Recalls

Find the latest 2002 Acura TL recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture March - May 2001
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166002
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,168
Potential Number of Units Affected 9,034
Remedy Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Aug. 20, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Remedy Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 9, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Summary Certain sedans fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." Certain driver and passenger seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured. The seat belt tongue could not be released from the buckle within the specified force limit.
Summary The following vehicles were repaired with incorrect parts: model year (MY) 2002 Acura 3.2TL sedans with replacement buckles installed per recall 01V-166001; certain MY 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as product update repairs; and certain MY 2000-2002 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as warranty or collision repairs. Repairs were made from March 9 through July 27, 2001. Some of the noncompliant buckles were mislabeled and redistributed to Acura dealers to be used as recall repair parts. Honda also determined that incorrect front seat belt buckle replacement parts were used for some product update repairs of 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles, and warranty or collision repairs of 2000-2002 3.2TL vehicles. These seat belt buckles might not comply with requirements of FMVSS No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may experience some difficulty in unfastening the belt after the crash.
Dates of Manufacture March - May 2001
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166002
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,168
Potential Number of Units Affected 9,034
Remedy Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Aug. 20, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Remedy Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 9, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Summary Certain sedans fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." Certain driver and passenger seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured. The seat belt tongue could not be released from the buckle within the specified force limit.
Summary The following vehicles were repaired with incorrect parts: model year (MY) 2002 Acura 3.2TL sedans with replacement buckles installed per recall 01V-166001; certain MY 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as product update repairs; and certain MY 2000-2002 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as warranty or collision repairs. Repairs were made from March 9 through July 27, 2001. Some of the noncompliant buckles were mislabeled and redistributed to Acura dealers to be used as recall repair parts. Honda also determined that incorrect front seat belt buckle replacement parts were used for some product update repairs of 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles, and warranty or collision repairs of 2000-2002 3.2TL vehicles. These seat belt buckles might not comply with requirements of FMVSS No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may experience some difficulty in unfastening the belt after the crash.
Dates of Manufacture March - May 2001
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166002
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,168
Potential Number of Units Affected 9,034
Remedy Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Aug. 20, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Remedy Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 9, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Summary Certain sedans fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." Certain driver and passenger seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured. The seat belt tongue could not be released from the buckle within the specified force limit.
Summary The following vehicles were repaired with incorrect parts: model year (MY) 2002 Acura 3.2TL sedans with replacement buckles installed per recall 01V-166001; certain MY 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as product update repairs; and certain MY 2000-2002 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as warranty or collision repairs. Repairs were made from March 9 through July 27, 2001. Some of the noncompliant buckles were mislabeled and redistributed to Acura dealers to be used as recall repair parts. Honda also determined that incorrect front seat belt buckle replacement parts were used for some product update repairs of 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles, and warranty or collision repairs of 2000-2002 3.2TL vehicles. These seat belt buckles might not comply with requirements of FMVSS No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may experience some difficulty in unfastening the belt after the crash.
Dates of Manufacture March - May 2001
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 01V166002
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,168
Potential Number of Units Affected 9,034
Remedy Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Aug. 20, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Remedy Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the front seat belt buckles. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 9, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
Summary Certain sedans fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." Certain driver and passenger seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured. The seat belt tongue could not be released from the buckle within the specified force limit.
Summary The following vehicles were repaired with incorrect parts: model year (MY) 2002 Acura 3.2TL sedans with replacement buckles installed per recall 01V-166001; certain MY 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as product update repairs; and certain MY 2000-2002 Acura 3.2TL vehicles with replacement buckles installed as warranty or collision repairs. Repairs were made from March 9 through July 27, 2001. Some of the noncompliant buckles were mislabeled and redistributed to Acura dealers to be used as recall repair parts. Honda also determined that incorrect front seat belt buckle replacement parts were used for some product update repairs of 2000 Acura 3.2TL vehicles, and warranty or collision repairs of 2000-2002 3.2TL vehicles. These seat belt buckles might not comply with requirements of FMVSS No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may experience some difficulty in unfastening the belt after the crash.