Honda Recalls Nearly 500 Vehicles Over Incorrectly Installed Air Bags

2011 Honda Accord

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V268000

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 492


Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain vehicles that have problem airbags that may not have been installed properly. They include:

  • 2003-2012 Honda Accord and Pilot
  • 2010 Accord Crosstour
  • 2001-2011 Civic
  • 2002-2011 CR-V
  • 2003-2004
  • 2006-2008
  • 2011 Element
  • 2007 and 2009-2013 Fit
  • 2010-2012 Insight
  • 2002-2004 Odyssey
  • 2012 Ridgeline vehicles.

The front passenger air bag may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.


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.


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

Photo Credit: Honda


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