Honda Malaysia has announced today that another 143,970 units of Honda vehicles will be subjected to an extended precautionary update. The affected models are the Honda City, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Hybrid, Honda CR-V, Honda Insight, Honda Jazz and Honda Stream.
This extended precautionary update involves replacement of the driver front airbag inflator with newly produced inflators. Honda Malaysia is taking this proactive measure to ensure the safety of customers and deeply regrets the inconvenience caused to all customers.
Honda Malaysia insists that all current selling models are not affected by this update. The model years of the Honda models affected are: City (MY2006-2012), Civic (MY2006-2011), Civic Hybrid (MY2007-2011) CR-V (MY2007-2011), Insight (MY2011-2012), Jazz (MY2009-2012) and Stream (MY2007-2012).
Honda owners will be receiving notification letters from Honda Malaysia which contains details of the product update. Customers who have received the letters are strongly advised to send their Honda vehicles to their nearest Honda service centre for inspection. The replacement works will be carried out once the parts are ready, and there will be no cost to the car owners.
Honda owners can also check their vehicle’s product update status by calling Honda’s toll free number 1-800-88-2020 or log on to www.honda.com.my. Customers can also visit their nearest Honda authorised dealers for more information.