ACURA MDX 2017: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : ACURA Model : MDX Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-11-24 - 2017-10-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V256000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-05-07 Date Received by ODI: 2019-03-28 Date Added to Database: 2019-04-01
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: M49
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 322897
Summary:
      Honda "American Honda Motor Co." is recalling certain 2014-2019 Acura MDX and 2017-2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid vehicles. Moisture may enter the tailgate lid lights, possibly causing a loss of the tailgate lid lights and the taillights.
Consequence:
      Loss of the taillights reduces the vehicle's visibility, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      Acura will notify owners, and dealers will modify the tailgate lid lights and install updated gaskets and a wiring sub-harness or will replace both tailgate lid lights. The repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began May 7, 2019. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura's number for this recall is M49.
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.