HCIL expands its campaign to replace Takata Passenger Front Airbag inflators in India

July 14, 2016 New Delhi

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New Delhi, 14 July 2016: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today announced that it will voluntarily replace Takata passenger front airbag inflators of 190,578 vehicles of previous generation of Accord, CR-V, Civic, City and Jazz as part of Honda''s precautionary global recall campaign concerning Takata front airbag inflators.

The replacement will be carried out free of cost at HCIL dealerships across India in a phased manner. While the campaign for CR-V and Civic will begin immediately, the replacement of inflators for other affected models would begin from September 2016, and the company will communicate with customers directly.

ModelManufacturing PeriodNo of Affected Vehicles
Accord2003 – 201122,483
CR-V2009 - 20111,514
2009 - 201113,603
City2008 - 2011137,270
Jazz2009 - 201115,706
Total 190,578

The customers can check whether their cars are 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).