035 cars globally for air bag defect
TOKYO (Reuters) Honda Motor Co on Friday recalled 304,035 cars wo swarovski rldwide for faulty air bags that could burst due to defective inflators, marking the sixth recall swarovski in three years for a problem it said has caused 20 injuries.
Honda said it believed it had now tracked down all the vehicles, numbering nearly 2 million, suspected of containing the air bag defect.
The latest recall affects Acco swarovski rd and Civic sedans, Odyssey minivans and other models built in 2001 and 2002, mostly in the United States where 273,000 cars are targeted. Vehicles are also being recalled in Canada, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Singapore and other locations.
A Honda spokesman in Tokyo did not disclose the total global cost to the company, but said the latest recall in Japan of 2,000 cars would cost 14 million yen ($180,000).
The company said it learned of the latest set of defects after uncovering a handling swarovski error by a supplier that allowed faulty inflators to find their way into additional products. Thomson Reuters journalists are subject to an Editorial Handbook which requires fair presentation and disclosure of relevant interests.