Published on June 11th, 2015 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
HONDA MALAYSIA EXTENDS PRECAUTIONARY UPDATE TO 46,710 VEHICLES
Honda Malaysia yesterday announced a precautionary update for another 46,710 units of Honda vehicles. This extension involves 26,186 units of vehicle which include City (2008-2009 YM), Civic (2007-2009 YM), CR-V (2007-2008 YM) and Jazz (2007 & 2009 YM). These models are affected by the front passenger airbag inflator. (All current selling models are not affected).
There are also 20,524 units of Accord (2003–2007 YM) which are affected by the driver front airbag inflator. This precautionary effort is to replace the driver and passenger airbag inflators with newly produced inflators for all affected models. Honda Malaysia is taking this proactive measure to ensure customer safety and deeply regrets the inconvenience caused to all customers.
Honda Malaysia would like to assure its customers that all current selling models are not affected. As of today, there were no crashes or injuries related to this issue 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 advised to send their vehicles to the nearest authorized Honda dealer for inspection.
Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. continues to urge owners of Honda vehicles affected by the airbag inflator product updates to get their vehicles checked and parts replaced at any authorized Honda dealers as soon as possible.
The replacement works will be carried out once the parts are ready, and the costs of parts and labour will be borne by Honda Malaysia. Vehicle owners can also check their vehicle’s product update status by calling Honda’s Toll Free number 1-800-88-2020 or visit any authorized Honda dealer, or log on to www.honda.com.my.
|City||2008 – 2009|
|Civic||2007 – 2009|
|CR-V||2007 – 2008|
|Jazz||2007 & 2009|
|Extended Update 1: Front Passenger Airbag affected models|
|Accord||2003 – 2007|
|Extended Update 2: Driver Front Airbag affected model|