Acura CL Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 10 Acura CL recalls between 1997 and 2003. Learn if your Acura CL is part of a recall and what to do about it.

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
RepairPal Expert Overview on April 27, 2004
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 8, 2003
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 30, 2002
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 14, 2002
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 17, 1999
Summary on February 12, 1998