Recall roundup: Honda Pilot for seatbelt issues

Recall roundup: Honda Pilot for seatbelt issues image

American Honda Motor Co. has issued a recall for certain 2016 model year Pilot vehicles because of a problem with the seatbelts.

Certain units of the 2016 Honda Pilot are the subject of a recall which has been announced over-seas. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in the affected vehicles, the third row seatbelt may be trapped between the rear sideliner and the rear seat. This may not restrain the occupants properly and the risk of injury during a crash will increase.

“If the third row seatbelt is trapped, the occupants may not be restrained properly, increasing the risk of injury. Due to an assembly issue, the third row seatbelt may be trapped between the rear seat and the rear sideliner”, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the recall summary and consequence of the problem.

Honda will be notifying owners of the affected Pilot and its dealers will be inspecting and repairing the rear third row seatbelt, free of charge. The affected models have been produced between the 4th of May, 2015, and the 5th of June, 2015, in 1,358 units. The recall will begin on the 6th of August but if you happen to own such a model, you can contact the Honda customer service at 1 310 783 2000 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 1 888 327 4236 for any extra details on the topic.

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