Honda Recalls 1.2 Million Vehicles Over Potentially Faulty Backup Camera

Key Points

  • 1.2 million Honda vehicles have been recalled for a possible problem with the backup camera.
  • A problem with a cable connection could prevent the camera image from appearing on the dashboard display.
  • Honda Odyssey minivans and Passport and Pilot SUVs are affected by the recall.

Honda's American Certificates of Deposit (ADR) Motor (HMC) fell 2.5% on Friday after the Japanese automaker recalled 1.2 million SUVs and minivans due to potential problems with the rear-view camera.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that a faulty communications coaxial cable connector could prevent the camera image from appearing on the dashboard screen. on board.

Recall affects Odyssey minivans from 2018 to 2024, Passport SUVs from 2019 to 2023 and Pilot SUVs from 2019 to 2022.

Two years ago, Honda extended the warranty for the vehicles affected by the problem. It said it received around 274,000 applications from May 2017 to June 8 this year. The company added that it has not received any reports of deaths or injuries related to the issue.

NHTSA has stated that for make sure the audio display unit is properly connected, dealers will install an upgraded wiring harness between the audio terminal and vehicle connectors of the existing display, as well as a rectifier cover over the vehicle cable connector.

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