Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
Acceptable
Rear Crash Protection Results
Poor
Frontal crash ratings - Driver
Frontal crash ratings - Passenger
Side crash ratings - Driver
Not Rated
Side crash ratings - Passenger
Not Rated
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
Not Rated
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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 02V119
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 25,765


Summary:
On certain passenger vehicles, during the manufacturing process, oil was applied to the brake pedal assembly to prevent rust. This oil can leak into the brake stop switch and contaminate the electrical contacts. Eventually, the brake lights will not illuminate when the brakes are applied, which increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Dealers will clean any excess oil from the pedal assembly and replace the stop switch. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began June 19, 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Acura at 1-800-382-2238.

Dates of Manufacture:
February 2000 - March 2002

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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