Honda begins a vehicle recall of its certain MY 2014 Acura RLX Sedans. The problem is related to bolts within the rear suspension components. According to Acura representative, one or more of the eight rear suspension bolts on the RLX sedan may not have been tightened properly during the assembly. If faulty bolts looses, the driver may have difficulty maintaining steering control. On its side, improperly aligned rear suspension may increase the risk of a crash. However, the company announces that no injuries or accidents addressing the problem have been reported yet.
The number of recalled vehicles reaches 7,387 in the US. The company will start notifying the customers about the recall starting from January 2014. From then on, the customers will be able to go online at www.recalls.acura.com or call (800) 382-2238 to find out whether their vehicle needs an inspection or not. If so, the company encourages all owners to bring their vehicles to the official Acura dealer, where technicians will replace faulty bolts at no cost to customers.
It should be noted that Honda recalls its certain Acura models for the second time during this month. At the beginning of December, the company recalled 2014 Acura MDX SUVs where the number of affected vehicles reached over 19,197.