Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) has issued a recall for the Acura MDX.
Description of Recall
Honda is recalling certain model year 2003 and 2004 Odyssey and model year 2003 Acura MDX vehicles. Due to electrical noise, a component in the air bag control module may fail causing the front air bags, side curtain air bags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated.
Severity of the Defect
Inadvertent deployment of the air bags may increase the risk of injury and the possibility of a vehicle crash.
Acura’s Recommended Action
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a noise suppressor unit, free of charge. The recall began on November 1, 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. Honda’s recall numbers are jc2 (Honda Odyssey) and jc3 (Acura MDX).