WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 7, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If in the event of a crash, if the seat belt cannot restrain the occupant they have an increased risk of being injured.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V397000
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,927
Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018 Honda Odyssey vehicles. The seat belt tongue for the third row center seating position may not be compatible with the latch, preventing the seat belt from latching securely. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”
Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third row center seat belt to make sure that it has the correct tongue, replacing the seat belt, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 24, 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KF7.
Notes: 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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration