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Acura RDX Recall 06E096000

Optional Trailer Hitch May Separate from Vehicle

Recall Details

Some optional trailer hitches may not have been properly welded during installation. The hitch may separate from the vehicle while in use, which could result in a crash. The recall began November 29, 2006. The Honda recall number is Q29.

Our Quick Take

Some optional trailer hitches may not have been properly welded during installation. The hitch may separate from the vehicle while in use, which could result in a crash.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if the trailer hitch is used. Please contact your Acura 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.

 

Body, Interior & Misc., January 4, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 4, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
623
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06E096000
Component
TRAILER HITCHES

Summary
CERTAIN HONDA ACCESSORY TRAILER HITCHES, P/N 08L92-STK-200, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JUNE 26 AND JULY 8, 2006, AND SOLD AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON 2007 MODEL YEAR ACURA RDX VEHICLES. THE HITCHES MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY WELDED DURING INSTALLATION.
Consequence
THE HITCH MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE WHILE IN USE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE HITCH. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 29, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ACURA CLIENT SERVICES AT 800-382-2238.
Notes
HONDA RECALL NO. Q29. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
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