300,000 Honda and Acura Owners are Urged to Stop Driving Their Cars Immediately
It one of the strongest warnings that can be given in a recall: Stop driving your car immediately!
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a massive recall of over 300,000 Honda and Acura automobiles due to problems with the vehicle's airbags
Injuries or fatalities could occur. The problem is a defective Takata air bag in some model-year 2001-2003 Honda and Acura vehicles. The problem is that the airbags could easily rupture during air bag deployment.
“With as high as a 50 percent chance of a dangerous air bag inflator rupture in a crash, these vehicles are unsafe and need to be repaired immediately,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “Folks should not drive these vehicles unless they are going straight to a dealer to have them repaired immediately, free of charge.”
The following vehicles are affected
- 2001-2002 Honda Civic
- 2001-2002 Honda Accord
- 2002-2003 Acura TL
- 2002 Honda CR-V
- 2002 Honda Odyssey
- 2003 Acura CL
- 2003 Honda Pilot
WGN-TV reports that there have been 10 U.S. deaths directly linked to o exploding Takata airbags.
More information available HERE.