Recalls for 2013 Acura RDX

There is currently 1 recall for your car.


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Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 13V143000

Recall Date: 04/15/2013

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem Summary: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 CR-V, ODYSSEY, AND MODEL YEAR 2013 ACURA RDX VEHICLES. DURING SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES, THE BRAKE-SHIFT INTERLOCK BLOCKING MECHANISM MAY BECOME SLOW AND ALLOW THE GEAR SELECTOR TO BE MOVED FROM THE PARK POSITION WITHOUT PRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL. AS SUCH, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 114, "THEFT PROTECTION AND ROLLAWAY PREVENTION.

Consequence: IF THE GEAR SELECTOR IS MOVED FROM THE PARK POSITION WITHOUT PRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL IT CAN ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO ROLL AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO TAKE THEIR VEHICLE TO A HONDA OR ACURA DEALER. THE DEALER WILL INSTALL AN UPDATED BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK BLOCKING MECHANISM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN MAY 13, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009. HONDA'S CAMPAIGN RECALL NUMBERS ARE S96, S97, AND S98.

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