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Honda to Replace Faulty Airbag Inflators Voluntarily in India

Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) will replace the faulty airbag inflators of some of its models for free, the car maker has announced. Honda is taking preventive steps to replace the driver side airbag inflators of 57,676 vehicles as part of its global recall campaign. The replacement of the defective airbag inflators would start across India in a phased manner starting 20th February, 2016. The replacement will be carried out for free. The company will communicate with customers directly regarding the replacements.


The affected models are:

Model            Manufacturing Period                    Number of affected vehicles

City                 January 2012-June 2013                         49,572

Jazz                February 2012 – February 2013             7,504

Civic               January 2012 – August 2012                  600

Customers whose Honda cars fall under these manufacturing periods can check if their cars are affected by logging into www.hondacarindia.com and submitting their 17-character alphanumeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Share this news with your friends who own Honda cars. Let them know if they have to get the faulty airbag inflators replaced!

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