Airbag Recall

AIRBAG INFLATOR RECALL FOR POSSIBLE AIRBAG FAULT

Honda New Zealand has announced a recall of inflators, affecting New Zealand-new Honda Civic, Jazz, Accord Euro, CR-V, Insight, and City for a possible fault with the driver and/or front seat passenger airbags.

The recall is due to the potential abnormal deployment of the airbags and expands on earlier recalls already carried out on Takata supplied airbags.

The recall is a small part of a worldwide recall of Hondas fitted with airbags from outside supplier Takata.

From the models listed above a limited number will have both the driver and front seat passenger airbags recalled.

To check if your vehicle is included in this recall, CLICK HERE, and enter your registration number.

Bryan Davis, Honda National Service Manager, advises “The driver and front seat passenger airbag inflators of all affected vehicles will be replaced with a new part as a precautionary measure.  Honda New Zealand has not received any reports of incidents in New Zealand where airbags in vehicles affected by the recall might have deployed abnormally.”

Owners of the affected vehicles, who have been identified through registration data, will be contacted by Honda New Zealand.

Honda New Zealand is investigating second- hand, Japanese Used imported Honda vehicles that might also be affected by this recall. Owners of affected vehicles, who can be identified through registration data, will be contacted by Honda New Zealand.

For further information please contact - 0800 246 632

FIND OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE IS AFFECTED HERE

Note: Honda strongly encourages vehicle owners to confirm that any replacement airbag module used to repair their vehicle is purchased directly from an authorised Honda dealer.  Under no circumstances should second hand (used) parts be used when replacing (SRS) airbag assemblies.