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

September 19, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V412000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE13020

Component:

AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

374,618

Summary:

Honda is recalling certain model year 2003 and 2004 Odyssey and model year 2003 Acura MDX vehicles. Due to electrical noise, a component in the air bag control module may fail causing the front air bags, side curtain air bags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated.

Consequence:

Inadvertent deployment of the air bags may increase the risk of injury and the possibility of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a noise suppressor unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, October 28, 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.Honda's recall numbers are JC2 (Honda Odyssey) and JC3 (Acura MDX).

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration