Honda Recalls

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Your Honda could have an unfixed recall. Find out now!

Check for Recalls by VIN or License Plate: CARFAX’s database of open safety recalls includes information on recalls affecting a wide variety of automotive parts, from airbags, brakes, engines, transmissions, to even brackets, hoses, and bolts. Keep yourself and your family safe by searching with a VIN number to see if your car has an open recall. Use the form at the top of this page to start your search.

According to a 2016 CARFAX study, there are more than 20 million Honda vehicles on American roads today. Current CARFAX data estimates that most Hondas driven today have had 2 or more owners.

CARFAX understands how much your Honda’s safety matters to you. Open recalls can go unnoticed when a car changes ownership. Recently, recalls have skyrocketed due to concerns about Takata airbag inflator safety, so stay up to date on your car.

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2016 Takata Airbag Recalls

June 30, 2016 – The NHTSA released new test information indicating that the probability of unsafe rupture in Takata air bag inflators during airbag deployment is as high as 50 percent in certain 2001-2003 Honda vehicles.

Models affected:

  • 2001-2002 Honda Civic
  • 2001-2002 Honda Accord
  • 2002 Honda CR-V
  • 2002 Honda Odyssey
  • 2003 Honda Pilot

May 27, 2016 – In late May, American Honda announced that about 4.5 million vehicles require passenger-side airbag inflator replacements due to an absence of moisture-absorbing desiccants in Takata airbags, which help prevent malfunction.

Models affected:

  • 2008-2011 Honda Accord
  • 2010-2011 Honda Accord Crosstour
  • 2006-2011 Honda Civic
  • 2005-2011 Honda CR-V
  • 2003-2011 Honda Element
  • 2010-2011 Honda FCX Clarity
  • 2007-2011 Honda Fit
  • 2010-2011 Honda Insight
  • 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey
  • 2003-2011 Honda Pilot
  • 2006-2011 Honda Ridgeline

February 3, 2016 – Honda issued a recall on 2.23 million vehicles in the U.S. due to defects in Takata driver front airbag inflators.

Models affected:

  • 2007-2011 Honda CR-V
  • 2007-2014 Honda Ridgeline
  • 2009-2014 Honda Fit
  • 2010-2014 Honda FCX Clarity
  • 2010-2014 Honda Insight
  • 2011-2015 Honda CR-Z

2016 Recall News:

June 6, 2016 –Honda recalled 39 SUVs and minivans of recent model years, in order to replace the fuel tanks. Certain vehicles did not receive the proper welding on their fuel tanks, which increases the chance of fuel leakage and fire hazard.

Models affected:

  • 2015-2016 Honda Odyssey
  • 2016 Honda Pilot

April 8, 2016 – American Honda issued a recall on about 11,600 Accords from the 2004-2007 model years in order to inspect and replace passenger front airbag modules, an issue found while addressing Takata airbag inflator recalls.

Models affected:

  • 2004-2007 Honda Accord

February 23, 2016 – As of February, Honda released a stop-sale and recall of more than 42,000 Honda Civics in the U.S. A number of 2016 Civics built with 2.0-liter engines were found to have potential issues involving their piston pins.

Models affected:

  • 2016 Honda Civic (2.0-liter)

February 3, 2016 – Honda recalled over 340,000 Accord Sedans in the U.S. due to potential issues with the electronic airbag control unit, which affects airbag deployment.

Models affected:

  • 2008-2010 Honda Accord Sedan

2015 Recall News (Updated)

As of late 2015, Honda announced that it will not partner with Takata for the installation of airbag inflators in new car models because of alleged misrepresentation of data during safety tests.

Models affected:

  • 2001-2007 Honda Accord
  • 2001-2005 Honda Civic
  • 2002-2006 Honda CR-V
  • 2003-2011 Honda Element
  • 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey
  • 2003-2008 Honda Pilot
  • 2006 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Recalls 2015: Takata Airbag Recall Update

Honda has open recalls on over five million cars, including Acura models, as part of the Takata Airbag recall. A list of every year, make and model of Honda and Acura vehicles affected by this recall is included below.

This recall was expanded as of May 2015 with the announcement that approximately 34 million cars on US roads are equipped with defective airbags manufactured by Takata. Vehicles first sold or registered in high humidity areas such as Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands are part of the recall as high humidity has been identified as one of the problems for some Takata airbag installations.

As of November 2015, the Honda and Acura models affected by the Takata recall are::

  • 2001-2007 Accord
  • 2001-2005 Civic
  • 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid
  • 2001-2004 CNG
  • 2002-2006 CR-V
  • 2002-2011 Element
  • 2003-2004 Odyssey
  • 2003-2008 Pilot
  • 2006 Ridgeline


Honda Recalls 2014: List of Major News

In November 2014, Honda issued recall notices on some model year 2001-2006 Honda and Acura vehicles originally sold or registered in 13 U.S. states and territories that consistently experience high humidity.

June recalls included replacing one or both front driver's and passenger's airbag inflators in some Civic, CR-V, Odyssey, Accord, Element and Pilot models.

In May, Honda recalled certain Odyssey vehicles regarding the side curtain airbag system on some 2014 models.

(Source: Honda News)

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