2014 Acura MDX recalls

2014 Acura MDX

5 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2014 Acura MDX

Official recalls have been issued for the 2014 Acura MDX by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Acura service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Acura customer service.

  1. 2014 Acura MDX EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER NHTSA Campaign #15V417000

    • Date Announced: JULY 01, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 106,439

    Summary: American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX and MDX AWD vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, to December 16, 2014. The affected vehicles have air conditioning compressor clutch drive bolts that may not have received the proper anti-corrosion coating.

    Consequence: If a bolt was not coated, it may corrode and break as a result. If the bolt breaks, the compressor clutch plate may separate from the vehicle, possibly becoming a road hazard.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air conditioning compressor clutch drive bolt and install a new clutch plate if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on August 7, 2015. Owners may contact Acura client relations at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this recall is JQ7. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V417000 »

  2. 2014 Acura MDX FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING NHTSA Campaign #15V301000

    • Date Announced: MAY 20, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 19,502

    Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX 2WD and AWD, RLX and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) may incorrectly interpret certain roadside objects such as metal fences or metal guardrails as obstacles and unexpectedly apply the brakes.

    Consequence: If the CMBS unexpectedly applies emergency braking force while driving, there is an increased risk of a crash.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the CMBS software, free of charge. The recall began on July 6, 2015. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's numbers for this recall is JQ4, JQ5 and JQ6. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V301000 »

  3. 2014 Acura MDX SEAT BELTS NHTSA Campaign #14V639000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 43,481

    Summary: American Honda Motor Company (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, to August 25, 2014, and 2014 Acura RLX vehicles manufactured November 5, 2012, to November 25, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the driver and front passenger seat belt may not extend or retract in low temperatures.

    Consequence: A seatbelt that does not function increases the risk of injury in a crash.

    Actions: Honda has notified owners, and dealers will replace the driver and front passenger seat belts, free of charge. The recall began in November 2014. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this recall is JK7 for the MKX, and JK8 for the RLX. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V639000 »

  4. 2014 Acura MDX POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #13V571000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 19,197

    Summary: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2014 Acura MDX AWD vehicles manufactured May 6, 2013, through October 14, 2013. The bolts that attach the drive shaft to the automatic transmission transfer assembly may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the bolts could loosen possibly allowing the shaft to detach.

    Consequence: If the drive shaft detaches while driving it could cause excessive noise and possibly damage the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the drive shaft attaching bolts as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 3, 2014. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or visit their website at www.recalls.honda.com. Honda's recall number is JC8. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V571000 »

  5. 2014 Acura MDX ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #13E040000

    • Date Announced: JULY 22, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,779

    Summary: American Honda Motor Co. is recalling certain Trailer Hitch Harness Kits, Part Number 08L91-TZ5-200. These kits are for use in 2014 model year Acura MDX vehicles. The trailer hitch kit has a subharness that is incorrectly wired such that there may be no power supplied to an accessory trailer brake controller.

    Consequence: If the trailer brake controller is not powered, when towing a trailer, longer stopping distances could be required, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners and Acura dealers will correct the trailer hitch subharness wiring, free of charge. The recall began on August 23, 2013. Owners may contact Acura Customer Service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this campaign is JB2. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13E040000 »

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