Close

Acura Legend Recall 01V053000

Electrical & Lights, March 26, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 26, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
47,158
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V053000
Component
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

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).
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration