At least 27 ’03 and ’04 Honda CR-V SUVs burst into flames shortly after their first oil changes, The Washington Post reports. No injuries were reported, but the fires destroyed many of the vehicles, most of which had been driven less than 10,000 miles (16,093 km). The National Highway Transportation Safety Admin. investigated the problem and determined the fires were the result of the dealerships or others who improperly installed the oil filters. American Honda Motor Co. Inc. also ...
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