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NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

1.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
107,667 miles

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2002 Acura RL seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Acura RL Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 092016

RL

  • 128,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Initial problem; SRS light, advised by Acura techs problem was faulty opds occupant position detection system and possibly opds sensor. (safety issue) 10/14/15. Since that time air bag inop light has also deployed

- Lincoln, AL, USA

problem #2

Dec 092011

RL

  • 130,000 miles
SRS indicator is on at dashboard. Checked with the dealer, switch is defective. Its a safety item, should work through the life of the car.

- Fairburn, GA, USA

problem #1

Jan 152010

RL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Acura Rl. The contact was driving 45-50 mph when the SRS light illuminated. The dealer advised that the vehicle would need an occupant position detection system. The dealer replaced the occupant position detection system. The failure recurred within eight months. The dealer then advised the contact to cycle the ignition faster to correct the failure and reprogrammed the computer to deactivate the SRS light. The contact was concern that with the reprogramming of the computer, the air bag may not deploy in the event of a crash. The approximate failure mileage was 65,000 and the current mileage was 69,000. Updated 01/03/11

- Jamison, PA, USA

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