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Honda Accord Recall 96V217000

Honda Recalls 1995 Accords Due to Defective Air Bags

Recall Details

Honda is recalling 1995 Accord models because the SRS electronic control module may cause the air bag to deploy unexpectedly. This can result in abrasions or serious injury to occupant. Dealers will replace the SRS ECU in the air bag system.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 5, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 5, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
PE96014
Potential Number of Units Affected
164,139
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V217000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT CAN CAUSE THE AIR BAG TO DEPLOY UNEXPECTEDLY.
Consequence
THIS TYPE OF UNANTICIPATED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT COULD RESULT IN ABRASION TO THE HANDS, ARMS, OR FACE OF A PROPERLY-POSITIONED FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT, OR COULD CAUSE MORE SERIOUS INJURY TO AN OUT-OF-POSITION OCCUPANT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SRS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT IN THE AIR BAG SYSTEM.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 1996. 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 1-800-999-1009.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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