ACURA RL 2011: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : ACURA Model : RL Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-11-11 - 2010-12-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V501000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-12 Date Received by ODI: 2019-06-27 Date Added to Database: 2019-07-01
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: E5D, X5C
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1657752
Summary:
      Honda "American Honda Motor Co." is recalling certain 2003-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2012 RL, 2003-2007 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007-2008 Fit, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, and 2006-2014 Ridgeline vehicles. The vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag inflators assembled as a recall remedy part or replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
      An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal airbag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are E5D and X5C.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.