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Recall 19V378000

Replacement Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Improperly Installed During Previous Recall

Recall Details

The passenger frontal air bag inflator that was replaced during a previous service recall may have been installed incorrectly. Dealers will inspect the air bag inflator installation and if necessary replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger frontal air bag inflator that was replaced during a previous recall service visit may have been installed incorrectly by the dealership technician. This could prevent proper deployment of the air bag during an accident, increasing risk of injury.

What Should You Do?

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 beginning in late June, 2019. 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. The Honda recall designations are M4O, P4R, T4Q and W4P.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., May 16, 2019

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 16, 2019
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
19,086
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
19V378000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Acura TSX, 2011-2013 TSX Sport Wagon, and 2010-2012 ZDX and 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV, 2012-2014 Crosstour, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2009-2013 Fit, 2010-2013 Insight, and 2009-2015 Pilot vehicles. The front passenger air bag inflator may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.
Consequence
An incorrectly installed air bag inflator may not properly deploy the passenger frontal air bag in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inflator installation and, if necessary, replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 28, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are M4O, P4R, T4Q, and W4P.
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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