Honda to recall about 800,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S.


  The affected minivans include model years 2011 to 2017. Their second-row seats that can tip forward if they are not properly latched. Until the producer company can develop an approved repair it decided to instruct the car owner about how they properly latch the seats.

Odyssey minivan

The information will also be available in an instructional video or can be accessed here in a pdf file. Before deciding to do this, Honda received 46 reports of minor injuries related to the seats. The company will begin notifying owners of the recall by mail in late December. The recall comes two months after Honda agreed to pay $484 million to settle economic-loss claims tied to Takata Corp. air-bag recalls. As of mid-September, about 20 million vehicles containing defective Takata air-bag inflators still haven’t been fixed, 64 percent of the 31.5 million vehicles containing the defective parts.


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