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Recall List for the 1999 Acura CL

Official recall notices have been issued for the 1999 Acura CL by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Acura service shop immediately!

  1. 1999 Acura CL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #03V423000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27, 2003
    • Vehicles Affected: 563,861

    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: 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.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V423000 »

  2. 1999 Acura CL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #02V120000

    • Date Announced: MAY 16, 2002
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,000,000

    Summary: 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.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V120000 »

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