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2014 ACURA RLX HYBRID RECALL (EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS)

Make: Acura
Model Year: 2014
Model: RLX HYBRID
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V792000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 9,751
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 12/16/2014
Record Creation Date: 12/16/2014

2014 Acura RLX HYBRID DEFECT SUMMARY

American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured November 22, 2012, to January 30, 2014, 2015 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured June 4, 2014, to November 18, 2014, and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles manufactured November 5, 2013, to July 25, 2014. An aluminum film applied to the inner reflector of the headlight may experience adhesion issues causing the film to delaminate. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.~|

2014 Acura RLX HYBRID DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

Delamination of the aluminum film may diminish output of the headlight, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.~

2014 Acura RLX HYBRID RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace both of the headlights, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 30, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-310-783-2000. Honda's number for this recall is JN2.
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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