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June 26, 2000

1999-2000 Honda Odyssey  Automobiles Recalled

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 1999-2000 Honda Odyssey automobiles because on certain minivans, the sliding doors may not latch properly because the latches were not correctly riveted during manufacture.

7,085 of these vehicles, manufactured between December 1999 through January 2000 are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace the door latch assembly on all Odyssey minivans built from Dec. 10, 1999 through Jan. 7, 2000.  Also included in this recall are approximately 1,400 Odyssey minivans that had the latches replaced under recall 99V-158 or under warranty, that may need to have the latches replaced again.

Owners of these vehicles will be notified by Honda to bring the vehicle to their Honda dealer for inspection of the previously replaced latch assembly. Latches with the suspect date code will be replaced. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification will begin June 22, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V119]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers June 26, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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