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Acura TL Recall 01V161000

Acura Recalls 2002 TL Models Due to Failure of the Auto-Up Power Window Feature

Recall Details

Acura has recalled 2002 TL models because the "auto-up" feature of the power windows may fail. In the presence of an obstruction, the window may not reverse on the way up, which may cause physical injury. Dealers will replace the power window control unit.

Body, Interior & Misc., May 21, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 21, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
10,575
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V161000
Component
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDANS EQUIPPED WITH AN "AUTO-UP" POWER WINDOW FEATURE ON THE DRIVER'S DOOR. THE DRIVER'S SIDE POWER WINDOW CONTROL UNIT CAN FAIL, AND DEPENDING ON THE FAILURE MODE, THE WINDOW COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OPEN OR CLOSE INDEPENDENT OF SWITCH ACTIVATION, OR THE AUTO-REVERSE SYSTEM MAY NOT OPERATE.
Consequence
THE AUTO-REVERSE SYSTEM FAILURE COULD RESULT IN OCCUPANT INJURY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER WINDOW CONTROL UNIT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 21, 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 1-800-999-1009.
Notes
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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