Honda recalls another another 24,962 units over Takata airbag inflators

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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd today announced a precautionary recall of another 24,962 vehicles  — all 2012 model units — to replace their Takata front passenger airbag inflators.

“The models involved in this recall are Accord, Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, Freed and Insight,” said the Japanese car maker in a statement today.

“Honda Malaysia assures customers that safety is the company’s priority. The company regrets the inconvenience caused,” it added.

Honda Malaysia said it would notify affected customers via letters.

“Customers who receive these letters are encouraged to send their vehicles to the nearest Honda authorised dealer for inspection and replacement,” it said.

The replacement work will be carried out once the parts are ready, and the cost of parts and labour will be borne by Honda Malaysia.

Vehicle owners can also check their vehicle’s recall status either by logging in to www.honda.com.my or www.productrecall.honda.com.my or by calling Honda’s toll free number 1-800-88-2020.