Honda recalls nearly 1 million cars worldwide

TOKYO - (AP) - Honda Motor Co. says it will recall a total of962,000 cars worldwide to fix power windows and computer systems. Honda will recall 936,000 units of the Fit subcompact, CR-Vcrossover and Fit Aria in North America, Asia, Europe and Africa,the company said Monday. The Fit is called Jazz in some overseasmarkets, while the Fit Aria is also known as City. Honda says the recall was prompted by defects in driver's-sidepower window switch units, which could potentially melt and catchfire. It will also recall 26,000 CR-Z compact hybrids globally due toprogramming problems with the engine control unit. There have been no injuries because of the defects, Honda says.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Team of the Week: Sacred Heart women's golf 1 Team of the Week: Sacred Heart women's golf
Bridgeport police investigating death of 10-month-old boy as 2 Bridgeport police investigating death of baby boy as homicide
Milford police have arrested a woman that they 3 Police: Woman set up man to be robbed at Milford hotel
4 Connecticut Sportscast, April 25
Workers from New York headed to Stamford Tuesday 5 Striking Charter Communications workers protest in Stamford

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE