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Monday, August 10, 2020

Honda Recalls Over 1.64 Million Vehicles For Electrical Issues, Inoperable Sliding Doors And Defective Backup Cameras

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V439000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, BACK OVER PREVENTION

Potential Number of Units Affected 607,784

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Odyssey, 2019-2020 Passport, and 2019-2021 Pilot vehicles. Incorrect instrument panel control module software can cause the instrument panel to not display critical information, such as engine oil pressure, speedometer, and gear selector position until the next ignition cycle. Additionally, it can prevent the rearview camera image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 101, "Control and Displays" and 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument panel control module software, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is T89.

2. Delayed or Inoperative Rearview Camera/FMVSS 111

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V440000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, BACK OVER PREVENTION

Potential Number of Units Affected 499,342

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Pilot, 2019-2020 Odyssey and 2019-2020 Passport vehicles. Incorrect central network software programming may cause several errors to occur that can delay or prevent the rearview camera image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Remedy

Honda will notify owners that updated software is available. Owners have the option to either follow the mailed instructions to download and update the software for free, or visit a dealer to have the software update performed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is Y7Y.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V437000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 324,194

Summary

Honda (America Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Odyssey vehicles. Water may enter the outer door handle cables for the sliding doors. If this occurs, the outer door handle cables may freeze in cold temperatures, preventing the front and rear sliding door latches from securely latching.

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power sliding door outer handle cables, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is A88.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V438000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components BACK OVER PREVENTION

Potential Number of Units Affected 212,068

Summary

American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Odyssey vehicles. Water may get into the rearview camera mounting holes and enter the camera lens and cause a distorted image, or no image at all. Additionally, if the rearview camera view mode is set to top-down view, or switched from that view to another mode in a bright environment, the image may not display. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rearview camera, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is W83.

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