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HONDA ACCORD Problems with Air Bags

 
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2006 HONDA ACCORD Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2006 HONDA ACCORD. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2006 HONDA ACCORD by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (379 Complaints)
Date reported Jul 12, 2019
Location MIAMI, FL
Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Vehicle 2006 HONDA ACCORD
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved Y
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Air Bags

TAKATA RECALL. THE CONTACT OWNED A 2006 HONDA ACCORD. WHILE DRIVING 20 MPH AND APPROACHING A STOP SIGN, THE VEHICLE ACCELERATED UNINTENTIONALLY AND CRASHED INTO THE FRONT DRIVER'S SIDE OF THE PRECEDING VEHICLE. THE AIR BAGS DEPLOYED. THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYED NORMALLY, BUT THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYED VIOLENTLY, SENDING METAL FRAGMENTS IN THE AIR. THE FRAGMENTS STRUCK THE CONTACT'S FACE AND LEFT ARM. THE CONTACT ALSO SUFFERED LACERATIONS ON THREE VERTEBRAE. THE CONTACT WAS NOT TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL, BUT WAS TREATED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND RELEASED AT THE SCENE. POLICE REPORT NUMBER: PD180319103949 WAS FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN IMPOUND LOT AND DEEMED TOTALED. THE VEHICLE WAS INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBERS: 15V370000 (AIR BAGS) AND 15V320000 (AIR BAGS). THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO THE DEALER. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE AND THE CONTACT WAS REFERRED TO THE AIR BAG RECALL LINE AND WAS ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ASSISTANCE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 98,000.

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