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Honda Recalling 700,000 Vehicles in Canada to Replace Airbag Inflators

Honda Canada is recalling approximately 700,000 vehicles in Canada to replace airbag inflators implicated in five deaths and a number of injuries in the U.S. and abroad. The action is part of a worldwide recall safety campaign initiated over concerns about the airbags made by Takata Corp. of Japan, which can inflate with too much force, blowing apart a metal canister and spewing shrapnel.

Dozens of injuries have been reported and at least five people have died due to the problem, four of them in the United States and one in Malaysia. However, the company says it is unaware of any injuries or deaths in Canada related to the problem involving a Honda vehicle.

The vehicles being recalled in Canada include:

  • 2001-2007 Honda Accord with 4-cylinder engines
  • 2001-2002 Honda Accord with V6 engines
  • 2001-2005 Honda Civic
  • 2002-2006 Honda CR-V
  • 2003-2010 Honda Element
  • 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey
  • 2003-2007 Honda Pilot
  • 2006 Honda Ridgeline
  • 2003-2006 Acura MDX
  • 2002-2003 Acura TL
  • 2002 Acura CL

For more information on this recall, please see Honda Expands Airbag Recall to Canada Replacing Inflators on 700K Vehicles by The Canadian Press (December 9, 2014).

 

Tia Chisholm, HUB International TRANSPORTATION

HUB International TRANSPORTATION specialists are based in Vancouver. Our longstanding relationships with the best providers in the business allow us to deliver the solution that serve you best. With HUB, you can run your business knowing that you are headed in the right direction.

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