American Honda Motor Co., of Torrance, Calif., is recalling about 25,000 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).
The ROV can move or roll when in the park position, posing crash and injury hazards.
The firm has received three reports of the ROVs moving while in the park position. No injuries are reported.
This recall involves certain model year 2019 & 2020 Honda Pioneer 1000 and Talon 1000 side-by-side vehicles sold in various colors, including: red, blue, green, gray and yellow.
For the Pioneer 1000, the serial number (VIN #) is stamped in the frame at the left rear, below the tilt-up bed/seat. For the Talon 1000, the VIN# is stamped on the left side of the frame, under the left front fender.The name “HONDA” is on the front, sides and the rear of the vehicle. The model name Pioneer 1000 or Talon is printed on a label located on both sides of the vehicle.
The ROVs, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide, from November 2018, through March 2020, for between $15,000 and $24,000.
The full list of recalled vehicles can be viewed here.
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.