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2012 ACURA TL RECALL (AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE)

Make: Acura
Model Year: 2012
Model: TL
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V061000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 2,233,432
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 02/03/2016
Record Creation Date: 02/03/2016

2012 Acura TL DEFECT SUMMARY

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.

2012 Acura TL DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

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.

2012 Acura TL RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to be available in Summer 2016. Interim notices will be mailed to owners beginning on March 14, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JY0, JY1, and JY2.
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.

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