Software mistakes in over 770,000 Honda cars can suddenly disable the power windows, turn signals, windshield wipers, defroster, and rearview cameras. That's a lot of very important things. Honda has issued a recall after discovering electrical disruptions in the body control module's controller area network or CAN. Although I guess in this case it's more like a CAN'T, amirite?
Honda is recalling 119 of their newest Insight, Odyssey and Ridgeline vehicles to replace damaged supplemental restraint system (SRS) control units. Honda says “any damage was caused during production and can cause failures of the side airbags, side curtain airbags, knee airbags and seat belt pretensioners.” The 2019 model year is off to a rough start.
Honda is recalling 232,000 Accords and Insights in the USA to repair rear camera problems. The automaker says the screens can go blank after certain usage events, but they didn't say what those events are. I’m just spitballin’ here, but I’m guessing one of those events is “backing up.”