March 12, 2019
(Reuters) – Honda Motor Co said on Tuesday its American unit will recall about 1.1 million Acura and Honda vehicles in the United States to fix a defect in Takata airbags in driver’s seat.
The company said https://hondanews.com/channels/corporate-recalls/releases/statement-by-american-honda-regarding-recall-of-takata-desiccated-replacement-driver-front-airbag-inflators it is aware of one injury linked to a defect in the airbag that may cause the airbag to rupture when deployed in a crash.
Free recall repairs would begin immediately in the United States with replacement parts made by alternate suppliers, Honda said.
(Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)