Petaling Jaya, 3 February 2017 – Honda Malaysia today announced that it is extending its proactive measure to ensure customer safety by initiating a precautionary recall to 24,962 units of 2012 Year Model vehicles for Takata passenger front airbag inflator replacement. The models involved in this recall are Accord (2012 YM), Jazz (2012 YM), Jazz Hybrid (2012 YM), City (2012 YM), Freed (2012 YM) and Insight (2012 YM).
Models Affected by Takata Passenger Front Airbag Inflator Recall
Honda Malaysia assures customers that safety is the company’s priority. The company regrets the inconvenience caused.
Honda Malaysia reiterates that all its current selling models are not affected and will continue to uphold transparency and stringent controls to ensure customer safety.
As of today, there are no crashes or injuries related to this Takata passenger front airbag inflator reported in Malaysia.
Honda Malaysia will be informing all affected customers via notification letters which will include details of the product update. Customers who receive these letters are encouraged to send their vehicles to the nearest Honda authorised dealer for inspection and replacement.
All Honda authorised dealers nationwide has a level of the new inflators stock available to cater to these newly affected customers. At the same time, Honda Malaysia will continue to urge Takata to speed up supply of parts for affected vehicles.
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 to www.honda.com.my or www.productrecall.honda.com.my or by calling Honda Toll Free number 1-800-88-2020.