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1998 Honda Odyssey
3 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 1998 Honda Odyssey
Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Honda Odyssey by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Honda service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Honda customer service.
1998 Honda Odyssey EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000
Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.
Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.
Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »
1998 Honda Odyssey ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #02V120000
Summary: On certain sedans, coupes, hatchbacks, and sport utility vehicles, electrical contacts in the ignition switch can degrade due to the high electrical current passing through the switch when the vehicle is started.
Consequence: Worn contacts could cause the engine to stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace the ignition switch. Owner notification began June 14, 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or Acura at 1-800-382-2238. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V120000 »
1998 Honda Odyssey SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT NHTSA Campaign #99V069000
Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. Certain vehicles were manufactured with ball joints that can prematurely wear out and, in the worse case, the ball joint would separate causing the front suspension to collapse.
Consequence: This condition would result in vehicle deceleration and a sudden loss of power. Also steering controllability would be reduced.
Actions: Dealers will replace the front suspension lower ball joints. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V069000 »
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