Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

December 9, 2016

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

16V888000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected:

9,179

Summary:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2017 Ridgeline AWD vehicles manufactured April 1, 2016, to August 11, 2016. Water may enter the rear wiring harness through the connector located under the truck bed drain hole, possibly causing the connection terminals to corrode.

Consequence:

Corrosion of the wiring harness can cause increased electrical resistance, unexpectedly activating the vehicle stability assist (VSA) system, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear wiring harness and related components, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 24, 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KD3.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration