Brake light recall for 2017 NSX

火影同人Honda has announced the recall of all 2017 NSXs for a potential short-circuit issue with the center high brake light that can cause a blown fuse and inoperative brake lights.

  • 793 NSX vehicles affected in the United States
  • Center high mount brake lights will be replaced, free of charge
  • No related crashes or injuries have been reported

火影同人Acura will voluntarily recall 793 model-year 2017 NSX vehicles in the United States to replace the center high mount brake light, free of charge. A short-circuit may occur in the center high mount brake light, causing a blown fuse and deactivation of all brake lights. When this condition occurs, warning lights illuminate on the dashboard, and the engine will not restart after the ignition is turned off. Inoperative brake lights could increase the risk of a crash. Acura has received no reports of crashes or injuries related to this issue.

Acura is announcing this recall to encourage owners of affected vehicles to take them to an authorized dealer for repair as soon as they receive notification from Acura. Due to the relatively small number of affected vehicles, where possible, Acura will attempt to contact owners of affected vehicles by phone to schedule repairs. Owners of 2017 NSX vehicles can also determine if their vehicles require repair by visiting www.recalls.acura.com or by calling (844) 682-2872. Mailed notification to owners of any remaining unrepaired vehicles will occur in early November  2018.

Fuel tank recall for 2017-2018 Acura NSX

Honda has issued a recall for the fuel tanks in the 2017 and 2018 Acura NSX. They have discovered that some cars have an incorrectly installed crossover pipe between the tanks which could result in a fuel leak. 

  • 967 NSX vehicles affected in the United States
  • Left and right fuel tanks will be replaced, free of charge
  • No related fires, crashes or injuries have been reported

Acura will voluntarily recall 967 model-year 2017-2018 NSX vehicles in the United States to replace the left and right fuel tanks, free of charge. The NSX is equipped with two separate fuel tanks connected with a crossover pipe. In certain vehicles, the crossover pipe was installed incorrectly. An incorrectly installed crossover pipe could result in a fuel leak over time as the vehicle is driven. A fuel leak, in the presence of outside combustion sources, could increase the risk of a fire. Acura has received no reports of fires, crashes or injuries related to this issue.

Acura is announcing this recall to encourage owners of affected vehicles to take them to an authorized dealer for repair as soon as they receive notification from Acura. Due to the relatively small number of affected vehicles, where possible, Acura will attempt to contact owners of affected vehicles by phone to schedule repairs. Owners of 2017-2018 NSX vehicles can also determine if their vehicles will require repair by visiting www.recalls.acura.com or by calling (844) 682-2872. Mailed notification to owners of any remaining unrepaired vehicles will occur in early November 2018.

Road & Track names NSX 2017 Performance Car of the Year

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Road and Track just named the new NSX their 2017 Performance Car of the year. Their praise was glowing, opening with:

Receiving eight of the available 10 votes, the Acura NSX became the most universally acclaimed automobile in PCOTY history, and justifiably so. Its predecessor merely changed the supercar game in the perpetuity by proving that anvil-like reliability and the ecstatic revelation of exotic performance could coexist in a single value-priced sports. This one promises to do much more than that.

Check out the full article on the Road & Track website!