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2015 Honda Fit Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
04/16/18 NHTSA ID: 10133022
TSB ID: A18-027

Service bulletin - the mil is on and dtc p0420 (catalyst system efficiency below threshold) is set. faulty fuel injectors in one or more cylinders may be affecting combustion and causing a false dtc p0420.
06/19/17 NHTSA ID: 10106989
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - yesterday, september 2, 2015, american honda notified nhtsa of a safetyrecallfor approximately 18,000 2015 fit vehicles due to plug top coil noise suppressors that may fail. anynew or used units in dealer stock must be repa
06/19/17 NHTSA ID: 10107004
TSB ID: A15-060 - 9-3-15

Service bulletin - the noise suppression capacitors inside the ignition coils may degrade over time causing the check engine light to illuminate, the engine or fuel injection system to malfunction, or in severe cases cause the engine to sta
05/25/17 NHTSA ID: 10100703
TSB ID: A15-060

Service bulletin - the noise suppression capacitors inside the ignition coils may degrade over time causing the check engine light to illuminate, the engine or fuel injection system to malfunction, or in severe cases cause the engine to sta
05/24/17 NHTSA ID: 10100461
TSB ID: ATS161106

Techline summary article - does the engine rattle at startup for about 1 to 3 seconds? what¿s happening is the lock pin inside the vtc actuator isn¿t holding the actuator properly. this lets the vane turn within the housing, causing a shor
05/24/17 NHTSA ID: 10100681
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - 2015 fit plug top coil safety recall q&a.
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05/24/17 NHTSA ID: 10100672
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - on september 3, 2015, american honda announced a stop sale and safetyrecallfor approximately18,000 2015 fit vehicles. please refer to the attached q&a file for additional details related to this safetyrecall.
05/15/17 NHTSA ID: 10099108
TSB ID: A16-088

Service bulletin - at cold start up, the engine rattles loudly for about 2 seconds. this may be intermittent and occurs on cold starts where the engine typically has not been started for 6¿8 hours. the variable valve timing control (vtc) ac
05/11/17 NHTSA ID: 10098906
TSB ID: A16-088

Service bulletin - at cold start up, the engine rattles loudly for about 2 seconds. this may be intermittent and occurs on cold starts where the engine typically has not been started for 6¿8 hours. the variable valve timing control (vtc) ac
11/16/16 NHTSA ID: 10084296
TSB ID: A16-034

Service bulletin - the ignition coil, spark plug, or fuel injector on one or more cylinders may be affecting combustion and cause the engine to misfire.
05/25/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10100704
TSB ID: A15-065

Service bulletin - certain drive cycle conditions may create higher-than-normal stress on the input shaft pulley which, if repeated enough times, could cause the pulley to break. if the shaft pulley breaks, the vehicle is not able to move w
05/24/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10100682
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - yesterday, september 11, 2015, american honda notified nhtsa ofa safetyrecallfor approximately123,0832014-15 civic & 20,5932015 fit vehicles due to drive shaft pulleys that mayfail. anynew or used units in dealer stockmust
05/23/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10100403
TSB ID: A15-065

Service bulletin - certain drive cycle conditions may create higher-than-normal stress on the input shaft pulley which, if repeated enough times, could cause the pulley to break. if the shaft pulley breaks, the vehicle is not able to move w
02/12/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10128542
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - a small number of vehicles had the wrong a-pillar trim installed during assembly, which could cause the a-pillar trim to eject into the cabin if the side curtain airbag deploys in the event of a collision.
02/05/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10127646
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7?da and da+systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanew atch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the ano
12/07/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10124965
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer messages - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015 fits with a loose, misplaced or missing fuse discovered at the time of pdi or a customer complaint with a symptom which has resulted from a loose, misplaced or missing fus
12/07/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10124963
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7? da and da+ systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the an
10/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118826
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Honda

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7? da and da+ systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the an
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10/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118829
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI (R

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015 fits with a loose, misplaced or missing fuse discovered at the time of pdi or a customer complaint with a symptom which has resulted from a loose, misplaced or missing fuse
09/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118032
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7? da and da+ systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the an
09/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118018
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015 fits with a loose, misplaced or missing fuse discovered at the time of pdi or a customer complaint with a symptom which has resulted from a loose, misplaced or missing fuse
09/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118038
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015 fits with a loose, misplaced or missing fuse discovered at the time of pdi or a customer complaint with a symptom which has resulted from a loose, misplaced or missing fuse
09/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118016
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7? da and da+ systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the an
09/13/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10117335
TSB ID: ATS160802

Tech line summary article - when looking at the speed dial list, are the voice tag icons missing from phone entries that were previously voice tagged? this seems to happen randomly and when it does, the voice-tagged entries aren't searchabl
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08/30/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10116731
TSB ID: A17-012

Service bulletin - the charging system indicator is on with dtc p154a (battery sensor internal failure). the battery sensor has an internal failure.
08/25/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115811
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015fits with a loose, misplaced or missing fuse discovered at the time of pdi or a customer complaint with a symptom which has resulted from a loose, misplaced or missing fuse.
08/25/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115733
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Honda

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7?da and da+systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the anom
08/25/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115831
TSB ID: A15060C

Service news article - these headlights are semi-sealed and have ventilation holes to help prevent heat deformation. when air flows in and out, however, it also includes any moisture that?s in it. if the outside of the headlights are cooler
08/25/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115810
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7? da and da+ systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the an
08/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115185
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015 fits with a loose, misplaced or missing fuse discovered at the time of pdi or a customer complaint with a symptom which has resulted from a loose, misplaced or missing fuse
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08/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115210
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7? da and da+ systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the an
08/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115203
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Honda

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7?da and da+systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the anom
07/31/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108780
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7?da and da+systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the anom
07/31/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108823
TSB ID: DLR MSG - 2015 F

Dealer message - models equipped with the 7?da and da+systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio unit. the anom
07/31/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108849
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Honda

Dealer message - overview: models equipped with the 7?da and da+systems may intermittently encounter certain functional anomalies with the rear view camera (may display lanewatch), lanewatch (may display rear view camera), or the audio uni
06/28/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10108054
TSB ID: ATS170205

Techline summary article - although similar, the hondalink and hondalink ev apps available for download on the apple apps store and google play are not the same. furthermore, each app applies to specific models.
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06/16/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106827
TSB ID: APAS01032017901

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of the seat bottom heater not working. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific parts from th
06/16/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106848
TSB ID: AER17010A

Engineering request for investigation - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of the seat bottom heater not working. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106664
TSB ID: ATS160802

Techline summary article - when looking at the speed dial list, are the voice tag icons missing from phone entries that were previously voice tagged? this seems to happen randomly and when it does, the voice-tagged entries aren¿t searchable
05/25/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100763
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - yesterday, october 22, 2015, american honda notified nhtsa of a stop sale and safety recall for approximately 25,000 model year 2015 and 2016 fit lx without moonroof vehicles due to side curtain airbags that may not deplo
05/25/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100783
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFI -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of condensation in the taillights. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific information fro
05/23/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100217
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - on october 22, 2015, american honda notified nhtsa of a stop sale and safety recall for approximately 25,000 model year 2015 and 2016 fit lx vehicles due to side curtain airbags that may not deploy as designed. any new or
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05/22/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100041
TSB ID: ATS 150402

Tech line summary article - editor¿s note: this article replaces the one posted in september 2015 to extend that article¿s shelf life. the issues covered are still being addressed. do you have a vehicle with 7-inch display audio in your
05/19/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099902
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of condensation in the taillights. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific information fro
05/16/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099248
TSB ID: FIT CONDENSATION

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of condensation in the taillights. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific information fro
05/16/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099346
TSB ID: CONDENSATION

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of condensation in the taillights. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific information fro
05/16/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099335
TSB ID: CONDENSATION IN

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of condensation in the taillights. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific information from
05/11/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10098922
TSB ID: APAS01232017901

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2015-2016 fits with a customer complaint of the seat bottom heater not working. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific parts from th
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05/11/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10098848
TSB ID: ATS160802

Techline summary article - when looking at the speed dial list, are the voice tag icons missing from phone entries that were previously voice tagged? this seems to happen randomly and when it does, the voice-tagged entries aren¿t searchable
12/29/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10087506
TSB ID: A16-026

Service bulletin - the battery sensor may experience an internal failure, resulting in dtc p154a.
11/04/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10083966
TSB ID: APAS05172016-901

Dealer message - ahm is investigating customer complaints of the seat bottom heater not working. please send specific parts to ahm prior to attempting a repair of any kind.
11/04/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10083983
TSB ID: APAS05032016-901

Dealer message - ahm is investigating customer complaint of the seat bottom heater not working. please return certain parts to ahm prior to attempting a repair of any kind.
08/10/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10078580
TSB ID: DEN-K3Q5J-06

This communication is informing honda of a delamination issues within an i.c. produced by nxp and assembled into airbag sensor supplied by denso international america, inc. this delamination issue manifests itself as an open circuit within
07/14/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10076466
TSB ID: 16-026

Charging system indicator is on with dtc p154a the charging system indicator is on with dtc p154a (battery sensor internal failure). the battery sensor has an internal failure. replace the battery sensor.
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07/07/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10075760
TSB ID: A16020E VER1

Summary to be provided on a future date.
02/23/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10059252
TSB ID: 10222015

American honda: due to customer's complaints of precipitation in the taillights, honda is performing analysis on certain 2015-2016 vehicles.
01/20/15 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10056627
TSB ID: IN-1031-2014

Honda: certain functional anomalies encounter, intermittently, with rear view camera displaying lane watch, and lanewatch displaying rear view camera, or audio unit in some vehicles. model 2014-2015 fit ex, exl, exln, civic 2 dr ex, exl,
02/12/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10128540
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Stop S

Dealer message - on july 30, 2014 honda notified nhtsa of a stop sale order and safetyrecall for 6,292 2015 fit vehicles. any new or used vehicles in dealer stock must be inspected and, if necessary, repaired per s/b 14-048,safetyrecall:w r
02/05/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10127661
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Produc

2015 fit bumper beam product q&a
02/05/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10127660
TSB ID: DLR MSG - Produc

Dealer message - an early-production 2015 honda fit was originally tested in march for the 2014 award year by iihs and earned a good in four out of five iihs crash test modes and a marginal score in the challenging small overlap frontal cra
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12/07/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10124964
TSB ID: DLR MSG - PU - 2

Dealer message - today, september 16, 2014, american honda is announcing a product update for a small number of early production 2015 fit vehicles. the product update involves replacing the bumper beam with an improved beam to ensure all 20
08/15/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115219
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - for any tpms-related warranty repairs, all recorded dtcs must now be entered into the warranty claim. make sure your repair order includes those dtcs.
06/30/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10108404
TSB ID: FOLLOWUP NOTICE

Followup notice - our records indicate that a product update has not been completed on this vehicle; refer to the address card for the affected vin. a non-galvanized door handle bracket located inside each door was installed during manufact
06/28/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10108024
TSB ID: A17-005

Service bulletin - the low tire pressure/tpms indicator is on with vsa dtc c0077-78 (low tire pressure threshold refinement). if the tires are inflated to the pressure listed on the driver¿s doorjamb label, the vehicle has likely been driv
06/19/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10106916
TSB ID: A17-013

Service bulletin - the rear license trim is cracked. an error in the manufacturing process has affected the rear license trim durability.
06/15/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10106672
TSB ID: A15-088

Service bulletin - a non-galvanized door handle bracket located inside the door was installed during manufacturing and may be susceptible to corrosion.
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05/25/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10100796
TSB ID: A15-079

Service bulletin - certain 2015¿2016 model year honda fit vehicles were equipped with a rear grab rail bracket that was not manufactured to design specifications and may interfere with side curtain airbag deployment. in the event of a colli
05/24/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10100562
TSB ID: A15-079

Service bulletin - certain 2015¿2016 model year honda fit vehicles were equipped with a rear grab rail bracket that was not manufactured to design specifications and may interfere with side curtain airbag deployment. in the event of a col
05/23/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10100241
TSB ID: A15-079

Service bulletin - certain 2015¿2016 model year honda fit vehicles were equipped with a rear grab rail bracket that was not manufactured to design specifications and may interfere with side curtain airbag deployment. in the event of a colli
05/19/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099810
TSB ID: PU-A15-088

Service bulletin - a non-galvanized door handle bracket located inside the door was installed during manufacturing and may be susceptible to corrosion.
05/19/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099783
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - today, december 22, 2015, american honda motor co., inc. is announcing two product updates for 84,138 units of the 2015-16 fit & 16,019 units of the 2016 hr-v vehicles to inspect the inner door handle brackets for corrosio
05/18/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099664
TSB ID: DLR MSG - HONDA

Dealer message - on december 22, 2015 american honda announced two product updates for 2015 fit & 2016 hr-v vehicles to inspect the inner door handle brackets for corrosion.
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05/18/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099727
TSB ID: A15-088

Service bulletin - a non-galvanized door handle bracket located inside the door was installed during manufacturing and may be susceptible to corrosion.
05/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099464
TSB ID: A16-020

Service bulletin - on the monroney label, the bumper compliance statement is missing.
05/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099465
TSB ID: A16020E

Service news article - just so you know, we¿ve added power distribution schematics to our next generation ewds! you¿ll find them under the navigation pane on the left side of the screen along with the other schematics.
05/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099489
TSB ID: ACA-02262016-901

Dealer message - on the monroney label, the bumper compliance statement is missing. attach the monroney update label to the window area next to the monroney label.
11/30/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10085251
TSB ID: ATS160802

Techline summary article - when looking at the speed dial list, are the voice tag icons missing from phone entries that were previously voice tagged? this seems to happen randomly and when it does, the voice-tagged entries aren¿t searchable
11/22/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10084563
TSB ID: ATS160720

Techline summary article - do you have a vehicle with a rear license trim that¿s cracked or broken? this can happen if you pull or push on that trim too hard when opening and closing the tailgate. we¿re aware of this concern and we¿re wor
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11/02/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10083826
TSB ID: A16040D

Service news articles - how to prevent paint damage from moisture trapped under the wrap guard.
07/07/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10075690
TSB ID: 16-020

Summary to be provided on a future date.
01/22/15 Other NHTSA ID: 10056646
TSB ID: IN-0918-2014

Honda: some vehicles are being investigated due to fuse missing, misplaced or loose at time of pdi or complaints. model 2015 fit.
01/20/15 Other NHTSA ID: 10056628
TSB ID: IN-0916-2014

Honda: a product update on certain vehicles, by replacing the bumper beam with the improved front bumper beam. model 2015 fit.
01/20/15 Other NHTSA ID: 10056635
TSB ID: IN-1022-2014

Honda: there is a misplaced, loose, or missing fuse on certain vehicles discovered at time of pdi. model 2015 fit.
01/20/15 Other NHTSA ID: 10056638
TSB ID: SB-14-057

Honda: see document search button for owner letter. product update regarding design change of front bumper beam to improve narrow offset front crash test dynamics and front bumper beam will be replaced. model 2015 fit. upd

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Honda Fit TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.