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Honda Adds 3 Million More Vehicles to Takata Recall

Destiny Baker2 years ago

The Detroit News reports Honda will be expanding its recall of vehicles affected by faulty Takata airbags to cover another 3 million vehicles.

11 Million Vehicles Recalled for Takata Airbags

To date, 10 automakers have recalled nearly 11 million vehicles since 2013; however, the recalls date back to 2008.

NHTSA warns that the faulty airbags may rupture during deployment, sending heated metal shards throughout vehicle cabins. While regulators have not pinned down the underlying cause for the defect, most reports agree the issue is connected to the propellant used in the airbag inflators.

More than a hundred injuries have been reported in connection with the faulty Takata airbags and five deaths have been linked to airbags equipped in Takata vehicles.

Vehicles Included in Takata Recalls

The following Honda vehicles may be equipped with defective Takata airbags:

  • 2002-2003 Acura CL and TL
  • 2003-2006  Acura MDX
  • 2005 Acura RL
  • 2001-2007 Honda Accord
  • 2001-2005 Honda Civic
  • 2002-2006 Honda CR-V
  • 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey
  • 2003-2011 Honda Element
  • 2003-2007 Honda Pilot
  • 2006 Honda Ridgeline

To veiw full list of recalled vehicle, click here.


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