Owners of older Honda and Acura models started up their cars on New Year’s Day, only to find that their vehicles essentially turned into time machines, according to a report from Jalopnik. Instead of seamlessly transitioning to the year 2022, cars’ clocks jumped 20 years back in time, and Honda says a fix could be months away.
My @Honda 2007 CR-V clock now useless in 2022; resets to 2:00 MST on 1/1/2002 after every startup. 32-bit signed integer overflow of yymmddHHMM? Would unsigned int fix it? This is time-critical. 😉 Thousands of us need a software update! pic.twitter.com/BSGCaxnMmx
— Sumner Hushing (@_______shushing) January 4, 2022
As spotted by Jalopnik, reports of digital clock issues have been popping up in Honda and Acura…