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Acura TL recall 05V510000

Acura Recalls 2006 TL Vehicles Due to Loose Front Air Bag External Impact Sensor Bolts
Body, Interior & Misc., November 7, 2005

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Acura has recalled 2006 TL vehicles because the bolts that mount the front air bag external impact sensors may be loose. If the sensor bolts fall out, the sensor may not function properly, which may prevent air bag deployment in the event of an accident. Dealers will inspect and re-torque the front air bag external impact sensor bolts.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2006

Mfr's Report Date:
November 7, 2005

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V510000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 316

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, ON THE FRONTAL AIRBAG SYSTEM WHERE THE TWO EXTERNAL IMPACT SENSORS IS MOUNTED, NEAR THE FRONT HEADLIGHTS THE FRONT IMPACT SENSOR BOLTS WERE NOT PROPERLY TORQUED.

Consequence: IF THE BOLTS LOOSEN OR FALL OUT, THE SENSOR MAY FAIL TO PROPERLY DETECT A CRASH, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN DELAYED OR NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE FRONT AIRBAG INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REMOVE THE BUMPER AND RETORQUE THE LOOSE BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 7, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 AND ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.

Notes: HONDA RECALL NO. P99 AND ACURA Q00. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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