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NHTSA Campaign Id 16V346000; Date: May. 24, 2016

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2009 Acura TSX 2010 Acura TSX 2011 Acura TSX 2011 Acura Tsx Sportswagon 2010 Acura ZDX 2011 Acura ZDX 2008 Honda Accord 2009 Honda Accord 2010 Honda Accord 2011 Honda Accord 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour 2006 Honda Civic 2007 Honda Civic 2008 Honda Civic 2009 Honda Civic 2010 Honda Civic 2011 Honda Civic 2006 Honda Civic Gx 2007 Honda Civic Gx 2008 Honda Civic Gx 2009 Honda Civic Gx 2010 Honda Civic Gx 2011 Honda Civic Gx 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 2008 Honda Civic Hybrid 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid 2011 Honda Civic Hybrid 2007 Honda CR-V 2008 Honda CR-V 2009 Honda CR-V 2010 Honda CR-V 2011 Honda CR-V 2010 Honda Fcx Clarity 2011 Honda Fcx Clarity 2009 Honda FIT 2010 Honda FIT 2011 Honda FIT 2010 Honda Insight 2011 Honda Insight 2009 Honda Pilot 2010 Honda Pilot 2011 Honda Pilot

Component: Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal

Manufactured by: Honda (american Honda Motor Co. )

Affected Units:: 2,719,386

icon3 Recall Summary:

Honda (american Honda motor CO. ) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Acura tsx, 2011 tsx wagon, 2010-2011 Acura zdx, 2008-2011 Honda accord, 2010-2011 accord crosstour, 2006-2011 civic, civic hybrid, and civic GX, 2007-2011 cr-v, 2010-2011 fcx clarity and insight, and 2009-2011 fit, and pilot vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in alabama, California, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands, or "zone a. " additionally, unless already included in "zone a" above, Honda is recalling certain model year 2008 Honda accord, 2006-2008 civic, civic hybrid and civic GX, and 2007-2008 cr-v vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in arizona, arkansas, delaware, the district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia, or "zone b. " vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in either zones a or b are not subject to this safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

icon2 How to Fix:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall is ka4, ka5, ka6, and ka7.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Nov 15, 2016

Also see:

All recalls of Acura vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.