XG1 & GG0 – Engine Damage from Connecting Rod Bearing Wear – 2016-2019 Honda & 2015-2020 Acura

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November 13, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V751000

Engine Damage from Connecting Rod Bearing Wear

A damaged engine may run improperly or stall while driving, increasing the risk of a fire, crash, or injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V751

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 248,999

 

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Acura TLX, 2016-2020 Acura MDX, 2016 and 2018-2019 Pilot, 2017 and 2019 Ridgeline, and 2018-2019 Odyssey vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the connecting rod bearing in the engine may wear and seize, damaging the engine.

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and repair, or replace the engine as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 2, 2024. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for these recalls are XG1 and GG0.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

 

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Safety Recall: 2016-2019 Honda Multi-Model Connecting Rod Bearing Stop Sale

 

Safety Recall: 2016-2019 Honda Multi-Model Connecting Rod Bearing Stop Sale

 


Safety Recall: 2015-2020 Acura Multi-Model Connecting Rod Bearing Stop Sale

 

Safety Recall: 2015-2020 Acura Multi-Model Connecting Rod Bearing Stop Sale

 


Chronology :

February 2020
Honda received the first market complaint for the issue.

July 20, 2020
Honda began to investigate the issue.

November 2020 – February 2022
Honda continued to analyze and investigate the issue.

April 2022
Honda began to conduct additional detail analysis to focus on different bearing specifications.

February 2023
Honda began to investigate market vehicles that had not experienced the issue for detail comparison analysis.

September 2023
Honda investigated the affected population of vehicles.

November 2, 2023
Honda determined that a defect related to motor vehicle safety existed and decided to conduct a safety recall.

As of November 3, 2023, Honda has 1,450 warranty claims, and no reports of injuries or deaths related to this issue from July 2014 through November 3, 2023

 


18 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
ACURA MDX 2016-2020
ACURA TLX 2015-2020
HONDA ODYSSEY 2018-2019
HONDA PILOT 2016, 2018-2019
HONDA RIDGELINE 2017, 2019

 


8 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V751-4249.PDF 216.532KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-23V751-2654.pdf 48.668KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-23V751-7942.pdf 48.961KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V751-1498.pdf 645.916KB

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Recall 573 Report – November 16, 2023

RCLRPT-23V751-3427.PDF 217.093KB

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Recall 573 Report – November 16, 2023

RCLRPT-23V751-6739.PDF 216.591KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-23V751-3696.PDF 85.81KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-23V751-2993.PDF 86.981KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=23V751&docType=RCL

 


 

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