More vehicles recalled due to deadly Takata airbags

More vehicles recalled due to deadly Takata airbags

Back in January 2017, Honda Cars India had recalled 41,580 units in India, which included the Jazz, City, Civic and the Accord, which were manufactured in 2012.

In India, Honda has so far recalled 3.1 affected cars, while globally millions are affected by the faulty front passenger airbag inflator.

These models were fitted with airbag system from Takata Corporation, and this is part of the company's precautionary global recall initiative.

According to the company, the total number of recalled vehicles include 510 units of Accord, 22,084 units of City and 240 units of Jazz.

Honda Recall In India Includes City Jazz & Accord For Faulty Takata Airbag Inflators

The replacement will be carried out free of cost at the company's dealeships in a phased manner. Auto owner would be able to check whether they are eligible for the free airbag replacement by entering their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or chassis number in the company's special micro site. Two inflators built at Takata on the same day have ruptured causing fatal injuries on the MY2006 Ford Ranger, which was the same vehicle in many respects but marketed by Ford.

Fourteen automakers are recalling vehicles due to potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators.

To see if your vehicle is involved, go to nhtsa.gov/recalls and key in your 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN). Recalls have been issued for these models under the company's global precautionary exercise to replace faulty front airbags in them.

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