Honda Canada Inc. recalls Outboard Engines

Starting date:
October 31, 2017
Posting date:
October 31, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64986

Affected products

Outboard Engines

Product description

This recall involves Honda brand outboard engines used to power boats.  The engines are silver in colour with “Honda” printed in black on the side of the engine.

The following model and serial numbers are affected by the recall:
Model Serial number
BF115DK1 BBHJ 1104606 to BBHJ 1104888
BF150AK2 BANJ 1408481 to BANJ 1409306
BF225AK3 BAGJ 1802115 to BAGJ 1802115
BF250A BBJJ 1006793 to BBJJ 1006908

The model and serial numbers can be found on the mounting bracket. 

Hazard identified

The float in the vapour separator chamber may crack causing the vapour separator to overfill.  This could result in the fuel overflowing from the vent tube and leaking from the cover of the outboard motor, posing a fire hazard.

As of October 30, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 36 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from December 2016 to October 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Japan.

Companies

Distributor
Honda Canada Inc.
Markham
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Shizuoka-ken
JAPAN

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected engine and return it to a Honda Marine dealer for a free repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Honda Canada, Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-888-946-6329 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST Monday to Friday, by email or through the company's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.