2013 Acura ILX Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    16V061000
    Recall Date
    02/03/2016
    Component
    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
    Summary

    Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2011-2015 CR-Z, 2010-2014 FCX Clarity, and Insight, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013-2014 Fit EV, 2007-2014 Ridgeline, 2013-2016 Acura ILX, 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid, 2007-2016 RDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014 Acura TL, and 2010-2013 Acura ZDX vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

    Consequence

    In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

    What Owners Should Do

    Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to be available in Fall 2016. Interim notices will be mailed to owners beginning on March 14, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JX2, JX3 and JX4.

  • Recall Number
    14V323000
    Recall Date
    06/13/2014
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
    Summary

    American Honda Motor Co., Inc (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2013 Acura ILX vehicles manufactured January 16, 2012 to March 1, 2013, ILX Hybrid vehicles manufactured January 12, 2012 to February 7, 2013, and certain model year 2014 ILX vehicles manufactured May 2, 2013, to May 31, 2014, and ILX Hybrid vehicles manufactured October 18, 2013 to February 19, 2014. Excessive heat temperatures around the headlight bulb and reflector unit may diminish the output of the headlight and cause smoke, melting, and fire. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence

    The diminished light output may decrease the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Additonally, the excessive heat coming from around the bulb and reflector could cause the headlights to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlights, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-862-2872. Honda's number for this recall is JE9.

  • Recall Number
    12V338000
    Recall Date
    07/19/2012
    Component
    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
    Summary

    HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 HONDA CR-V AND MODEL YEAR 2013 ACURA ILX VEHICLES. IF THE MANUAL OR POWER DOOR LOCK IS ACTIVATED WHILE AN INTERIOR FRONT DOOR HANDLE IS BEING OPERATED BY AN OCCUPANT, THE CABLE CONNECTING THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TO THE DOOR LATCH MECHANISM MAY BECOME LOOSE AND MOVE OUT OF POSITION. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE CABLE CAN MOVE FAR ENOUGH OUT OF POSITION TO PREVENT THE DOOR FROM PROPERLY LATCHING.

    Consequence

    IF THE DOOR IS NOT FULLY LATCHED, THE DOOR MAY OPEN WHILE DRIVING OR IN A CRASH, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

    What Owners Should Do

    HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLIES IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE. ADDITIONALLY, THE INTERIOR FRONT DOOR HANDLES IN CERTAIN HONDA CR-VS WILL ALSO BE REPLACED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, AUGUST 16, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.