http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 13.65Change: 0.10
R/$ = 10.99Change: -0.03
Au 1198.66 $/ozChange: -0.50
Pt 1223.50 $/ozChange: -6.50
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Tenders Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Contact Us
 
 
 
RSS Feed
Article   Comments   Other News   Research   Magazine  
 
 
Feb 01, 2010

Honda SA recalls previous Jazz model

Back
Cape Town|Africa|Fire|Honda South Africa|Housing|Safety|Water|Africa|South Africa|Jazz|Power|Vanilla Nurse|Water|Previous Generation Jazz|Safety
|Africa|Fire|Housing|Safety|Water|Africa||Power|Water|
cape-town|africa-company|fire|honda-south-africa|housing|safety|water-company|africa|south-africa|jazz|power|vanilla-nurse|water|previous-generation-jazz|safety-product
© Reuse this



Honda South Africa is recalling its previous generation Jazz, model year 2002 to 2008, in order to inspect and modify driver door power-window switches that the company says “may, in some cases, short circuit as a result of water intrusion into the housing”.

This follows a vehicle fire in September last year, in which two-year-old Vanilla Nurse died in Cape Town. The Jazz in which she was seated caught alight.

Following this Honda launched an investigation to determine the cause of the incident.

Honda South Africa says while “the cause of the fire remains indeterminable, the investigation has shown that water intrusion into the power window switch housing may, in some instances, cause a short circuit, which, in exceptional circumstances, may lead to potential damages.

“As a precautionary measure, Honda has decided to implement a safety recall of all 2002 to 2008 year model Jazz units in South Africa.”

The company says vehicle owners will be notified directly of this recall.

Honda dealers will inspect the driver door power window switch and if water intrusion is observed, the switch will be replaced.

In all cases a counter measure to prevent any water intrusion will be fitted.

Customers may contact Honda South Africa on 0800 HONDA1, or email care@honda.co.za.

Edited by: Creamer Media Reporter
© Reuse this Comment Guidelines (150 word limit)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Automotive News
Outgoing VWSA MD David Powels
Updated 2 hours 51 minutes ago Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) has named engineer and Volkswagen Group (VWAG) foreign plants production head Thomas Schäfer as its new MD, following the planned deployment of current MD David Powels as president of VW Brazil, from February next year. Schäfer had been...
Updated 5 hours ago Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the new Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles – Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) guidelines aimed at stimulating investment into the production of these vehicles in South Africa. The MHCV-AIS, which was a...
BMW South Africa (SA) has signed a power purchasing agreement with energy company Bio2Watt. The offtake partnership will bring renewable energy to the carmaker’s Rosslyn plant, north of Pretoria.
More
 
 
Latest News
Updated 18 minutes ago Increased maintenance costs, poor rolling mill yields and strike action have widened Evraz Highveld Steel’s operating loss, from R149-million in the nine months ended September 30, 2013, to R483-million for the comparative 2014 period. The company added on Monday...
Updated 19 minutes ago Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has misled Parliament and should be suspended pending an investigation, the DA said on Monday. "Reports indicate that the minister was involved in recommending and appointing Mr Tshepo Kgadima as chairman of the board of...
More
 
 
Recent Research Reports
Defence 2014: A review of South Africa's defence industry (PDF Report)
Creamer Media’s Defence 2014 report examines South Africa’s defence industry, with particular focus on the key participants in the sector, the innovations that have come out of the sector, local and export demand, South Africa’s controversial multibillion-rand...
Road and Rail 2014: A review of South Africa's road and rail infrastructure (PDF report)
Creamer Media’s Road and Rail 2014 report examines South Africa’s road and rail transport system, with particular focus on the size and state of the country’s road and rail network, the funding and maintenance of these respective networks, and the push to move road...
Real Economy Year Book 2014 (PDF Report)
This edition drills down into the performance and outlook for a variety of sectors, including automotive, construction, electricity, transport, steel, water, coal, gold, iron-ore and platinum.
Real Economy Insight: Automotive 2014 (PDF Report)
This four-page brief covers key developments in the automotive industry over the past 12 months, including an overview of South Africa’s automotive market, trade figures, production and the policies influencing the sector.
Real Economy Insight: Construction 2014 (PDF Report)
This five-page brief covers key developments in the construction industry over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the sector and includes details of employment in the sector, infrastructure and municipal spending, as well as insight into companies’...
Real Economy Insight: Electricity 2014 (PDF Report)
This five-page brief covers key developments in the electricity industry over the past 12 months, including details of State-owned power utility Eskom’s generation activities, funding and tariffs, independent power producers and prospects for the sector.
 
 
 
 
 
This Week's Magazine
JSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) Rebosis Property Fund achieved a distribution growth of 8.1% to 99.45c per linked unit in the financial year ended August 31, despite volatile market conditions.
JAMES ROBERTS The MOM incubator was designed to help babies in developing nations who were dying in conflict-struck nations or who do not receive hospital care
A low-cost, inflatable incubator won this year’s international James Dyson design award, which aims to encourage and inspire the next generation of design engineers.
The World Bank released its ‘Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency’ report last month and ranked South Africa 43 out of 189 global economies for its ease of doing business, with Singapore topping the rankings.
Air Products South Africa officially launched its R300-million Eastern Cape air- separation unit (ASU), at its new manufacturing facility in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), earlier this month. It is the second facility that Air Products launched in South...
BMW South Africa (SA) has signed a power purchasing agreement with energy company Bio2Watt. The offtake partnership will bring renewable energy to the carmaker’s Rosslyn plant, north of Pretoria.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks