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Honda Accord Recall 04V551000

Honda Recalls Certain Sedans for Torn Air Bag

Recall Details

Honda is recalling certain sedans due to a tear in the fabric of the driver's front air bag during deployment. A torn air bag may not offer the same level of protection in the even of a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will install a protective fabric flap between the air bag module cover and the inner module.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 30, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 30, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
PE04053
Potential Number of Units Affected
257,616
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V551000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary
ON CERTAIN SEDANS, A TEAR IN THE FABRIC OF THE DRIVER'S FRONT AIR BAG OCCURRED AFTER APPARENT CONTACT WITH THE INSIDE SURFACE OF THE AIR BAG COVER DURING DEPLOYMENT.
Consequence
A TORN AIR BAG MAY NOT OFFER THE SAME LEVEL OF PROTECTION, IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE DRIVER.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE FABRIC FLAP BETWEEN THE AIR BAG MODULE COVER AND THE INNER MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 30, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
Notes
HONDA RECALL NO. P54. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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