NHTSA Pulls 288K Honda SUVs Into Safety Probe

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a probe into 288,000 American Honda Motor Co. Inc. SUVs on Friday, just days after kicking off investigations into more than a million SUVs manufactured by Michigan-based General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co.

The NHTSA said it had opened a preliminary investigation into model years 2002 through 2004 Honda CR-Vs after receiving 12 complaints that their low-beam headlights had stopped working. Some consumers also reported that the headlight switch and its wiring harness connector had become damaged by...
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