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Takata Airbag Recall News for Acura

Acura has open recalls on over five million cars (including Honda models) as part of the Takata Airbag recall.

This recall was expanded as of May 2015 with the announcement that approximately 34 million cars on US roads are equipped with defective airbags manufactured by Takata.
Models affected by this recall include the TL (2002-2003), CL (2002), MDX (2003-2006), and RL (2005).

Acura Recalls 2014: List of Major News

(Source: Honda News)

In December 2014, Acura issued recall notices on some RLX models in the U.S. to replace both headlight assemblies due to an issue with the reflective film backing material inside the headlights. 

In October, Acura issued a recall for both front seat belts needing to be replaced in some RLX & MDX models. 

Acura vehicles were recalled in June as part of the major Takata airbag recall that has affected millions of vehicles nationwide. 

Acura Takata Airbag Recall Information

Acura currently has recalls open for airbags manufactured by Takata. Vehicles first sold or registered in high humidity areas such as Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands are part of the recall as high humidity has been identified as one of the problems for some Takata airbag installations.

These models are some of the ones that are affected:

  • 2003-2006 Acura MDX
  • 2002-2003 Acura TL and CL
  • 2005 Acura RL

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