Recall Information

HONDA MODELS AFFECTED BY AIRBAG RECALLS

To check if your vehicle is affected by a recall, please enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) below.

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A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique serial number used to identify your vehicle.

Your (VIN) is made up of 17 characters (both alpha and numeric).

The most common places to find your VIN are:

  • Service and Warranty Manual
    Look for it on the inside cover.

  • Engine bay
    As shown in the diagram.

If you're unable to locate the VIN, please consult your local Honda Dealer for assistance.

Below is an example of a VIN.
MRHCR2630DP040036

A MESSAGE ABOUT AIRBAG INFLATOR SAFETY RECALLS

The Takata airbag inflator recalls have affected a number of car manufacturers around the world, including Honda. The size of these recalls poses an unprecedented challenge for the automotive industry.

Honda Australia takes any matter of safety extremely seriously. Our priority throughout the recall process is to ensure that you, our customer, has access to important information. As part of our recall process, Honda Australia notifies registered owners of affected vehicles by mail. We will also update this website as information becomes available.

In Australia, a number of Honda models have been recalled for front driver and front passenger airbag inflators manufactured by Takata Corporation. Below is a table that lists affected models and the reason for the recall.

Due to this being a global recall that affects a number of manufacturers, there are some models that have limited parts availability. The majority of Honda vehicles have ample stock of replacement parts.

This web site contains a tool that allows you to check if your vehicle is affected by an airbag recall. Please click here to access this tool. If your vehicle is affected, please contact the Honda Call Centre on 1800 789 839 (free call) between 8.30AM to 6PM Monday to Friday (AEDT) or alternatively contact your nearest Honda Dealer, preferably between 10AM and 3PM Monday to Friday, quoting your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Both can advise whether a part is available and when your vehicle may be repaired.

Honda Models Affected By Airbag Recalls In Australia

Please note, not every vehicle within the models listed below is subject to a recall. Affected vehicles are determined by the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your local Honda Dealer can confirm if your vehicle is recalled, or you can check here.

Recall Reference Defect Description Models Affected
5SZ Driver's Airbag Inflator: the airbag inflator may rupture due to excessive internal pressure during deployment and has the potential to cause injury to occupants.
  • 2001-02 Accord
  • 2002 CR-V
  • 2004 Jazz
5US
5UD
5SD Passenger's Airbag Inflator: the airbag inflator may rupture due to excessive internal pressure during deployment and has the potential to cause injury to occupants.
  • 2001-03 Civic
  • 2002-03 CR-V
  • 2003 Jazz
  • 2003 Accord Euro
  • 2003 MDX
  • 2003 Accord
5SK
5NN Passenger's Airbag Inflator: an airbag ruptured when a vehicle was being dismantled due to excessive internal pressure and has the potential to cause injury to occupants.
  • 2003-04 Civic
  • 2004 CR-V
  • 2004 Jazz
  • 2004 Accord Euro
5UN Passenger's Airbag Inflator: market testing found a reduced propellant density which can lead to abnormal airbag deployment. Precautionary recall.
  • 2004-09 Jazz
  • 2004-09 Accord Euro
  • 2002-09 CR-V
  • 2004-05 Civic
  • 2009 City
5JV Driver's Airbag Inflator: market testing found a reduced propellant density which can lead to abnormal airbag deployment. Precautionary recall.
  • 2007 CR-V
  • 2005-06 Jazz
5VZ Driver's Airbag Inflator: the airbag inflator may rupture due to excessive internal pressure during deployment and has the potential to cause injury to occupants.
  • 2001-07 Accord
  • 2003-06 MDX
5ZV Driver's Airbag Inflator: investigation on parts returned from the market confirmed wide ranges of density variation within propellants. Precautionary recall.
  • 2010-12 Insight
  • 2006-12 Jazz (petrol)
  • 2012 Jazz Hybrid
  • 2009-12 City
  • 2007-11 CR-V
6ZV Driver's Airbag Inflator: the airbag inflator may rupture due to excessive internal pressure during deployment and has the potential to cause serious injury or fatality to occupants.
  • 2012-14 Jazz
  • 2011 CR-V
  • 2012-13 Insight
  • 2012 City
  • 2012-13 Jazz Hybrid
6ZZ Driver's Airbag Inflator: market testing found the airbag inflator may rupture due to excessive internal pressure during deployment and has the potential to cause injury to occupants.
  • 2006-11 Civic
  • 2012 Jazz
  • 2007-12 Legend

We appreciate you may have further questions and encourage customers to contact your local Honda Dealer or Honda Australia on 1800 804 954. Our call centre is open between 8.30AM and 6PM Monday to Friday (AEDT).

What is the issue with the Takata airbag recall?

There are several different issues relating to Takata airbag inflators (refer to recall table and definitions).

Has there been an incident in a Honda vehicle in Australia related to the airbag recalls?

Honda Australia is not aware of an incident in a Honda vehicle within Australia.

How will customers be notified if their vehicle is affected by an airbag recall?

Customers will be notified by mail. Customers can also access information on Honda Australia's website.

How will vehicles be rectified?

The inflator inside the airbag assembly will be replaced at an authorised Honda Dealer at no cost to the customer.

Can the inflator be replaced at an independent repairer?

No. The replacement part can only be fitted by an authorised Honda Dealer.

Which company manufactured the airbag inflators?

Takata Corporation.

How quickly will the part be replaced?

These are global recalls that affect a number of manufacturers. Honda is doing everything it can to procure parts however there will be a delay in rectifying all vehicles. You will receive a letter by mail when the replacement part for your vehicle is available.

How will customers that purchased their vehicle second-hand be notified if the vehicle is affected by an airbag recall?

Honda Australia gathers information from its own database and a national database from the road traffic authorities around Australia. As such, second-hand vehicles should be captured through either of these sources.

How do I find further information?

Customers can contact Honda Australia on 1800 789 839 (free call). The call centre is open between 8.30AM to 6PM Monday to Friday (AEDT).