[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
American Honda reports strong sales numbers for September 2017
More.......................
Honda will be showing a Sports EV Concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
More.......................
The 1.5T in the 2018 Accord has VTEC!
More.......................
Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show
More.......................
American Honda Reports August 2017 Auto Sales
More.......................
Some Civic Type Rs are overheating on track
More.......................
Spied on the STREET! Next Gen RDX
More.......................
Acura Reveals Striking New Design for 2018 Acura RLX; Debut Set for Monterey Automotive Week
More.......................
General Talk --> Re: Kia Stinger - RWD
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: CTR 2nd Gear Issue?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 5,000 deaths annually from dieselgate in Europe
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura falls to below average in CR quality survey
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Do you wrench on your own car?
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Honda PU
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: 10AT for TLX
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2019 Audi A7
Join Discussion......
IMA/Hybrids --> Re: what current models can be electrified?
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Re: Station offline due to compressor issues
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Re: Steering wheel audio control went kaput this morning
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Re: Free rental car... Huh? WTF?
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: C&D Test - Honda Accord 2.0T Touring 10AT
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: You guys wanna hear a Joke?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2018 CR-V
Join Discussion......
Air Bags Prompt U.S. Recall of 257,616 Honda Accords
 Date: November 22, 2004 11:53
 Submitted by:  Tuan
 Source: Reuters
 Credibility Rating: N/A


From the article: "Japan's Honda Motor Co. Ltd. is recalling 257,616 of its Accord sedans from the 2004 and 2005 model years because of potentially faulty air bags, U.S. federal safety regulators said on Monday."

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=6885926


From the NHTSA website:

Summary:
ON CERTAIN SEDANS, A TEAR IN THE FABRIC OF THE DRIVER'S FRONT AIR BAG OCCURRED AFTER APPARENT CONTACT WITH THE INSIDE SURFACE OF THE AIR BAG COVER DURING DEPLOYMENT.
Consequence:
A TORN AIR BAG MAY NOT OFFER THE SAME LEVEL OF PROTECTION, IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE DRIVER.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE FABRIC FLAP BETWEEN THE AIR BAG MODULE COVER AND THE INNER MODULE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON DECEMBER 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

http://tinyurl.com/6zg7n

Last edited by Tuan on November 22, 2004 17:30

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Voluntary Recall
Bustanovich 13
  So, are we going to get a letter?
nono 1
  Honda Owner Link Isn't Up To Date...
Richard 0
  side impact test....front airbag recalled?
iivtecracerii 2
  link to NHTSA and Honda fix
civic_cx_92 1
  You guys are really on top of things
Mechanic 0
TOV First Drive: 2018 Honda Accord
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Specifications and Features (FINAL)
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2018 Accord Touring 2.0T PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2018 Accord Touring 1.5T PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Sport 2.0T PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2017 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy