ACURA MDX 2014: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : ACURA Model : MDX Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-05-06 - 2013-10-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V571000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-07-03 Date Received by ODI: 2013-11-14 Date Added to Database: 2013-11-21
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: JC8
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 19197
Summary:
      American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "Honda" is recalling certain model year 2014 Acura MDX AWD vehicles manufactured May 6, 2013, through October 14, 2013. The bolts that attach the drive shaft to the automatic transmission transfer assembly may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the bolts could loosen possibly allowing the shaft to detach.
Consequence:
      If the drive shaft detaches while driving it could cause excessive noise and possibly damage the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the drive shaft attaching bolts as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 3, 2014. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or visit their website at www.recalls.honda.com. Honda's recall number is JC8.
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.