Brake Malfunction Prompts Honda to Issue Recall of Civic Vehicles

The Parking Brake may not work properly

Brake Malfunction Prompts Honda to Issue Recall of Civic Vehicles
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October 14, 2016

Honda is recalling more than 350,000 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.

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

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 is expected to begin November 8, 2016.

For further information regarding this recall, consumers may contact Honda customer service at (888) 234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KC6.