American Honda Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)

This recall involves model year 2016 Honda Pioneer 1000 side-by-side recreational off-highway vehicles. The ROVs are motorized off-road vehicles with a steering wheel, a gas pedal, a brake pedal, bucket or bench seats, seat belts and an occupant protection structure. The recalled ROVs were sold in three-seat and five-seat models in red, silver or camouflage color. “HONDA” is printed on the front grill and rear tail gate. “Pioneer 1000” is printed on the sides of the vehicle near the tailgate.  The model and serial numbers are on a certification label located at the top rear of the left front wheel well. The following model/types and serial number ranges are included in this recall:

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The front door can open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in use, posing a risk of injury to occupants.
  • Remedy
  • Incidents
    Honda has received one report of an unexpected door-release incident during a dealer set-up of the vehicle. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local authorized Honda dealer to schedule an appointment to have the original front door striker plates removed and replaced, free of charge.
  • Sold At
    Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from February 2016 through April 2016 for between $14,000 and $17,200.
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