April 2, 2002
Honda Has Recalled the 2000 Acura Accord TL
- Honda Has Recalled the 2000 Acura Accord TL
because a component in the inflator of some passenger air bag modules was
not welded properly.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2900
Manufactured: 09/1999 - 04/2000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A COMPONENT IN THE INFLATOR OF SOME
PASSENGER AIR BAG MODULES WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.
AS A RESULT, THE AFFECTED AIR BAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY CORRECTLY IN A CRASH,
INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A FRONT SEAT PASSENGER.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER AIR BAG MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN
AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE
REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR
ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V080000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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