HCIL expands its campaign to replace Air Bag inflators in India

September 18, 2015 New Delhi

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New Delhi, 18 September 2015:   Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today announced that it will voluntarily replace Airbag inflators of 223,578 vehicles of previous generations of CR-V, Civic, City and Jazz as part of Honda’s preventive global recall campaign concerning Air Bag inflators.

The replacement would be carried out free of cost at HCIL dealerships across India in a phased manner, starting from 12th October 2015, and the company will communicate with customers directly.

Model

Year of Make

Number of Inflators to be replaced

(some vehicles require both type replacement)

No. of Affected Vehicles

Driver Side Airbag Inflator

Passenger Side Airbag Inflator

CR-V

2004 - 2011

8330

11495

13073

Civic

2003 - 2012

54288

40083

54290

City

2007 - 2012

140508

2646

140508

Jazz

2009 - 2011

15707

15707

TOTAL

223,578



The customers can also check whether their car will be covered under this campaign by submitting their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the special microsite which has been created on the company’s website (www.hondacarindia.com).