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Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
ACURA / 3.2CL 2003
ACURA / 3.2TL 2002-2003
HONDA / ACCORD 2001-2002
HONDA / CIVIC 2001-2003
HONDA / CRV 2002
HONDA / ODYSSEY 2002
HONDA / PILOT 2003​
Manufacturer: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.) Mfr’s Report Date: FEB 09, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V041000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 379000

Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2001-2002 ACCORD 2 AND 4-DOOR, MODEL YEAR 2001-2003 CIVIC 4-DOOR, MODEL YEAR 2001-2002 CIVIC 2-DOOR, MODEL YEAR 2002-CRV, MODEL YEAR 2002 ODYSSEY, MODEL YEAR 2003 PILOT, MODEL YEAR 2002-2003 ACURA 3.2TL AND MODEL YEAR 2003 ACURA 3.2CL PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DRIVER’S AIRBAG INFLATOR COULD PRODUCE EXCESSIVE INTERNAL PRESSURE. IF AN AFFECTED AIRBAG DEPLOYS, THE INCREASED INTERNAL PRESSURE MAY CAUSE THE INFLATOR TO RUPTURE.

Consequence: METAL FRAGMENTS COULD PASS THROUGH THE AIRBAG CUSHION MATERIAL POSSIBLY CAUSING INJURY OR FATALITY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIRBAG INFLATOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 25, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AUTOMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

Notes: HONDA’S RECALL NO. Q96 & ACURA’S RECALL NO. R13. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
 
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