Recall List for the 2012 Honda Ridgeline

Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 Honda Ridgeline by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Honda service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Honda customer service.

  1. 2012 Honda Ridgeline AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE NHTSA Campaign #16V061000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 03, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,232,187

    Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2011-2015 CR-Z, 2010-2014 FCX, and Insight, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013-2014 Fit EV, 2007-2014 Ridgeline, 2013-2016 Acura ILX, 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid, 2007-2016 RDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014 Acura TL, and 2010-2013 Acura ZDX vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to be available in Summer 2016. Interim notices will be mailed to owners during March 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JY0, JY1, and JY2. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V061000 »

  2. 2012 Honda Ridgeline AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #12V432000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 05, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 17

    Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2012 Ridgeline vehicles manufactured on April 18, 2012. An incorrect passenger airbag status indicator may have been installed on the vehicles causing them to fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Consequence: Without the proper passenger airbag indicator, the driver and other vehicle occupants may not be informed or aware that the front passenger airbag is off and will not deploy in a crash, thereby potentially increasing the risk of injury to a front passenger seat occupant that may have chosen to sit or been seated elsewhere in the vehicle if the correct indicator had been given.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger airbag indicator free of charge. The safety recall began on September 21, 2012. Owners may contact Honda Automobile Customer services at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V432000 »

  3. 2012 Honda Ridgeline TIRES, EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #12V025000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 26, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 206

    Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ridgeline vehicles manufactured from August 25, 2011, through November 29, 2011. The spare tire installed in affected vehicles may not match the information on the vehicle's tire information placard. Therefore, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 110, ¿tire selection and rims for motor vehicle.¿

    Consequence: An incorrect label could lead to improper tire inflation which could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the spare tire and if necessary, exchange the spare tire assembly or replace the tire information placard free of charge. The safety recall began on February 10, 2012. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V025000 »

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