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Honda Civic del Sol Recall 95V203000

Recall 95V203000

Body, Interior & Misc., October 17, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1994

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 17, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 95V203000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,476

Summary: THE PASSENGER AIR BAG WAS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. THE RETAINER TABS USED TO SECURE THE LOWER MODULE TO THE UPPER HOUSING WERE DRILLED INCORRECTLY.

Consequence: IF THE RETAINER TABS WERE DRILLED INCORRECTLY, THE TABS WILL NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT STRENGTH ALLOWING THE MODULE TO SEPARATE FROM THE HOUSING DURING AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT. THE AIR BAG WOULD NOT INFLATE PROPERLY AND A PASSENGER WOULD LOSE THE BENEFITS OF A PROPER AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT DURING A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE AIR BAG MODULE ASSEMBLY BY ADDING REINFORMCEMENT BRACKETS.

Notes: SYSTEM: INTERIOR; PASSIVE RESTRAINT; AIR BAG; PASSENGER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLE.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 1-310-783-2000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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