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American Honda Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)

  • 2016 Honda Pioneer 1000 M3 P red
  • 2016 Honda Pioneer 1000 side by side M5 D camouflage sideview
  • 2016 Honda Pioneer 1000 side by side M5 D camouflage
Name of Product:
Recreational off-highway vehicles

The front door can open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in use, posing a risk of injury to occupants.

Recall Date:
May 10, 2016
About 3,300
Consumer Contact

American Honda toll-free at 866-784-1870 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at and click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information

Recall Details


This recall involves all models of the 2014 Honda Pioneer 700 recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV). ROVs are motorized off-road vehicles with a steering wheel, gas and brake pedals, bucket or bench seats, seat belts and an occupant protection structure. The recalled vehicles came in two-seat and four-seat models and were black with camouflage, olive or red hood and trim pieces. "HONDA" is on the front grill and rear tail gate. "Pioneer 700" appears on a tab on the sides of the vehicle just behind the driver's and front passenger's seats.  The model and serial numbers are on a certification label affixed to the top rear of the driver's side front wheel well. The following model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled:


Model Number

Serial Number Range (All begin with 1HF)

Number of Seats

SXS 700M2 2AC

VE0225E4000006 to VE022XE4006304


SXS 700M2 4AC

VE0284E4000003 to VE0284E4001202


SXS 700M4 AC

VE0204E4000013 to VE020XE4006849


SXS 700M4 3AC

VE0268E4000004 to VE0269E4001503



Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local authorized Honda dealer to schedule an appointment to have the original front door striker plates removed and replaced, free of charge.


Honda has received one report of an unexpected door-release incident during a dealer set-up of the vehicle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from February 2016 through April 2016 for between $14,000 and $17,200.
American Honda Motor Company Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

American Honda Motor Company, of Torrance, Calif.


American Honda Motor Company, of Torrance, Calif.

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