Honda made voluntary recall of 11381 Accord and CR – V units to fix faulty airbag inflators from 4th June
The Japanese automotive giant Honda Cars India has made a voluntary recall and has once again proved why they have earned goodwill among potential buyers from around the world. The manufacturer has recalled around 11381 units of Accord sedan and CR – V compact sports utility vehicle.
Honda Cars India Ltd has made an official statement regarding the recall – “The company would carry out preventive replacement of passenger side air bag inflator of 575 units of CR – V manufactured in 2004 and driver side air bag inflator of 10805 units of Accord manufactured between 2003 – 2007 as a part of Honda’s global recall safety improvement campaign concerning air bag inflators. The replacement would be carried out free of cost at HCIL dealerships across India from June 4, 2015 in a phased manner”. This is not the first time for Honda to notice faulty inflators in units sold in the Indian market. But the current recall is one of the major recalls made in connection with the respective issue.
The manufacturer has made a recall for replacement of the air bag inflators of passenger’s side in the month of July last year but the number of cars affected by the issue were just about 1338 and they were manufacturer during the period from 2002 to 2003. The recall was made only for faulty units of Accord and CR – V but some other models have also got affected with similar defaults. Honda made a voluntary recall regarding faulty inflator issue noticed in some units of Brio hatch back and Amaze compact sedan. 2338 units of both these models were recalled and replacement of inflators was carried out for free of cost at Honda’s dealership showrooms across the country.
Honda has provided provision on their official web site for checking whether a particular unit of Accord or CR – V got affected with the faulty inflator issue or not. The replacement of faulty inflators would start from 4th of this June, as said by Honda cars India.
[Source: Economic Times]