Honda Odyssey, Pilot recall for faulty airbag concern

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Honda is recalling the Odyssey and the Pilot from model years 2009-2013 over faulty airbag concerns.

The official statement from Honda read:

Honda will voluntarily recall approximately 748,000 model-year 2009-2013 Pilot and 2011-2013 Odyssey vehicles in the United States to inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver’s-side airbag. Driver’s-side airbags in these vehicles potentially were assembled without some of the rivets that secure the airbag’s plastic cover. If the rivets are missing, the airbag may not deploy properly, increasing the risk of injury in a crash. No crashes or injuries have been reported related to this issue.

Honda is announcing this recall to encourage owners of all affected vehicles to take their vehicles to an authorized dealer as soon as they receive notification of this recall from Honda. Mailed notification to customers will begin in mid-Feb., 2013. In addition to contacting customers by mail, in mid-Feb., owners of these vehicles will be able to determine if their vehicles require repair by going to or by calling (800) 999-1009, and selecting option 4.

Posted: January 19th, 2013
at 4:45am by The Sub-Editor

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