Sudden engine failure can occur due to defect resulting in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash or injury
This recall expansion involves an additional 2,000 2021 model year Honda Talon 1000 side-by-sides with model numbers Talon 1000 S2 and Talon 1000 S4.
The vehicles were sold in various colors including red, blue, green, gray and yellow. “HONDA” is printed on the front, sides and the rear of each vehicle. “Talon” is printed on a label located on both sides of the vehicle. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) number is stamped on the frame on the left side under the left front fender. The VIN range for affected Talon 1000s is as shown below.
|MY||Model||VIN Start||VIN End|
|2019||Talon 1000 S2||1HFVE05**K4000003||1HFVE05**K4003902|
|2020||Talon 1000 S2||1HFVE05**L4100001||1HFVE05**L4102280|
|2021||Talon 1000 S2||1HFVE05**M4200001||1HFVE05**M4202760|
|2020||Talon 1000 S4||1HFVE06**L4000002||1HFVE06**L4003420|
|2021||Talon 1000 S4||1HFVE06**M4100001||1HFVE06**M4102218|
|MY||Model||VIN Start||VIN End|
|2021||Talon 1000 S2||1HFVE05**M4200084||1HFVE05**M4203061|
|2021||Talon 1000 S4||1HFVE06**M4100121||1HFVE06**M4102580|
The firm has received a total of 18 reports of incidents, including one report of a loss of control, resulting in a crash with minor personal injuries to the occupants.
Name of Product: 2019-2021 Honda Talon 1000 ROVs
Recall Date: January 12, 2023
Recall Number: 23-090
Hazard: The vehicle's intake funnel band screw can loosen and enter the engine through the intake funnel and cause sudden engine failure. If this occurs, it can result in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Sold At: Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from March 2019 through September 2022 for between $20,000 and $27,000.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled recreational off-highway vehicles and contact an authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule an appointment for a free inspection and repair, which includes proper tightening and thread deformation of the intake funnel screw. American Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Units: About 34,000 (About 32,000 were previously recalled in March 2022)
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
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 https://powersports.honda.com and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information or at https://powersports.honda.com/recalls.
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