Honda recalls thousands of US vehicles over brake problem


Bloomberg News (3/17, Ohnsman, Ramsey) reported Honda has “recalled 412,000 US vehicles including the Odyssey, the country’s best-selling minivan last year, to fix a brake-system flaw that spurred driver complaints of pedals feeling ‘soft.'” Honda yesterday said a “vehicle stability assist modulator should be modified on 344,000 Odysseys and 68,000 Element wagons from the 2007-2008 model years.” Bloomberg notes that according to the NHTSA, Honda “recalled 454,003 vehicles in the U.S. in 2009.”