Honda Malaysia has announced that it is recalling 147,894 units of Honda vehicles to replace the front passenger airbag inflator. Previously, 58,140 units for vehicles made between 2011-2013 were also recalled, to replace the Takata-made drive side airbag inflator.
The current recall is an extension of its proactive measures to ensure customer safety. Affected vehicle models include the Accord (2003-2011 YM), City (2009-2011 YM), Civic (2007-2011 YM), CR-V (2008-2011 YM), Free (2009-2011 YM), Insight (2011 YM), Jazz (2009-2011 YM) and Odyssey (2004-2008 YM).
Affected customers will be informed via a notification letter. If you’ve received a notification letter, please bring the letter and your Honda vehicle to the nearest authorized Honda dealer for inspection.
Honda Malaysia continues to urge all owners of Honda vehicles affected by the airbag inflator recall to get their vehicles checked and parts replaced by any authorized Honda dealers as soon as possible upon receipt of the notification letter.
The replacement works will be carried out once parts are ready. Parts and labour charges related to the recall will be borne by Honda Malaysia.
Honda reiterates that all of its current selling models are not affected by the recall.
You can check your vehicle’s recall status by calling the Honda Toll Free number 1-800-88-2020 or log on to www.honda.com.my, or visit any authorized Honda dealers.