HONDA RIDGELINE 2017: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : HONDA Model : RIDGELINE Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-04-01 - 2016-08-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V888000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-03 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-09 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-09
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: KD3
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9179
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. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KD3.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.