Honda is adding additional vehicles to its Takata passenger front air bag recall. A new recall includes 127,000 inflators in 2003-2004 CR-V vehicles.
Approximately 78,000 of the affected 2003-2004 CR-V vehicles included in existing passenger front airbag inflator recalls and Honda’s voluntary safety improvement campaigns (14V-353 and 14V-700) will also transition into the new recall. The same free repair, replacement of the passenger front airbag inflator, will be completed under the new national action. This updated recall (15V-370) now includes approximately 3.4 million passenger front airbag inflators now requiring replacement in this action.
Models now included in 15V-370 (certain specific vehicles only):
- 2003-2007 Honda Accord
- 2001-2005 Honda Civic
- 2002-2004 Honda CR-V (all 2002 and certain 2003 CR-V previously included)
- 2003 Honda Element
- 2002-2003 Honda Odyssey
- 2003 Honda Pilot
- 2003 Acura MDX
Honda says it has enough replacement air bags to make immediate repairs nationwide. It will notify owners by mail within 60 days. For the most-updated available consumer information head to www.recalls.honda.com and www.recalls.acura.com or call (888) 234-2138.
American Honda continues to urge owners of Honda and Acura vehicles affected by the Takata airbag inflator recalls to get their vehicles repaired at authorized dealers as soon as possible.
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