Recalls & Defects For 2017 Acura MDX


Vehicle Report: 2017 Acura MDX


Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly

Report Receipt Date: 06/09/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v417000

Summary
Honda (american honda motor co.) is recalling certain model year 2015 acura mdx 2wd and mdx 4wd vehicles, 2016 acura mdx 4wd vehicles, 2015-2016 honda odyssey vehicles, and 2016 honda pilot 2wd and 4wd vehicles. the affected vehicles have fuel tanks that were manufactured with insufficient welds which may separate and allow fuel to leak out.

Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tanks, free of charge. owners may contact honda/acura customer service at 1-888-234-2138. the recall began on july 29, 2016. honda's numbers for this recall are ka9 (honda vehicles) and kb0 (acura vehicles).

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Fuel System, Other:delivery:fuel Pump

Report Receipt Date: 01/29/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v060000

Summary
Honda (american honda motor co.) is recalling certain 2016-2018 acura mdx, 2015-2019 acura tlx and 2015-2017 honda accord vehicles, equipped with a 3.5l v6 engine. particulates in fuel may adhere to the internal components of the fuel pump, reducing its performance.

Consequence
Reduced fuel pump performance can result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of crash.

Remedy
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the fuel injection engine control unit (fi-ecu) software and, if necessary, replace the fuel pump, free of charge. the recall began march 25, 2019. owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. acura's recall number for this recall is p3w. honda's recall number for this recall is n3x.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Exterior Lighting:tail Lights

Report Receipt Date: 03/28/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v256000

Summary
Honda (american honda motor co.) is recalling certain 2014-2019 acura mdx and 2017-2019 acura mdx sport hybrid vehicles. moisture may enter the tailgate lid lights, possibly causing a loss of the tailgate lid lights and the taillights.

Consequence
Loss of the taillights reduces the vehicle's visibility, increasing the risk of crash.

Remedy
Acura will notify owners, and dealers will modify the tailgate lid lights and install updated gaskets and a wiring sub-harness or will replace both tailgate lid lights. the repairs will be performed free of charge. the recall began may 7, 2019. owners may contact acura customer service at 1-888-234-2138. acura's number for this recall is m49.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:disc:caliper

Report Receipt Date: 11/01/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v777000

Summary
Honda (american honda motor co.) is recalling certain 2017-2019 acura mdx, 2017-2018 acura mdx sport hybrid, 2018-2019 honda hr-v and honda odyssey, and 2016 honda hr-v vehicles. the rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating, causing gas pockets to form, reducing brake performance. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 135, "light vehicle brake systems."

Consequence
A reduction of braking performance increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Owners will be notified, and honda or acura dealers will bleed the brakes, free of charge. the recall began december 11, 2018. owners may contact honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. honda's numbers for this recall are c31 and l30.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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