Honda recalling 886,815 Odyssey minivans

Written By By the Associated Press Posted: 03/15/2014, 01:02pm

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 886,815 Odyssey minivans in the United States because a fuel-pump cover can deteriorate and cause a fuel leak.

Odysseys from the model years 2005 through 2010 are involved. The recalled minivans were made between June 23, 2004, and Sept. 4, 2010.

According to documents posted Saturday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the cover on the fuel-pump strainer can wear down from exposure to high temperatures and acidic chemicals, like those found in fertilizers. Fuel leaks can cause a vehicle fire.

Honda says no fires or injuries have been reported.

Honda says dealers will repair the vehicles for free, but replacement parts might not be available until this summer. It says it will notify owners of the recall next month.

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