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TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. – American Honda Motor Co. Inc. on Wednesday recalled about 32,000 recreational off-highway vehicles, citing potential loss of control that increases the risk of crash or injury.

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According to the Timmonsville, South Carolina-based manufacturer, the Honda Talon 1000 ROV’s intake funnel band screw can loosen and enter the engine through the intake funnel, potentially causing sudden engine failure.

To date, Honda has fielded 16 reports of loose intake funnel band screws entering the engine, resulting in engine damage/failure. The company has only received one report of loss of vehicle control linked to the defect, which resulted in a crash that caused minor injuries. See the list of recalled models below:

Year Model VIN start VIN end
2019 Talon 1000 S2 1HFVE05**K4000003 1HFVE05**K4003902
2020 Talon 1000 S2 1HFVE05**L4100001 1HFVE05**L4102280
2021 Talon 1000 S2 1HFVE05**M4200001 1HFVE05**M4202760
2020 Talon 1000 S4 1HFVE06**L4000002 1HFVE06**L4003420
2021 Talon 1000 S4 1HFVE06**M4100001 1HFVE06**M4102218

The affected models were sold at authorized Honda Powersports dealers nationwide from March 2019 through January 2022 for between $20,000 and $27,000, the recall stated.

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and to contact an authorized Honda Powersports dealer to schedule an appointment for a free inspection and repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may reach American Honda at 866-784-1870 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or online at http://powersports.honda.com.