STEERING CABLES DAMAGED

         
Number 050044T   MIC: HPS
Company: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO INC   Company Official: WAC
Model Name: ARX1200   Model Year: 2004-05
Problem 1: STEERING CABLES DAMAGED      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 8/2/2005
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 4/11/2008
Units 84   Campaign Open Date 8/2/2005
Boat Type 17   Campaign Close Date 4/11/2008
Severity: L   Last Date: 8/2/2005
Comments:  
SOME STEERING CABLES MAY HAVE BEN DAMAGED DURING AN ASSEMBLY LINE REPAIR PROCEDURE. OVERTIME THE DAMAGED CABLE CAN FAIL RESULTING IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL. RE-OPENED 9-8-06 BECAUSE MFR FOUND 81 ADDITIONAL UNITS ARE AFFECTED. CLOSED BECAUSE AS OF 4/11/08 MANUFACTURER HAD REPAIRED 104 UNITS AND WILL CONTINUE TO HONOR AND REPAIR UNITS FOR A REASONABLE PERIOD OF TIME.