More than 33,000 Honda vehicles recalled over air-bag concerns.
An additional 33,434 Honda vehicles, including the Civic, CR-V and Jazz, have been added to an already significantly large air-bag recall.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission are overseeing the recall, which now affects 2001-2003 models of the Civic, 2002-2003 built versions of the CR-V and Jazz vehicles built in 2003.
It’s believed the front passenger air-bag inflator may have been assembled with improperly manufactured propellant wafers.
The ACCC say that in the event of a crash, the inflator may rupture and cause the front passenger air-bag to deploy abnormally, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.
A letter will be sent to affected owners and owners are advised to contact their authorised dealership for rectification.
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