Honda has been all over the news lately due to the recall of several Honda vehicles.  Most recently Honda has issued a recall of 268,000 of their CR-V sports utility vehicles produced between February 19, 2002 through July 28, 2006.  The recall is due to the risk of the power window switches catching fire.

Product Information:

  • Model Year: 2002-2006
  • Vehicle Make: Honda
  • Vehicle Model: CR-V
  • Manufacturer: Honda
  • Number of Units Affected: 268,655
  • Problem: The driver-side power window switch may fail or melt

Consequences of a Failed Power Window Switch:

  • Overheating
  • Smoke
  • Fire

Injuries to Date:

There have been no major injuries reported to date


The owners of the recalled Honda CR-V’s may take their vehicles to the dealers to have the CR-V switches inspected and repaired for free.

Additional Information

For more information on the Honda CR-V recall, owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.  Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.  For quick answers regarding the recall, you can go directly to the Honda CR-V recall page.

What to Do if a Recalled Product Has Affected You

If you or a loved one has become injured as a result of the recalled Honda CR-V, you may be entitled to compensation.  It would be beneficial to speak to a products liability attorney.