Honda recalls 22,834 vehicles in India to replace Takata airbag inflators


Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) announced that it will voluntarily replace Takata front passenger airbag inflators of 22,834 vehicles of 2013 model of Accord, City and Jazz as part of Honda’s precautionary global recall campaign for the same.

HCIL said that the replacement will be carried out free of cost at authorized dealerships across India in a phased manner starting from 19th Jan 2018, and the company will communicate with customers directly.

Model Model Year No. of affected vehicles
Accord 2013 510
City 2013 22,084
Jazz 2013 240
Total 22,834

The customers can check whether their cars are covered under this campaign by submitting their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) here.

HCIL urges the customers to get the defective Takata front airbag inflators replaced 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 occupants.

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