Honda makes use of its 9-velocity automated in the redesigned Odyssey, which is the solely era being recalled. In accordance to the recall, unfastened battery terminal connections or a degraded battery may trigger the transmission management unit to unexpectedly reboot. When the unit reboots, Honda says it may routinely shift the transmission to the park place. If the vehicle occurs to be in movement at the moment, this motion might injury the parking rod.
As soon as the parking rod has been irreparably broken, Honda says the vehicle might roll away when parked. None of it seems like excellent news, as shifting your car to park at velocity can solely finish badly. Having such a factor occur to you with out warning as you chug alongside at 70 mph simply sounds all the worse.
Sellers plan to guarantee the battery terminal connections are safe when house owners convey them in. They may also replace the TCU software program to change the default motion of shifting into park on reboot. As an alternative, the transmission will try to shift to impartial upon reboot. Moreover, Honda sellers may also examine the parking rod to ensure that no injury has already been executed. House owners of affected automobiles ought to anticipate to be notified of the recall quickly.