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Q: I have a 2016 coupe honda civic... Above the backseat there is a pull string. What is it for? I havent noticed any change

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I can't figure out what the pull string is for above the backseat of my car.. it's on passenger

My car has 2000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello, thank you for your question. These a...

Hello, thank you for your question. These are typically designed to assist with child safety seats as an additional restraint to keep the seat in place.

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