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Honda confirms that a 2002 Civic owner was killed by injuries sustained by an exploding Takata airbag. This is the 14th Takata-related fatality for Honda occupants in the U.S.
The 2001-2002 Civic is on “high risk” list for explosions, but t … continue reading
When Honda recalled 1.1 million Takata airbag inflators for exploding into pieces, they replaced the defective part with a slightly different version from the same company. Now those are exploding too. The replacement PSDI-5D desiccated inf … continue reading
Clips designed to hold the 2019 Pilot and Rideline’s b-pillar panels in place have mounting holes that are too big. Why does that matter? Because it could stop the side curtain airbags from deploying in a crash. Seriously.
Honda says the s … continue reading
Honda is recalling 119 of their newest Insight, Odyssey and Ridgeline vehicles to replace damaged supplemental restraint system (SRS) control units. “Honda says any damage was caused during production and can cause failures of the side airb … continue reading
The 4th phase of Honda’s Takata airbag recall is set to get underway next month.
The automaker says it has made a lot of progress with existing recall repairs because plenty of replace airbag inflators are available. The 77.7 percent compl … continue reading
A Puerto Rico man has sued Honda after being severely injured by an exploding Takata airbag.
According to the lawsuit, Juan Carlos Veras-Rodriguez was driving a 2002 Acura 3.2 TL on September 6, 2017, in Santurce Puerto Rico when the Acura … continue reading
Malaysia has had enough of people ignoring Takata airbag recall warnings, and will start imposing fines on owners who don't get their recalled inflators fixed. From CarComplaints.com:
Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke made the anno … continue reading
2001-2002 Accord. 2001-2002 Civic. 2002 CR-V. 2002 Odyssey. 2003 Pilot. If you own one of these vehicles and you haven't replaced their Takata inflators, the next knock on your door could be from a Honda representitive. And you should answe … continue reading
Takata's chapter 11 bankruptcy plan has been approved by a Delaware judge. While that means some reorganization, pay-offs for creditors, yadda yadda etc ... the dollar figure I was interested in involves how much is being set aside for inju … continue reading
Nichol Lynn Barker Pahlck's 2002 Honda Accord was involved in a "crash that should not have been fatal," according to Florida authorities.
Pahlck allegedly purchased the 2002 Honda Accord from a private seller in 2016, and althou … continue reading
It's a new year, so we're out with the old and in with the ... ahh, crap. There's another Takata recall for Honda owners? 2018 ... 2017 ... it's all the same.
The Takata airbag inflators are at risk of exploding due to the metal inflators … continue reading
Honda. Takata. Recall.
Three words that I'm tired of typing and you're sick of hearing about. Yet here we are with another recall of 1.3 million Honda and Acura vehicles with ticking time-bombs for airbags. Many of the vehicles are being re … continue reading
If you own one of these 2008-2011 Honda vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants you to stop driving immediately. … continue reading
If you thought one recall for Takata airbag inflators was a nightmare, you're really not going to like this news from CarComplaints.com.
"Honda is recalling over 11,600 older Honda Accords to once again repair problems originally cau … continue reading
Your vehicle might be involved in one of the largest and most dangerous recalls in automotive history. Honda is recalling 2.2 million vehicles with PSDI-5 Takata inflators.
You've probably heard about Takata by now. They're the ones respon … continue reading
About 341,000 Honda Accords with Continental Automotive System airbags have been recalled.
"Honda says the 2008-2010 Honda Accords have airbags that can fail to deploy in a crash, something that has so far caused two injuries. Contin … continue reading
The 2016 Pilot is having a hard time getting clearance for takeoff because despite being so new, the popular SUV has already been recalled twice. … continue reading
If your fire extinguisher shot out liquid propane when you needed to put out a flame, you’d be surprised. If your door lock opened in the middle of the night just because it was windy out, you’d be confused. It’s scary when the things that … continue reading
Honda is recalling 37 Odyssey minivans. While that may be small is size, it is not small in scope.
The affected minivans don't meet federal safety standards and have airbags that may not deploy in a crash. That is painfully ironic when you … continue reading
An additional 104,000 vehicles are joining the growing list of Honda cars with dangerous Takata airbag inflators. Owners will need to have their car's driver-side inflators replaced. … continue reading
It's Friday, so in the immortal words of Loverboy I feel I can say that "everybody is working for the weekend." That is, unless you're one of the defective airbags in over 2.1 million vehicles. Those suckers don't work at all.
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The 2015 Honda Fit's A-pillar cover might fit a little too snuggly and interfere with the deployment of airbags. The A-pillar is that bar that sits between your windshield and front windows. In the USA version of the Fit, the A-pillar conta … continue reading
The investigation into the 2008 Accord's overly sensitive airbags has been upgraded to an engineering anaylsis. From CarComplaints.com:
The investigation found 293 reports of people shutting the doors and triggering the driver-side or pass … continue reading
Honda may have added a built-in vacuum cleaner to some of its 2014 Odyssey minivans, but what really sucks is that a side curtain airbag might not work.
Nearly 25,000 Honda Odyssey minivans have been recalled because a shorting terminal, wh … continue reading
If you own a 2008 Accord you might want to think twice about slamming the doors. An investigation has been opened into claims that the airbags will deploy when the door is shut with any force. From CarComplaints.com:
Safety regulators have … continue reading