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Recall of Honda vehicles (08V593000)

Date Owner notified by MFR Dec 19, 2008
Date: Received Date: Nov. 14, 2008;   Recorded Date: Nov. 14, 2008;  
Campaign Id: 08V593000
Recalled Vehicles: 2001 Honda Accord,    2001 Honda Civic
Component: Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module.     Manufactured by: Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Affected Vehicles: 3,940
Recall Summary: Honda is recalling 3,940 my 2001 accord and civic vehicles. The driver's air bag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure. If an affected air bag deploys, the increased internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence: Metal fragments could pass through the air bag cushion material possibly causing injury to vehicle occupants.
How to Fix: Dealers will replace the air bag inflator free of charge. The recall began on December 19, 2008. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Recall Notes: Honda recall no. Q96. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

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