ACURA LEGEND 1992: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Make : ACURA Model : LEGEND Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1990-09-26 - 1992-08-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V053000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-03-26 Date Received by ODI: 2001-02-22 Date Added to Database: 2001-02-28
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 47158
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDAN AND COUPE MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A BOSE AUDIO SYSTEM THAT HAD SEPARATE SPEAKER AMPLIFIERS MOUNTED BEHIND THE REAR SEAT BACK. A TRANSISTOR IN THE SPEAKER AMPLIFIER COULD OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
      THIS OVERHEATING CAN RESULT IN SMOKE OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 26, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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