The January explosion injured the arm of a person driving a 2004 Honda Odyssey.
That moisture could lead to accelerated propellant degradation over time, leading to higher than normal inflator pressure upon airbag deployment, Honda said.
Earlier this year, Fiat Chrysler recalled more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide to replace Takata front passenger air bag inflators.
"A subsequent investigation revealed that PSDI-5D inflators manufactured at Takata's Monclova, Mexico facility experienced manufacturing process errors that introduced excessive moisture into the inflator during assembly", the statement continued.
People all over Canada rely on their Hondas to get them from point A to point B. In fact, Honda is one of the largest Canadian vehicle manufacturers, after General Motors.
The recall includes some of Honda's most popular models, including Accord, CR-V, Civic, Element, Odyssey, Pilot and Ridgeline.Читайте также: Confirmed: Mitt Romney’s never been to a birthday party before
The recall covers certain Honda and Acura models largely in the U.S. and Canada.
Also included are certain 2003 Acura 3.2CL cars, as well as the 2013 to 2016 ILX, the 2003 to 2006 MDX, the 2007 to 2016 RDX, the 2002 to 2003 3.2TL, the 2004 to 2006 and 2009 to 2014 TL, and the 2010 to 2013 ZDX. Some had replacement parts from other manufacturers that are safe.
Acura and Honda will begin notifying owners on April 17th and they can schedule an appointment at their dealership to have a new air bag inflator installed free of charge.
Owners with any of the above vehicles can go to www.recalls.honda.com, and enter their VINs to find out if their cars are affected by the recall.
Honda Motor Co said on Tuesday it would recall 1.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles in North America to replace defective Takata airbags on the driver's side.
The recalls are part of the largest series of automotive recalls in US history. The defect eventually spurred the recall of 37 million vehicles by 19 automakers.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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