ACURA MDX 2014: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING

Make : ACURA Model : MDX Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-04-23 - 2015-02-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V301000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-07-06 Date Received by ODI: 2015-05-20 Date Added to Database: 2015-05-20
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: JQ4, JQ5, JQ6
Component: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 19502
Summary:
      Honda "American Honda Motor Co." is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX 2WD and AWD, RLX and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the Collision Mitigation Braking System "CMBS" may incorrectly interpret certain roadside objects such as metal fences or metal guardrails as obstacles and unexpectedly apply the brakes.
Consequence:
      If the CMBS unexpectedly applies emergency braking force while driving, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the CMBS software, free of charge. The recall began on July 6, 2015. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's numbers for this recall is JQ4, JQ5 and JQ6.
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.