Thursday, September 16, 2010

Honda Recalls Crosstour for Possible Airbag Defect

Vehicle Make / Model:     Model Year(s):
     HONDA / ACCORD CROSSTOUR     2010
Manufacturer: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.) Mfr's Report Date: SEP 08, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V402000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,336
Summary:
 HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 ACCORD CROSSTOUR VEHICLES. THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED ACCORDING TO CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG MAY NOT DEPLOY AS INTENDED AND COULD PLACE AN UNBELTED CHILD SEATED IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT AT GREATER RISK OF INJURY SHOULD THE AIRBAG DEPLOY.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE PASSENGER AIRBAG MODULE IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 22, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AUTOMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notes:
 HONDA SAFETY RECALL NO. R47. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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