A large number of Acura vehicles have been recalled because they contain dangerous airbag inflators made by Takata. The shrapnel-hurling inflators have been recalled in over 37 million vehicles (and counting).
There's growing concern that some sort of electrical overstress is messing with airbag control units (ACU) in certain Acura vehicles.
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A Honda Takata airbag recall for about 1.6 million Acura and Honda vehicles in the U.S. has been announced six months ahead of a schedule set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
A proposed Canadian class action lawsuit that could surpass $1 billion alleges multiple automakers are guilty of using defective and dangerous airbag control units.
When Honda and Acura recalled 1.1 million Takata airbag inflators for exploding into pieces, they replaced the defective part with a slightly different version from the same company. Now those are exploding too.
The 4th phase of Acura's Takata airbag recall is set to get underway next month, which means the automaker is actually ahead of schedule.
A Puerto Rico man has sued Honda after being severely injured by an exploding Takata airbag. He received five recall notices one month after the accident.
When a storm cloud starts dropping rain, you can only dodge the drops for so long. Such is the case for another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles that are now involved in one of the largest and most dangerous recalls in automotive history.
I'll admit it, the first time I see frost on my windshield I get a bit cranky. But it's nothing compared to the tantrum some Acura seat belts are throwing. They simply refuse to move when the temperature gets frosty. They are freezing in place and prompting a safety recall.
- clicking sound from dash
- 2007 RDX owners have made this Airbags & Seat Belts complaint 2 times.
- srs light on continuously
- 2002 EL owners have made this Airbags & Seat Belts complaint 2 times.
- air bag light on
- 2004 TL owners have made this Airbags & Seat Belts complaint 2 times.
- air bag light on
- 2007 MDX owners have made this Airbags & Seat Belts complaint 1 times.
- uncomfortable seats
- 2012 TSX owners have made this Airbags & Seat Belts complaint 1 times.
- air bag light came on
- 2000 TL owners have made this Airbags & Seat Belts complaint 1 times.