Airbag replacement updates
Petaling Jaya, 3 July 2017 – Honda Malaysia today issued an update on the replacement activities for Takata front airbag for all affected models throughout the month of July 2017. As at 29th June 2017, the completion rate for Takata driver front airbag inflators stands at 80.2%. Honda Malaysia remains committed to ensure the safety of their customers via replacement activities at selected shopping malls nationwide and mobile sales roadshow in shopping malls on every weekend in the month of July. This is in addition to the ongoing replacement activities at all authorized Honda dealers and selected Petronas Stations.
There are also other the ongoing replacement activities at Shopping Mall Hubs across Malaysia, with more venues being added. The Shopping Mall Hubs will provide further convenience to affected customers as it will be ongoing on every weekend in the month of July, beginning 8 July 2017.
It is important that affected owners immediately replace the defective Takata front airbag inflators as they may deploy with excessive internal pressure when activated. The airbag inflator casing might rupture, which may result in injury or fatality of the driver and passenger.
Affected owners are urged to make an appointment at any Authorised Service Centres to avoid any delays or setbacks. However, replacement activities at selected Shopping Mall Hubs and Petronas Stations do not require advanced appointment.