American Honda Motor Company of Torrance, Calif., is recalling about 3,300 side-by-side recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).
The front door can open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in use, posing a risk of injury to occupants.
The company has received one report of an unexpected door-release incident during a dealer set-up of the vehicle. No injuries have been reported.
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 being recalled:
The ROVs, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from February 2016, through April 2016, for between $14,000 and $17,200.
What to do
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.
Consumers may 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 www.powersports.honda.com and click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.