US issues urgent notification for repairs of 300,000 Hondas

by SpeedLux
Takata air bag recalls

U.S. car safety regulators cautioned on Thursday that Takata air bag inflators on over 300,000 unrepaired recalled Honda automobiles reveal a considerable threat of rupturing, and prompted owners to stop driving the “unsafe” vehicles till they have been repaired.

The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) mentioned brand-new test information that reveals some 2001-2003 model Honda and Acura cars have as high as a HALF chance of a harmful air bag inflator rupture in a crash. Takata air bag inflators are connected to as many as 14 deaths worldwide, consisting of 13 in Honda Motor Co (7267. T) vehicles.

Honda stated that it agreed with the details of testing and the 313,000 vehicles ought to just be driven to a dealership in order to have their Takata air bag inflators replaced as soon as possible.

Takata Corp (7312. T) said it had no instant remark.

Honda stated it was just recently notified by NHTSA of the analysis of the front driver air bag inflators on 2001-2003 automobiles checked in Florida for some months. The analysis exposed a very high rupture rate in laboratory screening, it stated.

Honda has currently fixed more than 70 percent of the original population of automobiles recalled with this particular version of inflator.

The cars consist of the 2001-2002 Honda Accord, Honda Civic, 2002 Honda CR-V, Honda Odyssey, 2003 Honda Pilot, 2002-2003 Acura 3.2 TL and 2003 Acura 3.2 CL.

U.S. Senator Expense Nelson, a Florida Democrat, stated immediate action is needed.

Nearly 100 million Takata inflators have actually been declared risky worldwide. In May automakers consented to recall another 35 million to 40 million U.S. air bag inflators by 2019. Formerly, 14 automakers had remembered 24 million U.S. automobiles with 28.8 million inflators.

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