approximately 1,000 honda clarity fuel cell electric vehicles
the problem: electronic control unit software responsible for monitoring voltage in the fuel cell stack may misinterpret a minor voltage variance and erroneously shut down the stack in response, which could result in an unexpected loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
honda noted that this is a follow-up to a similar recall issued in february for 2017 models. it also noted that it has received no reports of crashes or injuries related to the issue.
the fix: dealers will update the ecu software for free.
what owners should do: honda will begin notifying owners in mid-february 2019. owners can call the automaker at 888-234-2138, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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