Honda SIEL India Ltd. has recalled 57,853 Honda City Cars in India because of a fault in the lost motions springs in the valvetrains of the i-VTEC engine of Honda City cars sold between November 2008 and December 2009. These faulty springs have a tendency to bend over or even break sometimes. The failure of the spring results in high engine noise, engine stalling and starting problem. This can be a serious problems, but Honda in its goodwill has taken a proactive action to recall these cars and replace the faulty part so that its customers don’t face this problem.
Honda will contact the owners of the impacted cars and will replace the part free of cost for the affected cars.
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Updated 18 Feb 2011
At the link below you can check whether your Honda City car has the faulty spring or not by putting the Chassis number of your car: