Monday, October 17, 2016

Its Recall Mondays: Honda Is In The Hot Seat


AUTOMAKER: Honda

NO. OF IMPACTED CUSTOMERS: 350,083
SUMMARY:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Honda Civic two door and four door 1.5L turbo and 2.0L vehicles. The electric parking brake (EPB) may not engage if it is applied immediately after turning the ignition off.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the EPB is not applied, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle's software to allow the EPB to engage immediately after the ignition is turned off, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 8, 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KC6.

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