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2011 Odyssey Touring EliteOwn a newer Honda Odyssey?  If so, please check the information below to see if yours is affected by one of two recent recalls that involve the 2nd row seats.  Either the 2nd row outboard seats (model years 2011-2016) or 2nd row center seat (late model year 2016) may not lock into position.  This poses a risk to any passenger in affected seats.

 


 
Second Row Outboard Seats may Stay Unlocked – An unlocked second row outboard seat increases the risk of injury to the seat occupant during a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V933000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) – Official Honda Press Release

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 633,753

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Odyssey vehicles manufactured August 17, 2010, to October 1, 2015. The affected vehicles have second row outboard seats that have a release lever that allows the seats to move for easier access to the third row of seats. This release lever may remain in the unlocked position allowing the seats to move unexpectedly.

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional bracket and spring to both second row outboard seats, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 23, 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KD5.

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.

 

Seat Adjuster may Stick Unlocked/FMVSS 207 – An unlocked second row center seat may increase the risk of injury to the seat occupant in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V932000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) – Official Honda Press Release

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 7,549

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Odyssey vehicles manufactured September 23, 2016, to October 24, 2016. The affected vehicles have a second row center seat with a horizontal adjuster bar that may stick in the unlocked position, allowing the seat to unexpectedly slide. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seat Systems.”

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the slide function and replace the horizontal position adjustment bar, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 23, 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KD4.

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.

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