Honda has recently announced a recall in Australia for several models because of the Takata airbags.
Owners of several Honda models in Australia will have to take a trip back to the dealers as the company has recently announced a recall because of the Takata airbags. According to Honda Australia, there are a total of 21, 752 units affected and the ACCC is stating that the issue is in the propellant wafers contained within the front airbag inflator, in the passenger side. In case of an impact, the airbag inflator may scatter and shoot shrapnel towards the occupants, increasing the risk of injury.
The affected Honda vehicles include the CR-V, in 8,233 units, the Jazz, in 5,908 units, the Accord Euros, in 5,106 units and the Civic, in 2,505 units, all of them created between 2003 and 2004. The recall is believed to start soon and owners of the models mentioned above will be noticed by the car manufacturer. The necessary repairs / replacements will be made free of charge to the owners. For any extra details on the subject, you may contact your local Honda dealership. The Takata problems have led to more than 17 million vehicles being recalled worldwide.