1.6 Million Honda Cars Recalled for Explosive Airbag Inflators
Rebecca Ramsey3 months ago
Select Honda and Acura cars are being recalled to replace dangerous front passenger airbags made by Takata.
About the Honda Airbag Recall
For their final phase of planned recalls, Honda has announced a recall on many Honda and Acura models sold from 2003 through 2015 due to dangerous airbag inflators.
The airbags, made by Takata, were created with the chemical ammonium nitrate and are prone to explode upon deployment and cause injury or death.
According to USA Today, 24 people have been killed and hundreds injured by the inflators worldwide.
Models Affected by the Honda Airbag Recall
Information below provided by USA Today:
Repairs for the Recalled Honda Airbag
Owners of affected vehicles can schedule a free repair from an authorized dealer. A free rental car is available to be used while a repair is being made or if a replacement part is temporarily unavailable.
Honda encourages owners to schedule the repair as soon as possible.