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2005 Acura RL Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 9 official 2005 Acura RL recalls. Find out if your 2005 Acura RL needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 13, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Honda or Acura must be performed by a Honda or Acura dealership, respectively. American Honda will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda or Acura dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 24, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Honda or Acura must be performed by a Honda or Acura dealership, respectively. American Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in late June, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda or Acura dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 3, 2016

The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Honda or Acura must be performed by a the respective Honda or Acura dealership. Honda and Acura will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles in March, 2016, but repair parts may not be immediately available. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda or Acura dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 4, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

Honda/Acura will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 24, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 20, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

Honda will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning July 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 14, 2013

The Vehicle Stability Assist system may unexpectedly apply the brakes, causing the vehicle to slow without warning.

Owners of affected vehicles will be notified beginning April 12, 2013. If you are experiencing problems with the braking system, or you don't receive recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Honda/Acura dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Honda/Acura recall numbers are S87, S88, and S89.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 25, 2011

Vehicles may lose braking ability due to fluid loss. In most cases, the brake warning light will illuminate, but it may not. Loss of braking ability can increase the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. The brakes may fail without warning. Please contact your dealer; they will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on December 12, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview on April 2, 2007