July 8, 2003
Acura Has Recalled the 2000 3.5RL
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : ACURA Model : 3.5RL Year : 2000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V239000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 814
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SOME BRAKE MASTER CYLINDERS MAY HAVE INTERNAL
CORROSION, RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE AND INCREASED STOPPING
THE CORROSION COULD EVENTUALLY CAUSE A COMPLETE BRAKE SYSTEM FAILURE,
INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDER ASSEMBLY, RESERVOIR, AND BRAKE
FLUID. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2003. OWNERS
SHOULD CONTACT ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
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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