Honda have released a new TSB #SO-08-002-00 dated 11-03-14 The following models are affected ModelModel CodeCode YearsCivic 5 DoorFK1, FK2, FK312, 13, 14Civic TourerFK2, FK314 The Symptom When operating the rear seat upright lever, the seat back will not release and fold down. The release lock knob also appears to have no connection to the seat lock. The Cause The release knob was potentially bent during seat assembly/installation process .This results in the lock rod bending and eventually detaching from the lock assembly. Why has this happened? No hand pressure is applied to the seat lock lever ( no touch policy) when handling seats during assembly/installation process. if your new Civic has this issue please visit your local Honda dealer , they will replace both rear seat lock knob and seat lock assembly at no cost to you.