Honda Odyssey Minivan Recall 2017: 12 Things to Know

The recall comes after multiple injury complaints

Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:HMC) is announcing a recall for its Honda Odyssey minivan.

Honda Odyssey Minivan Recall 2017: 12 Things to Know
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Here are a few things to know about the Honda Odyssey minivan recall.

  • There are a total of 900,000 minivans included in the recall.
  • 800,000 of these minivans were sold in the United States.
  • The recall includes minivans with model years ranging from 2011 to 2017.
  • The issue behind the recall has to do with seats not latching properly in the second row.
  • This means the seats can tip forward when moderate to heavy braking occurs.
  • The Honda Odyssey recall comes after 46 complaints of minor injuries due to the issue.
  • Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) is currently investigating the issue and is working on a repair for it.
  • The company notes that the problem occurs when customers have changed the side-to-side positions for the seats or reinstalled one that was removed.
  • To help alleviate troubles, the company has also released a guide for the proper method of latching the seats in the second row.
  • It will also soon be releasing a video to show customers how to properly latch the second row seats.
  • Once a repair is made available, Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) will be offering it to free for owners of affected Honda Odyssey minivans.
  • The company says that it will be mailing alerts to owners of vehicles in the recall in late December 2017.

You can follow this link to learn more about the Honda Odyssey minivan recall.

As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.

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