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2013 ACURA ILX RECALL (EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS)

Make: Acura
Model Year: 2013
Model: ILX
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V323000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 14,078
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 06/13/2014
Record Creation Date: 06/13/2014

2013 Acura ILX DEFECT SUMMARY

American Honda Motor Co., Inc (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2013 Acura ILX vehicles manufactured January 16, 2012 to March 1, 2013, ILX Hybrid vehicles manufactured January 12, 2012 to February 7, 2013, and certain model year 2014 ILX vehicles manufactured May 2, 2013, to May 31, 2014, and ILX Hybrid vehicles manufactured October 18, 2013 to February 19, 2014. Excessive heat temperatures around the headlight bulb and reflector unit may diminish the output of the headlight and cause smoke, melting, and fire. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.

2013 Acura ILX DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

The diminished light output may decrease the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Additonally, the excessive heat coming from around the bulb and reflector could cause the headlights to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

2013 Acura ILX RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlights, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 28, 2014. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-862-2872. Honda's number for this recall is JE9.
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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