2016 Honda Odyssey: PDI Information

July 21, 2015
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2016 Odyssey: PDI Information



Year Model Trim Level
2016 Odyssey LX
EX-L with Rear Entertainment System
EX-L with Navigation
Touring Elite




This bulletin covers the pre-delivery inspection (PDI) of the 2016 Odyssey. It includes these procedures:

1. Remove the Exterior Protective Coatings 15. Set the Clock (Models Without Navigation)
2. Install the Fuses 16. Set the Radio Region (Models Without Navigation)
3. Remove the Interior Protective Coverings 17. Set the Compass Zone (Models Without Navigation, Except LX)
4. Install the Floor Mats 18. Check the Compass Calibration (Models Without Navigation, Except LX)
5. Check the Battery 19. Check/Refresh the XM Satellite Radio Dealer Demo Service (48-State. EX-L, and Touring)
6. Install the Body Plugs 20. Check the FCW and LDW Indicators  (If Equipped)
7. Install the Front License Plate Holder 21. Check the Blind Spot Information System (Touring Elite)
8. Make Sure the Tire Pressure Sensors Are Operational and Set the Tire Pressures 22. Make Sure LaneWatch Works (If Equipped)
9. Check the Spare Tire Pressure 23. Check Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (HFL)
10. Check the Remote Transmitters 24. Check the Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Window Auto-Up/Down Feature
11. Do the Idle Learn Procedure 25. Check the Moonroof One-Touch Feature
12. Do the CKP-Pattern Learn Procedure 26. Check the Rear Entertainment System (If Equipped)
13. Install the Shift Lock Release Cover 27. Check the Honda VAC (SE and Touring Elite)
14. Unlock the Audio Unit 28. Remove the Window Sticker

To do a PDI on a model with a navigation system, be sure to complete S/B 15-043, 2016 Odyssey: PDI of the Navigation System.


JS7 – Safety Recall: 2016 Honda Pilot Third Row Seat Belt Inspection

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V424
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,358


Rear Seatbelt May Be Trapped

If the third row seatbelt is trapped, the occupants may not be restrained properly, increasing the risk of injury.



Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Honda Pilot vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to June 5, 2015. Due to an assembly issue, the third row seatbelt may be trapped between the rear seat and the rear sideliner.


JQ7 – Safety Recall: A/C Compressor Clutch (Center) Bolt – 2014-2015 Acura MDX

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V417
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 106,439


A/C Compressor Clutch Drive Bolts may Corrode

If a bolt was not coated, it may corrode and break as a result. If the bolt breaks, the compressor clutch plate may separate from the vehicle, possibly becoming a road hazard.



American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX and MDX AWD vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, to December 16, 2014. The affected vehicles have air conditioning compressor clutch drive bolts that may not have received the proper anti-corrosion coating.


Safety Recall: Incorrect Installation of the Takata Front Passenger’s Airbag Inflator – 2006-2012 Honda

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V545
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 646


Incorrectly Installed Replacement Air Bag

In the event of a crash, an incorrectly installed passenger frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag improperly, increasing the risk of injury.



Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2008-2012 Accord, 2010 and 2012 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2009-2012 Fit and Pilot, and 2010-2012 Insight vehicles that received replacement passenger frontal air bag inflators. One dealership may have incorrectly installed the replacement air bag inflators.


JQ5 & JQ6 – Safety Recall: RLX and RLX Sport Hybrid CMBS Error – 2014-2015 Acura RLX & 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V301
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Potential Number of Units Affected 19,502


Activation of Collision Mitigation Braking System

If the CMBS unexpectedly applies emergency braking force while driving, there is an increased risk of a crash.



Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX 2WD and AWD, RLX and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles.

In certain driving conditions, the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) may incorrectly interpret certain roadside objects such as metal fences or metal guardrails as obstacles and unexpectedly apply the brakes.