Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) has issued a recall for the Honda Odyssey.
Description of Recall
American Honda motor company (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Honda Odyssey vehicles manufactured August 8, 2006, through September 8, 2008. Due to a combination of system components and software, the vehicle safety assist system (vsa) may apply the brakes unexpectedly.
Severity of the Defect
The vehicle may suddenly and unexpectedly brake hard, and without illuminating the brake lights, increasing the risk of a crash from behind.
Honda’s Recommended Action
Parts to remedy these vehicles will not be available until the spring of 2014. Honda will send owners an interim letter notifying them of the issue and instruct them how to prevent unintended braking. A second notification will be sent when the parts become available. Interim notification was mailed in December 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or visit their website at www. Recalls. Honda. Com. Honda’s recall number is jc5.