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2012 Honda Pilot Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 3 official 2012 Honda Pilot recalls. Find out if your 2012 Honda Pilot needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 13, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Honda or Acura must be performed by a Honda or Acura dealership, respectively. American Honda will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda or Acura dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 18, 2013

The driver's airbag may not have been assembled correctly and as a result, performance of the airbag could be affected.

Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning February 16, 2013. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call. The Honda recall number is S75.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 16, 2012

A fuel leak may develop from the fuel tank area due to a failed vent shut float (VSF) valve case.

Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning March 13, 2012. If you are experiencing a fuel leak and/or smell, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.