Honda Recall of certain Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

WASHINGTON D.C. – March 10, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Honda Recall Summary

Name of Product: Honda Talon 1000 ROVs

Hazard: The vehicle’s intake funnel band screw can loosen and enter the engine through the intake funnel and cause sudden engine failure. If this occurs, it could result in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: March 09, 2022

Units: About 32,000

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 or at https://powersports.honda.com/recalls.

Honda Recall Details

Description: This recall involves model year 2019 – 2021 Honda Talon 1000 S2 and S4 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The vehicles were sold in various colors including red, blue, green, gray and yellow. “HONDA” is printed on the front, sides and the rear of each vehicle. “Talon” is printed on a label located on both sides of the vehicle. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) number is stamped on the frame on the left side under the left front fender. The VIN range for affected Talon 1000s is as shown below.

MY Model VIN Start VIN End
2019 Talon 1000 S2 1HFVE05**K4000003 1HFVE05**K4003902
2020 Talon 1000 S2 1HFVE05**L4100001 1HFVE05**L4102280
2021 Talon 1000 S2 1HFVE05**M4200001 1HFVE05**M4202760
2020 Talon 1000 S4 1HFVE06**L4000002 1HFVE06**L4003420
2021 Talon 1000 S4 1HFVE06**M4100001 1HFVE06**M4102218

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled recreational off-highway vehicles 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: Honda has received 16 reports of loose intake funnel band screws entering the engine, resulting in engine damage/failure. Honda has received one report of a loss of control, resulting in a crash with minor injuries to the occupants.

Sold At: Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from March 2019 through January 2022 for between $20,000 and $27,000.

Manufacturer(s): American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Timmonsville, South Carolina

Manufactured In: USA

Recall number: 22-096

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has 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: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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