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2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
July 28, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V437000
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Summary:
Honda (America Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Odyssey vehicles. Water may enter the outer door handle cables for the sliding doors. If this occurs, the outer door handle cables may freeze in cold temperatures, preventing the front and rear sliding door latches from securely latching.

Consequence Summary:
A power sliding door that fails to latch may open while moving, increasing the risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power sliding door outer handle cables, free of charge. The recall began September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is A88.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
July 28, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V439000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Odyssey, 2019-2020 Passport, and 2019-2021 Pilot vehicles. Incorrect instrument panel control module software can cause the instrument panel to not display critical information, such as engine oil pressure, speedometer, and gear selector position until the next ignition cycle. Additionally, it can prevent the rearview camera image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 101, "Control and Displays" and 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Consequence Summary:
Operating a vehicle without a functioning instrument panel or rearview camera display increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument panel control module software, free of charge. The recall began September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is T89.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
July 28, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V439000
Component:
BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Odyssey, 2019-2020 Passport, and 2019-2021 Pilot vehicles. Incorrect instrument panel control module software can cause the instrument panel to not display critical information, such as engine oil pressure, speedometer, and gear selector position until the next ignition cycle. Additionally, it can prevent the rearview camera image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 101, "Control and Displays" and 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Consequence Summary:
Operating a vehicle without a functioning instrument panel or rearview camera display increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument panel control module software, free of charge. The recall began September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is T89.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
February 06, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V066000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Odyssey vehicles. The wire harness for the third row seat accessory power outlet may get pinched between the unibody and rear trim panel, possibly damaging the wires and causing an electrical short.

Consequence Summary:
An intermittent electrical short could overheat the wire harness, increasing the risk of a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third row seat accessory power outlet wire harness for damage, replacing it as necessary. If no damage is found, the dealer will apply protective tape and re-route the harness. All repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began March 16, 2020. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is T6U.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
April 12, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V299000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Odyssey vehicles. Loose battery terminal connections or a degraded battery may cause the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) to unexpectedly reboot. Upon rebooting, the TCU may shift the transmission to the "Park" position, possibly damaging the parking rod.

Consequence Summary:
A damaged parking rod can allow the vehicle to roll when parked, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will ensure the battery terminal connections are secure and will update the TCU software, free of charge. Additionally, the parking rod effectiveness will be checked. The recall began May 31, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are Z4J, Y4K.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
April 12, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V299000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Odyssey vehicles. Loose battery terminal connections or a degraded battery may cause the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) to unexpectedly reboot. Upon rebooting, the TCU may shift the transmission to the "Park" position, possibly damaging the parking rod.

Consequence Summary:
A damaged parking rod can allow the vehicle to roll when parked, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will ensure the battery terminal connections are secure and will update the TCU software, free of charge. Additionally, the parking rod effectiveness will be checked. The recall began May 31, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are Z4J, Y4K.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
March 20, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V213000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

Summary:
Braun Corporation (Braun) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Honda Odyessy vehicles modified to be equipped with an in-floor wheelchair ramp conversion. The rear wheel speed sensor harnesses may have been routed to the incorrect rear wheels, resulting in the possibility that the anti-lock brake system will not recognize each rear wheel speed properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake System" and 404, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."

Consequence Summary:
If the rear wheel speeds cannot be correctly monitored, the anti-lock brake system may not engage properly to prevent the wheels from locking up, increasing the risk of crash.

Corrective Summary:
Braun has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the rear wheel speed sensor harnesses, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on April 4, 2019. Owners may contact Braun customer service at 1-800-488-0359.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
November 09, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V795000
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2018 and 2019 Honda Odyssey vehicles. The latch assemblies for the power sliding doors may stick and not properly latch to the door strikers.

Consequence Summary:
If the power sliding doors fails to latch, the doors may open while moving, increasing the risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right power sliding door rear latch assemblies, free of charge. The recall began January 3, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are Z33 and O36.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
November 01, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V777000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Acura MDX, 2017-2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid, 2018-2019 Honda HR-V and Honda Odyssey, and 2016 Honda HR-V vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating, causing gas pockets to form, reducing brake performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Consequence Summary:
A reduction of braking performance increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Owners will be notified, and Honda or Acura dealers will bleed the brakes, free of charge. The recall began December 11, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are C31 and L30.

2018 HONDA ODYSSEY

Report Date:
June 23, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V397000
Component:
SEAT BELTS

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018 Honda Odyssey vehicles. The seat belt tongue for the third row center seating position may not be compatible with the latch, preventing the seat belt from latching securely. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Consequence Summary:
If in the event of a crash, the seat belt cannot restrain the occupant they have an increased risk of being injured.

Corrective Summary:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third row center seat belt to make sure that it has the correct tongue, replacing the seat belt, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 31, 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KF7.