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Acura Legend Recall 01V053000

Recall 01V053000

Electrical & Lights, March 26, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991, 1992

Manufacturer's Report Date: March 26, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V053000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 47,158

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDAN AND COUPE MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A BOSE AUDIO SYSTEM THAT HAD SEPARATE SPEAKER AMPLIFIERS MOUNTED BEHIND THE REAR SEAT BACK. A TRANSISTOR IN THE SPEAKER AMPLIFIER COULD OVERHEAT.

Consequence: THIS OVERHEATING CAN RESULT IN SMOKE OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 26, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.

Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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