Honda recalls 46,000 Odyssey minivans due to failures of power tailgates

Honda has announced a recall of approximately 46,000 Odyssey minivans due to problems with struts that raise and lower the S

UV’s power tailgate. Some struts fail to hold up the tailgate, which could injure people nearby.

The Honda Odyssey recall involves 2008 and early 2009 Odyssey EX-L and Touring vans. The automobile manufacturer will begin sending out recall notices March 13, 2012. You can use the link near the end of this post

to find out if your Honda automobile has been recalled.

There have been several Honda recalls in recent days:

Honda owners who want to find out if their vehicle has been recalled can get their automobile’s 17 character Vehicle Identification Number (VIN number) and get recall information at Honda’s Owner Link site.  For help locating your vehicle’s VIN

number, visit this Honda Help page.

The automobile manufacturer reports that two injuries have been reported related to the tailgate issue on Odyssey minivans.

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