The Japanese car manufacturer, Honda, is recalling over 241,000 minivans due to an issue that might result in an electrical fire. The company said in a statement that the wire harness running to the third-row power outlet may have been pinched during manufacturing. The faulty wiring in the vans can causes a short circuit, leading to a fire starting in a plastic panel. Owners of these vehicles should be notified of the recall by mid-March. So far, three fires have been reported, with no injuries. If you have one of the recalled vehicles listed below, you should take your car to the dealership as soon as possible. Your dealer will reroute the wiring and cover it with insulated tape. If any of the wirings is damaged, it will be replaced. For more information, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.
- Honda Odyssey Minivan EX-L 2018-2020
- Odyssey Minivan Touring 2018-2020
- Odyssey Minivan Elite 2018-2020For more information on the affected vehicles, visit the Honda website, here.
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