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Acura Integra 1995
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
July 04, 1997
Location:
Little Rock, AK

while driving over 65 mph,the vehicle will start to lose all power. the consumer's clearance light keeps coming on for no reason, and if the consumer slows the vehicle down under 65 mph, the vehicle will drive like there is no problem. the vehicle has been repaired by the dealer. but if driven over 65 mph the vehicle will continue to lose power. can't determine the problem. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3FALP65385M. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Legend 1991
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Location:
Monroeville, PA

received recall 01v053000. contacted dealership for appointment, and was informed no parts were available for amplifiers. contacted manufacturer, and was informed not acura's problem, but bose's problem. *ak the vehicle has a faulty license plate light wiring harness and replaced. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KA7672MC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 02, 1991. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Acura LEGEND 1991 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Acura LEGEND 1991 Exterior Lighting Transmission Type: AUTO.

Acura Integra 1993
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
July 28, 1995
Location:
Orange Park, FL

when applying brakes it feels like pedal will go to floor. brake pedal goes down too far and it is soft, causing abs light to come on. brakes work like normal once abs light is on, and using regular brake system .dealer has attempted to correct defect, but defect keeps occurring.*ak dealer has repaired abs several times and is willing to make more, however this time at consumers cost, abs light is still illuminated, dealer has replaced a pinched o-ring, front brakes, master cylinder, alb system modulator three times, alb pressure hose, alb pump, and accumulator, dealer also found abs valve stuck, flushed alb solenoid, and resecured brake lines, however abs light still illuminates. pinched o-ring replaced, dealer stated this caused abs light to illuminate. radiator failed and was replaced. right front parking light failed. antenna would not move up or down. low beam lights were out of adjustment. oil pan gasket experienced leak and dealer replaced gasket. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4DA9466PS. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 23, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Acura INTEGRA 1993 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Acura INTEGRA 1993 Exterior Lighting Transmission Type: AUTO.

Acura Rl 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Aug 28, 2003
Location:
Huntsville, AL

2002 brand new acura [xxx]. front fof lamps are made of breakable glass. so far i have had to replace twice. this glass id heavy/large chunks that could cause tire damage. this glass breaks in shards and it very dangerous. a piece blew up and scratched paint. the dealership is replacing the fog lights with same breakable. the 2003 models have changed to a non-breakable, but will not fit the 2002, this tells me engineering saw it was a problem. someone could get hurt@. i filed via phone ( #1368) but the lady who took my info got it all screwed up. information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u.s.c. 552(b)(6). *tr

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UUA56882A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 07, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura RL 2002 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: cng/lpg. Acura RL 2002 Exterior Lighting Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Jerry Damson . Dealer's city: Huntsville . Dealer's state code: AL. Dealer's zipcode: 35810 .

Acura Tl 2003
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Location:
Bridgewater, NJ

vehicle's low beams are aimed to low failing to provide illumination.*mr high beams caused reflections high up on vertical objects at the sides of the roads. dealer stated that was the way the lights were designed and they could not be corrected. *ph *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UUA56693A. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 2003. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura TL 2003 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Acura TL 2003 Exterior Lighting Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Bill Vince's Bridgewater Acura . Dealer's city: Bridgewater . Dealer's state code: NJ. Dealer's zipcode: 08807 .

Acura Tl 2003
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Apr 02, 2004
Location:
Elmsford, NY

i am a claim representative for nationwide insurance. our insured, john miholic's son, was driving the 2003 acura 3.2tl at night. he lost control of the vehicle and struck the right front end of his vehicle. a cause and origin report conducted by lange technical service indicated that due to the impact, the ignition of combustible materials form the high intensity head lamp bulb that was displaced caused the fire which totaled out the vehicle. *jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle was on fire. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 28100 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UUA56813A. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura TL 2003 Drive type:U. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Acura TL 2003 Exterior Lighting Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 61 mph.

Acura Mdx 2006
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
May 25, 2006
Location:
West Allis, WI

the blue-white halogen lights should be outlawed. the glare is overwhelming and dangerous. it is a distraction while driving and likely leads to accidents, like any other distraction interferes with attentiveness. the glare in rear view mirrors causes drivers to unnecessarily place the rear view mirror in "night driving" position, which limits ability to see ordinary objects. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Slx 1997
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 2006
Location:
Kansas City, MO

i have the 1997 acura slx. i have been having problems with the headlights coming on whenever it gets cold outside. when the temp is 30 degrees or lower the headlights come on by themselves. i have taken the vehicle to see what causes this but no one can correct the problem or even knows what causes the lights to come on. as a result of lights coming on it runs down the battery. i have had the cable wires replaced i have purchased new batteries and the problem has not been resolved. do you know what could cause this problem? *tr

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Tsx 2004
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Oct 28, 2008
Location:
Carlisle, PA

tl*the contact owns a 2004 acura tsx. while driving approximately 10 mph in a parking lot, the contact heard a loud noise coming from the instrument panel. the contact parked the vehicle and proceeded to lock the power doors before exiting; however, the door locking mechanism would not work. she could not lock the doors from inside the vehicle and had to manually lock them from the outside. in addition, the trunk locking mechanism was inoperative and could only be activated with the trunk release. the passenger side tail light failed to operate and the driver's side door chime was inoperative. the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and they stated that the failure was related to the trunk wiring harness. the technician discovered nhtsa campaign id number 04v429000 (exterior lighting:tail lights ). the vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. the recall remedy has not corrected the failure. the vehicle was scheduled for another repair. the vin was unknown. the failure mileage was 58,000 and current mileage was 60,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 58000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Acura Tl 2005
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Dec 28, 2008
Location:
Oxford, GA

no accident - noticed on or about 12-26-2008 that passenger side headlight, when on, displaying a purple like tint- low-beam. 12-29-2008, bulb/light system failed. dealer - 12/31/2008 states igniter, inverter and possible bulb failed. repair 1000.00 plus. inverter and igniter 700.00 + without bulb. bulb 200.00 +. this is a very expensive repair for a 3-4 year old dealer only vehicle parts service. *tr

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UUA66205A. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Mdx 2009
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Mar 18, 2009
Location:
Barkhamsted, CT

new cars are being made with headlights way too bright, even on the dim settings. when the oncoming car is on the same level and orientation (i.e., flat road), the brightness is not too bad, but roads are not flat. there is no question about increase in brightness in recent years. in connecticut (where i live), it is a common scenario to be on a corner combined with a small elevation peak resulting in oncoming headlights pointing directly at you. with newer cars, the result is momentary total blindness (looking low and to the right does not help). *tr

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Rl 2005
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Apr 15, 2009
Location:
Fort Leavenworth, KS

own 2005 acura rl, that has afs light system. while driving vehicle on interstate, the headlights are intermittent and goes off at times, leaving me without visibility of the road ahead. i've contacted acura and they state that vehicle is out of warranty and cannot service. my concern is that is a safety issue. i have also googled issue and have seen numerous complaints abut the afs system. *tr

Mileage was 81000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KB16535C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 70 mph.

Acura Rl 2005
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2009
Location:
Magnolia, NJ

my 05 rl's right side low beam headlight started flickering several months ago and now the flickering has progressed to headlight going completely out. when the light switch is turned from auto to off and then back on, the lights come back on. *tr

Mileage was 50000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KB16575C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Acura Cl 2003
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
June 01, 2009
Location:
Blountville, TN

there are two safety issues with my 2003 acura cl. first, the headlights are flashing like a strobe light. i replaced the bulb and it did not fix the problem. replaced the fuses and still have the problems. second, the transmission is failing. after some research, i found out that there was a recall on the transmission and could lock up and cause an accident. at the time of the recall, the first owner did not have it replaced. the dealership replaced an engine cooler to help with friction. this obviously did not solve the problem. the engine is jerking and accelerating when i am trying to maintain a constant speed. i notified acura and the dealership where the car was purchased. neither are willing to cover the cost of the repair. *tr

Mileage was 75000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UYA42653A. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Rl 2005
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Mar 12, 2007
Location:
Pensacola, FL

head light flickers on/off intermittently. *tr

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KB16565C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Rl 2005
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
July 31, 2009
Location:
Marietta, GA

my headlight on my acura rl are intermittent and going out every so often, more often then not. the problem just started to happen. it happens all the time off and on. the problem is with the light ballast and it will run you from $500 to $1200 to repair. *tr

Mileage was 62750 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KB16555C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Acura Mdx 2007
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Oct 28, 2009
Location:
Huntington Beach, CA

at 62,000 miles the left headlight failed. dealer indicated that the xenon bulb, igniter and control unit had all failed and blown a fuse. repair cost was approximately $1,000, of which acura paid 75% as a goodwill gesture. now, at 72,000 miles, the right side headlight has failed requiring replacement of the igniter and control unit at a cost of over $600. headlights are safety components and it appears there is a design defect causing premature failure of these items. a bulb is one thing. but the components controlling the function of the xenon bulbs should outlast them in my opinion. waiting to see if acura will assist in the cost of this repair. *tr

Mileage was 72000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2HNYD28477H. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Acura Rl 2005
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Nov 15, 2009
Location:
Blacksburg, VA

2005 acura rl: head lights flicker when hitting bump in the road. occurs daily (nightly) now and getting worse. i expect they will eventually go out. now getting quotes to correct. hundreds of dollars and probably over $1000 that i don't think i should pay. *tr

Mileage was 75000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Tsx 2004
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Nov 25, 2009
Location:
Burtonsville, MD

passenger side head light malfunction. head light works on and off; does not turn on sometimes. some days it works, some days it never does. problem appears to be related to rainy/dump weather. dealer did not acknowledge that it is wiring issue and recommended that the hole system be changed and it cost me $909. 00. they did not give me the old part. *tr

Mileage was 104000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4CL96994C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 50 mph.

Acura Rl 2007
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Nov 22, 2009
Location:
Bozeman, MT

i have a 2007 acura rl, on approx. nov. 22, 2009 and 3 times in total so far that week the head lights start flickering for no reason when i went over small bumps in the road. this made it very hard to drive and i had to slow down to be safe as it was dark out. the light switch was in the normal on position [ not auto ]. i went online to see if others have the same problem. many others advised they did! i am going to contact acura as soon as i can. this needs to be addressed please. thanks for your time, as some people advised their headlights went off completely. *tr

Mileage was 34400 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KB16627C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.


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