American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 9,179 model year 2017 Ridgeline AWDs manufactured April 1, 2016, to August 11, 2016.
Water may enter the rear wiring harness through the connector located under the truck bed drain hole, possibly causing the connection terminals to corrode.
Corrosion of the wiring harness can cause increased electrical resistance, unexpectedly activating the vehicle stability assist (VSA) system, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear wiring harness and related components, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 24, 2017.
Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KD3.