motorcycles may have an improperly machined crankshaft which may result in the failure of the connecting rod bearing retainer.


KB8 – Rear Side Marker Light Is Not Working – 2016 Honda Civic

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V526
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,846

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)



American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2016 Civic 2-Door vehicles manufactured February 23, 2016, through May 20, 2016.

The affected vehicles may have a damaged LED side marker light circuit board inside the taillight assembly, making the marker light inoperable.

As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Assoc. Equipment.”


Fuel Vapor Lock – 2005-2007 Acura RL

January 19, 2007


Applies To:
2005–06 RL – ALL
2007 RL – From VIN JH4KB1…7C000001 thru JH4KB1…7C001724


Fuel Vapor Lock



The engine has an occasional performance problem during unseasonably warm weather. This condition is worse at higher altitudes.


Restricted Heater Core or Radiator Causes Poor Heating or Engine Overheating – 2003-2005 Honda Element

December 18, 2008


Applies To:



Product Update: Restricted Heater Core or Radiator Causes Poor Heating or Engine Overheating

(Supersedes 08-097, dated December 18, 2008, to update the information marked by the black bar)



Contamination in the factory fill engine coolant can eventually cause restrictions in the heater core and the radiator, leading to poor heater performance or, in rare cases, engine overheating.



2003 Honda Element:

2WD – From VIN 5J6YH1…3L016392 thru 5J6YH1…3L016482
4WD – From VIN 5J6YH2…3L039455 thru 5J6YH2…3L051852

2004 Honda Element:

2WD – From VIN 5J6YH1…4L015490 thru 5J6YH1…4L015549
4WD – From VIN 5J6YH2…4L000271 thru 5J6YH2…4L039015

2005 Honda Element:

2WD – From VIN 5J6YH1…5L000430 thru 5J6YH1…5L001027
4WD – From VIN 5J6YH2…5L000612 thru 5J6YH2…5L001811


Not all vehicles within the affected VIN ranges have contaminated coolant. To verify vehicle eligibility, you must check at least one of these items:

  • The customer has a notification letter.
  • The vehicle is shown as eligible on a VIN status inquiry.

In addition, check for a punch mark above the first character of the engine compartment VIN. A punch mark in that location means this product update has already been completed.

Some of the vehicles affected by this product update may be in your used vehicle inventory. These vehicles should be updated before they are sold or leased.



All owners of affected vehicles will be sent a notification of this product update. An example of the customer notification is at the end of this service bulletin.


Brembo Brakes Squeal With Light Application – 2004-2006 Acura TL

July 20, 2010


Applies To:

2004–06 TL – ALL with M/T


Brembo Brakes Squeal With Light Application

(Supersedes 04-019, dated January 20, 2007, to revise the information marked with the black bars)



  • Under WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION, the flat rate time for labor operation number 410820 was changed.
  • Under REPAIR PROCEDURE, the requirement to refinish new brake discs was removed.



The front brakes squeal with light pedal application.