Honda Adds 772,000 Vehicles to Takata Airbag Recalls
Honda is usually adding 772,000 more cars to the Takata airbag recalls as the troubled Japanese supplier announced brand-new repair schedules for several million inflators currently under recall.
No brand-new products or design years are part of the latest Honda recall from the U.S., which specifically covers front-passenger airbags. A total of 1.29 million Honda in addition to also Acura products plus 882 Gold Wing motorcycles are included; many were previously recalled for driver’s-side airbags.
The complete list names the 2005–2006 Acura MDX; 2005–2011 CR-V in addition to also Element; 2005–2012 Pilot in addition to also Acura RL; 2006–2011 Civic; 2006–2012 Ridgeline; 2007–2012 Fit; 2008–2012 Accord; 2009–2012 Acura TSX; 2010–2012 Crosstour, Insight, in addition to also Acura ZDX; 2011–2012 Acura TSX Wagon; in addition to also the 2012 FCX Clarity. The 2006–2009 in addition to also 2012 Gold Wing motorcycle is usually also included; the 2012 design Gold Wing had not been previously recalled. Dealers will begin repairs in late February. Under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration guidelines, Takata must prioritize repairs for airbag inflators with the highest risk of rupturing based on age, inflator type, in addition to also where owners have registered their affected cars. The latest round of recall repairs, which includes This kind of Honda recall, involves about 5.7 million inflators.
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Honda has the most U.S. vehicles of any automaker affected by the Takata recalls, right now standing at 11.4 million cars in addition to also motorcycles. All however one of the 11 people who died from the U.S. by defective Takata airbags were in a Honda. Four more people in Malaysia were killed by the airbags in Honda vehicles.