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Acura Recall Q73: Power Steering Hose Oil Leaking

2005 Acura TL

Power steering fluid leaking onto a hot catalytic converter will generate smoke and possibly lead to an under-hood fire.

Steering — Hydraulic Power Assist — Hose, Piping, And Connections

Summary
Honda is recalling 273,000 MY 2004-2008 Acura TL vehicles. Prolonged high under-hood temperatures may cause the power steering hose to deteriorate prematurely causing the hose to crack and leak power steering fluid.
Actions
Dealers will install a new heat resistant power steering hose free of charge. The recall began on April 28, 2008. Owners may contact Acura at 800-382-2238. This is an expansion of a previous recall (please see 07V551).
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Date Announced
FEB 27, 2008
Vehicles Affected
273,000
Acura Recall #
Q73
NHTSA Campaign #
08V091000
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