ACURA RLX 2015: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : ACURA Model : RLX Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-06-04 - 2014-11-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V792000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-02-02 Date Received by ODI: 2014-12-16 Date Added to Database: 2014-12-16
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: JN2
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9751
Summary:
      American Honda Motor Co. "Honda" is recalling certain model year 2014 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured November 22, 2012, to January 30, 2014, 2015 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured June 4, 2014, to November 18, 2014, and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles manufactured November 5, 2013, to July 25, 2014. An aluminum film applied to the inner reflector of the headlight may experience adhesion issues causing the film to delaminate. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" No. 108, "Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
Consequence:
      Delamination of the aluminum film may diminish output of the headlight, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace both of the headlights, free of charge. The recall began February 2, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-310-783-2000. Honda's number for this recall is JN2.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
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.