May 21, 2002
Honda Motor Company Has Recalled the 2000 Acura
Honda Motor Company Has Recalled the
2000 Acura 3.5RL because brake lights may not illuminate.
Number of Units Affected: 25765
Manufactured: 02/2000 - 03/2002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS,
OIL WAS APPLIED TO THE BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY TO PREVENT RUST. THIS OIL CAN
LEAK INTO THE BRAKE STOP SWITCH AND CONTAMINATE THE ELECTRICAL CONTACTS.
EVENTUALLY, THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKES ARE
APPLIED, WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL CLEAN ANY EXCESS OIL FROM THE PEDAL ASSEMBLY AND REPLACE THE
STOP SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 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 ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V119000.
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!
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