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.

 

Remedy

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 1, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are K1P, and M1O.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Honda has a Recall


A18-064 Version 1

April 27, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V268-1320.pdf

Download (PDF, 142KB)


Manufacturer Notice

April 27, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V268-2666.pdf

Download (PDF, 49KB)


DEFECT INFORMATION REPORT

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V268-3358.pdf

Download (PDF, 59KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

May 15, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V268-1117.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


 

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