American Honda Motor Company of Torrance, Calif., is recalling about 82,000 Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).
The throttle pedal can stick in the open position, posing crash and injury hazards.
The firm has received 15 reports of the throttle pedal sticking in the open position, including six crashes, resulting in a report of a concussion and a broken nose.
This recall involves all model year 2016 through 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 side-by-side vehicles 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:
The ROVs, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from August 2015, through March 2019, for between $14,000 and $22,000.
What to do
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.
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 http://powersports.honda.com/ and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.