Statement by American Honda Regarding Brake Booster Recall: 2006-2007
Honda S2000 and 2006 Acura RSX
06/12/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif.
- 18,352 total Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled in the
- No crashes or injuries have been reported related to this issue
- Customer notification will begin in mid-July
American Honda will voluntarily recall 5,239 Honda S2000 vehicles from
the 2006-2007 model years and 13,113 Acura RSX vehicles from the 2006
model year in the U.S. to inspect and, if needed, replace the brake
booster in these vehicles. A production error may have allowed brake
booster components to be produced outside of the original
specifications, potentially causing decreased brake assistance over
time, which could increase the risk of a crash. No crashes or injuries
have been reported related to this issue, which was discovered through
warranty claim analysis.
Honda is announcing this recall to encourage owners of all affected
vehicles to take their vehicles to an authorized dealer as soon as
they receive notification of this recall from American Honda. Mailed
notification will be sent to customers in mid-July 2013. In addition
to contacting customers by mail, at that time, owners of vehicles from
the affected model years will be able to determine if their vehicles
require repair by visiting www.recalls.honda.com and
www.recalls.acura.com or by calling (800) 999-1009 for Honda owners or
(800) 382-2238 for Acura owners, and selecting option 4.