Honda Australia Pty Ltd — Accord MY 2001-2002
What are the defects?
Driver's airbag inflator: If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision and the airbag goes off, the airbag inflator may rupture.
What are the hazards?
In the event of an airbag inflator rupture, metal fragments could possibly shoot out, straight through the airbag cushion material towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality
What should consumers do?
Owners of affected vehicles should have received a letter from Honda Australia asking them to contact a Honda dealership or Honda Recall Call Centre to arrange replacement of the airbag inflator free of charge. Customers should immediately drive their vehicle directly to a Honda dealer for urgent repair. If for any reason a customer cannot present affected vehicle to a dealership please contact the Recall Call Centre immediately for alternate arrangements.
Owners of Honda vehicles can check if their vehicle is affected by the Takata airbag recall at https://www.honda.com.au/recall.html, by calling Freecall 1800 789 839 (Mon-Fri 8am-9pm; Sat-Sun 8.30am-5pm EST) or by checking the VIN look-up tool at http://www.honda.com.au/airbag. If their vehicle is affected by the Takata airbag recall, consumers should immediately arrange an urgent booking for an authorised Honda dealer to replace the airbag inflator free of charge.
We also recommend you visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/newsletter/subscribe to subscribe to receive updates about current and future recalls as they are published.
Further information for consumers is available at: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/compulsory-takata-airbag-recall
Honda Australia Pty Ltd
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.