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Acura Recall : Honda/Timing Belt/Water Pump

2003 Acura CL

If the timing belt breaks, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine

Summary
On certain minivans, sedans, coupes, and sport utility vehicles equipped with V6 engines, a timing belt tensioner pulley on the water pump is misaligned and could cause the timing belt to contact a bolt on the cylinder head. Eventually the belt could be damaged and fail.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the water pump and if it is one of the defective pumps, the water pump and timing belt will be replaced. Owner notification began August 30, 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.
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Date Announced
AUG 28, 2002
Vehicles Affected
17,551
NHTSA Campaign #
02V226000
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