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Honda is recalling 350,083 of its new 2016 Civics because the electric parking brake may not engage when the engine is turned off, leading to the possibility that the car could roll away and crash.It’s not uncommon for new models to be recalled, but the pullback doesn’t help the redesigned Civic, which has been a sales hit in an otherwise slow compact-car market.The recall covers Civics with both the 1.5-liter turbo and 2-liter engines.Even though a large number of cars are involved, Honda says no accidents have occurred as a result. The issue was discovered by analyzing warranty claims. Honda says it found 342 cases in which the problem occurred.The defect can be fixed with a software update, Honda tells the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in documents.The problem involves software in the vehicle stability control unit. Honda says it is programmed in such a way that it prevents the electric parking brake from being applied. The problem occurs when the driver tries to apply the brake after the engine is switched off.The brake warning light will signal there’s a problem to drivers. And the defect doesn’t appear if the brake is applied before the engine is turned off.Honda says the electric parking brake may not work if it’s applied immediately after turning the ignition off. If it can’t be applied, the “brake” warning light will blink in the instrument panel.Honda says no crashes or injuries have been reported.The software for the Vehicle Stability Assist Electronic Control Unit may prevent application of the EPB when it is applied immediately after turning the vehicle ignition off. (This condition will not occur if the EPB is applied before turning off the vehicle ignition.) If the EPB cannot be applied, the “BRAKE” warning indicator in the instrument panel will blink for 15 seconds to alert the driver. Additionally, if the EPB does not properly set and a parking gear is not selected by the driver, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.