Acura Recalls

Acura Recall Check

Acura puts high priority on the safety of every Acura vehicle. Check your VIN for any safety recall to make sure you are driving a safe vehicle. All safety repairs are free at authorized Acura dealers. Getting an Acura recall check is necessary to determine if a safety recall has been issued for your type of vehicle. To keep you and your car safe, you should make it a priority to take care of any safety defects as soon as possible. provides information about Acura safety recalls announced in the past 15 years. All you need is your Acura VIN or license plate number.

How do I check if my Acura has a recall?

Look for your Acura VIN:


Acura recalls

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An Acura Recall check by covers:

Recalls and defects
Car report summary
Market value
Vehicle specifications
Equipment details
Fuel efficiency
Safety rating
Inspection checklist
Auto insurance
NMVTIS report

What does an Acura recall announcement include?

If there are recalls for your Acura, check the following:

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: identification number assigned to a recall
  • Summary: details of the recall such as the vehicles covered, where the vehicles were sold or registered, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards,
  • Consequences: how the recall may compromise the operation and safety of the vehicle
  • Remedy: how the problem can be fixed (repair, replacement or refund) and how to contact Acura for assistance

How should I contact Acura about an open recall?

For more information regarding recalls:

  • Acura Recall Hotline: (800) 234-2138

You may also check recall information for safety and defects at the official Acura Owners website.

  • NHTSA: National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

How do I fix an Acura recall?

If your Acura vehicle is subject to a safety recall, you will receive a recall notice. You can also enter your car’s VIN or model and year at Acura Recall Database page to determine if there is a recall on your vehicle. If your Acura does have an open recall, please schedule an appointment at your nearest service center to have it repaired or replaced. All safety recall repairs are FREE at authorized Acura dealers.

What are the latest Acura recalls?

There are different safety recalls involving Acura vehicles, check below if your car is affected by the latest recall:

IssueAffected VehiclesImpactSolution/Repair
Drive shaft failure2013-2015 Acura ILX
2013 Acura ILX Hybrid(Only vehicles registered or sold in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin are involved in the recall.)
The left and right front drive shafts may not have been properly rust proofed during the manufacturing process. The drive shafts may prematurely rust and corrode, which could cause the vehicle to suddenly lose power while in motion or to roll away when parked, if the parking brake is not engaged.Acura will notify owners of the recall. Dealers will inspect and, if needed, replace rusted driveshafts free of charge.
Fuel pump failure2018-19 Acura NSX
2019 Acura RDX
2019 Acura RLX
2019 Acura RLX Hybrid
Without warning, the faulty fuel pump could cause the engine to suddenly stop working while driving. This could potentially increase the risk of a crashOwners of the affected cars will be notified of the recall and the defective fuel pump will be replaced free of charge.

Is my Acura affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?

A huge list of Acura vehicles have open recalls because of defective Takata airbags. These airbag inflators were exposed to excessive moisture, disrupting airbag deployment. Instead of inflating the airbag, the over-pressurized airbags have the potential to rupture and launch metal shrapnel toward vehicle occupants during a crash.

Owners of Acura vehicles affected by the Takata airbag recall should immediately contact an authorized Acura dealer and schedule a service appointment to have the airbags inspected and replaced, for free. Nine Acura models are affected which include model years 2002-2016.

Model Model Years Covered
Acura 3.2CL2003
Acura 3.2TL2002-2003
Acura ILX2013-2016
Acura MDX2003-2006
Acura RDX2007-2016
Acura RL2005-2012
Acura TSX2009-2013
Acura TL2009-2014
Acura ZDX2010-2013

Can I search recalls for an Acura using a license plate number?

Using’s license plate lookup tool, you can check the recall status of your vehicle. To find out if your vehicle is affected by a recall, enter your Acura license plate number below.

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Why should I run an Acura Recall Check?

There are countless vehicles recalled due to safety and performance issues. The recall information is useful in alerting the owners if their Acura is safe to drive since open recall cars can be dangerous.

  1. Check for Acura safety defects. You can determine if there is a safety recall specific to your vehicle and has not yet been repaired.
  2. Check for Acura compliance to federal safety standards. Drive knowing you are adhering to government safety standards to protect yourself and your passengers from the risk of a crash.
  3. Help you get a safe and reliable car. Protect yourself when buying a secondhand Acura. There are used cars for sale online with an open or unrepaired recall.
  4. Check whether the vehicle has hidden issues. The car may be involved in an open recall that requires repair. An Acura recall check can help you confirm if the vehicle is safe to drive or not.

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