Honda—Civic Hybrid—DC-DC Converter Terminal Failure

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
From JHMFD36206S00005 to JHMFD36206S204738.

What are the defects?

There is insufficient clearance between the Intelligent Power Unit cover and the DC-DC Converter cable terminal, which are positioned on the rear side of the rear seat assembly. If excessive weight is placed upon the rear set back, there is the possibility of a short circuit occurring. This short circuit is due to the IPU cover interfering with the DC-DC Converter cable terminal, this short circuit causes the main fuse to blow resulting in the engine stalling.

What are the hazards?

Malfunction

What should consumers do?

Honda Australia will contact owners of affected vehicles by mail.

Supplier
Honda Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category