ACURA TSX 2004: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : ACURA Model : TSX Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-02-12 - 2004-09-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V093000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-04-23 Date Received by ODI: 2013-03-15 Date Added to Database: 2013-03-15
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: S86
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 76253
Summary:
      Honda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 Acura TSX vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. In states that use corrosive materials for deicing, driver's footwear may bring in materials that saturate the vehicle's carpeting, which is in contact with the vehicle's engine Electronic Control Unit "ECU". As a result, the ECU case may experience rust or corrosion. This damage may potentially cause the engine to stall.
Consequence:
      A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Honda will notify owners and Acura dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace any damaged ECU, free of charge. All vehicles will have a waterproof cover installed onto the ECU, free of charge. The recall began during April 2013. Owners may contact Acura Client Relations at 1-800-382-2238 and select option 4 or go to www.recalls.acura.com.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Honda's recall campaign numbers are S86.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.