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Recall 13V622000

Potential Loss of Steering Ability

Recall Details

One lower control arm is used on each side of the rear suspension. These Acura RLX vehicles are being recalled because the bolts mounting the rear lower control arms may be loose. This can result in reduced steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear suspension lower control arm bolts to correct this concern.

Our Quick Take

Vehicle steering ability may be reduced due to loose rear lower control arm mounting bolts.

What Should You Do?

Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning January, 2014. If you don't receive notification you feel 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. The Honda recall number is JD0.

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, December 16, 2013

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 16, 2013
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
7,387
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
13V622000
Component
SUSPENSION

Summary
American Honda Motor Company (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured August 7, 2012, through November 5, 2013.
Consequence
Loose rear lower control arm bolts may reduce steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear suspension lower control arm bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early January 2014. Customers may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. Honda's number for this recall is JD0.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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