Jan 21 2013, 1:56pm CST | by Shane McGlaun
Honda has announced it is recalling about 750,000 Honda Pilot and Odyssey vehicles in the United States. The recall was issued because missing rivets could cause the driver side airbag to fail to deploy in an accident.
The recall also covers an additional 29,000 vehicles that were sold in Canada. The recall is for Honda Pilot models from 2009 through 2013 and Odyssey minivans of 2011 through 2013 vintage. Honda is asking customers to take the vehicles back to dealers for inspection and repair if needed.
This isn't the first time Honda has issued a recall over concerns with their bags. On the previously issued a recall on some of its vehicles because the airbag could the ploy to quickly causing shrapnel to be thrown into the passenger space. Honda says that no crashes or injuries have been reported new to the most recent airbag issue.
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.
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