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2007 Kia Sorento LX 4X4

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Side Head Curtain Airbags Located In Headliner
  • Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Device
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • L A T C H
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2007 Kia Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2007 Kia Amanti Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2007 Kia Optima 55554
2007 Kia Rio 45434
2007 Kia Rondo 55544
2007 Kia Sedona 55554
2007 Kia Sedona 55554
2007 Kia Sorento 55553
2007 Kia Spectra 55444
2007 Kia Spectra 55444
2007 Kia Sportage 55553
 
Service Bulletins for 2007 Kia Sportage LX 4X4
2007 KIA SORENTO:

Bulletin Number: 018
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADAPTIVE VALUE RESET/RELEARN. *KB

Bulletin Number: 021
2007-2008MY SORENTO (BL) TCM REPROGRAM. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 028
LAMBDA ENGINE NOISES. *KB

Bulletin Number: 034
KIA: THERE MAY BE ERRATIC SHIFTING, SHIFT SHOCK, AND A MALFUNCTION LIGHT ON WITH STORED TROUBLE CODES. THIS IS CAUSED BY A PROBLEM WITHIN THE TRANSFER MOTOR. *RM

Bulletin Number: 036
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) UPGRADE FOR 2007 SORENTO (BL) 3.8L MODELS (P0110 REPROGRAM). *NJ

Bulletin Number: 041
SOME CUSTOMERS OF 2006-2007 SEDONA (VQ), 2007 AMANTI (GH), OR 2007 SORENTO (BL) MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN OF A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (MIL) BEING ON. 02 SENSOR (HO2S) CODES. *PE

Bulletin Number: 041
SOME CUSTOMERS OF 2006-2007 SEDONA (VQ), 2007 AMANTI (GH), OR 2007 SORENTO (BL) MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN OF A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (MIL) BEING ON. 02 SENSOR (HO2S) CODES. *PE

Bulletin Number: 067
FRONT SEAT BELT GUIDE RATTLE. *KB

Bulletin Number: 068
SERVICE CAMPAIGN ECU REPROGRAM. *KB

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: KT-2008082201
KIA: ALL MODELS. ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPROVED DURABILITY OF BULB LIFE FOR REAR COMBINATION BULB; REAR STOP LAMP/TAIL LAMP BULB UTILIZED ON MULTIPLE KIA MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: KT-2009042201
KIA: ON SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.7L ENGINES, THE ECM SOFTWARE AND TP SENSOR UPGRADE MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH THE ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) SYSTEM RELATED DTC P2135 OR P0638 OR P2A00 OR P2A03.

Bulletin Number: KT-2009050801
KIA MOTORS: THESE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A PROBLEM WITH THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS). THE OCS IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PASSENGERS SEAT CUSHION, AND MAY MISCLASSIFY THE PRESENCE OF CERTAIN ADULT PASSENGERS BASED ON A COMIBINA

Bulletin Number: KT-2009050801
KIA MOTORS: THESE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A PROBLEM WITH THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS). THE OCS IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PASSENGERS SEAT CUSHION, AND MAY MISCLASSIFY THE PRESENCE OF CERTAIN ADULT PASSENGERS BASED ON A COMIBINA

Bulletin Number: PS067_R1
PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION - This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2.0L Nu e

Bulletin Number: PS067_R1
PITSTOP: CYLINDER HEAD STEEL BALL INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION - This Pitstop provides information regarding the inspection and installation of the steel sealing ball on: * 3.3L & 3.8L Lambda engines for 2007-2008MY Sorento (BL), * 2.0L Nu e

Bulletin Number: PS-211
KIA: DUE TO DESIGN OF DRAIN HOLES IN VALLEY OF LAMBDA V6 ENGINES, A MISDIAGNOSE OF A POSSIBLE OIL LEAK SOURCE IN REAR MAIN SEAL OR OIL PAN, WHEN ACTUAL LEAKS COMING FROM ENGINE VALLEY,OIL FILTER HOUSING, OIL PRESSURE SWITCH, AND/OR GASKET

Bulletin Number: PS539
PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

Bulletin Number: TSB-021
KIA MOTORS: SOME VEHICLES WITH A 3.8L ENGINE MAY EXPERIENCE A BUMPING SYMPTOM DURING ENGAGEMENT OF THE DAMPER CLUTCH (TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK UP CLUTCH), AND A BUCKING SYMPTOM WHEN THE DAMPER CLUTCH IS FULLY ENGAGED. *PE UPDATED 8/16/10.

Bulletin Number: TSB-021
KIA MOTORS: SOME VEHICLES WITH A 3.8L ENGINE MAY EXPERIENCE A BUMPING SYMPTOM DURING ENGAGEMENT OF THE DAMPER CLUTCH (TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK UP CLUTCH), AND A BUCKING SYMPTOM WHEN THE DAMPER CLUTCH IS FULLY ENGAGED. *PE UPDATED 8/16/10.

Bulletin Number: TSB-022
KIA: LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY LABEL REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. PROVIDING INFORMATION FOR THE NEW REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY (LCC) WHEN CERTAIN ACCESSORIES ARE ADDED TO A COMPLETED VEHICLE PRI0

Bulletin Number: TSB-044
KIA: ECM UPGRADE WITH TP SENSOR REPLACEMENT-MIL ON WITH DTC P2135/P0638. INFORMATION RELATED TO ECM SOFTWARE AND TP SENSOR UPGRADE ON SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH

Bulletin Number: TSB-044
KIA: ECM UPGRADE WITH TP SENSOR REPLACEMENT-MIL ON WITH DTC P2135/P0638. INFORMATION RELATED TO ECM SOFTWARE AND TP SENSOR UPGRADE ON SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.7L ENGINES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH

Bulletin Number: TSB-077
KIA: PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO UPGRADE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON SOME VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE IDLE IRREGULARITY WITH BRAKE PEDAL APPLIED/DEPRESSED. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-077
KIA: PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE TO UPGRADE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON SOME VEHICLES WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE IDLE IRREGULARITY WITH BRAKE PEDAL APPLIED/DEPRESSED. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSBBOD095
TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

Bulletin Number: TSBBOD095
TSB: WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION RELATING TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN DEBRIS ACCUMULATION ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER PUMP INLET FILTER. OVER TIME, SOME KIA VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LIMITED APPLI

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

 
Recalls for 2007 Kia Sportage LX 4X4
2007 KIA SORENTO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V473000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturer: KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/15/2006 - 11/27/2007
Potential Units Affected: 10631
Defect Description:
KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 SORENTO PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 15, 2006 THROUGH NOVEMBER 27, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG MAY BE TURNED OFF WHEN AN ADULT IS IN THE PASSENGER SEAT. THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG IS DESIGNED TO BE TURNED OFF IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES INCLUDING WHEN CHILDREN AND SMALL ADULTS ARE SEATED IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, THERE IS A CHILD RESTRAINT IN THAT SEAT OR THE SEAT IS NOT OCCUPIED. THE VEHICLE'S OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS), WHICH CLASSIFIES THE OCCUPANT IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT, MAY MISCLASSIFY AN ADULT PASSENGER AS A CHILD OR CHILD SEAT AND IMPROPERLY TURN OFF THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG. WHEN THE AIR BAG IS DEACTIVATED THE "PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF" LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE ON THE CENTER INSTRUMENT PANEL.
Consequence:
THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG IS TURNED OFF WHEN THE OCS MISCLASSIFIES AN ADULT PASSENGER. WITH THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF, THE FRONT PASSENGER WILL NOT HAVE THE PROTECTION OF THE PASSENGER AIR BAGS IN SOME FRONTAL COLLISIONS, THUS INCREASING THE RISK OF OCCUPANT INJURY.
Action to take:
KIA WILL UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN THE SORENTO OCS CONTROL MODULE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL REMEDY IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE UNDER SERVICE CAMPAIGN SC076. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-333-4542.
2007 KIA SORENTO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V130000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2006 - 11/20/2006
Potential Units Affected: 139844
Defect Description:
HUYNDAI-KIA IS RECALLING 139,844 MY 2006-2007- SEDONA, SPORTAGE, SORENTO AND MY RONDO AND AMANTI VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
Consequence:
ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS, ALONE OR IN COMBINATION, MAY LEAD TO A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 17, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA'S CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.
2007 KIA SORENTO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V114000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation
Manufacture Dates: 11/21/2006 - 06/24/2011
Potential Units Affected: 980377
Defect Description:
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.
2007 KIA SORENTO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V114000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation
Manufacture Dates: 11/21/2006 - 06/24/2011
Potential Units Affected: 980377
Defect Description:
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.
 


2009 Acura RDX 5-Spd AT

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Threshold, Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Threshold, Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering(TM) (Ace(TM)) Body Structure
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2009 Acura Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2009 Acura MDX 5555Not Tested
2009 Acura RDX 5555Not Tested
2009 Acura RL 5555Not Tested
2009 Acura TL 55555
2009 Acura TSX 55555
 
Service Bulletins for 2009 Acura TSX 5-Spd AT
2009 ACURA RDX:

Bulletin Number: AHPa11102016901
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation on inflators, starting November 14th we?ll begin open ordering on certain part numbers

Bulletin Number: AHPa11112016901
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation on inflators, starting November 14th we?ll begin open ordering on certain part numbers

Bulletin Number: AHPa11112016902
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation on inflators, starting November 14th we?ll begin open ordering on certain part numbers

Bulletin Number: APaS11102016901
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation of inflators, on November 14th we will begin No VIN ordering on part numbers 04770-SWA-405 (07 to 11 CRV, 11-15 CRZ, 10-14 Insight, 07-12 RDX) and 04770-SJA-405 (05-12 RL).

Bulletin Number: APaS11102016902
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation of inflators, on November 14th we will begin No VIN ordering on part numbers 04770-SWA-405 (07 to 11 CRV, 11-15 CRZ, 10-14 Insight, 07-12 RDX) and 04770-SJA-405 (05-12 RL) - attachm

Bulletin Number: ASN-49584
ACURA: INFORMATION IN THE SERVICE NEWS, FROM MANUFACTURER, REGARDING VARIOUS ISSUES OF TROUBLESHOOTING, INSTALLATION, REPLACING, SERVICING AND REPAIRING VARIOUS MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VEHICLES. *PE

Bulletin Number: B05-018
SERVICE BULLETIN - NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION.

Bulletin Number: B16-010
SERVICE BULLETIN - IN CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE DRIVERS (FRONT) AIRBAG INFLATOR COULD PRODUCE EXCESSIVE INTERNAL PRESSURE DURING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT. IF AN AFFECTED AIRBAG DEPLOYS, THE INCREASED INTERNAL PRESSURE MAY CAUSE THE INFLATOR CASING TO

Bulletin Number: B18-020
Service bulletin - This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. American Honda is offering a Customer Support Program (Warranty Extension) to cover any manufacturing defects in the replacement d

Bulletin Number: B-AN-02252016-30
DEALER MESSAGE - ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM TO SELL OFF-LEASE VEHICLE BACK TO THE ORIGINATING LESSEE.

Bulletin Number: BAN-02252016-302
DEALER MESSAGE - ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM TO SELL OFF-LEASE VEHICLE BACK TO THE ORIGINATING LESSEE.

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-02192016-3
"STOP SALE/SAFETY RECALL: ACURA 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR DEALER Q&A UPDATED 02.19.16"

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-02192016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - ACURA HAS UPDATED THE DEALER Q&A TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION REGARDING STOP SALE/ SAFETY RECALL: ACURA 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR (SERVICE BULLETIN 16-010).

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-02262016-3
UPDATED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR THE ACURA 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR SAFETY RECALL.

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-02262016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - UPDATED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR THE ACURA 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR SAFETY RECALL.

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-03182016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - STOP SALE/SAFETY RECALL: ACURA 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR DEALER Q&A UPDATED 03.18.16"

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-03182016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - ACURA HAS UPDATED THE DEALER Q&A TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION REGARDING STOP SALE/ SAFETY RECALL: ACURA2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR (SERVICE BULLETIN 16-010)."

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-03252016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - STOP SALE/SAFETY RECALL: ACURA 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR DEALER Q&A UPDATED 03.25.16"

Bulletin Number: B-ANS-03252016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - ACURA HAS UPDATED THE DEALER Q&A TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION REGARDING STOP SALE/ SAFETY RECALL: ACURA 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR (SERVICE BULLETIN 16-010). ALL CHANGES/UPDATES FROM THE

Bulletin Number: B-AP-02172016-30
DEALER MESSAGE - SHOULD YOU RECEIVE A REQUEST FOR ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION FROM A CUSTOMER AFFECTED BY THE 2005-2016 ACURA MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR RECALL WHERE A CAMPAIGN PART IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE REPAIR, PLEASE FOLLOW THE

Bulletin Number: B-APS-02082016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016, ACURA NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A STOP SALE AND SAFETY RECALL FOR APPROXIMATELY 530,000 MODEL YEAR 2005-2016 ACURA VEHICLES.

Bulletin Number: BASN11112016901
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation of inflators, on November 14th we will begin No VIN ordering on part numbers 04770-SWA-405 (07 to 11 CRV, 11-15 CRZ, 10-14 Insight, 07-12 RDX) and 04770-SJA-405 (05-12 RL) - attachm

Bulletin Number: B-CA-01302016-90
DEALER MESSAGE - ALTHOUGH VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THE RECENT AIRBAG SAFETY RECALL ARE NOT CLEAR AT THIS TIME, POTENTIALLY AFFECTED VINS HAVE BEEN LOADED INTO THE SYSTEM FOR STOP SALE PURPOSES.

Bulletin Number: B-CA-02152016-30
DEALER MESSAGE - ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016, ACURA NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A STOP SALE AND SAFETY RECALL FOR APPROXIMATELY 530,000 MODEL YEAR 2005-2016 ACURA VEHICLES. DUE TO THIS, THE FOLLOWING MODELS ARE SUBJECT TO A RECALL AND STOP SALE ORDE

Bulletin Number: B-FTD-02052016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 29TH, AMERICAN HONDA NO��FIED NHTSA OF A STOP SALE AND SAFETY RECALL FOR APPROXIMATELY 530,000 MODEL YEAR 2005-2016 ACURA VEHICLES. THIS RECALL IS DUE TO THE TAKATA DRIVER'S SIDE AIRBAG INF

Bulletin Number: B-JID-02032016-9
DEALER MESSAGE - PRESS RELEASE IS AVAILABLE FOR THE SAFETY RECALL AFFECTED 2005-2016 ACURA VEHICLES.

Bulletin Number: B-JID-02052016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - WEVE BEEN WORKING TO ADDRESS THE QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS WEVE RECEIVED FROM THE NATIONAL DEALER ADVISORY BOARD AND MEMBERS OF ADVISORY COMMITTEES, AS WELL AS FROM MANY OF YOU THROUGH OUR FIELD REPRESENTATIVES RELATED TO T

Bulletin Number: B-JID-02102016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - ON FRIDAY, WE INFORMED YOU THAT ACURA IS PUTTING IN PLACE A NUMBER OF PROVISIONS AND PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT YOU AND OUR CLIENTS AFFECTED BY THE 2005-2016 MULTI-MODEL DRIVERS AIRBAG INFLATOR STOP SALE/SAFETY RECALL ANNOUNCED

Bulletin Number: B-JID-02102016-3
DEALER MESSAGE - DEALER Q&A REGARDING 2005-2016 MULTI MODEL DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR RECALL.

Bulletin Number: BPaS11102016901
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation of inflators, on November 14th we will begin No VIN ordering on part numbers 04770-SWA-405 (07 to 11 CRV, 11-15 CRZ, 10-14 Insight, 07-12 RDX) and 04770-SJA-405 (05-12 RL).

Bulletin Number: BPaS11102016902
Dealer message - Due to our improving inventory situation of inflators, on November 14th we will begin No VIN ordering on part numbers 04770-SWA-405 (07 to 11 CRV, 11-15 CRZ, 10-14 Insight, 07-12 RDX) and 04770-SJA-405 (05-12 RL) - attachm

Bulletin Number: B-PS-03312016-30
DEALER MESSAGE - THIS VIDEO FROM HONDA SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT BRUCE SMITH IS IN RESPONSE TO A RECALL EXPANSION THAT HONDA ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY WHICH APPLIES TO HONDA AND ACURA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN TAKATA PSDI-5 DRIVER FRONT AIRBAG

Bulletin Number: B-PS-03312016-30
DEALER MESSAGE - THIS VIDEO FROM HONDA SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT BRUCE SMITH IS IN RESPONSE TO A RECALL EXPANSION THAT HONDA ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY WHICH APPLIES TO HONDA AND ACURA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN TAKATA PSDI-5 DRIVER FRONT AIRBAG

Bulletin Number: B-PS-03312016-30
DEALER MESSAGE - THIS VIDEO FROM HONDA SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT BRUCE SMITH IS IN RESPONSE TO A RECALL EXPANSION THAT HONDA ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY WHICH APPLIES TO HONDA AND ACURA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN TAKATA PSDI-5 DRIVER FRONT AIRBAG

Bulletin Number: BPS-03312016-302
VIDEO - THIS VIDEO FROM HONDA SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT BRUCE SMITH IS IN RESPONSE TO A RECALL EXPANSION THAT HONDA ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY WHICH APPLIES TO HONDA AND ACURA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN TAKATA PSDI-5 DRIVER FRONT AIRBAG INFLATORS

Bulletin Number: SB-0708
ACURA: THERE ARE GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND PROCEDURES INCLUDING: TIRE PRESSURE VALVE STEM INSTALLATION, TRAILER STABILITY MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE OIL APPLICATION GUIDE, NEW SOFTWARE, NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID, NOTCHY STEERI

Bulletin Number: SB-09-006
HONDA: THE MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THERE IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. 2007-2009 RDX. *RM

Bulletin Number: SB-09-006
HONDA: THE MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THERE IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. 2007-2009 RDX. *RM

Bulletin Number: SB-09-040
HONDA: THE BRAKE SYSTEM LIGHT IS ON WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH SOFTWARE. 2007-2009 RDX. *RM

Bulletin Number: SB-09-040
HONDA: THE BRAKE SYSTEM LIGHT IS ON WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH SOFTWARE. 2007-2009 RDX. *RM

Bulletin Number: SB-10-049
ACURA: ENGINE OIL LEAK AT THE CYLINDER HEAD COVER. THERE IS PAINT OVERSPRAY IN THE GASKET GROOVE IN THE CYLINDER HEAD COVER. REMOVE THE CYLINDER HEAD COVER, AND SAND AWAY THE PAINT OVERSPRAY. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-12-001
ACURA: UPDATE ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES REGARDING TESTING OF ALTERNATORS WITH THE GR8 ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE THAT IS INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-12-001
ACURA: UPDATE ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES REGARDING TESTING OF ALTERNATORS WITH THE GR8 ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE THAT IS INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-12-036
ACURA: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, FUEL TANK UNIT MAY HAVE FLAPPER VALVE RUBBING FUEL FILTER AND THIS MAY CAUSE LEAN FUEL CONDITION DUE TO LOW FUEL LEVELS, AND RESULT IN DAMAGE TO WARM UP THREE WAY CATALYST. MODELS 2007-09 RDX, 2010 RDX 2WD, 2

Bulletin Number: Service Bulletin
Service bulletin - For any TPMS-related warranty repairs, all recorded DTCs must now be entered into the warranty claim. Make sure your repair order includes those DTCs.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_FLORIDA D
LETTER SENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTMENT TO REMIND FLORIDA OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_FLORIDA D
LETTER SENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTMENT TO REMIND FLORIDA OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII FL
FLYER CIRCULATED TO THE RESIDENTS OF HAWAII TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII FL
FLYER CIRCULATED TO THE RESIDENTS OF HAWAII TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII NE
ADVERTISEMENT IN HAWAIIAN NEWSPAPERS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII NE
ADVERTISEMENT IN HAWAIIAN NEWSPAPERS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII NE
ADVERTISEMENT IN HAWAIIAN NEWSPAPERS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII PO
POSTERS SENT TO HAWAIIAN INDEPENDENT REPAIR FACILITIES, AUTOMOTIVE PART STORES, CAR WASHES, AND GAS STATIONS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII PO
POSTERS SENT TO HAWAIIAN INDEPENDENT REPAIR FACILITIES, AUTOMOTIVE PART STORES, CAR WASHES, AND GAS STATIONS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_HAWAII PO
POSTERS SENT TO HAWAIIAN INDEPENDENT REPAIR FACILITIES, AUTOMOTIVE PART STORES, CAR WASHES, AND GAS STATIONS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_TEXT MESS
TEXT MESSAGES SENT TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

Bulletin Number: TAKATA_TEXT MESS
US VIRGIN ISLANDS NEWSPAPER ADVERTISEMENTS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

 
Recalls for 2009 Acura TSX 5-Spd AT
2009 ACURA RDX
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V061000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates: 01/24/2008 - 07/14/2009
Potential Units Affected: 2232187
Defect Description:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2011-2015 CR-Z, 2010-2014 FCX, and Insight, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013-2014 Fit EV, 2007-2014 Ridgeline, 2013-2016 Acura ILX, 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid, 2007-2016 RDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014 Acura TL, and 2010-2013 Acura ZDX vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JY0, JY1, and JY2.
2009 ACURA RDX
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V182000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates: 06/13/2008 - 07/13/2009
Potential Units Affected: 1101534
Defect Description:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling specific 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2013-2016 ILX, 2013-2014 ILX Hybrid, 2003-2006 MDX, 2007-2016 RDX, 2002-2003 3.2TL, 2004-2006, and 2009-2014 TL, 2010-2013 ZDX and 2001-2007 and 2009 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2007 and 2010-2011 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007 Fit, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, and 2006-2014 Ridgeline vehicles. The affected vehicles received a replacement driver air bag inflator as part of a previous Takata inflator recall remedy or a replacement driver air bag module containing the same inflator type as a service part. Due to a manufacturing error, in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, these inflators may explode.
Consequence:
An explosion of an inflator within the driver frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver, front seat passenger or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall began April 10, 2019. Honda owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is O41. Acura owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura's number for this recall is U40.
 






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