Acura Engineering Analysis EA88026: SUDDEN ACCELERATION

1987 Acura Legend


Power Train

Summary of information from manufacturer:under DP88-005 american hondaprovided the statistics given above.Honda also verified that the power-train installed in the accura Legend is also sold to austin rover and usedin the sterling vehicle.a number of the complaints reported directly tohonda have been investigated by field personnel, who consistently have notfound any apparent component or subsystem malfunctions to which theincidents could be attributed.analysis:the rates of complaints and accidents involving the subjectvehicles are significant.further detailed review of this matter isappropriate and should include the acquisition and analysis of informationfrom austin rover regarding the sterling vehicle.status:detailed analysis of information are being conducted.investiga-tion is concentrated on Acura Legend.meetings have been held with themanufacturer to review and analyze consumer complaints for clues as toorigin of the component failures or malfunctions have beenidentified as causal to date.===

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Date Opened
MAR 08, 1988
Date Closed
JAN 10, 1991
NHTSA Recall #
No recall issued
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