RECALL ALERT: UPDATE Honda Issues Recall on 32,000 Talon UTVs from 2019-21

By Gerard Rossman

UPDATE 1/20/23: Honda has recently expanded their recall to include 2,000 additional model year 2021 Talon UTVs, for a total of 34,000 recalled vehicles since March 2022.

The Honda Motor Company of America has issued a recall on 32,000 Honda Talons manufactured between 2019 and 2021.

Honda has received 16 reports of loose intake funnel band screws entering the engine, resulting in engine damage or failure. They also received one report of a loss of control, resulting in a crash with minor injuries to the occupants.

Here is a chart of the original recall, with information about the expanded recall:

Original Recall:

MYModelVIN StartVIN End
2019Talon 1000 S21HFVE05**K40000031HFVE05**K4003902
2020Talon 1000 S21HFVE05**L41000011HFVE05**L4102280
2021Talon 1000 S21HFVE05**M42000011HFVE05**M4202760
2020Talon 1000 S41HFVE06**L40000021HFVE06**L4003420
2021Talon 1000 S41HFVE06**M41000011HFVE06**M4102218

Expanded Recall:

MYModelVIN StartVIN End
2021Talon 1000 S21HFVE05**M42000841HFVE05**M4203061
2021Talon 1000 S41HFVE06**M41001211HFVE06**M4102580

Honda states consumers should immediately stop using the recalled recreational off-highway vehicles and contact an authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule an appointment for a free inspection and repair.

Owners of the affected vehicles will be issued a notice of this recall in short order.

More information can be found at the Consumer Product Safety Commission website (updated 1/20/23):

Gerard Rossman is a journalist with Adrenaline Powersports Mag

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