August 18, 1999
Honda Motor Company Recalls Acura Models for Transmission Problems
TORRANCE, CA - (SafetyAlerts)
Acura, a division of the American Honda Motor Company, today announced the recall of over
84,000 automobiles to fix problems in the vehicle's automatic transmission systems.
Faulty sealing bolts may cause the transmission to
leak fluids or operate improperly. Acura dealers will conduct a very short repair
procedure to fix this problem.
According to Acura Customer Service, this recall
affects all Acura models from 1995 to 1999. Although all models are affected not
every vehicle may need to be repaired. A spokesperson from Acura Customer Service
stated that only certain vehicles will need to be fixed.
Owner notification is scheduled to begin as soon
as possible. Consumers who own a 1995 - 1999 Acura can call the company's customer
service center at 1-800-382-2238. The vehicle identification number will be
necessary to determine if that particular vehicle is part of the recall.