Honda Motor Co. has issued a recall of approximately 232,000 vehicles in the US due to a software malfunction that may cause failure in the rear-camera display.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), stated that the recall extends over MY-2018 Accords and MY-2019 Insight Hybrids. “In certain scenarios, the backup camera centre display may not function properly,” NHTSA said on its website. “As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicles Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, ‘Rearview Mirrors.'”

As of now, there have been no reports of accidents on injuries due to the malfunction

Reports suggest that apart from the USA, the company is also recalling over 14,000 vehicles in Canada, 6,000 in Germany and about 3,000 in South Korea pertaining to the same issue. The company is expected to notify the owners stating that the issued will be resolved by the dealers by reprogramming the display auto unit software, free of charge.
As of now, there have been no reports of accidents on injuries due to the malfunction and the recall is expected to commence by November 5.

Reports suggest that apart from the USA, the company is also recalling over 14,000 vehicles in Canada, 6,000 in Germany and about 3,000 in South Korea pertaining to the same issue

“The software error may cause the centre display assembly that normally displays the rearview image to not provide the rear-view image when the vehicle is in reverse,” Honda said in a statement on Friday. “Failure to display the rearview image may reduce visibility and increase the risk of an accident.”