NHTSA Campaign Id 04V551000; Date: Nov. 18, 2004
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.
2004 Honda Accord; 2005 Honda Accord
Component: Air Bags:frontal
Manufactured by: Honda (american Honda Motor Co. )
Affected Units:: 257,616
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.
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.
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).
Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Nov 30, 2004Also see: