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Crash Test Data for 1997 Acura

Acura Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 SLXNot
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 TLNot
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested

 

Service Bulletins for 1997 Acura

1997 ACURA
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
SUBJECT ON MAINSHAFT SPEED SENSOR S/M FIX. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
BASIC INFORMATION ON RFG AND OXYGENATED FUEL. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
REVISED PROCEDURES REGARDING A/T FLUSHING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
INFORMATION REGARDING THE WAY TO CONTROL EVAPORATOR ODOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
UPDATED INFORMATION ON OIL DRAIN PLUG LEAK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
INFORMATION ON REPLACING A/C PRESSURE VALVES AS REFERRED IN (S/B96-004). *AK
Bulletin Number: 090199
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1456 CAUSED BY A LOOSE OR MISSING AND / OR INCORRECT FUEL FILL CAP. *TT
Bulletin Number: 099
ACURA FLAT RATE MANUAL LABOR OPERATION NUMBERS ARE INVALID; RE-SUBMIT CLAIMS USING LABOR OPERATION NUMBERS FROM SB #98-031. *TT
Bulletin Number: 100198
STRATEGIC INFORMATION REGARDING EXTENDED EMISSIONS WARRANTY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD
Bulletin Number: 90009
SUBJECT ON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION IN-WARRANTY EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *TT
Bulletin Number: 90009
SERVICE BULLETING REGARDING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION IN-WARRANTY EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97002
BRAKE FLUID IS DRIPPING FROM THE LEFT FRONT CORNER OF THE CAR AND THE ABS MODULATOR IS WET. *JD
Bulletin Number: 97111897025
EXPERIENCING A SQUEAL WHEN YOU LIGHTLY DEPRESS THE BRAKE PEDAL. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98027
EXPERIENCING A KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 98029
CONCERNS WITH MOONROOF MOTOR CONTINUING TO RUN WITH MOONROOF FULLY OPEN. *TT
Bulletin Number: 98031
SUBJECT REGARDING EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 98031
EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION - OBD SYSTEM NOT DETECTING ENGINE MISFIRE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 98031
INFORMATION ON RESUBMITTING WARRANTY CLAIM USING LABOR OPERATION NUMBERS LISTED IN SB#98-031 - EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 98031
EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION - OBD SYSTEM NOT DETECTING ENGINE MISFIRE. *TT
1997 ACURA CL
Bulletin Number: 00029
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL MAY BACK OUT OF THE OIL PUMP HOUSING OVER TIME RESULTING IN THE OIL RAPIDLY PUMPING OUT OF THE ENGINE WITHOUT WARNING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 00029
PRODUCT UPDATE REGARDING THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL FOR VEHICLES WITHIN VIN 19UYA1 ... VL000001 THRU 19UYA1 ... VL020752. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01021
SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH A/T DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB
Bulletin Number: 010302
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SQUEAKS IN COLD WEATHER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01041
V6 ENGINE OIL LEAKS. *JB THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 01-041, DATED 10/29/2001. *TT
Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING A LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGERS PERTAINING TO SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE - BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT
Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING P1259 AFTER BARE BLOCK REPLACEMENT FOR 2001 3.2CL, 2001 MDX, 1999 - 2001 3.2TL AND 1997 - 1999 3.0CL MODEL VEHICLES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EGR SYSTEM CLOGGING.*JB
Bulletin Number: 01162005
P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH
Bulletin Number: 03034
SAFETY RECALL: IGNITION SWITCH KEY INTERLOCK. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 03/034, DATED 01/15/2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 04012004
DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 060199
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF FAST OR EARLY UPSHIFTS, SHIFT HARSHNESS, DELAY FLARING OR SLIPPAGE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 070301
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A COPY OF THE REVISED SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE - FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL WITH TWO NEW LABOR OPERATION NUMBERS ADDED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 080101
SUBJECT ON SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. NLM
Bulletin Number: 090105
HOMELINK WON'T PROGRAM WITH AFTERMARKET REMOTES. *JB
Bulletin Number: 090199
SERVICE MANUAL REVISION MADE TO SHOW 5W-30 MOTOR OIL BEING USED IN THE TIMING BELT AUTO-TENSIONER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 091203
LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD
Bulletin Number: 1002
A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
RECONNECTING ACCESSORIES AFTER IGNITION SWITCH RECALL. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 102
SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 102703
RECALL CAMPAIGN FOR CERTAIN CLS AND TLS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO ALL SALES, SERVICE AND PARTS MANAGERS. THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITIO
Bulletin Number: 110102
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 110102
CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1202
STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 180101
CAMPAIGN RESPONSIBILITY REPORT FOR THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT SEAL UPDATE CAMPAIGN. *TT
Bulletin Number: 181000
SUBJECT REGARDING CL FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 302
SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD
Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING ALL MODELS ,EXCEPT SLX, -DTCP0740, LOCK-UP SYSTEM ERROR. *YD
Bulletin Number: 96-021
CONDITION WITH MOONROOF SEAL STICKS UP. *YC
Bulletin Number: 96028
PASSENGER'S SEAT HARD TO RELEASE. *TW
Bulletin Number: 97-002
CONDITIONS WITH BRAKE FLUID LEAKING FROM THE ABS MODULATOR. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97004
SPEEDOMETER READS HIGH. *TW
Bulletin Number: 97006
CONDITION WITH DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE IS INOPERATIVE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 97006
DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE INOPERATIVE. *TW
Bulletin Number: 97011
MIL STAYS ON AFTER STARTING. *JD
Bulletin Number: 98013
CONDITION WITH FRONT BRAKE JUDDER. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98019
TOO MUCH CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE WINDOW GUIDE PIN AND REAR CHANNEL GUIDE CAUSING, RATTLE FROM A PARTIALLY OPEN WINDOW WHEN DRIVING ON A ROUGH ROAD. YD
Bulletin Number: 98020
SOME 2.2CL MODELS MAY EXHIBIT THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON, AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE HAS STORED AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SAE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE OF P0740. *TT
Bulletin Number: 98021097-028
EXPERIENCING A SQUEAK FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98024
PRODUCT UPDATE ON HOOD RELEASE CABLE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98124
EXPERIENCING PAINT PEELING FROM BUMPER. *YC
Bulletin Number: 981301
INVESTIGATING THE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM REMOTES THAT INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT LOCK OR UNLOCK THE DOORS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 99001
SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING POWER WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99001
PROCEDURES ON REPAIRING INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99002
SUBJECT REGARDING POWER SEAT MAKING A GROWLING OR RATTLING NOISE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99018
SOME VEHICLES BUILT WITHIN VIN 19UYA2 ... XL005044 AND 19UYA2 ... XL005158 MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INIDCATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401 (INSUFFICIENT EGR FLOW) IS SET. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99030
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A D4 LIGHT THAT BLINKS INTERMITTETLY WHILE DRIVING AND THE TACHOMETER NEEDLE FLUCTUATES DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99045
SUBJECT REGARDING WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION PORT CLOGGING. *JB
Bulletin Number: 99045
INFORMATION REGARDING EGR PORT CLOGGING. *YH
Bulletin Number: 99045
PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN ON REPLACING PCV HOSE ROUTING. *TT
Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW
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-90509
ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING PRODUCT UPDATE ON BATTERY SENSOR SYSTEM MAY NOT BEEN COMPLETED ON VEHICLE. NO MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE
1997 ACURA INTEGRA
Bulletin Number: 00001
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE GUIDE CHANNEL COVER COMES LOOSE FROM THE WINDOW GUIDE CHANNEL ON 3-DOOR VEHICLES FROM VIN JH4DC2 ... YS000001 THRU JH4DC2 ... YS002822 AND FROM VIN JH4DC4 ... YS000001 THRU JH4DC4 ... YS006740. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010200
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING VEHICLES WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON INTERMITTENTLY AND MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES STORED WITHOUT AN ENGINE PERFORMANCE PROBLEM. *TT
Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING (ABS) ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 8-2, 8-4 OR ABS WARNING AND / OR RADIO FLICKER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION REGARDING MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *YD
Bulletin Number: 011101
INFORMATION REGARDING DRIVETRAIN RATTLE WHILE LIGHTLY ACCELERATING IN 5TH GEAR. *YH
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
PROCEDURES ON CLEARING THE RADIO ERROR CODE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
SERVICE BULLETIN ON REPLACING EXTERIOR MIRROR HOUSING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 02012
SERVICE INFORMATION REGARDING FLUID SEEPAGE FROM THE CLUTCH MASTER CYLINER FOR MODELS WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 02012004
AIRBAG ON OFF SWITCH. *EH
Bulletin Number: 03029
BRAKE SYSTEM INDICATOR COMES ON AND GOES OFF. *TT
Bulletin Number: 060103
INFORMATION ON FINDING A VEHICLE'S EMISSION TYPE OR GROUP. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD
Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 104
AIRBAG ON/OFF SWITCH APPLICATION CHART. ACURA. TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 110102
CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 302
SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 90014R
REAR TRAILING ARM BUSHING NOISE. *TW
Bulletin Number: 901
SUBJECT REGARDING CLUTCH FRICTION DISC RATTLE NOISE BETWEEN 2000 AND 2500 RPM. *YD
Bulletin Number: 903
HARD TO ENGAGE 1ST GEAR, GRINDS INTO REVERSE. TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 96055R
SQUEAK WHILE TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *TW
Bulletin Number: 96056
THE REAR SEAT- BACK RATTLES. *TW
Bulletin Number: 97112597043
CONCERNS WITH ALLOY WHEEL CENTER CAP MISSING. *YC
Bulletin Number: 99024
CONDITIONS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH ONE OR MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) STORED WITH NO DRIVABILITY COMPLAINTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: B020014
PARTS INFORMATION REGARDING CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER FOR MODELS WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW
Bulletin Number: MSG020
SQUEAK WHILE TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *TW
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
1997 ACURA NSX
Bulletin Number: 00013
INFORMATION REGARDING THE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM, TYPE 1. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010101
INFORMATION ON REPLACING SEAT BELT TENSIONERS AFTER DEPLOYMENT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010200
INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING THE IMMOBILIZER KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010200
SUBJECT PERTAINS TO HONING FIBER REINFORCED M ETAL (FRM) CYLINDERS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010901
INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINE DIES WHEN THE IGNITION KEY IS RELEASED.*JB
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF BRAKE NOISE; REPLACED WITH '91-96 PAD SETS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF ENGINE NOT STARTING OR WON'T CRANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
SUBJECT REGARDING CONFIGURE TESTER FOR IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM. *TT
Bulletin Number: 05012004
AUDIO UNIT AND NAVI ANTI-THEFT CODES AVAILABLE ON IN. ACURA SERVICENEWS. MAY 2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 060103
INFORMATION ON FINDING A VEHICLE'S EMISSION TYPE OR GROUP. *TT
Bulletin Number: 07012005
SPEEDOMETER SHOPS CAN TRANSFER ODOMETER MILEAGE. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 090103
SPARE TIRE INSPECTION. ACURA SERVICENEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1205
TRANSMISSION GRINDS AT SHIFTS, SKIP SHIFTING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 160801
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE STARTS AND DIES WHEN IGNITION IS RELEASED. *JB
Bulletin Number: 302
SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE STARTS AND DIES WHEN IGNITION IS RELEASED. *YD
Bulletin Number: 802
INFORMATION ON TIGHTENING BOLTS USING TORQUE AND ANGLE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 903
HARD TO ENGAGE 1ST GEAR, GRINDS INTO REVERSE. TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 97111897041
EXPERIENCING A POPPING OR CREAKING SOUND COMING FROM THE DOOR ARMREST WHEN IT IS PUSHED ON. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97120297-042
PROBLEMS WITH DOOR LOCK KNOBS MAY NEED TIGHTENING. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98018
A SNAP OR CREAK COMING FROM THE REAR PILLAR IN THE AREA OF THE SEAT BELT POCKET. *YC
Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW
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
1997 ACURA RL
Bulletin Number: 00005
SOME VEHICLES FROM VIN JH4KA9 ... YC000001 THRU JH4KA9 ... YC005649 MAY EXHIBIT RATTLE TYPE NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE MOONROOF WHILE DRIVING OVER ROUGH OR BUMPY ROADS WITH THE SUNSHADE OPEN. *TT
Bulletin Number: 00013
INFORMATION REGARDING THE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM, TYPE 1. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010101
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING BLANK NAVIGATION DISPLAY CONDITION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010101
INFORMATION ON REPLACING SEAT BELT TENSIONERS AFTER DEPLOYMENT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010101
TECH LINE SUMMARY REGARDING THE INTERMITTENT WIPER FEATURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010102
INFORMATION ON RESETTING THE OUTSIDE AIR TEMP DISPLAY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010200
INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING THE IMMOBILIZER KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010200
CONCERNS WITH TRIP ODOMETER READING - - -. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010201
INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING REPLACEMENT TRANSMISSIONS EXHIBITING A HUMMING, BUZZING, OR WHISTLING SOUND THAT CHANGES TONE IN DIFFERENT GEARS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010201
SUBJECT REGARDING CURRENT VARIABLE INTERMITTENT WIPERS SPEED SENSITIVE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010301
INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EXHIBITING A TRIP ODOMETER THAT DISPLAYS THREE DASHE (- - -). *TT
Bulletin Number: 010302
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SQUEAKS IN COLD WEATHER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010901
INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINE DIES WHEN THE IGNITION KEY IS RELEASED.*JB
Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING OCCUPANT POSITION DETECTION SENSOR (OPDS) UNIT LOCATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF ENGINE NOT STARTING OR WON'T CRANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
SUBJECT REGARDING CONFIGURE TESTER FOR IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM. *TT
Bulletin Number: 04012004
DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 04012004
NAVI HDDS REPLACED WITH FLASH MEMORY CARDS. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 04012004
SRS INDICATOR ON AFTER BODY SHOP REPAIR. CHECK FOR SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. ACURA SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 05012004
AUDIO UNIT AND NAVI ANTI-THEFT CODES AVAILABLE ON IN. ACURA SERVICENEWS. MAY 2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 060103
INFORMATION ON FINDING A VEHICLE'S EMISSION TYPE OR GROUP. *TT
Bulletin Number: 064
SUBJECT REGARDING RL WINDOW REGULATOR S/B REVISION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 066
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF 1 - 2 SHIFT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 07012005
SPEEDOMETER SHOPS CAN TRANSFER ODOMETER MILEAGE. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 090103
TIRE NOISE AND/OR WIND NOISE CAN MASQUERADE AS A PROBLEM WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GEARS. ACURA SERVICENEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 09012002
BUFFETING NOISE WITH REAR WINDOW(S) OPEN. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD
Bulletin Number: 100102
POOR AIR CONDITIONER COOLING ON HARD ACCELERATION. ACURA SERVICENEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1003
TESTING BRAKE FLUID FOR PETROLEUM CONTAMINATION. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2003 AND 2004 NSX AND 2004 RSX. *TT
Bulletin Number: 100598
E-MAIL INFORMATION REGARDING NON-SAFETY RELATED PROBLEMS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 102
SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 102
INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1705, P1768, P0753, P0758. *TT
Bulletin Number: 110102
CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 110102
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1102
THE HOMELINK SYSTEM MAY HAVE TEST INFORMATION STORED IN MEMORY THAT MUST BE ERASED BEFORE IT CAN BE PROGRAMMED. *NM
Bulletin Number: 1102
ODOMETER ACCURACY. *NM
Bulletin Number: 1202
STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 160801
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE STARTS AND DIES WHEN IGNITION IS RELEASED. *JB
Bulletin Number: 505
CRANKS WON'T START, IMMOBILIZER LIGHT FLASHES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 701
SUBJECT REGARDING WITH NAVIGATION SKYSTEM - REAR WINDOW TINT APPLICATION TIPS. *YD
Bulletin Number: 704
NAVIGATION SYSTEM WON'T MAP MATCH OR GETS LOST. ACURA TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE STARTS AND DIES WHEN IGNITION IS RELEASED. *YD
Bulletin Number: 901
SUBJECT REGARDING DRIVER'S POWER WINDOW AUTO-DOWN INOPERATIVE. *YD
Bulletin Number: 96025
INFORMATION ON THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM COMPONENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *TT
Bulletin Number: 96029
BUZZING NOISE AT THE A-PILLAR. *JD
Bulletin Number: 97005
RADIO INTERFERENCE FROM THE IGNITION COIL(S). *JD
Bulletin Number: 97012
NOSE MASK FLUTTERS AT HIGHWAY SPEED. *JD
Bulletin Number: 97019
CONDITIONS WITH POWER WINDOW(S) NOT GOING DOWN. *TT
Bulletin Number: 97019
CONCERNS WITH POWER WINDOW(S) NOT GOING DOWN. *TT
Bulletin Number: 97019
POWER WINDOW(S) WILL NOT GO DOWN. *JD
Bulletin Number: 97-025
COMPLAINTS OF BRAKE SQUEAL WHEN YOU LIGHTLY DEPRESS THE BRAKE PEDAL. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98-012
EXPERIENCING SHIFT SHOCK, JUDDER, OR NOISE DURING 1ST TO 2ND UPSHIFT. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98027
CONCERNS WITH KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 98028
SECURITY SYSTEM SOUNDS INTERMITTENTLY. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98028
SUBJECT REGARDING INTERMITTENT ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. *JB
Bulletin Number: 98-454
INFORMATION REGARDING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 1-2 COMPLAINTS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 99008
INFORMATION ON THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM LOCKING UP OR RESETTING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99014
CONCERNS WITH ONE OR BOTH OF THE FOG LIGHTS NOT WORKING WHEN YOU TURN THEM ON. *TT
Bulletin Number: B05-018
SERVICE BULLETIN - NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION.
Bulletin Number: B990009
INFORMATION REGARDING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM WARRANTY EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *TT
Bulletin Number: B990012
INFORMATION REGARDING THE FOG LIGHT BULB AND SOCKET SET TO REPLACE FAULTY SOCKETS. *TT
Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW
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
1997 ACURA SLX
Bulletin Number: 00006
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE STATIC FROM THE SPEAKERS WHILE ADJUSTING THE POWER MIRRORS WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE RADIO ON. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01035
INFORMATION REGARDING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAIN CASE OIL PAN PLUG LEAKS. *JB
Bulletin Number: 010702
THIS ARTICLE MENTIONS THERE IS NO T ON REPLACEMENT TOP PISTON RINGS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1003
SHIFT SOLENOID IDENTIFICATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 402
SUBJECT REGARDING REPLACEMENT TOP PISTON RING MARKING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99020
CONCERNS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIANOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC(S) P0300 THRU P0306 STORED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 99021
CONDITIONS CONCERNING ENGINE PINGING WHEN YOU ACCELERATE LIGHTLY BELOW 3,000 RPM. *TT
Bulletin Number: B020010
SUBJECT REGARDING TRANSMISSION DRAIN PLUG LEAKING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID. *JG
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: Service Bulletin
Service bulletin - The engine detonates (pings) when you accelerate lightly below 3,000 rpm. The programmed ignition timing causes a non-damaging engine detonation to occur when the intake air temperature is above 140┬░F (60┬░C).
1997 ACURA TL
Bulletin Number: 00007
EXPERIENCING GROWLING OR WHINING FROM ONE OR BOTH OF THE REAR WHEELS WHEN DRIVING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 010302
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SQUEAKS IN COLD WEATHER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 01JUN97
SERVICE BULLETIN ON REPLACING EXTERIOR MIRROR HOUSING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 02012004
AIRBAG ON OFF SWITCH. *EH
Bulletin Number: 04012004
DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT
Bulletin Number: 066
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF 1 - 2 SHIFT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 091203
LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD
Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 102
SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 102
INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1705, P1768, P0753, P0758. *TT
Bulletin Number: 104
AIRBAG ON/OFF SWITCH APPLICATION CHART. ACURA. TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 110102
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1102
TROUBLESHOOTING ABS OR TCS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 51 AND/OR 53. *NM
Bulletin Number: 97005
RADIO INTERFERENCE FROM THE IGNITION COIL(S). *JD
Bulletin Number: 97015
THE DRIVER'S FOOTREST IS TOO FAR AWAY. *JD
Bulletin Number: 97-025
COMPLAINTS OF BRAKE SQUEAL WHEN YOU LIGHTLY DEPRESS THE BRAKE PEDAL. *YC
Bulletin Number: 98-454
INFORMATION REGARDING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 1-2 COMPLAINTS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 991001
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING STARTER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *TT
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

 

Recalls for 1997 Acura

1997 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:08/20/1996 - 09/30/1997
Potential Units Affected:1000000

Defect Description:

ON CERTAIN SEDANS, COUPES, HATCHBACKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, ELECTRICAL CONTACTS IN THE IGNITION SWITCH CAN DEGRADE DUE TO THE HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT PASSING THROUGH THE SWITCH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED.

Consequence:

WORN CONTACTS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 2002. 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 HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
1997 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:08/20/1997 - 09/10/1997
Potential Units Affected:124875

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH BALL JOINTS THAT CAN PREMATURELY WEAR OUT AND, IN THE WORSE CASE, THE BALL JOINT WOULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO COLLAPSE.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN VEHICLE DECELERATION AND A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER. ALSO STEERING CONTROLLABILITY WOULD BE REDUCED.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS.
1997 ACURA RL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:08/08/1996 - 09/01/1997
Potential Units Affected:124875

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH BALL JOINTS THAT CAN PREMATURELY WEAR OUT AND, IN THE WORSE CASE, THE BALL JOINT WOULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO COLLAPSE.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN VEHICLE DECELERATION AND A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER. ALSO STEERING CONTROLLABILITY WOULD BE REDUCED.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS.
1997 ACURA RL
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:08/08/1996 - 08/29/1997
Potential Units Affected:96518

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A TRANSMISSION CASE BOLT CAN LOOSEN AND FALL OUT ALLOWING THE TRANSMISSION TO DISENGAGE FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD LOSE POWER TO THE DRIVE WHEELS WITHOUT WARNING. ALSO, SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION INTO THE PARK POSITION WOULD NOT LOCK THE WHEELS, AND A PARKED VEHICLE COULD MOVE UNEXPECTEDLY IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT SET.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED BOLT.
1997 ACURA SLX
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:08/01/1996 - 11/10/1996
Potential Units Affected:123

Defect Description:

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

Consequence:

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.

Action:

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.
1997 ACURA SLX
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:11/01/1996 - 01/30/1997
Potential Units Affected:873

Defect Description:

THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINES WERE INSTALLED IMPROPERLY AT THE ASSEMBLY LINE RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND AN UPPER CONTROL ARM OF THE SUSPENSION.

Consequence:

THE LINE CAN BE DAMAGED DURING VEHICLE OPERATION AND CAN RESULT IN BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE, REDUCED BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS, AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND THE UPPER CONTROL ARM. IF THE CLEARANCE IS NOT ACCORDING TO SPECIFICATIONS, THE BRAKE LINE WILL BE REPLACED.
1997 ACURA TL
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:08/22/1996 - 07/21/1997
Potential Units Affected:96518

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A TRANSMISSION CASE BOLT CAN LOOSEN AND FALL OUT ALLOWING THE TRANSMISSION TO DISENGAGE FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD LOSE POWER TO THE DRIVE WHEELS WITHOUT WARNING. ALSO, SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION INTO THE PARK POSITION WOULD NOT LOCK THE WHEELS, AND A PARKED VEHICLE COULD MOVE UNEXPECTEDLY IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT SET.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED BOLT.
1997 ACURA TL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer:AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates:08/24/1996 - 07/21/1997
Potential Units Affected:124875

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH BALL JOINTS THAT CAN PREMATURELY WEAR OUT AND, IN THE WORSE CASE, THE BALL JOINT WOULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO COLLAPSE.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN VEHICLE DECELERATION AND A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER. ALSO STEERING CONTROLLABILITY WOULD BE REDUCED.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS.