Honda Malaysia Recalls 28,399 Vehicles For Front Passenger Airbag – April 2018

Honda Malaysia has announced that it is extending its proactive measure to ensure customer safety by having a precautionary recall of 28,399 units of 2013 Year Model vehicles to replace the Takata passenger front airbag inflator.

Honda Model Year Model Units Affected
City 2013 14,944
Jazz 2013 6,874
Jazz Hybrid 2013 6,211
Insight 2013 370

The models involved in this recall is the City, Jazz, Jazz Hybrid and Insight of the 2013 Model Year.

As with other recalls, Honda Malaysia assures customers that their safety is the company’s priority and regrets any inconvenience caused.

As for the current status of the Takata driver front airbag inflator replacement, Honda Malaysia has completed more than 223,000 units and a 84 per cent completion ratio. In total, the Takata driver and passenger front airbag inflator replacements completed is at more than 435,000 units or 77 per cent completion.

Affected customers will receive notification letters to detail the product recall and are encouraged to send their vehicles to the nearest Honda authorised dealer for free inspection and replacement. Honda Malaysia has sustained the activities for airbag inflator replacement, including ensuring 100 per cent stock availability for front driver and passenger airbag inflators and increased service capacity via Mobile Hubs, Hubs at select Petronas stations, Hubs at Honda roadshows and prioritising replacement activities at dealerships.

As per previous recalls, cost of parts and labour will be borne by Honda Malaysia. Vehicle owners can also check their vehicle’s recall status by logging onto Honda Malaysia’s website or Product Recall Honda, or by calling the Honda Toll Free number at 1800-88-2020.

 

UMW Toyota’s recent recall also involves 21,000 vehicles of Vios, Corolla Altis and Alphards. Click here to read more.

 

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