Recall of Honda Jazz 2005 year model

Today (Tuesday 6th September), Honda New Zealand has initiated sending a notification letter to owners of NZ-new 2005 year model Jazz customers advising of this recall for the drivers window switch, which will be replaced free of charge when stocks are available.

What's the problem?

Honda’s quality systems have detected the possibility for a failure relating to the power window master switch. Should this problem occur functions of the switch will be suspended. Fortunately, there have been only 327 failures reported out of nearly 1 million cars worldwide.

In the unlikely event that this situation should arise, customers should contact Honda on 0800 246 632 (0800 2Honda) for assistance. 

“Honda New Zealand would like to assure all Kiwi drivers that Honda is committed to ensuring the highest levels of on-going safety for customers and this has resulted in the recall. We are immediately initiating contacting customers and affecting the required rectification as soon as components are available.  If any customers have concerns we encourage them to contact Honda on the free-phone number 0800 246632,” says Graeme Seymour, Honda New Zealand’s Managing Director.

“Unlike recalls for other products, motor vehicles are a registered product which enables the auto industry to contact vehicle owners directly through comprehensive databases or utilise the NZ Transport Agency’s vehicle licensing database.” he explains.