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Recall of Acura vehicles (10V041000)

Date Owner notified by MFR Feb 26, 2010
Date: Received Date: Feb. 11, 2010;   Recorded Date: Feb. 11, 2010;  
Campaign Id: 10V041000
Recalled Vehicles: 2003 Acura CL,    2002 Acura TL,    2003 Acura TL,    2001 Honda Accord,    2002 Honda Accord,    2001 Honda Civic,    2002 Honda Civic,    2003 Honda Civic,    2002 Honda CR-V,    2002 Honda Odyssey,    2003 Honda Pilot
Component: Air Bag.     Manufactured by: Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Affected Vehicles: 379,000
Recall Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2001-2002 Honda accord and civic, model year 2002 cr-v and odyssey, model year 2002-2003 3. 2tl and one vehicle for model year 2003 Honda pilot, civic and Acura 3. 2cl passenger vehicles. The driver's airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure. If an affected airbag deploys, the increased internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence: Metal fragments could pass through the airbag cushion material possibly causing injury or fatality to vehicle occupants.
How to Fix: Dealers will replace the airbag inflator free of charge. The safety recall began on February 26, 2010. Owners may contact Honda automobile customer service at 1-800-999-1009.
Recall Notes: Honda's recall no. Q96 &amp; Acura's recall no. R13. Owners 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 <a href="http://www. Safercar. Gov">safercar. Gov</a> .

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