Honda recalling Accord, Civics to fix airbags

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TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said it is recalling more than 300,000 units of its 2001 U.S.-built Accord and Civic cars in the United States and Canada to fix a defective airbag that deployed in a fatal accident. The airbag contains a defective inflator that could produce excessive pressure, causing metal fragments to pass through the fabric and possibly injure the occupants, Honda said. One driver was reported to have died in an accident in which the airbag deployed, but the ...

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