National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Washington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 CR-V vehicles. The owner’s guide provides incorrectly describes when the “Passenger Airbag Off” indicator should illuminate.
As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V694000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 336,468
If the front passenger does not correctly understand how the airbag functions, they may be at an increased risk of personal injury in the event of a crash.
Honda will notify owners and provide a sticker with the correct information to be added to the owner’s guide, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 15th, 2019. Owner’s may contact Honda customer service at 1.888.234.2138. Honda’s number for this recall is X6G.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1.888.327.4236.