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According to a 2016 CARFAX study, there are more than 2 million Acura vehicles on American roads today. Current CARFAX data estimates that most Acuras driven today have had 2 or more owners.

CARFAX understands how much your Acura’s safety matters to you. Open recalls can go unnoticed when a car changes ownership. Recently, recalls have skyrocketed due to concerns about Takata airbag inflator safety, so stay up to date on your car.

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2016 Takata Airbag Recalls

June 30, 2016 – The NHTSA released new test information indicating that the probability of unsafe rupture in Takata air bag inflators during airbag deployment can be as high as 50 percent in certain Honda vehicles, including some 2001-2003 Acura models.

Models affected:

  • 2002-2003 Acura TL
  • 2003 Acura CL

May 27, 2016 – In late May, American Honda announced that about 4.5 million vehicles, spanning a number of Acura model types, require passenger-side airbag inflator replacements due to an absence of moisture-absorbing desiccants in Takata airbags, which help prevent malfunction.

Models affected:

  • 2003-2006 Acura MDX
  • 2005-2011 Acura RL
  • 2009-2011 Acura TSX
  • 2010-2011 Acura ZDX

February 3, 2016 – Honda issued a recall on 2.23 million vehicles in the U.S., including a number of Acura models, due to defects in Takata driver front airbag inflators.

Models affected:

  • 2005-2012 Acura RL
  • 2007-2016 Acura RDX (early production MY 2016 vehicles only)
  • 2009-2014 Acura TL
  • 2010-2013 Acura ZDX
  • 2013-2016 Acura ILX (early production MY 2016 vehicles only)

June 6, 2016 –Honda recalled 39 vehicles of recent model years, including certain Acura SUVs, in order to replace the fuel tanks. Certain vehicles did not receive the proper welding on their fuel tanks, which increases the chance of fuel leakage and fire hazard.

Models affected:

  • 2015-2016 Acura MDX

2015 Recall News (Updated)

As of late 2015, Honda announced that it will not partner with Takata for the installation of airbag inflators in new car models, including all Acura vehicles, because of alleged misrepresentation of data during safety tests.

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