Recall 14V779000

Transmission Shifter

Recall Details

The transmission may not correctly shift into the Park position due to an internal transmission fault. This could allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly if left unattended and the parking brake is not applied. Dealers will inspect and replace the transmission as necessary to correct this concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle may roll unexpectedly while left unattended.

What Should You Do?

Honda will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning January 6, 2015. 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. The Honda recall number is JM8.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, December 8, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 8, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
Potential Number of Units Affected
American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2015 Acura TLX V6 2WD vehicles manufactured July 14, 2014, to November 12, 2014, and certain 2015 TLX V6 SH-AWD vehicles manufactured August 26, 2014, to November 10, 2014. The automatic transmission parking pawl may become contaminated or the park rod may become dislodged or broken. This may prevent the transmission from shifting into the Park position.
If the shift indicator displays "Park" but the park lock does not engage, the vehicle may roll away increasing the risk of a crash.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the transmission if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 6, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-310-783-2000. Honda's number for this recall is JM8.
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
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