Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

November 5, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

96V217000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE96014

Component:

AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

164,139

Summary:

THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT CAN CAUSE THE AIR BAG TO DEPLOY UNEXPECTEDLY.

Consequence:

THIS TYPE OF UNANTICIPATED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT COULD RESULT IN ABRASION TO THE HANDS, ARMS, OR FACE OF A PROPERLY-POSITIONED FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT, OR COULD CAUSE MORE SERIOUS INJURY TO AN OUT-OF-POSITION OCCUPANT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SRS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT IN THE AIR BAG SYSTEM.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 1996. NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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