2018 HONDA CIVIC - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Honda Civic Hatchback and Civic Type R vehicles. The owners guide in these vehicles may have incorrect information for properly using the child restraint anchorage system. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage Systems."
HazardIncorrect information for child restraint anchorage system usage can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Consumer ActionHonda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the owners information kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is O3A.