Honda recalls in the U.S. more than 2.2 million cars because of problems with airbags

Honda recalls in the U.S. more than 2.2 million cars because of problems with airbags


NEW YORK, February 4. Japanese automotive company Honda is Recalling from the US market 2,23 million cars because of problems with airbags company Takata. As reported on Wednesday by the company, subject to recall six car models and five Honda car models of Acura.

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The fault was identified in the pump the driver’s airbag. They will be replaced with the parts from “alternative supplier”. The company notes that due to the large number of required spare parts, replacement work will begin no earlier than the summer of 2016. All owners of cars subject to the recall will be notified within 60 days.

Honda also is Recalling another 341 thousand cars in the U.S. because of problems with the passive safety system, which is responsible for the operation of the airbags. Revocation shall be model Accord (“accord”) of 2008-2010. The fault lies in the possibility of getting moisture in the passive safety systems, resulting in there over time, corrosion may occur that will prevent the airbag to unfold in the accident. The company reports two such cases recorded.

All replacement work will be free for vehicle owners.