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Recall of Acura vehicles (02V080000)

Date Owner notified by MFR Apr 5, 2002
Date: Received Date: Mar. 14, 2002;   Recorded Date: Mar. 26, 2002;  
Campaign Id: 02V080000
Recalled Vehicles: 2000 Acura TL,    2000 Honda Accord
Component: Air Bags:frontal.     Manufactured by: American Honda Motor Co.
Affected Vehicles: 2,900
Recall Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, a component in the inflator of some passenger air bag modules was not welded properly.
Consequence: As a result, the affected air bags may not deploy correctly in a crash, increasing the risk of injury to a front seat passenger.
How to Fix: Dealers will replace the passenger air bag module. Owner notification began April 5, 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or Acura at 1-800-382-2238.
Recall Notes: Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

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