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Recall 14V613000

Vehicle Safety Certification Label

Recall Details

189 vehicles are being recalled to correct the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) labeling on the car. Incorrect values printed are too high for the vehicle, exceeding the safe limits for the car can result in unsafe driving conditions.

Our Quick Take

Safety certification labels on vehicles were printed with incorrect weight ratings.

What Should You Do?

Honda will begin recalling vehicles October 21, 2014. Contact your dealer for the correct vehicle weight limits, or if you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Dealers will replace the labels free of charge. Honda's number for this recall is JK6.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., October 1, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 1, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
189
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V613000
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2015 Acura TLX AWD vehicles manufactured August 26, 2014, to September 20, 2014. The affected vehicles may have incorrect values for the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) front and rear printed on the safety certification label. As such, the vehicles do not conform to Part 567, "Certification."
Consequence
If the vehicle is loaded to the specifications listed on the label, tire failure may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 21, 2014. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this recall is JK6.
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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