Sunday, January 7, 2007

Honda/Acura Odometer Inaccurate

There is a class action case involving Honda/Acura odometers. The problem is they are "overcounting." The odometers may be 2% - 4% off, which will result in more miles on the odometer than actually driven. This is bad because:

1) warranties expire too soon,
2) car loses value faster, &
3) lease customers have to pay for miles they didn’t drive!

Models covered were manufactured between 2002 - 2006. If you bought or lease a Honda/Acura "between April 13, 2002 and November 7, 2006. Honda will extend warranty mileage by 5% and they’ll reimburse for repairs you paid for if your car would have been covered by the new warranty limits. And they’ll reimburse lease charges if you paid for mileage you may not have driven." About 6 million cars are affected.

Honda says their odometers still performed within industry guidelines.

The settlement won’t be final until a hearing scheduled for May.

For more information on the settlement:

Source: Honda Odometer Problem

Lawyers are going after Nissan too...

I extended the warranty for my 2005 TSX to 7 years/100,000 miles. How do I go about explaining to the service department that Honda is extending the warranty another 5% (to 105,00 miles)? What about those CL guys who's tranny went *just* after the warranty expired? Not cool...

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Oh ,what is happening here,is it true?
For vehicle warranty is best

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