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Recall 15V563000

Passenger Front Air Bag Does Not Comply With Safety Standards

Recall Details

The passenger front air bag assembly may not be compliant to Federal Safety Standards. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger front air bag installed during the time of manufacturing is not compliant with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. As a result, they may put occupants at risk of injury in a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Honda vehicle must be performed by a Honda dealership. Honda began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in October 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., September 04, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 04, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
37
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V563000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2003 Odyssey vehicles manufactured August 28, 2002, to August 30, 2002. The affected vehicles were manufactured with air bag modules, preventing them from meeting the advanced air bag safety standards. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence
Air bags that do not meet the safety requirements increase the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy
Honda will notify owners, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is JU0.
Notify
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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