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Recall 19V060000

Engine Stalls From Reduced Fuel Pump Performance

Recall Details

Particulate contaminants in the fuel may reduce fuel pump performance, causing an engine stall. Dealers will update the fuel injection control unit software and if necessary replace the fuel pump free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel pump of the vehicle may become affected by particulates in the fuel, reducing fuel pump operational performance. This can lead to the engine stalling while driving, which could result in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Honda or Acura must be performed by a Honda or Acura dealership, respectively. American Honda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2019. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda or Acura dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Honda recall number is N3X; the Acura recall number is P3W.

Engine, January 29, 2019

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 29, 2019
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
437,032
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
19V060000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Acura MDX, 2015-2019 Acura TLX and 2015-2017 Honda Accord vehicles, equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine. Particulates in fuel may adhere to the internal components of the fuel pump, reducing its performance.
Consequence
Reduced fuel pump performance can result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the fuel injection engine control unit (FI-ECU) software and, if necessary, replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 25, 2019. Owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura's recall number for this recall is P3W. Honda's recall number for this recall is N3X.
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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