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Honda recalls model year 2019 CR-Vs

The driver's airbag may deploy without warning

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American Honda Motor Co., is recalling 118,598 model year 2019 CR-Vs.

The metal core of the steering wheel may have burrs which can damage the harnesses routed within, potentially disabling the driver's air bag or causing it to deploy without warning.

In the event of a crash, a disabled air bag would increase the risk of injury. An uncommanded deployment of the driver's air bag also increases the risk of injury and a crash.

What to do

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover on the steering wheel core and replace clockspring and the harnesses within free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin July 8, 2019.

Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is R4S.

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