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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.



The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.