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Case Closed – Parties Agree to Settle Out of Court on Defective Windshield Suit

The ongoing class action lawsuit, originally filed by Hakeem Hasan in Illinois Federal Court, against American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is over, as the judge has dismissed the case. The 2019 suit centered on Hasan’s allegations that Honda was … Continue reading

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Judges Deny Class Certification in Honda Lawsuit

A panel of judges denied an appeal which had sought to gain class action status in a lawsuit against Honda Motor Co. (Honda). The lawsuit alleged Honda sold its Pilots with defective power windows. Circuit Court Judges Johnnie Rawlinson and … Continue reading

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Honda CR-V Structural Defect Concerns Prompt Class Action Lawsuit

Honda is under fire this month after a customer filed a class action lawsuit against the company alleging that a structural defect led to a spontaneous break in the windshield on a Honda CR-V. The plaintiff, Hakeem Hasan, filed the … Continue reading

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Earnhardt Honda Will Replace Chipped or Cracked Windshields for No Cost

Earnhardt Honda is offering drivers the chance to get their windshields repaired for no cost. According to the company, even if customers don’t have glass coverage on their insurance, it will work with them to find the best possible options. … Continue reading

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Honda States New Requirements for Post Collision Diagnostic and Scan Tools

Honda recently released new language for its requirements for minimum diagnostic scans, inspections and calibrations done on vehicles following a collision. A main highlight featured the need to calibrate vehicles with an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS). “In addition, these … Continue reading

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Loss of Visibility Soon May Be the Root for Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued recalls that affect driver visibility. The two vehicle makes included in the recall are Mercedes Benz and Honda–thousands of vehicle owners are affected by these recalls. More than three hundred 2018 … Continue reading

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Honda Aftermarket Parts Might Affect ADAS Features for Models

Aftermarket parts are commonly used in many auto glass repair shops, but some parts could affect how Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), features work, according to Honda. A recently revised statement from Honda showed possible issues for its drivers if … Continue reading

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Honda: Common Repairs Call for Recalibration; Third-Party Tools Not Yet Approved

Even common repairs on a Honda vehicle require a recalibration of its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), and, so far, only the auto manufacturer’s tool has been approved for the procedure—something every auto glass technician would be interested in. This … Continue reading

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Lawsuit against State Farm Highlights Insurer’s Influence on Auto Repairs

“Greedy insurance companies have been bullying auto body shops into fixing damaged vehicles with unsafe practices and materials for decades,” said attorney Todd Tracy, who recently filed a lawsuit against State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance on behalf of his clients … Continue reading

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Lawsuits Highlight the Influence Auto Insurers Have Over Auto Repairs

John Eagle Collision Center, a Texas auto body shop, is in the midst of a $1 million lawsuit for alleged negligence due to a repair of a 2010 Honda Fit roof. According to court documents, the collision center neglected to … Continue reading

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Honda Issues Recall on Vehicles With Takata Airbag Inflator

Honda has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a possible defect of certain 2003 Honda Accord Coupe models equipped with a four-cylinder engine. If frontal passenger airbags have been replaced, the replacement may have included a defective … Continue reading

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Pickup Drivers Being Left in the Dark

With all the recent attention on Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS), one basic safety feature – headlights – seems to be coming up short.

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Honda Requires OE Replacement Windshields for Some Models with Driver Assist, Safety Systems

Original Equipment (OE) replacement windshields are necessary for certain Honda and Acura models, according to the automaker. “While non-OE parts may look the same and fit in the same physical space on the vehicle, their use may present unforeseen circumstances causing the driver assist or other safety systems to operate abnormally or not at all,” according a statement by Honda.

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Honda’s Attorneys Respond to Second-Amended Complaint Over Alleged Window Regulator Defect

Honda has filed a motion in the U.S. Central District Court of California, western division, denying plaintiffs’ claims in a master class action complaint which alleges some of the automaker’s vehicles have defective window regulators. In the case, Grodzitsky versus American Honda Motor Co., the plaintiffs argue the window regular defect results in the sidelite falling into the door frame or becoming stuck in the fully-open position.

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Judge Denies in Part and Approves in Part Honda’s Motion to Dismiss Class Action Complaint

A judge in the U.S. Central District Court of California, Western division, recently denied in part and approved in part Honda’s motion to dismiss a master class action complaint which alleges some of the automaker’s vehicles have defective window regulators.

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