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Which Hondas Are Being Recalled For Airbags?

Some Honda and Acura vehicles have defective Takata airbags on both the driver and passenger side, while others only have them on one side or the other. The following vehicles are part of the recall:

Honda

Acura

2001-2012 Honda Accord

2003 Acura 3.2CL

2001-2011 Honda Civic

2002-2003 Acura 3.2TL

2012-2013 Honda Crosstour

2013-2016 Acura ILX

2002-2011 Honda CR-V

2003-2006 Acura MDX

2011-2015 Honda CR-Z

2007-2016 Acura RDX

2003-2011 Honda Element

2005-2012 Acura RL

2010-2014 Honda FCX Clarity

2009-2013 Acura TSX

2007-2014 Honda Fit

2009-2014 Acura TL

2006-2016 Honda Gold Wing

2010-2013 Acura ZDX

2010-2014 Honda Insight

 

2002-2004 Honda Odyssey

 

2003-2013 Honda Pilot

 

2006-2014 Honda Ridgeline;

 

You can check to see if there is a recall on your Honda or Acura by using the Airbag Recall Lookup Tool on our Takata airbag recall page. Just enter your VIN to see if you have an open airbag recall on your vehicle.

What Do I Do If My Honda Has Recalled Airbags?

If you learn your Honda has an open recall because of a defective airbag, you should get the airbag replaced immediately. All Honda dealerships with authorized repair centers can perform these services for free.

Honda is offering free rental cars during your repair, so you can return to work, run errands, or otherwise experience as little disruption as possible while you get your airbag repaired. If the replacement part for your airbag is not available immediately, you may be eligible for a free rental until the part is in stock.

As a part of a class action settlement, you may also be eligible to recover out-of-pocket expenses related to the recall.

Can I Drive My Honda Before Getting the Airbag Repaired?

If you have any of the vehicles listed below, Honda recommends that you stop driving it immediately, unless it is to drive to the dealership for a repair.

  • 2001-2002 Honda Civic
  • 2001-2002 Honda Accord
  • 2002 Honda CR-V
  • 2002 Honda Odyssey
  • 2003 Honda Pilot
  • 2002-2003 Acura TL
  • 2003 Acura CL

What Makes Takata Airbags Dangerous?

The inflators in affected Takata airbags can fracture during airbag deployment, sending metal shrapnel throughout the interior of your vehicle. This shrapnel can cause or contribute to serious injuries or even death to anyone in the vehicle.

Inflators in older vehicles in warm and humid climates are at a higher risk of fracture. However, these incidents have occurred nationwide, so you should not ignore a recall even if you are in a cooler climate.

What Do I Do If I Suffered an Injury Because of a Defective Airbag?

If you suffered an injury because of a defective airbag or you have other questions about your rights, Newsome Melton can help. We offer free case reviews and consultations and can explain your options from a legal point of view. Call us today at 888-808-5977 to learn more.

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