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Recall 16V932000

Second Row Center Seat Adjuster Sticks In Unlocked Position

Recall Details

The second row center seat adjuster may stick in the unlocked position, allowing the seat to slide unexpectedly. Dealers will inspect the slide function and replace the horizontal position adjustment bar as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The second row center seat adjuster mechanism may stick in the unlocked position, allowing the seat to slide unexpectedly. This would increase the risk of occupant injury in a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Honda must be performed by a Honda dealership. Honda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in January 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., December 27, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 27, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
7,549
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V932000
Component
SEATS

Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Odyssey vehicles manufactured September 23, 2016, to October 24, 2016. The affected vehicles have a second row center seat with a horizontal adjuster bar that may stick in the unlocked position, allowing the seat to unexpectedly slide. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seat Systems."
Consequence
An unlocked second row center seat may increase the risk of injury to the seat occupant in the event of a crash.
Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the slide function and replace the horizontal position adjustment bar, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 23, 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KD4.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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