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Missing airbag rivets spur recall of certain '09-'13 Honda Pilots, Odysseys




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January 29, 2013 | 839 views | Post a comment

SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Defects Investigation

Report Receipt Date: JAN 18, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V016000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 748,481

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

SUMMARY:
Honda is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Pilot and 2011-2013 Odyssey passenger vehicles manufactured from March 13, 2008, through December 21, 2012. One or more rivets that attach the airbag module to the airbag cover may be missing.

CONSEQUENCE:
The absence of more than one rivet could alter the performance of the driver's airbag during deployment. This could potentially increase the risk of injury during a crash.

REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners and instruct them to take their vehicle to a Honda dealer. The dealer will inspect the driver's airbag module and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, February 16, 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

NOTES:
Honda's recall campaign number is S75. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
 
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