1998 ACURA CL Recall - Recall ID 38537

1998 ACURA CL Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V423000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: ACURA 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: CL 
Model Year: 1998 
Mfg Campaign Number: 03-088/03-034 
Mfg Component Desc: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH 
Mfg Involved in Recall: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO. 
Manufacture Dates: 08-05-97 through 08-21-98 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 563,861 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 12-08-03 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.) 
Report Recieved Date: 10-27-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-30-03 
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS, THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITION KEY TO THE "OFF" POSITION AND REMOVE THE KEY WITHOUT SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION TO "PARK." 
Consequence Summary: IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR DOES NOT SHIFT TO "PARK" BEFORE REMOVING THE KEY AND FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL PERFORM AN INSPECTION PROCEDURE THAT DETERMINES THE AMOUNT OF CYLINDER BODY WEAR. IF SIGNIFICANT WEAR IS INDICATED, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE CYLINDER BODY, COLLAR, AND LATCH PLATE. IF NO SIGNS OF WEAR ARE INDICATED, DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LATCH PLATE WITH A REDESIGNED PART. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 8, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238. 
Notes: HONDA RECALL NO. 03-088/ACURA RECALL NO. 03-034.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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1998 ACURA CL Recall - Recall ID 38537 for ACURA CL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

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