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NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

2005 Acura RL (Page 1 of 2)

3.8

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,182 miles

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2005 Acura RL seat belts / air bags problems

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2005 Acura RL Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #33

Jun 242016

RL

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V061000 (air bags). The parts to do the repair were unavailable. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #32

Oct 312016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V344000 (air bags) and 16V061000 (air bags). The parts needed to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect and VIN tool confirms parts not available respectively.

- Jackson, MS, USA

problem #31

Oct 242016

RL

  • miles
"takata recall" I received a letter from american Honda in March, 2016 about a safety recall notice. Under the section "what should you do?" the letter states the remedy parts will be available in summer 2016 and "Acura will send another letter when parts become available" I never received this second letter so on October 24 I called american Honda Acura client relations and was told it was my responsibility to locate the parts and have them installed. I called my local Acura dealer and was told they have the parts and can install immediately. American Honda is not handling this recall with the life threatening urgency it deserves and is putting life's at risk.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #30

Jul 022016

RL

  • 174,000 miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact stated that the air bag warning indicator intermittently illuminated. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V061000, 16V344000 (air bags), and 13V092000 (service brakes, hydraulic, traction control system). The parts needed for the repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 174,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available and parts distribution disconnect.

- Missouri City, TX, USA

problem #29

Jul 052016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall: I received notice from Acura on 7/5/16 to call my dealer (Acura of ocean, NJ) to schedule appt. For replacement of (2) defective parts. I immediately called dealer and was informed that parts were on "back order" and they would call me when parts arrived to schedule install. I have called dealer 2 times since 7/5 and have been told that parts are still on "back order". it has been 84 days with no parts, I am very concerned and want Acura to recify my recall asap.

- Belford, NJ, USA

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problem #28

Jul 112016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall - received notice to replace passenger airbag in July. Called dealer on July 11, ( montano Acura in albuquerque) made appointment for joly 19. Got there and they did not have the replacement part. It has been 72 days and they still don't have it and are unable to repair my car.

- Edgewood, NM, USA

problem #27

Oct 202010

RL

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notifications for NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V061000 (air bags), 16V344000 (air bags), 10V504000 (service brakes, hydraulic ) and 13V092000 (service brakes, hydraulic, traction control system). The dealer had been unable to supply the parts for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was notified several times and provided no option of a loaner. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Kennesaw, GA, USA

problem #26

Sep 102016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V344000 (air bags). However, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Palm Springs, CA, USA

problem #25

Jul 012016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V061000 (air bags) and 16V344000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

problem #24

Mar 012016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall: Been waiting since March, 2016 for replacement airbag. Can this be expedited.

- Needham, MA, USA

problem #23

Sep 012016

RL

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V344000 (air bags) and 16V061000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Aurora, CO, USA

problem #22

Feb 122016

RL

  • miles
I am concerned when this will be replaced.

- Plymouth, MA, USA

problem #21

Jun 062016

RL

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact stated that the check air bag system warming light illuminated. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V344000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Hialeah, FL, USA

problem #20

May 232016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V344000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Allentown, NJ, USA

problem #19

Mar 012016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V061000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Kirkland, WA, USA

problem #18

Jan 012016

RL

  • miles
I have received two recall notices concerned with air bag inflators. I contactd a dealer approx. 3 months ago and have been back to them 3times still no action. I am worried what should I do"?"

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #17

Mar 122016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V061000 (air bags) and 16V344000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Bethesda, MD, USA

problem #16

Jul 012016

RL 6-cyl

  • miles
2005 Acura Rl. Consumer requests an update on availability of defective airbag replacement parts. Recall # 16V344000 and 16V061000.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #15

Mar 232016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Acura Rl. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V061000 (air bags); however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Sonoma, CA, USA

problem #14

Jul 082016

RL

  • miles
Takata recall I had my driver side air bag replaced almost 87 days with out my Acura Rl recieved a loaner... 33 days later july7 2016 I recieve a recall for passanger side air bag can send metal injure or kill passanger please dont have a passanger I brought the car to Acura dealer told me end of September they will have parts gave me a rental today dealer calls and ask me to bring back rental Acura not going to pay for it "?" I ask the dealer how should I drive my children to sports and work my wife cant drive with me I only have this vehicle, I called Acura 800 complaint area now they are reconcidering if they will pay for loaner, I cant sell this vehicle because what if I sell it and the pasanger gets killed this is so crazy VW is buying back their cars from people.,because the lied about gas milage, Acura thinks it is ok to have you drive this vehicle just dont have a passenger with you

- Elkgrove Village, IL, USA

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