Honda Malaysia has announced that the operations of the temporary Service Central Hubs for Takata airbag inflator replacement will be extended until 31 December 2016.
With the opening of the temporary Service Central Hubs to support the service capacity of the Takata front airbag inflator replacement activities, the Central Hub completed 4,200 units of replacement, while the Northern Hub and Southern Hub completed 3,200 units and 3,800 units of Takata front airbag replacement respectively from 1 August 2016 till 30 September 2016.
Based on Honda Malaysia’s record on affected Honda vehicles, the highest number of vehicles that have not replaced the Takata front airbag inflators are located in the Central region compared to the Northern and Southern regions. As such, the company urges affected Honda customers especially in the Central region to make an appointment to replace the affected Takata driver front airbag inflators as soon as possible.
In view of the high number of affected Honda vehicles in the Central region that have not replaced the Takata front airbag inflators, Honda Malaysia is also expanding its Mobile Hubs to shopping malls in the Central region. This will make it easier for affected customers to change their affected Takata front airbag inflators.
These Mobile Hubs in malls will be operational on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and will be located at identified shopping malls in the Klang Valley area.
Below are the locations of Service Central Hubs, Mobile Hubs and the operating hours for the month of October 2016.
At the moment, Honda Malaysia have 100% stock availability for the Takata driver front airbag inflators. Meanwhile, parts for Takata passenger front airbag inflators are gradually arriving by end of December 2016.
Customers of affected Honda vehicles can replace their Takata driver and passenger (based on parts availability) front airbag inflators by making an appointment with any Honda authorised dealers or call Honda Toll Free number at 1-800-88-2020 to make an appointment.