MARKHAM, ON. – June 15, 2015 – Honda today announced that it will initiate a safety recall to replace, free of charge, Takata passenger front airbag inflators installed in certain 2001-2005 Honda Civic, 2003-2007 Honda Accord and 2001-2005 Acura 1.7EL vehicles sold in Canada following the defect determination by Takata and subsequent directive for a U.S. national recall from the NHTSA. This recall in Canada is being implemented in alignment with the U.S. national recall and will include 235,711 vehicles included in the driver front airbag inflator safety recall announced on May 27, 2015, which were not previously subject to a passenger front airbag recall.
Note: Today’s announcement does not alter the nature or scope of the driver front airbag inflator recall that was announced on May 27, 2015.
Registered owners of vehicles affected by this recall will be notified by mail. The most-updated consumer information about this recall can be obtained at www.honda.ca/recalls or by calling (877) 445-7754 for Honda owners and at www.acura.ca/recalls or by calling (877) 445-9844 for Acura owners.