The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that American Honda Motor Co. has recalled it’s 2008 Honda TRX500 due to steering control problems. The electric power steering shaft, (also known as Honda FourTrax Foreman 4×4), may break unexpectedly and cause the driver to lose control of the ATV. The recalled ATV’s were sold at Honda dealerships between October 2007 and March 2008.

The CPSC has asked that consumers stop using the product immediately. Registered owners are advised to contact Honda for a free repair of the power steering shaft. Consumers can contact Honda toll-free at (866) 784-1870 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at this link.

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