Honda recalls 1,335 cars for faulty airbag inflator

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Honda Vietnam is recalling 1,335 Honda Civic, Honda CR-V, and Honda Accord units produced and imported by the company, to fix or replace the airbag inflator, according to a notice sent by the company to Vietnam Competition Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Honda Vietnam is recalling 1,335 Honda Civic, Honda CR-V, and Honda Accord units produced and imported by the company, to fix or replace the airbag inflator, according to a notice sent by the company to Vietnam Competition Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

The Honda Civic and Honda CR-V models were produced in Vietnam, while the Honda Accords were imported from Thailand. The recall applies to all units produced in 2012.

List of Honda cars recalled


The repair and replacement will be done for free. Customers can bring their cars to all Honda dealers in Vietnam.

The reason of the fault is that the propellant is in contact with temperature and humidity for a long time, which may result in too high pressure.

There have been no accidents involving these Honda cars in Vietnam. In January, Honda Motor Co. recalled 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the US for a defective front passenger seat air bag.

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