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Crash Test Data for 2019 Honda

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Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
2019 Insight 4DR FWD

 

Service Bulletins for 2019 Honda

2019 HONDA CLARITY FUEL CELL
Bulletin Number: APaS11192018901
Dealer message - AHM is studying the current replacement need for the ION filter (PN 3H450-5WM-A01). We would like to collect several samples in the field for this study.
2019 HONDA FIT
Bulletin Number: APaS11052018902
Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2018-2019 Fits with a customer complaint of the rear door latches binding or inop. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior t
Bulletin Number: APaS11262018904
Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2018-2019 Fits with a customer complaint of the rear door latches binding or inop. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior t
2019 HONDA INSIGHT
Bulletin Number: A18080E
Servicenews article - If you're having trouble aligning the front millimeter wave radar, or if DTC P2583-76 is present and does not clear after re-aiming, inspect the radar mounting clips and bracket. Check that the mounting bracket is not
2019 HONDA ODYSSEY
Bulletin Number: A16-087
Service bulletin - The transmission end cover leaks on vehicles with a 9-speed A/T. During assembly, the transmission end cover sealing gasket was torn.
Bulletin Number: A18-086
Service bulletin - Some troubleshooting procedures for a loss of communication or F-CAN malfunction DTC?s require running the F-CAN Bus Connected Unit Check using the i-HDS. There are certain control units that may be reported as Not Availa
Bulletin Number: A18-125
Service bulletin - There is a buzz, hum, booming, or vibration noise from the front driver door speaker at 1500 RPM while driving between 35-45 MPH. The software in the ANC control unit.
Bulletin Number: AER18080B
Engineering request for investigation - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Odysseys with a customer complaint of the brakes having a soft feel or having excessive pedal travel. To fully understand the cause o
Bulletin Number: APaS08222018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Odysseys with a customer complaint of the brakes having a soft feel or having excessive pedal travel. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM w
Bulletin Number: APaS08312018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Odysseys with a customer complaint of the brakes having a soft feel or having excessive pedal travel. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM w
Bulletin Number: APaS09172018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Odysseys with a customer complaint of the brakes having a soft feel or having excessive pedal travel. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM w
Bulletin Number: APaS10022018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Odysseys with a customer complaint of the brakes having a soft feel or having excessive pedal travel. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM w
Bulletin Number: APaS10172018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Odysseys with a customer complaint of the brakes having a soft feel or having excessive pedal travel. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM w
2019 HONDA PILOT
Bulletin Number: A16-087
Service bulletin - The transmission end cover leaks on vehicles with a 9-speed A/T. During assembly, the transmission end cover sealing gasket was torn.
Bulletin Number: A17-083
Service bulletin - The hood flutters or vibrates at highway speeds. Adjust the hood edge cushions to slightly touch the hood while still maintaining proper hood alignment. Inspect the adhesive between the hood skin and the support structur
Bulletin Number: APaS11132018904
Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Ridgelines with a customer complaint of the tailgate not opening from the side. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior
Bulletin Number: APaS11282018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co, Inc. (AHM) has been collecting batteries from certain models under certain conditions. If you have replaced an OEM battery on a qualified vehicle, please follow the procedure below. Qualifiers: AHM
2019 HONDA RIDGELINE
Bulletin Number: A16-013
Service bulletin - There is a chirping coming from the engine area with the engine warmed up. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.
Bulletin Number: A17-083
Service bulletin - The hood flutters or vibrates at highway speeds. Adjust the hood edge cushions to slightly touch the hood while still maintaining proper hood alignment. Inspect the adhesive between the hood skin and the support structur
Bulletin Number: A18-034
Service bulletin - When adjusting the driver's seat height or tilt, the power seat does not move or moves just a small amount and clicks loudly during operation. The vertical transmission assembly (VTA) unit has a stripped internal gear.
Bulletin Number: A18-040
Service bulletin - The roof molding front end caps become loose and lift away from roof panel. The roof molding front end caps are not held on securely.
Bulletin Number: A18-080
Service bulletin - The A/C does not blow cold air, and the lower corner of the condenser around the receiver/dryer cap is stained. There is poor O-ring compression against the receiver/dryer barrel wall.
Bulletin Number: A18-080
Service bulletin - The A/C does not blow cold air, and the lower corner of the condenser around the receiver/dryer cap is stained. There is poor O-ring compression against the receiver/dryer barrel wall.
Bulletin Number: A18-086
Service bulletin - Some troubleshooting procedures for a loss of communication or F-CAN malfunction DTC?s require running the F-CAN Bus Connected Unit Check using the i-HDS. There are certain control units that may be reported as Not Availa
Bulletin Number: AER18110B
Engineering request for investigation - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Ridgelines with a customer complaint of the tailgate not opening from the side. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to in
Bulletin Number: APaS11262018901
Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2019 Ridgelines with a customer complaint of the tailgate not opening from the side. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior

 

Recalls for 2019 Honda

2019 HONDA HR-V
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:04/10/2018 - 05/23/2018
Potential Units Affected:64785

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Acura MDX, 2017-2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid, 2018-2019 Honda HR-V and Honda Odyssey, and 2016 Honda HR-V vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating, causing gas pockets to form, reducing brake performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Consequence:

A reduction of braking performance increases the risk of a crash.

Action:

Owners will be notified, and Honda or Acura dealers will bleed the brakes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 17, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are C31 and L30.
2019 HONDA INSIGHT
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/23/2018 - 08/30/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA INSIGHT
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/23/2018 - 08/30/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA INSIGHT
NHTSA Campaign ID:VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:10/24/2017 - 08/22/2018
Potential Units Affected:232140

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018 Honda Accord and 2019 Honda Insight vehicles. In certain scenarios, the back-up camera center display may not function properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Consequence:

If the rearview camera display does not show what is behind the vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the display audio unit software, free of charge. The recall began October 30, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are K2G and V2F.
2019 HONDA INSIGHT
NHTSA Campaign ID:BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:10/24/2017 - 08/22/2018
Potential Units Affected:232140

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018 Honda Accord and 2019 Honda Insight vehicles. In certain scenarios, the back-up camera center display may not function properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Consequence:

If the rearview camera display does not show what is behind the vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the display audio unit software, free of charge. The recall began October 30, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are K2G and V2F.
2019 HONDA INSIGHT
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/23/2018 - 08/30/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA ODYSSEY
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/20/2018 - 08/28/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA ODYSSEY
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:04/12/2018 - 06/14/2018
Potential Units Affected:64785

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Acura MDX, 2017-2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid, 2018-2019 Honda HR-V and Honda Odyssey, and 2016 Honda HR-V vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating, causing gas pockets to form, reducing brake performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Consequence:

A reduction of braking performance increases the risk of a crash.

Action:

Owners will be notified, and Honda or Acura dealers will bleed the brakes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 17, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are C31 and L30.
2019 HONDA ODYSSEY
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/20/2018 - 08/28/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA ODYSSEY
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/20/2018 - 08/28/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA ODYSSEY
NHTSA Campaign ID:LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:04/12/2018 - 04/12/2018
Potential Units Affected:107774

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2018 and 2019 Honda Odyssey vehicles. The latch assemblies for the power sliding doors may stick and not properly latch to the door strikers.

Consequence:

If the power sliding doors fails to latch, the doors may open while moving, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right power sliding door rear latch assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are Z33 and O36.
2019 HONDA PILOT
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:10/19/2018 - 10/25/2018
Potential Units Affected:403

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Ridgeline and Pilot vehicles. The mounting holes for the clip that secures the right center pillar trim panel may be larger than intended. In the event of a crash necessitating right side curtain air bag deployment, the clip may not hold the center pillar trim panel in position and it may potentially interfere with the curtain air bag deployment. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, "Side Impact Protection," and 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the curtain air bag does not deploy as intended, it can increase the risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a bracket on the right center pillar that will securely hold the center pillar trim clip, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is D3D.
2019 HONDA RIDGELINE
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/22/2018 - 08/30/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA RIDGELINE
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/22/2018 - 08/30/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.
2019 HONDA RIDGELINE
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:10/19/2018 - 10/23/2018
Potential Units Affected:403

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Ridgeline and Pilot vehicles. The mounting holes for the clip that secures the right center pillar trim panel may be larger than intended. In the event of a crash necessitating right side curtain air bag deployment, the clip may not hold the center pillar trim panel in position and it may potentially interfere with the curtain air bag deployment. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, "Side Impact Protection," and 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the curtain air bag does not deploy as intended, it can increase the risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a bracket on the right center pillar that will securely hold the center pillar trim clip, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 25, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is D3D.
2019 HONDA RIDGELINE
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:08/22/2018 - 08/30/2018
Potential Units Affected:118

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Honda Insight, Odyssey, and Ridgeline vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) control unit may have a manufacturing error, possibly resulting in the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners not deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags or seatbelt pretensioners do not function as intended, there would be an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the SRS unit, free of charge. The recall began November 8, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are B2R, C2P, and Z2Q.