Honda Motor of Argentina reported that within the framework of a preventive sanitation program, it will review the models TRX500 from 2013 y 450 CRF2016R. In the first case, it involves the inspection and eventual replacement of the steering axle of the units; while in the second one will proceed to the replacement of the secondary gear of the fifth gear (transmission component) of the units.
In the case of the TRX500 model, Honda has detected a limited number of units that may have a failure in the steering shaft, which under normal conditions of use could break and thus lose control of the vehicle's steering.
Regarding the CRF450R model, some units could present failure in the secondary gear of the fifth gear, which could break and cause loss of power in the unit and, in extreme cases, could cause the rear wheel to brake.
For these reasons, Honda has decided to preventively replace the affected parts with new verified ones. Said security campaign will be carried out through the network of Dealers and Official Services, at no cost to their clients.
The revision does not include the rest of the vehicles marketed by Honda Motor de Argentina, nor the models that are not included within the VIN range specified above.
For more information, users can consult their nearest Dealer or Official Service, or contact the Customer Service Department via e-mail at [email protected] tel .: -0800-1221-HONDA (46632) from 8:30 a.m. to 13:00 p.m. and from 14:00 p.m. to 17:00 p.m.
The Chassis Numbers (VIN) of the affected units are between:
-From IHFTE38U - 4000570 to IHFTE38U - 4001139
-From IHFTE38U - 4060130 to IHFTE38U - 4061313
-From IHFTE38U - 4100001 to IHFTE38U - 4100082
-From JH2PE0530GK500684 to JH2PE0539GK502756
-From JH2PE053XGK500546 to JH2PE053XGK502835