WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 15, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
HONDA RECALL SUMMARY
Name of product: Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
Hazard: The muffler can overheat, causing the plastic heat shield to melt or catch fire, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Recall date: May 15, 2018
Units: About 65,000
Consumer Contact: American Honda toll-free at 866-784-1870 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at http://powersports.honda.com/ and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.
HONDA RECALL DETAILS
Description: This recall involves all model year 2016 through 2017, and some model year 2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 Vehicles. The recalled vehicles were sold in various colors including: red, blue, green, gray and yellow. The name “HONDA” is on the front, sides and the rear of the vehicle. The model name Pioneer 1000 is printed on a label located on both sides of the vehicle, near the rear. The serial number (VIN #) is stamped in the frame at the left rear, below the tilt-up bed/seat. The following model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled:
|2016||Pioneer 1000 3P
|1HFVE04**G4000001 — 1HFVE04**G4008403|
|2016||Pioneer 1000 5P
|1HFVE04**G4000001 — 1HFVE04**G4010507|
|2017||Pioneer 1000 3P
|1HFVE04**H4100001 — 1HFVE04**H4102101|
|2017||Pioneer 1000 5P
|1HFVE04**H4100001 — 1HFVE04**H4103000|
|2018||Pioneer 1000 3P
|1HFVE04**G4200001 — 1HFVE04**G4203360|
|2018||Pioneer 1000 5P
|1HFVE04**G4200001 — 1HFVE04**G4207379|
* Variable character
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact an authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule an appointment for a free inspection and repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 22 reports of the muffler plastic heat shield melting and three reports of muffler plastic heat shield fires. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from October 2015 through April 2018 for between $14,000 and $22,000.
Manufacturer(s): American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.
Manufactured In: United States
Recall number: 18-742
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission