Honda Malaysia (HM) has issued a recall for 58,140 units in Malaysia made between 2011 and 2013, as per the list above. It is to replace the Takata driver airbag inflator in affected cars with newly produced inflators.

The recall is a proactive measure taken by HM to ensure safety, and it affirms that all models currently on sale are not affected by the issue.

All affected customers will be informed via a letter, which will include details of the product update (HM’s term for recall). Those who receive the letter are advised to send their vehicles to the nearest Honda dealer for inspection. Replacement work will be carried out once parts are ready. Parts and labour costs will be borne by the company.

It is imperative that vehicles owners check if their vehicles are listed as part of any product recalls by Honda Malaysia by referring to the official product update page, here. The page will also guide you on how to look for your vehicle’s VIN number, which is required to check if your vehicle is affected.

Owners can also check their vehicle’s status by calling Honda’s toll-free number 1800-88-2020 or by visiting any Honda dealership.