Honda Will Recall 2,800 2011 Honda Odyssey Minivan

Honda Will Recall 2,800 2011 Honda Odyssey Minivan

So the recall season doesn’t seems to end in the international auto market, and this time its Japanese auto maker Honda, who will be recalling their 2,800 2011 Honda Odyssey minivans. The reason for the recall according to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is the faulty windows of the minivans which may smash into the cabin.

In their recall summary the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated, “The 2011 Honda Odyssey suffers from a faulty front driver and passenger door power windows, which could cause the coming of the windows and becoming out of order, which also can prevent it from rolling up or down, or it even could drop into the door.” “The window can crash into the passenger cabin and can cause injury to the passenger.”

In another document filed by Honda, with the federal government, the company has stated that till now they have received 97 warranty claims for the defective windows. It also stated in a statement on their website that till now they haven’t received reports of any crashes or injuries because of the defected windows. The company attributed the faulty window to a supplier’s failure in using proper primer on the window glass.

It should be noted that this is the second time 2011 Honda Odyssey has been recalled this month. Earlier 33,341 2011 Honda Odyssey were recalled on March 15, because of their faulty windshield wipers.

This recall for correcting the glass defect will start on 15th of April, 2011. It should be known that Honda dealers will be replacing either the driver’s or passenger’s front door window glass. The 2011 Honda Odyssey owners can contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

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