2015 Acura RLX Recalls

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Campaign Number: 

15V301000

Report Date: 

May 19, 2015

Components: 

FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING

Vehicles Affected: 

9751

Summary: 

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Acura MDX 2WD and AWD, RLX and 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) may incorrectly interpret certain roadside objects such as metal fences or metal guardrails as obstacles and unexpectedly apply the brakes.

Consequence Summary: 

If the CMBS unexpectedly applies emergency braking force while driving, there is an increased risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary: 

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the CMBS software, free of charge. The recall began on July 6, 2015. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's numbers for this recall is JQ4, JQ5 and JQ6.

Manufacture Dates: 

June 3, 2014 to November 17, 2014

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