Honda recalls 41,580 cars in India to replace faulty airbags

Japanese car maker Honda has announced the latest tranche of recalls of 41,580 vehicles made in 2012 in India as part of a global exercise to rectify faulty airbags.

Honda recalls 41,580 cars in India to replace faulty airbags

Japanese car maker Honda has announced the latest tranche of recalls of 41,580 vehicles made in 2012 in India as part of a global exercise to rectify faulty airbags.

According to a statement released by the Honda Cars India Ltd, the company has announced that it will voluntarily replace Takata passenger front airbag inflators of 41,580 vehicles of previous generation of Jazz, City, Civic and Accord.


The latest exercise takes the overall number of recalled vehicles, equipped with airbags manufactured by Takata, by the company to around 3 lakh in India.

The replacement will be carried out free of cost at Honda dealerships across India. The replacement of inflators for the affected models would begin immediately and the company would communicate with customers directly, said the statement.

Last year in July, HCIL had recalled 1,90,578 units of the previous generation of Accord, CR-V, Civic, City and Jazz models.

Millions of vehicles have been recalled across the globe due to defective safety airbag manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp. It has affected vehicles manufacturers across brands, including BMW, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

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