Honda Malaysia is taking a proactive measure to ensure customer safety with a precautionary recall of 28,399 units of vehicles to replace the TAKATA front passenger airbag inflator.
The vehicles involved are the 2013 Honda City, 2013 Honda Jazz and 2013 Jazz Hybrid and the 2013 Honda Insight. Honda Malaysia confirms that all its current selling models are not affected and will continue to uphold transparency and stringent controls to ensure customer safety.Honda Malaysia will be informing all affected customers via notification letters which will include details of the product recall. Customers who receive these letters are encouraged to send their vehicles to the nearest Honda authorised dealer for inspection and replacement for free.
Honda Malaysia has ensured of 100% stock availability for front driver and passenger airbag inflators (excluding front passenger airbag inflator parts availability for this recall) and increased service capacity via Mobile Hubs, Hubs at selected Petronas stations, Hubs at Honda roadshows and prioritising replacement activities at dealerships.The replacement works 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 on www.productrecall.honda.com.my or by calling the Honda Toll Free number at 1-800-88-2020.
Honda Malaysia will continue to proactively recall vehicles on the Takata front airbag inflator issue while alerting and informing customers of the importance of replacing the affected vehicle’s airbag inflators, via social media and SMS.
Owners of Honda vehicles affected by the airbag inflator product recall are advised to immediately get their vehicles checked and parts replaced at any Honda Authorised Service dealers or Mobile Hubs as soon as possible.