ACURA MDX 2014: EQUIPMENT

Make : ACURA Model : MDX Year : 2014
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13E040000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-08-23 Date Received by ODI: 2013-07-22 Date Added to Database: 2013-07-23
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: JB2
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2779
Summary:
      American Honda Motor Co. is recalling certain Trailer Hitch Harness Kits, Part Number 08L91-TZ5-200. These kits are for use in 2014 model year Acura MDX vehicles. The trailer hitch kit has a subharness that is incorrectly wired such that there may be no power supplied to an accessory trailer brake controller.
Consequence:
      If the trailer brake controller is not powered, when towing a trailer, longer stopping distances could be required, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Honda will notify owners and Acura dealers will correct the trailer hitch subharness wiring, free of charge. The recall began on August 23, 2013. Owners may contact Acura Customer Service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this campaign is JB2.
Report Initiator: MFR E 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.