Sunday, September 18, 2011

Honda Announces Another Major Recall Affecting 310,000 Vehicles


Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): HONDA / PILOT 2009-2011
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Manufacturer: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.)

Mfr's Report Date: SEP 08, 2011

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:11V468000 N/A

Component:SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 310,773

Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 PILOT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 13, 2008, THROUGH AUGUST 30, 2011. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE STITCHING THAT SECURES THE END OF THE DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER LAP SECTION OF THE SEATBELT MAY BE INCOMPLETE OR MISSING.

Consequence: IF THE STITCHING IS INCOMPLETE OR MISSING, THE SEATBELT MAY DETACH FROM THE ANCHOR WEBBING, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY IN A CRASH.

Remedy: HONDA DEALERS WILL CONDUCT A SPECIALIZED INSPECTION OF THE DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER SEATBELTS, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SEATBELTS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 3, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AUTOMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

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