Information of the Recall on the Driver's Airbag Issue
November 19, 2014 - First of all, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. would like to thank our customers in trusting Honda products.
Referring to the recall announcement by Honda Motor Co., Ltd. on the driver’s side airbag issue, we would like to inform that this is related to the inflator of the airbag. Based on investigation, we found out a possible problem during the inflator’s production process at the airbag supplier. There is a possibility that the inflator might deliver a higher pressure than standard in case of the frontal accident.
For the Philippine market, the vehicles which are affected by this case is the Honda City model year 2003 - 2004 , of which the frame numbers are listed in the table below.
To ensure the confidence of our customers, Honda is sending letter-notices to concerned customers and/or owners and will be contacted by Honda dealers through phone. Honda is announcing this safety recall to encourage all affected owners to take their vehicles to an authorized dealer to have the inflator replaced free of charge.
In any case the affected vehicle has already been sold; original owners are requested to inform the dealership immediately in order to inform the transferee of this safety campaign.
We would like to inform you that this is a precautionary measurement to ensure the highest safety of our customers which is our highest priority and we would like to apologize for any inconvenience this might caused.
Below is the table of information of the vehicles that are included in this campaign:
||AFFECTED VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)
|Total Affected Units
To conduct the voluntary safety recall in an orderly manner, customers are requested to call their respective dealers for service appointment or call Honda at (02) 8 857-7240 or email at email@example.com, or you may also visit Honda Cars Philippines, Inc.’s website www.hondaphil.com for the complete list of frame numbers of affected vehicles, inquiries and details of scheduling (first come, first served basis). Repair service of affected vehicles will start from December 8, 2014.
Click here to know if your Honda vehicle is affected.