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Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Recalled by American Honda Due to Crash and Injury Hazards (Recall Alert)

  • 2017-2020 Model Year Honda Pioneer 700 4 Passenger
  • 2017-2020 Model Year Honda Pioneer 700 2 Passenger
  • 2016-2020 Model Year Honda Pioneer 1000 5 Passenger
  • 2016-2020 Model Year Honda Pioneer 1000 3 Passenger
  • Pioneer 700 & 1000 Location of VIN Number
  • Pioneer 700 & 1000 Location of VIN Number
Name of Product:
Honda Pioneer 700 & 1000 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) with Electric Power Steering (EPS)

The ROV can lose steering control, posing crash and injury hazards. 

Recall Date:
December 03, 2020

About 118,600

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 Model Year 2017-2019 & certain 2020 Honda Pioneer 700 and 2016-2019 & certain 2020 Pioneer 1000 Side-by-Side vehicles equipped with Electric Power Steering (EPS).  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 700 or Pioneer 1000 is printed on a label located on both sides of the vehicle.  The serial number (VIN #) is stamped in the frame at the left rear, below the tilt-up bed/seat.


MY Model VIN Start VIN End
2017 Pioneer 700 – 2  Passenger (SXS700M2*) 1HFVE02**H4300001 1HFVE02**H4303722
2017 Pioneer 700 – 4  Passenger (SXS700M4*) 1HFVE02**H4300001 1HFVE02**H4350720
2018 Pioneer 700 – 2  Passenger (SXS700M2*) 1HFVE02**J4400001 1HFVE02**J4402760
2018 Pioneer 700 – 4  Passenger (SXS700M4*) 1HFVE02**J4400001 1HFVE02**J4451320
2019 Pioneer 700 – 2  Passenger (SXS700M2*) 1HFVE02**K4500001 1HFVE02**K4502100
2019 Pioneer 700 – 4  Passenger (SXS700M4*) 1HFVE02**K4500001 1HFVE02**K4550600
2020 Pioneer 700 – 2  Passenger (SXS700M2*) 1HFVE02**L4600001 1HFVE02**L4601500
2020 Pioneer 700 – 4  Passenger (SXS700M4*) 1HFVE02**L4600001 1HFVE02**L4650780
2016 Pioneer 1000 – 3  Passenger (SXS1000M3*) 1HFVE04**G4000001 1HFVE04**G4008403
2016 Pioneer 1000 – 5  Passenger (SXS1000M5*) 1HFVE04**G4000001 1HFVE04**G4010507
2017 Pioneer 1000 – 3  Passenger (SXS1000M3*) 1HFVE04**H4100001 1HFVE04**H4102101
2017 Pioneer 1000 – 5  Passenger (SXS1000M5*) 1HFVE04**H4100001 1HFVE04**H4103000
2018 Pioneer 1000 – 3  Passenger (SXS1000M3*) 1HFVE04**J4200001 1HFVE04**J4205460
2018 Pioneer 1000 – 5  Passenger (SXS1000M5*) 1HFVE04**J4200001 1HFVE04**J4210320
2019 Pioneer 1000 – 3  Passenger (SXS1000M3*) 1HFVE04**K4300001 1HFVE04**K4301920
2019 Pioneer 1000 – 5  Passenger (SXS1000M5*) 1HFVE04**K4300001 1HFVE04**K4302460
2020 Pioneer 1000 – 3  Passenger (SXS1000M3*) 1HFVE04**L4400001 1HFVE04**L4403180
2020 Pioneer 1000 – 5  Passenger (SXS1000M5*) 1HFVE04**L4400001 1HFVE04**L4404620

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, if necessary.  Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.


The firm has received 8 reports of the ROV’s having either play in the steering or losing control of steering.  No injuries or accidents have been reported.

Sold At:
Authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from August 2015 through March 2020 for approximately between $10,000 and $21,000.
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., of Torrance, Calif.
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
Fast Track Recall

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