The company said Monday it’s expanding a previous recall of passenger air bag inflators from high-humidity states to the entire nation. That will add just over a million 2001 to 2005 Civics and 2003 to 2007 Accords to the recall. The two sedans are Honda’s No. 2 and No. 3 sellers so far this year in the U.S.
The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
By Jim Donovan: Chrysler is recalling more than 184,000 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners. Pretensioners are the devices that tighten belts during a crash to […]
BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.
By Jim Donovan: Faulty air bags which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
Four carmakers are recalling 3.4 million vehicles due the risk of airbags catching fire.
By Jim Donovan: Honda will voluntarily recall approximately 748,000 model-year 2009-2013 Pilot and 2011-2013 Odyssey vehicles in the United States to inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver’s-side airbag. Driver’s-side airbags in these vehicles potentially […]
By Jim Donovan: Honda is expanding a recall so it can check the driver’s air bags on another 833,000 vehicles for a possible defect. The automaker said it’s adding the vehicles to a previous recall […]