Takata Inflators Prompt Recall of 2.23 Million More Honda, Acura Vehicles
The widespread Takata recall has found another victim.
Honda has announced that it is recalling about 2.23 million vehicles with Takata PSDI-5 driver front airbag inflators.
The inflators in the affected models may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, a rupture could cause metal fragments to strike the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.
The company has not received any reports of rupture in these Honda or Acura vehicles.
A list of affected models can be found below:
- 2007-2011 Honda CR-V
- 2011-2015 CR-Z
- 2010-2014 FCX Clarity and Insight
- 2009-2013 Fit
- 2013-2014 Fit EV
- 2007-2014 Ridgeline
- 2013-2016 Acura ILX
- 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid
- 2007-2016 RDX
- 2005-2012 Acura RL
- 2009-2014 Acura TL
- 2010-2013 Acura ZDX
Takata inflators will be replaced with parts from an alternative supplier, at no cost to the owners. Repairs will begin in the summer of 2016.
With this new recall, about 8.51 million Honda and Acura vehicles have been recalled due to faulty Takata inflators.
Customers with questions about this recall can contact Honda customer service at (800) 999-1009.