2007 Honda TRX 500 ATV Recall

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2007 Honda TRX 500 ATV Recall

Postby Snipe » Fri Jan 25, 2008 1:34 am

ATVs Recalled By American Honda Motor Co. Due to Loss of Speed Control

Name of Product: Model Year 2007 Honda TRX 500 ATVs

Units: About 40,000

Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. of Torrance, Calif.

Hazard: Water can enter the throttle position sensor and freeze, causing permanent damage if the rider forces the throttle lever. This could cause the throttle to stick open, posing a risk of injury or death to riders.

Incidents/Injuries: Honda has received two reported incidents of the throttle sticking, no injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Model Year 2007 Honda TRX 500 ATVs, also known as the Honda Foreman and Foreman Rubicon. The adult-size ATVs are designed for use by riders age 16 and older. The 2007 model year ATVs are available in red, black, blue, olive, and camouflage. The Honda name and wing logo are printed on the fuel tank and the model name is printed on the side panel just below the seat.

Sold by: Honda ATV dealers nationwide from June 2006 through December 2007 for between $6,500 and $7,600.

Manufactured in: USA

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled ATVs and contact any Honda ATV dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners of the recalled ATVs have been sent direct notice.

Consumer Contact: : For additional information, consumers can contact Honda (866) 784-1870 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.powersports.honda.com


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