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2008 Honda Ridgeline recall

Honda Recall : Aftermarket Hitch Style Bike Rack

2008 Honda Ridgeline

When moving the bike arm bracket to its down position, this pinch bolt has the potential of causing severe laceration or amputation to the user's fingertips or hand.

Equipment — Mechanical — Carrier/Rack

Summary
Honda is recalling 2,032 hitch style bike racks sold as aftermarket for use on MY 2003-2007 and some MY 2008 Honda Pilot, Ridgeline, and Acura MDX vehicles. A pinch bolt exists between the bike arm bracket and the upright assembly of the "hitch" style bicycle rack.
Actions
Owners should contact thule at 800-thule91 (800-848-5391) to obtain a free repair kit along with repair instructions or owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or Acura at 1-800-382-2238 for further information.
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Date Announced
FEB 05, 2008
Vehicles Affected
2,032
NHTSA Campaign #
08E013000
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