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Honda Adds Motorcycles to Takata Recall List

Lilly Mashayak6 months ago

Approximately 2,700 motorcycles have been added to the millions of vehicles that are being recalled by Honda to replace potentially dangerous Takata airbags.

About the Honda Motorcycle Recall

FOX News reports that while the Gold Wing Airbag touring bike was the first motorcycle to feature an airbag safety device in 2006, the models of the motorcycle built through 2010 used the type of non-desiccated inflator module that has caused several airbag ruptures linked to at least 10 automobile accident deaths.

Honda reports that no ruptures involving motorcycles have been reported. While owners of the affected models will be notified within 60 days about the recall, replacement parts and repairs won’t be available until the fall.

Vehicles made by BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota are also affected by the recall, according to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). When deployed, the Takata airbags can explode, sending metal shrapnel that can injure and potentially kill drivers and passengers.

Honda Models Affected by the Recall

The follwoing Honda vehicles are included in Honda's Takata recall:

  • 2001-2007 Accord
  • 2001-2005 Civic
  • 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid
  • 2001-2004 Civic CNG
  • 2002-2011 CR-V
  • 2011-2015 CR-Z
  • 2003-2011 Element
  • 2010-2014 FCX Clarity
  • 2009-2013 Fit
  • 2013-2014 Fit EV
  • 2010-2014 Insight
  • 2002-2004 Odyssey
  • 2003-2008 Pilot
  • 2006-2014 Ridgeline

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