Older Honda Accord units recalled over faulty airbag issue — again

By CARSIFU | 26 April 2019

PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has announced a recall of 9,998 units of Accord (2.0L from 2003 - 2007 Year Model) for a second replacement of the Takata driver front airbag inflator as a preventive measure.

Honda Malaysia said the affected Accords were the same ones involved in a previous Takata airbag inflator recall.

The second recall is necessary as a precautionary action, said Honda Malaysia, adding that no crashes or injuries related to the Accord airbag issue had been reported in Malaysia so far.

All current selling models are not affected.

Affected customers will receive notification letters from Honda Malaysia with the details of the product recall and stock availability.

The second replacement airbag inflator stock for the 9,998 units of Accord would be available in stages.

As at April 21, Honda Malaysia has completed more than 243,720 units of Takata driver front airbag inflator replacements, which translates to 92% completion ratio. The total number of Takata driver and passenger front airbag inflator replacements completed is at more than 527,480 units or 89% completion ratio.