KC6 – Parking Brake may not Apply Just After Key Off – 2016 Honda Civic

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V725
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Potential Number of Units Affected 350,083


Parking Brake may not Apply Just After Key Off

If the EPB is not applied, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.



Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Honda Civic two door and four door 1.5L turbo and 2.0L vehicles.

The electric parking brake (EPB) may not engage if it is applied immediately after turning the ignition off.



Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle’s software to allow the EPB to engage immediately after the ignition is turned off, free of charge.

The recall began on November 8, 2016.

Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138.

Honda’s number for this recall is KC6.



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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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. offers SAE J2534 compliant reprogramming software for Honda and Acura vehicles FREE of charge.

This J2534 software, when used with a properly built J2534 pass-thru device, will automatically check for the latest vehicle calibration information.




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