Recall alert: Honda recalls 241K Odyssey minivans due to wiring issue, fire risk

Recall alert: Honda recalls 241K Odyssey minivans due to fire risk, wiring issue

Honda has announced a recall that involves 241,000 Odyssey minivans due to a wiring problem that could lead to a fire.

The company has recalled 2018 through 2020 EX-L, Touring and Elite models, USA Today reported.

The wiring harness that powers a third-row outlet could get pinched and damaged when the van is assembled, Fox Business reported.

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It can short circuit and set a panel cover on fire.

The company will alert Honda owners by mail next month, Fox Business reported.

Dealers will move the wiring and cover it with insulating tape. If it is damaged, it will be replaced, USA Today reported.

The 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan is shown at its reveal at the 2017 North American International Auto Show on January 9, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. Honda has recalled 241,000 minivans due to a wiring issue.
The 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan is shown at its reveal at the 2017 North American International Auto Show on January 9, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. Honda has recalled 241,000 minivans due to a wiring issue. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)