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1997 ACURA SLX RECALL (SUSPENSION)

Make: Acura
Model Year: 1997
Model: SLX
NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V035002
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 123
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 03/11/1997
Record Creation Date: 04/08/1997

1997 Acura SLX DEFECT SUMMARY

THESE VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITHOUT A LOCK WASHER AND/OR SCREWS IN THE FRONT HUB.

1997 Acura SLX DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

THE BEARING ADJUSTMENT NUT CAN LOOSEN, RESULTING IN TOO MUCH FREE PLAY BETWEEN THE WHEEL AND AXLE. THE BEARING CAN SEIZE, CAUSING THE WHEEL TO LOCK AFFECTING VEHICLE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

1997 Acura SLX RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT HUBS TO DETERMINE IF THE LOCK WASHER AND SCREWS WERE PROPERLY INSTALLED. IF NOT, THEY WILL MAKE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS.
OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGINAPRIL 10, 1997. NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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