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Recall of Honda vehicles (04V551000)

Date Owner notified by MFR Nov 30, 2004
Date: Received Date: Nov. 18, 2004;   Recorded Date: Nov. 19, 2004;  
Campaign Id: 04V551000
Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Honda Accord,    2005 Honda Accord
Component: Air Bags:frontal.     Manufactured by: Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Affected Vehicles: 257,616
Recall Summary: On certain sedans, a tear in the fabric of the driver's front air bag occurred after apparent contact with the inside surface of the air bag cover during deployment.
Consequence: A torn air bag may not offer the same level of protection, in the event of a crash, thereby increasing the risk of injury to the driver.
How to Fix: Dealers will install a protective fabric flap between the air bag module cover and the inner module. The recall began on November 30, 2004. Owners should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Recall Notes: Honda recall no. P54. 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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