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Acura TL recall 01V161000

Acura Recalls 2002 TL Models Due to Failure of the Auto-Up Power Window Feature
Body, Interior & Misc., May 21, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview

Acura has recalled 2002 TL models because the "auto-up" feature of the power windows may fail. In the presence of an obstruction, the window may not reverse on the way up, which may cause physical injury. Dealers will replace the power window control unit.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2002

Mfr's Report Date:
May 21, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V161000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 10575

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDANS EQUIPPED WITH AN "AUTO-UP" POWER WINDOW FEATURE ON THE DRIVER'S DOOR. THE DRIVER'S SIDE POWER WINDOW CONTROL UNIT CAN FAIL, AND DEPENDING ON THE FAILURE MODE, THE WINDOW COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OPEN OR CLOSE INDEPENDENT OF SWITCH ACTIVATION, OR THE AUTO-REVERSE SYSTEM MAY NOT OPERATE.

Consequence: THE AUTO-REVERSE SYSTEM FAILURE COULD RESULT IN OCCUPANT INJURY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER WINDOW CONTROL UNIT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 21, 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 1-800-999-1009.

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

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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