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Honda City MY2009-2012, CR-V MY2007-2011, Jazz MY2005-2013 and Insight MY2011

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SIAR Code: 30199
Category: Motor Vehicles, Parts & Accessories
Source: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Source URL: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/honda-australia-pty-ltd-honda-city-my2009-2012-cr-v-my2007-2011-jazz-my2005-2013-and-insight-my2011
Publication Date: Oct 23, 2019
Risk Level: Other
Affected Countries: Australia
Product Description: Critical Recall
Campaign 6XH

A group of vehicles have been fitted with a complete driver airbag assembly, which has been determined to contain an affected Takata airbag inflator.

Honda City
Model Years 2009-2012

Honda CR-V
Model Years 2007-2011

Honda Jazz
Model Years 2005-2013

Honda Insight
Model Year 2011

Front driver side airbag inflators
167 affected vehicles
Product Brand: Honda Australia
Period Sold: 27 February 2004 - 31 December 2014
Defect Description: Takata airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.
Recommendations / Warnings: If owners of affected Honda City MY2009-2012, CR-V MY2007-2011, Jazz MY2005-2013 and Insight MY2011 are advised their vehicle is under 'critical recall’, it is recommended that you stop driving the vehicle and immediately arrange for airbag inflator replacement as the vehicle has a heightened risk of causing injury or death. The critical recall category applies to alpha airbags and also includes other airbags specified by Honda.

Honda will offer to arrange for your vehicle to either be towed to the place of replacement or for a mobile technician to be sent to the vehicle (or some similar arrangement), so that you do not have to drive the vehicle in order to receive a replacement airbag inflator.
Risks: Death, Injuries and Laceration