Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today announced that it will voluntarily replace Takata passenger front airbag inflators of 41,580 vehicles of previous generation of Jazz, City, Civic and Accord as part of Honda’s precautionary global recall campaign concerning Takata front airbag inflators.
The replacement will be carried out free of cost at HCIL dealerships across India. The replacement of inflators for the affected models would begin immediately and the company will communicate with customers directly.
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The customers can check whether their cars are covered under this campaign by submitting their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) here.
The troubled supplier who holds around 20% of the market globally, has been in the news since 2013 over faulty airbags. Several injuries and deaths have been reported as well. Several automakers including BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, and Toyota have been recalling vehicles to replace Takata made airbags.