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1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
89,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Honda Passport suspension problems

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2002 Honda Passport Owner Comments

problem #6

May 272013

Passport 6-cyl

  • 138,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I purchased a 2002 Honda Passport used, I recently heard a noise under the car and when checked part of the frame was broken. I looked online and found a recall, never notified about it. I called a dealer and waited 5 days and called them again and they set up an appointment for me. I took the vehicle in and was told that it is unsafe to drive and they will not release it to me. They said that is not the tracking link that is the problem, it is the frame. This vehicle should be recalled for the frame rotting not just the tracking links. Honda is very unprofessional and this is a serious problem.

- Mckeesport, PA, USA

problem #5

Oct 132012

Passport

  • 140,000 miles
The recall covers SUVS in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin. I took my truck to Honda cause the chassis looks and feel really bad but the spare some black paint and told me its fine to drive but I don't really feel safe driving my truck cause it feels like a problem waiting to happen.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #4

Feb 192012

Passport

  • 154,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Honda Passport. The contact stated that while driving 10 mph, a banging noise was heard from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who inspected and discovered that the rear passenger side of the trail arm was rusted and exhibiting signs of corrosion. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure who offered no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 154,000.

- Trenton, MI, USA

problem #3

Oct 072011

Passport

  • 102,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns 2002 Honda Passport. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken to the dealer for repairs under NHTSA campaign id number:10V436000 (suspension:rear). The dealer advised that the frame was corroded. The manufacturer was contacted, but the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 102,000 and the current mileage was 102,800.

- Fort Anne, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 012011

Passport

  • miles
Honda Motors corporation recently sent us a recall notice for suspension brackets that needed to be reinforced because of severe corrosion to the areas affected. They reinforced the brackets with a bolt kit on both the left and right hand sides. However, when we took the vehicle to our maintenance mechanic who does all of our work on our vehicles, he informed me that there was still safety issues with considerable corrosion to the suspension frames and surrounding areas. I took pictures and am forwarding them to Honda Motors corporation in torrence, California where the recall was issued. Also pictures sent to the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington, DC. I am concerned that if the suspension system collapses, it could cause rupture of the gas tank or cut the brake line system altogether. Be advised that there was no accident/incident to report at this time. However, I feel that this vehicle is unsafe to drive with my grandchildren or any one for that matter. I don't know how this informational system works, but if you could expedite anything that would be helpful to remedy this safety matter it would be highly appreciated. Thank you.

- Sterling, OH, USA

problem #1

Sep 052002

Passport

  • miles
While driving at any speed and with no warning vehicle will jerk, and then engine light will come on and will stay on remainder of the time vehicle is being operated. Dealer notified.

- Saugus, MA, USA

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