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Recall 15V668000

Warning Lights For Various Systems May Not Illuminate

Recall Details

Warning lights that notify the driver of the malfunction of certain systems, such as tire air pressure, anti-lock braking and electronic stability control, may not illuminate as needed. Dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Various warning lights, such as those for tire air pressure warnings, anti-lock braking warnings or electronic stability control warnings that appear on the instrument panel to notify the driver of certain issues may not illuminate as intended. This could fail to warn the driver of system problems, affecting continued safe operation of the vehicle.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Honda must be performed by a Honda dealership. Honda will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, October 16, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 16, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
35,406
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V668000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Honda Pilot 2WD vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to September 8, 2015 and 2016 Pilot 4WD vehicles manufactured May 7, 2015 to September 4, 2015. In the affected vehicles, when one of the safety systems such as tire pressure monitoring, anti-lock braking or electronic stability control malfunctions, there is potential that the instrument panel will not illuminate the corresponding warning light, however the warning lamps will illuminate when the ignition is turned off and then turned back on. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic stability control systems", number 135, "Light vehicle brake systems" and number 138, "Tire pressure monitoring systems".
Consequence
If a safety system cannot immediately warn the driver when needed, the driver may be at at increased risk of a crash.
Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 27, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is JV7.
Notify
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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