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2003 Acura TL Recalls

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Most Recent 2003 Acura TL Recall

On May 28, 2015, Acura recalled 5,100,000 Acura TL. Honda (american honda motor co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 accord, 2001-2005 civic, 2002-2006 cr-v, 2003-2011 element, 2002-2004 odyssey, 2003-2008 pilot, 2006 ridgeline, 2003 acura cl, 2003-2006 acura mdx, and 2002-2003 acura tl vehicles. the affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
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2003 Acura TL Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 28, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the driver's front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

Honda and Acura will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2015. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 20, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

As of this writing Honda has not yet announced a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 27, 2011

Defective airbag inflators may have been installed in 2,430 vehicles as replacement parts. In the event of a crash, these defective inflators could deploy incorrectly and rupture, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants. Honda will be contacting owners of suspect vehicles.

This could be considered a low priority recall; this would change to high if the driver's airbag inflator has been replaced in your vehicle. For more information, please contact your Honda or 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 26, 2010
Honda is recalling certain model year 2001-2002 honda accord and civic, model year 2002 cr-v and odyssey, model year 2002-2003 3.2tl and one vehicle for model year 2003 honda pilot, civic and acura 3.2cl passenger vehicles. the driver's airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure. if an affected airbag deploys, the increased internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 31, 2009
Honda is recalling 440,000 model year 2001 and 2002 civic, accord, and acura vehicles. the driver's airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure. if an affected airbag deploys, the increased internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
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