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Honda Malaysia announces recall for MY2018 Honda CR-V models

A total of 7,050 units of the Honda CR-V models manufactured in year 2018 will be recalled to replace the vehicle’s gear knob’s push button. This is a precautionary measure that the recall is limited only to CR-V models manufactured in 2018.All CR-V models currently on sale, as well as other models sold by Honda Malaysia, are not affected by this recall.According to Honda Malaysia, the voluntary recall is to address the possibility of customers facing difficulty with the 2018 CR-V&rs

Robert

Robert

Jul 31, 2019

We have 2 national car brands, but still no product recall law, why?

A car has on average, about 30,000 to 50,000 parts, depending on vehicle type. Despite a manufacturer's best effort, every now and then, some defective parts will inevitably slip through.As cars get more complicated and consumer rights protection are strengthened in many parts of the world, it’s only natural for recalls to become increasingly common. As much as manufacturers try their best, there’s no such thing as a zero-defect manufacturer.The nature of how mass produ

Hans

Hans

Aug 16, 2020

Volvo announces biggest global recall - 2 million cars affected

Volvo Cars have just announced its biggest global recall ever. Around 2 million cars worldwide will be recalled as a preventive measure after an internal discovery of weakened front seat belt cables by the company.According to Volvo this wear and tear issue very rarely happens but states that this recall is a preventive safety recall to avoid future issues.Affected models include:  Volvo S60  Volvo S60L  Volvo S60 Cross Country  Volvo V60 Volvo V60 Cross Country Volvo XC

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 2, 2020

ETCM Extends Takata Airbag Inflator Recall To Navara (D40), Grand Livina, And X-Gear

Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM), together with Tan Chong Ekspress Auto Servis (TCEAS) have announced that the Takata airbag inflator recall has been extended to another 3 more models.After an investigation by Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, the company has included another 11,971 units of Nissan vehicles in Malaysia to the Takata airbag inflator recall.According to ETCM, the Nissan NP300 Navara that was launched in November 2015, as well as other current selling Nissan models are not affected by the

Jack

Jack

Aug 14, 2019

Honda Malaysia recalls 55,354 cars - City, Civic, HR-V, Jazz

Honda Malaysia today announced a product recall involving 55,354 units of Honda vehicles to replace its fuel pump as a precautionary measure, in line with the Honda global fuel pump recall.Honda Malaysia truly apologises for the inconvenience caused to the affected customers and reassures that all its year 2020 production models are not affected in this product recall.All models shown in table are currently recalled by HondaAs of today, there are no incidences of crashes or injuries caused

Brian

Brian

Jun 18, 2020

UMW Toyota announces recall for 2017-19 Toyota Avanza, 3,923 units affected

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has just announced a recall campaign on Toyota Avanza models manufactured from October 2017 to June 2019. This recall campaign, which UMWT calls a Special Service Campaign (SSC) affects 3,923 units of the Avanza.The recall is an extension of a previous announcement affecting the vehicle’s fuel pump. Models not listed here are not affected in this latest campaign.According to Toyota, the affected vehicles are equipped with a fuel pump that may stop operating. If this

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 4, 2021

Honda Malaysia recalls year 1999 Accord and year 2000 CR-V for airbag inflator replacement

Honda Malaysia has announced a recall involving 2,784 units of the 1999 Honda Accord and 2000 Honda CR-V to replace the Takata driver front airbag inflator as a preventive measure.Current-selling models are not affected by this recall.2000 Honda CR-V.The affected models are as below: Honda Malaysia recall affected cars Model Units affected 1999 Accord 1,380 2000 CR-V 1,404 This recall is a preventive measure to prevent the possibility of the Takata front driver ai

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 26, 2020

Honda Malaysia Recalled Odyssey and Accord: Problem in Battery Sensor and Door Mirror Component

 Since Accord and Odyssey involving a battery sensor failure and defective door mirror component, the Honda Malaysia has announced a product recall.The battery sensor failure is caused by inaccurate forming on the PCB, which could cause a short circuit, resulting in smoke emitting from the bonnet or in the worst case, a fire. 20,233 units of the Honda Accord models are affected, built between 2013 till 2016.The inconsistent surface treatment of the movable contact area, which located i

Gemma

Gemma

Jul 20, 2019

Despite the uncertainties, Honda continues to pour money into Malaysia, but why?

In the next month or two, Honda will host yet another world premiere in Malaysia – the global launch of the all-new GN series Honda City Hybrid, now re-designated as the Honda City RS.When the fifth generation Honda City made its world debut in Thailand last year, it was powered by a 1.0-litre three-cylinder VTEC Turbo engine. The one that Malaysia will be launching soon will be the world’s first Honda City powered by an i-MMD hybrid engine.This engine is currently only available in

Hans

Hans

Aug 30, 2020

2021 Honda City Hatchback goes to Indonesia with 1.5L engine, Malaysia soon?

The 2021 Honda City Hatchback made its global debut in Thailand last November, and weve learnt that its now heading to Indonesia. Along with that, theres hints of its possible specs when the car comes to Malaysia.The Citys Hatchbacks specs was spotted on Indonesias Samsat website (think of it as our Road Transport Department, JPJ). The site lists a particular vehicles recommended price list next to its name and from there we can get a brief idea of the specs of a car.Which is where the interesti

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 4, 2021

Honda Connect to launch in Malaysia tonight at 8pm, City RS will follow

It looks like Honda Malaysia will be launching the Honda Connect telematics system for the Malaysian market according to its official Facebook page. The service is scheduled to be unveiled online at 8 pm on 9-March 2021.UPDATE: It has been launched, click here to read the article. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src =https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5; fjs.p

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 9, 2021

Attention Toyota and Lexus owners! UMW Toyota Motor announces recall for 13,500 unit of cars - possible fuel pump issue

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Malaysia has issued a recall to replace the fuel pump units on selected models. Affected vehicles equipped with said fuel pump may stop operating, where warning lights and messages will appear on the instrumental panel, engine power drops, stalling and end up being unable to start. This situation may increase the chance of an accident at high speed.Based on information received from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), there are ar

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 6, 2020

New 2020 Honda CR-V facelift launched in Thailand, now with panoramic sunroof

Honda Automobile Thailand has just introduced the updated 2020 Honda CR-V at the 2020 Bangkok International Motor Show. It also marks the debut of the facelifted model in this region.Visually, the updated Honda CR-V gains a restyled exterior, including new front and rear bumpers and alloy wheels. Honda has also updated the headlights and tail lights with a new Smoke Chrome finishing.Honda has also added Cosmic Blue Metallic, as the new exterior colour to the updated CR-V. It joins Modern Steel M

Eric

Eric

Jul 13, 2020

23,476 units of Hondas recalled for airbag replacement

Honda Malaysia announced today that it is recalling of 23,476 units previously recalled Honda vehicles for yet another airbag replacement exercise.These Honda vehicles have previously went through the first round of replacement procedure. Due to stock concerns Honda Malaysia was unable to provide a number of cars completely new inflatorsdsAs odd as it seems, this measure is not unique to Malaysia, and is no different from what's done in other countries.  I have already replace

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 4, 2019

The all-new 2021 Honda HR-V is pretty, but might skip Malaysia

A couple of weeks ago, the all-new 2021 Honda HR-V made its global debut in Japan. It will supersede the predecessor model that has been on sale since late-2013.Compared to the model it replaces, the all-new Honda HR-V looks far more imposing, with a prominent front grille flanked by slim LED headlights.It also gets a sleeker-looking rear-end that sees both LED tail lights connected via a light strip.Honda has also revamped the HR-V’s interior, giving its new SUV a free-standing infotainme

Eric

Eric

Mar 5, 2021

Launching in Malaysia in 2020: The CKD Toyota Corolla Cross will fight the Honda HR-V, Subaru XV

Image for illustration only. Corolla Cross will have a different design from Corolla hatchAfter over half a decade of sitting at the sidelines and watching the Honda HR-V going from strength to strength, Toyota finally has a product to rival the overachieving HR-V, it’s called the Toyota Corolla Cross, and yes it will be coming to Malaysia.Recall that we recently ran a post saying that UMW Toyota will be launching three new SUVs in the near term? The first candidate is obvious, that’

Hans

Hans

Mar 31, 2020

Perodua issues fuel pump recalls for 2018/2019 Perodua Myvi

Looks like the Perodua Myvi is affected by the global fuel pump issues as well. Following the recalls issued by UMW Toyota (UMWT) for Toyota and Lexus vehicles and Honda Malaysia in June, Perodua has also issued a recall for their third-generation Perodua Myvi.The global fuel pump recall exercise was first issued by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in March 2020. The recall affected over 3.2 million vehicles under the corporation and looks like this includes Daihatsu as well.TMC first started

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 7, 2020

BMW 1 Series for Malaysia will be CBU-only, no more CKD

The outgoing F20-generation BMW 1 Series is the only generation of the 1 Series that was assembled in Malaysia, as the all-new F40-generation 1 Series is imported from Germany.BMW Malaysia has no plans to locally-assemble (CKD) the F40-generation 1 Series.For the Malaysian market, the 1 Series line-up will be represented by the sole M135i variant – no more 118i or 120i variants.Recall that when the F20-generation 1 Series was on sale in Malaysia, prices started from RM 188,800 for the

Eric

Eric

Jul 24, 2020

Volvo Cars Malaysia recalls 1,802 units due to faulty autonomous emergency braking systems

Volvo Cars has issued a recall for a total of 700,000 cars globally after the discovery of a possibly faulty autonomous emergency braking system (AEB). Volvo Cars Malaysia has added that the recall affects 1,802 units of Volvo cars in our country.The issue stems from a software fault. During tests conducted by the Federation of Danish Motors (FDM) on an XC60, Volvo’s internal safety evaluations discovered that the car’s AEB system consistently failed to kick in and brake automaticall

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 1, 2020

The all-new 2020 Honda City for Malaysia will see a price hike, no turbo engine

The all-new 2020 Honda City has just made its global debut in Bangkok yesterday. It comes with a 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine.Prices in Thailand have dropped by around 2 to 10 percent, depending on variant, but that’s mostly because the cleaner emissions 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine now consumes just 4.2-litre/100 km under the UNECE R101 test cycle, with CO2 emissions just under 100 g/km, thus qualifying it for lower excise duties - down from 20 percent in t

Hans

Hans

Nov 26, 2019

All-new 2020 Honda Accord launched in Malaysia, 201 PS 1.5L Turbo, most powerful D-sedan, from RM 186k

All-new 2020 Honda Accord has two variants, both using the same the 1.5-litre VTEC Turbo paired to a CVT-type automatic transmission driving the front wheels. The only difference between the two variants is that the TC-P variant comes with Sensing, and a few more driving aids.2020 Honda Accord prices range from RM 185,900 for the 1.5 TC variant and RM 195,900 for the 1.5 TC-P variant.That’s quite close to the Thailand-made Toyota Camry 2.5V’s RM 196,888 as well as the new locally-ass

Hans

Hans

Feb 26, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia recalls 12,732 cars due to gearbox issue

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has issued a recall notice today for 12,732 cars produced between 2011 and 2015. The issue to be rectified is the hydraulic pressure accumulator within the 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Failure of this component can possibly lead to pressure loss, interrupting power transmission between the engine and gearbox.These are the affected models. Models produced after 2016 are not affected.  Beetle Cross Touran Golf (Mk.6 and Mk.7) Jetta Passat (B7

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 20, 2020

Too late now for 2021 Honda Civic Type R - orders close, production ends in July

Order books for the ultra-spicy 2021 Honda Civic Type R (FK8) has closed, as the hot hatch nears the end of its production cycle as well.Once priced from RM 330k here, the Civic Type R has been discontinued in Malaysia ever since the facelifted model made its global debut last year.Also read: In Brief: 2019 Honda Civic Type R FK8, rascal all grown upLast of the FK8 Type R, but therell be a new oneThe next shipments of the Type R are pretty much the last ones of this generation, as the Swindon, U

Sanjay

Sanjay

Apr 8, 2021

Watch out Honda City, new 2020 Toyota Vios facelift is launching in December!

Thai-spec model. It is known as there Yaris Ativ there.As the all-new 2020 Honda City romps in the limelight, another long-standing competitor is getting ready to fight back - yes, the facelifted 2020 Toyota Vios is well on its way here!Old Toyota Vios sold outBefore we dive deeper into the facelift, here's what we gathered: sources close to the matter at hand said that the current Vios is completely sold out.Due to this, it is said that Vios buyers who have had their loans approved wil

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 20, 2020

Frankfurt 2019: All-new fourth gen Honda Jazz coming in 2020, hybrid-only for Europe

At the opening of the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show, Honda hosted the world premiere of the Honda e, a fully electric hatchback that will go on sale in Europe (only) first half of 2020, priced below a Nissan Leaf.Aside from that, Honda also gave slip some preliminary information regarding the all-new Honda Jazz. First launched in 2014, the Honda Jazz is due for a replacement soon. Tom Gardner, Senior Vice-President of Honda Motor Europe said, “In 2020, Honda will launch the next

Hans

Hans

Sep 13, 2019

After Thailand, 2021 Kia Grand Carnival now heads to Indonesia, Malaysia waits

Just a couple of months since its Thailand launch, Indonesia will be next to introduce the all-new 2021 Kia Grand Carnival, according to data found on Indonesias Samsat website. The Samsat is akin to our Road Transport Department (JPJ) site, with a very brief description of upcoming models. If you recall, its how we learnt about the Indonesian-spec 2021 Honda City Hatchback hitting the archipelago.So what about the Indonesian-specs Grand Carnival?For one, the 2.2 suffix points towards the MPV be

Sanjay

Sanjay

Feb 8, 2021

Own a recon Audi? Here’s how you can get a warranty from Audi Malaysia

Parallel imported or recon (reconditioned) cars have been a part of (read: plagued) the Malaysian automotive industry for as long as the industry existed.Many have turned to these unauthorised and unofficial distributors for their significantly lower car prices – it’s not unusual to see grey import cars being 30 to 40% cheaper than officially imported cars.A small number of consumers turn to the grey market to secure a particular model variant, for example, an Audi RS6 Avant that&rsq

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 19, 2019

Toyota Corolla Cross to debut in Thailand next month, coming to Malaysia soon

The first ever Toyota Corolla Cross, a C-segment Corolla-based SUV that’s supposed to a more mainstream, cheaper and more practical version of a Toyota C-HR, is set to make its global debut in Thailand next month.Leaked photos suggests that the Corolla Cross will look like a scaled down Toyota RAV4 – not a bad start.Toyota Corolla AltisBased on what we know so far, the Toyota Corolla Cross will be based on the Toyota Corolla Altis’ TNGA-C platform, but with a more space efficie

Hans

Hans

Jun 15, 2020

All-new 2021 Peugeot 2008 spotted in Malaysia, will be BAASB’s first launch next year

Earlier this month, Berjaya confirmed that they will be taking over the Peugeot distributorship in Malaysia, represented by a new company – Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB).More recently, our friends over at Funtasticko published spy shots of the all-new 2021 Peugeot 2008, which is set to be BAASB’s first product launch for 2021.Codenamed P24, the second-generation Peugeot 2008 was introduced in Europe back in June 2019. It is a B-segment SUV that competes against the Honda HR-V

Eric

Eric

Dec 27, 2020

Mazda CX-30 to be launched in Malaysia in November 2019

Bermaz Auto, the distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia is expected to add the C-segment CX-30 into its model line-up this November. Positioned between the CX-3 and CX-5, the CX-30 is a closer rival to the dominating Honda HR-V, which the Mazda 2-based CX-3 couldn’t match because it was just a little bit too small.The CX-30 will be part of Bermaz Auto’s 3-model SUV introduction blitz that will kick off later this month with the turbocharged CX-5 variant, followed by the seven-seat

Hans

Hans

Sep 16, 2019