Honda Recalls Vehicles with Incorrectly Installed Replacement Air Bag Inflators

An incorrectly installed passenger frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag improperly

Honda Recalls Vehicles with Incorrectly Installed Replacement Air Bag Inflators
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September 18, 2017

Honda has issued a recall affecting certain model year 2008-2012 Accord, model year 2010 and 2012 Accord Crosstour, model year 2006-2011 Civic, model year 2007-2011 CR-V, model year 2009-2012 Fit and Pilot, and model year 2010-2012 Insight vehicles that received replacement passenger frontal air bag inflators.

One Honda dealership may have incorrectly installed the replacement air bag inflators.

What's the risk?

In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, an incorrectly installed passenger frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag improperly, increasing the risk of injury to the front passenger.

About 650 Honda vehicles are impacted by this recall.

What happens next?

Honda will notify owners of the vehicles affected by this recall beginning in early October 2017. A Honda dealer will replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge.

For additional information on this recall, contact Honda customer service at (888) 234-2138.

Honda's reference numbers for this recall are O07, Y0A, N06, G05, M04, Y01, and O09.