The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that American Honda is recalling about 82,000 Pioneer side-by-sides from the 2016-19 model year. The throttle pedal can stick in the open position, posing crash and injury hazards.
This recall involves all model year 2016 through 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 side-by-side vehicles. The recalled vehicles were sold in various colors including: red, blue, green, gray and yellow. The name “HONDA” is on the front, sides and the rear of the vehicle. The model name Pioneer 1000 is printed on a label located on both sides of the vehicle, near the rear. The serial number (VIN #) is stamped in the frame at the left rear, below the tilt-up bed/seat.
Makes and models are as follows:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact an authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule an appointment for a free inspection and repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.
The firm has received 15 reports of the throttle pedal sticking in the open position, including six crashes, resulting in a report of a concussion and a broken nose.
The vehicles were sold at authorized Honda powersports dealers nationwide from August 2015 through March 2019 for between $14,000 and $22,000.
The manufacturer is American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, California, and they were manufactured in the U.S.