Drivers Claim Honda Sold Cars With Dangerous Fuel Pumps

Law360 (May 13, 2020, 6:20 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of drivers is taking Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and parts manufacturer Denso Corp. to court, alleging the companies put out vehicles that they knew had defective and dangerous fuel pumps that could cause stalling or stopping while driving.

In an 80-page complaint filed Monday in Alabama federal court, named plaintiff Tucker Oliver alleged that Honda and Denso knew the fuel pumps were defective as early as 2016 but misdiagnosed the problem and offered inadequate repairs in the form of a software upgrade instead of pump replacement.

"As a result of Honda's actions and inactions, owners and lessees of...

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