Recall alert: Honda recalls more than 628,000 US vehicles to replace fuel pumps

DETROIT — Honda Motor Co. announced Tuesday that it is recalling more than 628,000 vehicles in the United States to replace fuel pumps that can fail due to a potentially defective component.

There have been no reports to date of crashes or injuries related to the recall, but the company said that the rotating part of the pump, called the impeller, can be defective, leading to pump failure that can cause engines to stall.

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The recall affects an additional 133,000 vehicles outside the United States, Reuters reported.

Specifically, the recall affects the following vehicles:

• 2019 and 2020 Accord

• 2019 Civic Coupe, sedan and Type R

• 2019 and 2020 Civic Hatchback

• 2018 and 2019 model year CR-V

• 2019 Fit

• 2019 HR-V

• 2019 and 2020 Insight

• 2019 Odyssey

• 2019 Passport

• 2019 Pilot

• 2019 Ridgeline

Acura models include the 2019 ILX and the 2019 and 2020 MDX, RDX and TLX, The Associated Press reported.

Vehicle owners will be notified by mail in late May, and dealers will replace the fuel pumps for free, the outlet reported.

-- The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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