Honda Automobiles India has introduced a recall for the Accord with a view to preemptively exchange the faulty front airbags inflators sourced from Japanese company Takata. The recall issued in India is a part of a precautionary international recall marketing campaign by Honda.
The recall will have an effect on three,699 models of the Accord manufactured between 2003 and 2006. The alternative of the defective half will probably be carried out at Honda dealerships throughout the nation from April 18, 2019, and without charge to house owners. Whereas Honda will get in contact with the 2003-2006 Honda Accord house owners instantly, they will additionally test if their vehicles are affected by the recall by submitting the 17-character alpha-numeric Car Identification Quantity (VIN) on the model's microsite or by getting in contact with sellers.
That is the second recall introduced by Honda India within the current previous, to repair a difficulty pertaining to the Takata airbags; the first was in January 2018 and affected 22,834 units of the 2013 Accord, City and Jazz.
Many carmakers together with Tesla, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Subaru, and Ferrari have introduced remembers to interchange the airbag module. In February this 12 months, about 1.7 million models in the US were recalled because of the identical challenge.
The mannequin that has been recalled is the eighth-gen Accord and never the ninth-gen mannequin that’s presently on sale in India because the Accord Hybrid, which is priced at Rs 43.21 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 10th-generation mannequin is already on sale in worldwide markets and is more likely to come to India later. Not like the present gen, which has been introduced in as a CBU, Honda is predicted to native assemble the brand new Accord in India.