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Honda Malaysia Announces Airbag Fix For 87,182 Of Its Cars

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Gerard May 21, 2015 11:33

Honda Malaysia has officially issued a recall for 87,182 units for five Honda models manufactured between 2003 and 2008. The recall is necessary to replace the driver and passenger airbag inflators with newly produced inflators for all affected models.

The five models affected and their year of manufactured are:

  • Honda City (2003 YM – 2008 YM)
  • Honda Civic (2003 YM – 2008 YM)
  • Honda CR-V (2002 YM – 2007 YM)
  • Honda Jazz (2004 YM – 2006 YM)
  • Honda Stream (2004 YM – 2005 YM)

Recently, Japanese airbag supplier Takata Corp expanded its recalls worldwide to fix defective airbag inflator modules manufactured by the company.

In a press release from Honda Malaysia, there were no crashes or injuries related to this issue reported in Malaysia according to the car maker.

Honda customers will be informed via notification letters containing important details of the product recall. Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd urges owners of Honda vehicles affected for the product updates to get their vehicles checked and parts replaced at any authorized Honda dealers as soon as possible.

The cost of the replacement works including parts and labour will be borne by Honda Malaysia. Vehicle owners can check their vehicle’s product update status by calling Honda’s toll-free number 1-800-88-2020 or visit any authorized Honda dealer.

A detailed breakdown of each affected model is provided below:

Driver Front Airbag Models Affected

  • Honda City (2004 YM – 2006 YM)
  • Honda Civic (2006 YM)
  • Honda CR-V (2007 YM)
  • Honda Jazz (2006 YM)

Front Passenger Airbag Models Affected

  • Honda City (2003 YM – 2008 YM)
  • Honda Civic (2003 YM – 2008 YM)
  • Honda CR-V (2002 YM – 2007 YM)
  • Honda Jazz (2004 YM – 2006 YM)
  • Honda Stream (2004 YM – 2005 YM)

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My first impressions of a dream car should be a ridiculous top speed with physics defying cornering capabilities, namely the Ferraris, Paganis and what not. Deep down, I just want something that makes you feel special when you drive it, expensive or not.

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