ACURA MDX 2016: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : ACURA Model : MDX Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-02-26 - 2015-06-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V417000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-29 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-09 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-09
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: KA9, KB0
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 39
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".
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.