Incorrect Installation of the Takata Front Passenger’s Airbag Inflator – 2006-2013 Honda

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V268
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 492

 

Improperly Installed Passenger Air Bag

An incorrectly installed air bag may deploy improperly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003-2012 Honda Accord and Pilot, 2010 Accord Crosstour, 2001-2011 Civic, 2002-2011 CR-V, 2003-2004, 2006-2008 and 2011 Element, 2007 and 2009-2013 Fit, 2010-2012 Insight, 2002-2004 Odyssey, and 2012 Ridgeline vehicles. The front passenger air bag may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.

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Safety Recall: Incorrect Installation of the Takata Front Passenger’s Airbag Inflator – 2001-2012 Honda

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V268
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 492

 

Improperly Installed Passenger Air Bag

An incorrectly installed air bag may deploy improperly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003-2012 Honda Accord and Pilot, 2010 Accord Crosstour, 2001-2011 Civic, 2002-2011 CR-V, 2003-2004, 2006-2008 and 2011 Element, 2007 and 2009-2013 Fit, 2010-2012 Insight, 2002-2004 Odyssey, and 2012 Ridgeline vehicles. The front passenger air bag may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.

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X1C – Safety Recall: Driver’s Replacement (Service Part) Seat-back Pad – 2017 Honda Civic

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V266
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components AIR BAGS, SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 69

 

Seatbacks may not have Openings for Air Bags

If the seat-mounted air bags cannot not deploy correctly in the event of a crash, there would be an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback and Civic Type R vehicles. Driver and front passenger seatback pads sold as replacement service parts were made without slit openings for the seat-mounted side air bags. In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the seatback pad would interfere and adversely affect air bag performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, “Side Impact Protection.”

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U1B – Safety Recall: Driver’s and Front Passenger Replacement (Service Part) Seat-back Pad – 2017 Honda Civic

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V266
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components AIR BAGS, SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 69

 

Seatbacks may not have Openings for Air Bags

If the seat-mounted air bags cannot not deploy correctly in the event of a crash, there would be an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback and Civic Type R vehicles. Driver and front passenger seatback pads sold as replacement service parts were made without slit openings for the seat-mounted side air bags. In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the seatback pad would interfere and adversely affect air bag performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, “Side Impact Protection.”

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E1D – Safety Recall: Front Passenger’s Replacement (Service Part) Seatback Pad – 2017 Honda Civic

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V266
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Components AIR BAGS, SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 69

 

Seatbacks may not have Openings for Air Bags

If the seat-mounted air bags cannot not deploy correctly in the event of a crash, there would be an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback and Civic Type R vehicles. Driver and front passenger seatback pads sold as replacement service parts were made without slit openings for the seat-mounted side air bags. In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the seatback pad would interfere and adversely affect air bag performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, “Side Impact Protection.”

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