Honda has built an incredible reputation for itself over the years. They make dependable, affordable, and long-lasting vehicles that are also attractive and easy to maintain. Their vehicles are the first car for many peoples’ children, the hand-me-down car for teenagers headed off to college, and the car you’ve urged your elderly parents to downsize into. So what happens when a major and life-saving part of their cars is found to be defective? Recall notices go out to millions of vehicle owners, Honda loses money, and Honda’s safety features are doubted; that’s what happens.