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2017-2018 Honda Civic, Civic Type R: Recall Alert

img557819841 1526397793794 jpg 2017 Honda Civic Type R | Manufacturer image

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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