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Honda Malaysia Recalls 143,970 Cars To Replace Airbag Inflators

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PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia is set to recall another 143, 970 of their cars to replace the driver front airbag inflator with new inflators.

In a press statement Friday, Honda said the affected models are City (2006-2012 YM), Civic (2006-2011 YM), Civic Hybrid (2007-2011 YM) CR-V (2007-2011YM), Insight (2011-2012 YM), Jazz (2009-2012 YM) and Stream (2007-2012 YM).

However, Honda assured its customers that all current selling models are not affected.

“Honda Malaysia is taking this proactive measure to ensure customer safety and deeply regrets the inconvenience caused to all customers.

“This precautionary effort is to enable the replacement of the driver front airbag inflator with newly produced inflators,” they said in the statement.

Honda Malaysia mentioned that they will be informing all affected customers through notification letters, which will include details of the product update.

“Customers who receive these letters are advised to send their vehicles to the nearest authorised Honda dealer for inspection.

“The replacement works will be carried out once the parts are ready, and all costs of parts and labour will be borne by Honda Malaysia.”

Earlier in June, Honda Malaysia announced a precautionary update for 46,710 units of Honda vehicle, of which 26,186 units include the City (year of manufacture (YM) 2008-2009), Civic (2007-2009 YM), CR-V (2007-2008 YM) and Jazz (2007 and 2009 YM).

These models were also affected by the front passenger airbag inflator. Honda also said there were also 20,524 units of Accord (20032007 YM), which were affected by the driver front airbag inflator.

Vehicle owners can also check their vehicle’s product update status by calling Hondas Toll Free number 1-800-88-2020 or visit any authorised Honda dealer, or log on to www.honda.com.my.

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