Honda Expands Air Bag Recall to 104,871 Older Model Vehicles

Honda continues to expand the air bag recall that has affected millions of vehicles due to defective Takata inflator parts.  Honda will now be recalling an additional 104,871 vehicles as a result this defect.  In March 2015, Honda began matching Takata airbag inflator part numbers to individual VINs based on factory production records.  Through this [...]

March 23rd, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Honda Expands Air Bag Recall to 104,871 Older Model Vehicles

Second Air Bag Fix Needed for 2.12 Million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda Vehicles

NHTSA has recalled more than 2.12 million vehicles from Toyota, Honda, and Chrysler for a second time for air bag issues.  The breakdown is about 1 million Toyota vehicles, 374,177 cars from American Honda, and 753,176 vehicles from Fiat Chrysler.  The problem now is that the air bags fixed once already may inadvertently inflate while [...]

February 4th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Second Air Bag Fix Needed for 2.12 Million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda Vehicles

Air Bag Failures Leads to Recall of 5,394,000 Honda Vehicles

In this year of massive and unprecedented automobile recalls, Honda launched one of the biggest of 2015 when it announced on December 15, 2015 it was recalling 5,394,000 vehicles because when the driver side frontal air bags are deployed, excessive pressure may cause the inflator to rupture resulting in metal fragments striking occupants.  It is [...]

December 17th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Air Bag Failures Leads to Recall of 5,394,000 Honda Vehicles

Honda Set to Expand Takata Air Bag Recall in Millions of Cars after Takata Refuses NHTSA Recall

Previously, it was reported that Takata was a subject of a criminal investigation over defective air bags where 10 major automakers have recalled nearly 8 million airbags in the U.S.  The problem with the air bags is with the inflators, which have exploded when involved in accidents sending shards of sharp metal into the vehicle [...]

December 4th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Honda Set to Expand Takata Air Bag Recall in Millions of Cars after Takata Refuses NHTSA Recall

Honda Recalls 374,000 Vehicles due to Air Bag Defect

Honda has announced that it will recall 374,000 vehicles to fix an airbag defect.  The problem is an electrical issue that could cause air bag deployment when there is no collision.  This recall affects 318,000 Honda Odyssey minivans from the 2003 and 2004 model years, and 56,000 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles from 2003. Click here [...]

September 24th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Honda Recalls 374,000 Vehicles due to Air Bag Defect