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Acura recalls

 

For Models: Acura RL, Honda Odyssey

Brakes, January 25, 2011

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Use of incorrect brake fluid may cause a rubber seal in the rear of the master cylinder to become dry and leak. The leaking fluid will enter the brake booster and may not be visible externally. A loss of brake fluid can reduce braking efficiency, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected seal on all master cylinders, leaking or not. This recall is scheduled to begin during December of 2010. The Acura recall number is R52; the Honda Recall Number is R51.

For Models: Acura TSX

Suspension & Steering, May 28, 2010

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A leak may develop from one of the power steering hoses. Fluid could leak onto the hot exhaust pipe, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will perform the repairs necessary to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on May 28, 2010. The Acura recall number is R35.

For Models: Acura ZDX

Body, Interior & Misc., April 21, 2010

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The dashboard material is manufactured in a way to help allow complete deployment of the front passenger's airbag. Some vehicles may have been assembled with the dashboard material that was not properly manufactured and in the event of a crash, the passenger airbag may not fully deploy, increasing the risk of personal injury. Acura dealers will inspect the dashboard covering material and replace it as necessary.

For Models: Acura CL, Acura TL, Honda Accord, Honda CR-V, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Si, Honda Odyssey, Honda Pilot

Body, Interior & Misc., February 26, 2010

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Honda has recalled 2001-2003 Civic, 2002-2003 Civic SI, 2001-2002 Accord, 2002 CR-V, 2002 Odyssey, 2003 Pilot, 2002-2003 Acura TL, and 2003 Acura CL vehicles because the driver's side air bag inflator may produce excessive internal pressure. This could cause the inflator to rupture if the air bag deploys. Metal fragments may pass through the air bag material and cause injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's side air bag inflator.

For Models: Acura MDX

Body, Interior & Misc., December 23, 2009

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A bolt may be missing from the interior trim on either side of the windshield. This trim can come loose if the side air bags were to deploy, possibly injuring front seat occupants. Dealers will inspect the trim and replace missing bolts as necessary. All owners have been notified and all affected vehicles have been repaired.

For Models: Acura TL, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Si

Body, Interior & Misc., August 31, 2009

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Honda has recalled 2001-2002 Civic, Civic SI, and Accord vehicles and 2002-2003 Acura TL vehicles because the driver's side air bag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure. This may cause the inflator to rupture if the air bag deploys. Metal fragments may pass through the air bag material and cause injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's side air bag inflator.

For Models: Acura TL

Suspension & Steering, April 28, 2008

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Acura has recalled certain 2004-2007 TL models because the power steering hose may leak onto the extremely hot catalytic converter, which may cause a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the power steering hose with a new heat-resistant design.

For Models: Acura TL

Body, Interior & Misc., April 28, 2008

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Acura has recalled 2004-2005 TL vehicles because the wiper motor may stop working. Water may enter the wiper motor breather port and cause corrosion, which may cause the electrical circuit in the wiper motor to fail. Dealers will replace corroded wiper motors and modifications will be made to prevent water from entering the existing or new wiper motor.

For Models: Acura RL

Suspension & Steering, December 12, 2007

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, PROLONGED HIGH UNDER-HOOD TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE THE POWER STEERING HOSE TO DETERIORATE PREMATURELY CAUSING THE HOSE TO CRACK AND LEAK POWER STEERING FLUID.

For Models: Acura RDX

Body, Interior & Misc., August 20, 2007

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The inappropriate certification label may be present at the driver's door jam area. This will provide improper tire and wheel information. Dealers will remove the incorrect label and install the proper label. The Acura recall number is Q54. This recall began on August 20, 2007.

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