Safety Recall: 2017-2018 Honda Civic Hatchback and Type R Owner Information Kit Replacement

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V817
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 7,016


Incorrect Information in Owners Manual/FMVSS 225

If the information is missing or improper, it can increase the risk of injury or a crash.



Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Honda Civic Hatchback and Civic Type R vehicles. The owners guide in these vehicles may not have been included or if included, the owner’s guide may not have been properly provided required information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 225, “Child Restraint Anchorage Systems.”



Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the owners information kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is O3A.



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


Check if your Honda has a Recall

November 17, 2018
Version 1

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Stop Sale/Safety Recall: 2017-18 Civic Hatchback and Type R Owner InformaƟon Kit

November 17, 2018

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Recall Acknowledgement

December 3, 2018

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Recalls Documents


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