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Yes the warranty has been extended to 7 years 100,000 miles. The dealer will replace the circuit board in the unit under this warranty. Here is a copy of the Warranty announcement please let me know if you have further questions about this
February 5, 2008
Applies To: XXXXX
Warranty Extension: Audio-HVAC Display Is Dim or Dark
(Supersedes 04-027, dated November 27, 2007).
Updated information is shown with asterisks.
*NOTE: Because of a class action settlement, the warranty extension coverage for the audio unit display on affected vehicles purchased or leased between April 13, 2002, and November 7, 2006, is now 7 years or 105,000 miles, whichever occurs first. For more information, refer to Service Bulletin 06-085, Warranty Extension: Vehicle Warranty Mileage.*
In some audio units, a component failure on the PCB (printed circuit board) could cause the audio display to become dark or dim, and prevent the audio/HVAC panel buttons from illuminating.
To ensure that customers have adequate warranty coverage for this potential problem, American Honda is increasing the warranty on the audio unit display to 7 years or 100,000 miles, whichever occurs first. For other defects the standard 3 years or 36,000 miles warranty applies, whichever occurs first.
NOTE: Affected vehicles do not have the navigation system.
Only a small number of vehicles within a wide range of vehicles are affected by this warranty extension. Before beginning work, verify vehicle eligibility by checking at least one of these items:
Owners of affected vehicles received a notification of this warranty extension. An example of the customer notification is at the end of this service bulletin.
If confirmed by your diagnosis, replace the PCB inside the audio unit. The PCB core must be returned for credit.
The matrix lists audio unit information as installed at the factory. There is a chance that the audio unit has been changed from the original. To ensure that the correct PCB is used, always match the audio unit part number (label found on the audio unit chassis) with the PCB part number. The part number for an audio unit starts with "39175", and the PCB part number starts with "3917A". Match the next six characters of the audio unit part number with the next six of the PCB part number.
WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION
In warranty: The normal warranty applies.
PCB HANDLING PRECAUTIONS
NOTICE Static electricity can damage the components on the PCB. Always follow proper handling procedures.