American Honda Motor Co. of Torrance, Calif., is recalling about 118,600 Honda Pioneer 700 & 1000 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) with Electric Power Steering (EPS).
The ROV can lose steering control, posing crash and injury hazards.
The firm has received eight reports of the ROV’s having either play in the steering or losing control of steering. No injuries or accidents have been reported.
This recall involves model year 2017-2019 & certain model year 2020 Honda Pioneer 700 and model year 2016-2019 & certain model year 2020 Pioneer 1000 Side-by-Side vehicles equipped with Electric Power Steering (EPS).
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 700 or Pioneer 1000 is printed on a label located on both sides of the vehicle.
The serial number (VIN #) is stamped in the frame at the left rear, below the tilt-up bed/seat.
A list of the recalled ROVs may be found here.
The ROVs, manufactured in the U.S, were sold at authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from August 2015, through March 2020, for approximately between $10,000 and $21,000.
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, if necessary. 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.