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Honda Cars India Recalls Previous-gen Jazz, City, CR-V, Civic and Accord


Honda will replace faulty Takata driver and front passenger airbag inflators as part of the recall

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  • Models manufactured between 2003 to 2013 fall under this recall.
  • Honda will replace the inflator free of cost from July 29.
  • A total of 5,088 units come under this recall.
  • Owners can check if their vehicle is affected through Honda’s website or by contacting an authorised service centre.

Honda Cars India has recalled the previous-gen Jazz, City, CR-V, Civic and Accord for faulty driver and co-driver airbag inflators. The Takata-manufactured inflators is prone to deploy with excessive internal pressure which could harm occupants. A total of 5,088 models fall under this recall.

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Have a look at the table to see which model, manufacturing year and the exact number of vehicles that fall under this recall.

Model 

Manufacturing Year

No of Units

Jazz 

2009 - 2012 

10

City 

2007 – 2013 

2,099

Civic

2006 – 2008

52

CR-V 

2003 – 2008, 2011

2,577

Accord 

2003 

350

If you are the owner of one of these cars, you can check if your vehicle is affected by entering the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) through this link. Owners can also call the authorised dealer directly to check if the vehicle is affected. The manufacturer will also contact them directly to inform them about the same. 

 

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Honda Cars India will replace the said part for free from July 29 onwards at any Honda authorised service centre. 

Press Release:

HCIL expands its campaign to replace 

Takata Driver and Passenger Front Airbag inflators in India 

New Delhi, 29 July 2019: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today announced that it has expanded its campaign to replace Takata driver and passenger front airbag inflators in 5,088 units of its previous generation models of Jazz, City, CR-V, Civic and Accord as part of Honda’s precautionary global recall campaign concerning Takata front airbag inflators.  

Model

Manufacturing Year

No of Units

Jazz

2009 - 2012 

10

City 

2007 – 2013 

2099

Civic

2006 – 2008

52

CR-V

2003 – 2008, 2011

2577

Accord 

2003

350

The replacement will be carried out free of cost at HCIL dealerships across India from 29th July 2019 and the company will communicate with customers directly. 

The customers can check whether their cars are covered under this campaign by submitting their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the special microsite which has been created on the company’s website (www.hondacarindia.com). 

[Note to the Media: Please include the following as you report this story – Thank You!] 

As part of the Takata airbag inflator recalls which have impacted several car makers globally, Honda Cars India continues to urge owners of Honda vehicles affected by the recall to get their vehicles repaired at authorized dealers as soon as possible. Vehicle owners can check their vehicles’ recall status at www.hondacarindia.com or by calling their authorized dealer. HCIL reiterates the importance of replacing the affected Takata front airbag inflators urgently as they may deploy with excessive internal pressure when activated. The airbag inflator casing might rupture which may result in injury or safety risk to the vehicle occupants.

 

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