Recall: 748,000 Honda vehicles for airbag covers
Late-model Pilot and Odyssey models may be missing rivets that secure the covers.
The driver's side airbag cover on the 2009-2013 Pilot and 2011-2013 Odyssey may be missing rivets that attach it to the steering-wheel housing. Honda said the missing rivets could cause the airbag to "not deploy properly."
Official recall documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which typically describe the problems in greater detail, were not made available Friday. No related crashes or injuries have been reported, Honda said.
Dealers will inspect and replace the airbag on vehicles as needed beginning in mid-February. Owners can visit www.recalls.honda.com or call Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
My opinion is I'd much rather get a recall than finding out about a problem in a much different way.
Let's try this again,
To all of you complaining about "Japanese crap":
A huge portion of "Japanese" vehicles that are driven in North America are made right here in the U.S and Canada!
Most of the parts for your "good ol' USA brands" come from China, Mexico, Taiwan and Korea.
While many "Domestic" companies were laying off people a few years back and begging the government for money to bail them out, the "foreign" manufacturers were going strong and keeping people employed.
Funny how when Toyota or Honda have a recall, there is a huge media circus. When GM or Ford have recalls, they barely make the news! Propaganda machines hard at work as usual!
Consumer reports will say nothing and recommend them as usual...while every good German car gets trashed...and the sheep that are the typical Japanese car buyers will continue to believe their recommendations.
Really, how can these people believe in hybrids when they are actually worse for the environment than the new clean diesel products?
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