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2008 Acura TSX

2 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2008 Acura TSX

Official recalls have been issued for the 2008 Acura TSX 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.


    • Date Announced: MARCH 15, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 76,253

    Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 Acura TSX vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. In states that use corrosive materials for deicing, driver's footwear may bring in materials that saturate the vehicle's carpeting, which is in contact with the vehicle's engine Electronic Control Unit (ECU). As a result, the ECU case may experience rust or corrosion. This damage may potentially cause the engine to stall.

    Consequence: A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners and Acura dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace any damaged ECU, free of charge. All vehicles will have a waterproof cover installed onto the ECU, free of charge. The recall began during April 2013. Owners may contact Acura Client Relations at 1-800-382-2238 and select option 4 or go to For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V093000 »


    • Date Announced: APRIL 29, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 167,255

    Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2004 through 2008 Acura Tsx passenger vehicles manufactured between September 25, 2002 and February 13, 2008. Prolonged high under hood temperatures may cause the power steering hose to deteriorate prematurely and may cause the hose to crack and leak power steering oil.

    Consequence: Oil leaking onto a hot exhaust pipe will generate smoke and a burning smell, and could potentially result in an under hood fire.

    Actions: Honda will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began May 28, 2010. Owners may contact Acura client services at 1-800-382-2238. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V174000 »

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