Statement by American Honda Regarding Combination Meter Software Non-compliance Recall: 2016 Pilot

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Honda will voluntarily recall 35,406 model-year 2016 Pilot vehicles in the United States to update the combination meter software free of charge. No market occurrences have been reported related to this non-compliance issue, which was discovered through internal testing. A software error in the combination meter may cause warning lamps to fail to illuminate if […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Side Airbag Inadvertent Deployment Recall: 2008-2009 Honda Accord Sedan

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Side and/or side curtain airbags may inadvertently deploy if the ignition is on and a door is forcefully slammed or there is a significant impact to the vehicle underbody. Issue arises from side impact deployment threshold specification; Not a hardware or supplier issue. Free software update will adjust the deployment threshold. Honda will voluntarily recall […]

Our Perspectives: Takata Inflator Recall Update

Statement by American Honda Regarding Passenger Front Airbag Module Recall: 2003 Honda Odyssey

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37 older-model Odyssey minivans included; 13 already repaired Prior-generation original passenger front airbag modules were mistakenly supplied for affected vehicles Issue was discovered during Takata airbag inflator recall repairs Honda will voluntarily recall 37 model-year 2003 Odyssey vehicles in the United States to replace the passenger front airbag module, free of charge. Prior-generation original airbag […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Nationwide Recall of Certain Takata Passenger Front Airbag Inflators

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Nationwide recall of passenger front airbag inflators in 2001-2005 Civic and 2003-2007 Accord will add approximately 1.39 million inflators not previously subject to recall or safety improvement campaign No change to national recall of driver front airbag inflators announced on May 28 Honda today announced that it will initiate a national recall to replace, free […]

Our Perspectives: Plain Speaking on the Takata Defect Announcement

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Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a formal defect determination by Takata related to front airbag inflators installed in vehicles from more than 10 automakers. While the headlines that followed focused on the millions of vehicles potentially involved, regrettably, most drivers are still unable to determine if their own car is […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Takata Airbag Inflator Recalls


Approximately 350,000 vehicles1 to be added to the prior passenger airbag inflator recall Vehicles previously covered by voluntary national driver airbag inflator Safety Improvement Campaigns (14V-351 and 15V-153) will transition into a formal recall with no new additional vehicles requiring repair Honda will add approximately 350,000 vehicles to its recalls of Takata airbag inflators in […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Expansion of National Safety Improvement Campaign: Driver’s Front Airbag Inflator Supplied by Takata


2008 Pilot and certain 2001 Accord and 2004 Civic vehicles added under new NHTSA campaign number 15V-153 Honda will voluntarily expand its December 2014 national Safety Improvement Campaign (NHTSA No. 14V-351) affecting certain 2001 through 2011 Honda and Acura vehicles in the United States to include 88,549 Pilot vehicles from the 2008 model year, 10,868 […]

New Honda Advertising Campaign Urges Owners to Take Immediate Action to Check for Open Recalls to Replace Takata Airbag Inflators

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Multi-million dollar print, digital and radio advertising campaign urges Honda and Acura owners to check for open recalls and complete airbag inflator repairs Ad campaign expands existing Honda actions to notify owners affected by Takata airbag inflator recalls Campaign will prioritize regions deemed the greatest risk Honda has initiated a new, voluntary consumer information advertising […]

Statement by American Honda Regarding Connecting Rod Bolt Recall: 2014-2015 Honda Accord 4-cylinder; 2015 Honda CR-V