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Safety Alert

American Honda Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: An incorrectly installed throttle body can ignite, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: November 8, 2018

Units: About 56,000

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.

Description: This recall involves all model year 2016 through 2017, and some model year 2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 side-by-side 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:

MY

Model

VIN Start

2016

Pioneer 1000 3P

(SXS10M3*)

1HFVE04**G4000001 --- 1HFVE04**G4008403

2016

Pioneer 1000 5P

(SXS10M5*)

1HFVE04**G4000001 --- 1HFVE04**G4010507

2017

Pioneer 1000 3P

(SXS10M3*)

1HFVE04**H4100001 --- 1HFVE04**H4102101

2017

Pioneer 1000 5P

(SXS10M5*)

1HFVE04**H4100001 --- 1HFVE04**H4103000

2018

Pioneer 1000 3P

(SXS10M3*)

1HFVE04**J4200001 --- 1HFVE04**J4200720

2018

Pioneer 1000 5P

(SXS10M5*)

1HFVE04**J4200001 --- 1HFVE04**J4200780

* 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 5 reports of throttle body igniting. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from August 2015 through August 2018 for between $14,000 and $22,000.

Manufacturer: Honda of South Carolina Mfg. Inc. (HSC), of Timmonsville, S.C.

Distributor: American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured In: United States