ACURA INTEGRA 1991: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : ACURA Model : INTEGRA Year : 1991
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91E012000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-04-01 Date Received by ODI: 1991-04-12 Date Added to Database: 1991-04-25
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 37
Summary:
     
Consequence:
      HITCH TOW BAR COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VERTICAL MOUNTINGPLATE, RESULTING IN TOW BAR ATTACHMENT FAILURE AND SEPARATION OF TRAILER FROMTOW VEHICLE WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
      A COMPONENT WILL BE SUPPLIED TO CUSTOMER TO BE ATTACHED TO THE VEHICLE TOWING LOOP, TO ELIMINATE CYCLIC STRESS IN THE VERTICAL LOAD PLATE. UNITS FOUND WITH EXISTING FATIGUE FRACTURES WILL BE REPLACED WITH MODIFIED HITCHES.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: TRAILER HITCH INSTALLED ON 1990 AND 1991 ACURA INTEGRA.DEFECT DESCRIPTION: FATIGUE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER HITCH VERTICAL MOUNTING PLATECAUSED BY CYCLIC STRESS FROM EXTENDED USE UNDER OVERLOADED CONDITIONS, IN THEZONE ADJACENT TO A WELD.NOTE: THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY CARROL SMITH CONSULTING, INC.