Honda is recalling certain 2019–2021 Talon side-by-sides for potential engine failure. According to the company, a band clamp on the vehicle’s intake can work loose, then fall into the engine causing catastrophic damage. The recall covers 34,000 units, including two- and four-seat models. Honda urges owners to check their machine’s VIN. If your vehicle is covered by the recall, Honda says you should stop driving it immediately and contact your local dealer to schedule a free inspection and, if necessary, repair.
This is an expanded program, as Honda previously recalled around 32,000 Talons for the same issue. That effort covered the following models:
The expanded recall covers these vehicles as well:
Honda says there have been 18 reported incidents, including one that resulted in the driver losing control after the failure. For more information, contact Honda at (866) 784-1870, or head over to the company’s recall site.
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