Over 708,000 Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled to replace their DENSO fuel pumps.
The pumps have a defect that'll cause them to stop pumping fuel to the engine. You don't need to be a mechanic to see why that's a problem.…keep reading article "Acura Recalls More DENSO Fuel Pumps That Are Really Bad at Pumping Fuel"
Water is leaking past a faulty seal and straight into the tail lights of roughly 360,000 Acura SUVs.
From there it meets up with some electrical components and that never tends to go well. In this case, it’s shorting out internal and exterior lights in the 2014-2019 MDX and 2017-2019 MDX Sport Hybrid. Dealerships will replace the light assembly gaskets when the recall begins on April 29, 2019.keep reading article "Acura Recalls 360,000 Leaky Tail Lights in the MDX and MDX Sport Hybrid"
When Honda and Acura recalled 1.1 million Takata airbag inflators for exploding into pieces, they replaced the defective part with a slightly different version from the same company. Now those are exploding too.
The replacement PSDI-5D desiccated inflators were exposed to excess moisture during assembly. This rapidly degrades the propellant and allows pressure to build up over time, turning the inflator into a mini-grenade that explodes during airbag deployment.
Acura plans on mailing recall notifications on April 17th, but parts are already available and affected owners should schedule a replacement as soon as possible. Unlike the dishes, this is one chore you shouldn’t ignore.keep reading article "Those Replacement PSDI-5D Takata Inflators That Were Supposedly Safe? Now They're Exploding Too."
Acura is part of a recall for over 437,000 vehicles to prevent the engine from suddenly shutting down due to a clogged fuel pump.
Sodium particulates, often found in cheap gas, can cling to the inside of the pump and increase resistance as they heat up.keep reading article "Cheap Gas and Cheaper Fuel Pumps, An Acura Recall Story"
The 2014–15 Acura MDX and RLX have a 'collision mitigation braking system' that watches the road and hits the brakes if you’re about to crash.
And that’s great when you’re about to slam into somebody’s bumper, less so when the system gets confused by a shiny guardrail that’s 100 feet awaykeep reading article "Some Acuras are Detecting Collisions That Aren't There"
I'll admit it, the first time I see frost on my windshield I get a bit cranky. But it's nothing compared to the tantrum some Acura seat belts are throwing.
They simply refuse to move when the temperature gets frosty. They are freezing in place and prompting a safety recall.keep reading article "Acura's Frozen Seatbelts"