Honda recalls over 2 million cars worldwide for airbag defect
Published on Jun 23, 2014 3:01 PM
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's Honda Motor on Monday recalled more than two million vehicles worldwide over an airbag defect that could pose a fire risk.
Honda said the recall covers about 2,033,000 vehicles which were produced between August 2000 and December 2005, including over one million in North America and 668,000 in Japan.
Subject to the recall are a total of 13 types of vehicles including popular Fit and Accord models.
Front passenger airbag inflators could have been assembled with an improperly manufactured propellant component, Japan's third largest automaker said.
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