Recall: Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs)
On 2018-05-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs) due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2015 for about $14000 to $22000.
About 70,000 units are involved in this American Honda Motor Company vehicles recall. Instance(s) of fires have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The muffler can overheat, causing the plastic heat shield to melt or catch fire, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of fires have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all model year 2016 through 2017, and some model year 2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 Vehicles. 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 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:
|2016||Pioneer 1000 3P(SXS10M3*)||1HFVE04**G4000001 --- 1HFVE04**G4008403|
|2016||Pioneer 1000 5P(SXS10M5*)||1HFVE04**G4000001 --- 1HFVE04**G4010507|
|2017||Pioneer 1000 3P(SXS10M3*)||1HFVE04**H4100001 --- 1HFVE04**H4102101|
|2017||Pioneer 1000 5P(SXS10M5*)||1HFVE04**H4100001 --- 1HFVE04**H4103000|
|2018||Pioneer 1000 3P(SXS10M3*)||1HFVE04**G4200001 --- 1HFVE04**G4203360|
|2018||Pioneer 1000 5P(SXS10M5*)||1HFVE04**G4200001 --- 1HFVE04**G4207379|
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from October 2015 through April 2018 for between $14,000 and $22,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 22 reports of the muffler plastic heat shield melting and three reports of muffler plastic heat shield fires. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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