Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2017-18 Honda Civic hatchbacks and Civic Type R hatchbacks
The Problem: The owner's manual in these vehicles may have incorrect information for properly using the child-restraint anchorage system, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the owner's information kit for free.
What Owners Should Do: Hondawill begin notifying owners Jan. 8. Owners can call the automaker at 888-234-2138, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Honda Civic; Honda Civic Type R
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