JS7 – Safety Recall: 2016 Honda Pilot Third Row Seat Belt Inspection

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V424
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,358

 

Rear Seatbelt May Be Trapped

If the third row seatbelt is trapped, the occupants may not be restrained properly, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Honda Pilot vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to June 5, 2015. Due to an assembly issue, the third row seatbelt may be trapped between the rear seat and the rear sideliner.

 

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the rear third row seat belt, free of charge.

The recall began on August 6, 2015.

Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-310-783-2000.

Honda’s number for this recall is JS7.

 

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.

 

Check if your Honda has a Recall


A15-047
June 23, 2015
02096 Version 1

 

Safety Recall: 2016 Pilot Third Row Seat Belt Inspection

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2016 Pilot ALL Check the iN VIN status for eligibility

 

BACKGROUND

The third row seat belts are trapped under the third row seat trim.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Inspect and, if necessary, release the third row seat belts.

 

CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION

Owners of affected vehicles will be sent a notification of this campaign.

Do an iN VIN status inquiry to make sure the vehicle is shown as eligible.

Some vehicles affected by this campaign may be in your used vehicle inventory. These vehicles must be repaired before they are sold.

Should a dealership sell an unrepaired vehicle that subsequently causes an injury or damage because of the recalled item, the dealership will be solely responsible to the damaged party, and will be required to defend and indemnify American Honda for any resulting claims. To see if a vehicle in inventory is affected by this campaign, do a VIN status inquiry before selling it.

 

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION 

Operation Number Description Flat Rate Time Template ID Failed Part Number
8545A3 Inspect the third row seat belts. 0.2 hr 15-047A 04824-TG7-A00ZB

 

Operation Number Description Flat Rate Time Template ID Failed Part Number
8545A3 Inspect the third row seat belts. 0.2 hr 15-047B 04824-TG7-A00ZB
A Repair the left side third row seat belt. 0.2 hr

 

Operation Number Description Flat Rate Time Template ID Failed Part Number
8545A3 Inspect the third row seat belts. 0.2 hr. 15-047C 04824-TG7-A00ZB
B Repair the right side third row seat belt. 0.2 hr

 

Operation Number Description Flat Rate Time Template ID Failed Part Number
8545A3 Inspect the third row seat belts. 0.2 hr 15-047D 04824-TG7-A00ZB
A Repair the left side third row seat belt. 0.2 hr
B Repair the right side third row seat belt. 0.2 hr

Defect Code: 5YS00
Symptom Code: JS700
Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

INSPECTION PROCEDURE

NOTE: The inspection can be done on the service drive.

Do this inspection by entering the vehicle through the rear passenger door; do not enter the vehicle by opening the rear hatch and do not fold down the third row seats.

Do not use any tools to try and maneuver the belt around the third row seat trim.

The area you will be working in may have sharp metal edges. To prevent injury, wear gloves to protect your hands.

  1. Make sure the third row seats are in the upright position. If the third row seat belts are buckled, unbuckle them, and pull them straight up making sure they are fully retracted.

third row seat belts

 

  1. Compare the stitching on the seat belt with the edge of the third row side panel arm rest.
    • If the seat belt stitching lines up with the edge of the third row arm rest as shown, the seat belt is Good.
    • If the seat belt stitching DOES NOT line up with the edge of the third row arm rest, go to step REPAIR PROCEDURE.

third row seat belts

third row seat belts

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Fold the third row seat down.

third row seat

 

  1. Remove the cargo lid.

cargo lid

 

  1. Remove the cargo area trim.

cargo area trim

 

  1. While pulling up on the seat belt, maneuver the seat belt from beneath the third row seat side trim to release the belt.

seat belt

seat belt

 

  1. Reinstall the parts in the reverse order of removal.

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