Honda Recalls 2012 Crosstour for Airbag Issue, Ridgeline for Spare Tire; Toyota RAV4
A recall has been issued for certain Honda Crosstours for a airbags that may not deploy, and Ridgelines that may have faulty tire specifications. The Toyota RAV4 has also been recalled for a similar issue with the airbags.
2012 Honda Accord and Crosstour
The Problem: Due to an inflator that may not have been manufactured correctly, side curtain airbags in certain Honda Accords and Crosstours may not deploy after a crash.
The Fix: Honda will notify owners of the problem beginning around February 10, and will replace the driver's side or passenger's side curtain airbag free of charge. Owners can contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009
Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 347 Accords and Crosstours
2011-2012 Honda Ridgeline
The Problem: The tire information placard in certain Ridgeline trucks may not show the correct information for the equipped spare tire, and incorrect information could lead to improper inflation and tire failure.
The Fix: Honda will inspect the spare tire on potentially affected trucks and replace it, if needed. The tire information placard will also be replaced to show the correct specifications.
Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 206 Honda Ridgelines manufactured from August 25, 2011 through November 29, 2011.
2011 Toyota RAV4
The Problem: The curtain shield airbags in certain RAV may not deploy after a crash because an inflator may have been manufactured incorrectly.
The Fix: Toyota will replace the side curtain assemblies at no cost to the owner, and will start notifying them in early March. Toyota can also be reached at 1-800-331-4331 for more information.
Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 427 RAV4s manufactured from November 24, 2011 through December 19, 2011.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration