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Honda recalling 410,000 Odysseys and Elements for brake problem

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Filed under: Minivan/Van, Recalls, Safety, Crossover, Honda

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Honda has announced a recall for some 410,000 vehicle due to a defect with the Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) module. According to the automaker, 344,00 Odysseys and 68,000 Elements (MY 2007-2008) are affected by the problem and owners will be notified via mail this April to take their vehicles into dealers.

The issue with the VSA results in a softening sensation through brake pedal and a longer pedal travel that requires owners to apply more pressure to bring their vehicles to a halt. The condition worsens over time as the stability control system lets a small amount of air into the braking system. Full details on the problem, including Honda's recall hotline, are available after the jump.


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Honda recalling 410,000 Odysseys and Elements for brake problem originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 16 Mar 2010 14:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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