Denso Fuel Pump Failure
The impellers inside of Denso branded fuel pumps may have been excessively exposed to a drying agent during manufacturing. This leads to them cracking, absorbing fuel, and deforming so badly that they stop sending fuel to the engine. Honda …Continue reading article "Denso Fuel Pump Failure"
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Where Fuel System Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- engine light on in the 2012 MDX
- difficulty filling gas tank in the 2004 MDX
- misleading mpg in the 2017 MDX
- nowhere near posted mileage in the 2014 RLX
- check engine light on in the 2012 MDX
- gas smell while driving in the 1991 Legend
- unintended acceleration in the 2013 ILX
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"
The fuel pump suppliers say the propellers can crack and deform, partly because they absorb too much fuel and also because of the solvent drying process used during manufacturing.
Once deformed, the impellers can disable the pumps and cause a sudden shut down of the engine. The recall is expected to begin at the end of July 2020.keep reading article "Recall Announced for Acura Vehicles with Denso Fuel Pumps"
A lawsuit alleges that the 2016-2020 MDX and RDX continue to randomly lose engine power, nearly a year after a possibly related fuel pump recall.
And proving it to a mechanic is nearly impossible as the power almost always comes back on and the vehicle acts like nothing ever happened.
The plaintiffs believe Acura should expand the scope of previous fuel injection engine control unit software updates.keep reading article "MDX and RDX Lawsuit Says SUVs Can Suddenly Lose Power"
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"
Acura is recalling the 2014-2019 ILX because the fuel gauge may tell owners they have plenty of gas, when in reality the tank is running on empty.keep reading article "ILX Recalled for Misleading Fuel Gauge Readings"
The Acura NSX has a couple of new recalls involving the brake light fuses and gas tank crossover pipes.keep reading article "Acura NSX Recalls Issued For Gas Tanks and Brake Lights"