Honda recalled 160,000 Fit subcompact and Vezel sport-utility vehicles in Japan because of defective power steering and a part that controls the electric current in the vehicles. The recall does not affect any Honda models sold abroad.

There have been no injuries related to the problems. Six fires were reported related to the faulty part that controls electricity for capacitors, and two minor accidents were reported to the defect in the steering, according to Honda Motor Co.

The recalled vehicles were manufactured from 2nd August 2013 through 13 February 2016. The Fit was recalled for both problems, but the Vezel did not have the steering problem.

Recall Notification Number: 3729
Recall Start Date: 2016 April 4

Recall of Honda Fit and Vezel

Honda Fit

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Honda Vezel

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Source: Toyota Japan Recall Board

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