Honda Pilot Recall 13V016000
The Airbag System May Not Perform as Designed
Body, Interior & Misc., January 18, 2013
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
The driver's airbag may not have been assembled correctly and as a result, performance of the airbag could be affected.
What Should You Do?
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.
During manufacturing, some of the metal rivets used to secure components of the driver's airbag may not have been installed. A missing rivet could alter the performance of the airbag during deployment, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will inspect the driver's airbag module and replace it if necessary.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer's Report Date: January 18, 2013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V016000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 748,481
Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Pilot and 2011-2013 Odyssey passenger vehicles manufactured from March 13, 2008, through December 21, 2012. One or more rivets that attach the airbag module to the airbag cover may be missing.
Consequence: The absence of more than one rivet could alter the performance of the driver's airbag during deployment. This could potentially increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Remedy: Honda will notify owners and instruct them to take their vehicle to a Honda dealer. The dealer will inspect the driver's airbag module and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, February 16, 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Notes: Honda's recall campaign number is S75. 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.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration