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Honda Odyssey Recall 05V039000

Steering Column May Be Assembled Wrong

Suspension & Steering, January 25, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

On 203 vehicles, the steering column may be assembly incorrectly, which could result in a loss of steering and possibly a crash without warning.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Honda dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

On 203 vehicles, the steering column may be assembly incorrectly, which could result in a loss of steering and possibly a crash without warning. Owners were notified by telephone on January 25, 2005, and arrangements were made to have their vehicles towed and repaired. The Honda recall number is P70.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2005

Manufacturer's Report Date: January 25, 2005

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V039000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STEERING:COLUMN

Potential Number of Units Affected: 203

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE STEERING COLUMN MAY BE INCORRECTLY ASSEMBLED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Consequence: LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL CAN CAUSE A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

Remedy: OWNERS WERE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE ON JANUARY 25, 2005, AND ARRANGEMENTS WERE MADE TO HAVE THEIR VEHICLES TOWED TO THEIR DEALERS AND HAVE THE REPAIRS PERFORMED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 25, 2005.

Notes: HONDA RECALL NO. P70.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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