Honda Recalls 750,114 Vehicles

Honda has issued a recall of 750,114 vehicles in the United States due to faulty airbag sensors. According to the notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a weight sensor for the front passenger seat could crack and malfunction, causing airbags to unintentionally deploy during a crash and increase the risk of injury.

The affected models include: Honda Acura, Pilot, Civic sedan, HR-V, Odyssey, Fit and Civic Coupe cars, Civic hatchback, Civic Type R and Insight, CR-V, CR-V hybrid, Passport, Ridgeline, and Accord hybrid model vehicles from the years 2020 – 2022.

The report further mentions that Honda is not aware of any injuries or crashes related to this defect since 2020. Owners have been advised to take their vehicles to a dealership to replace the weight sensor if needed, free of charge. Notification letters are scheduled to be sent to affected owners starting March 18, 2024.