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 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 […]

Our Perspectives: Increasing the Supply of Replacement Airbag Inflators

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Honda is fully mobilized on the recalls and safety improvement campaigns associated with Takata airbag inflators as we focus on taking care of our customers and preventing any further injuries. We apologize to our customers for any inconvenience this issue may cause, and want them to know we are doing everything possible to accelerate the […]

Fact Sheet: Honda’s Early Warning Report Audit & NHTSA Special Order

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Much has been written about recent Honda recalls, especially the recall involving airbags made by Takata. Not all reports have been entirely accurate, so we are making available the “highlights” of what a third party audit found of Honda’s handling of the situation. Certainly, much of this information is not flattering, but we feel it […]

Honda Recalls Odysseys, Acura MDX

Massive Airbag Recall Affects Honda, Toyota, Nissan Vehicles

Honda Recalling Pilots, Odysseys