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Old 17 May 2012, 06:00 pm
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Default Acura recalling over 52,000 TL sedans over power steering hose

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Acura is recalling 52,615 TL sedans from the 2007 and 2008 model years. The problem: a faulty power steering hose that could, over time, deteriorate and develop a fluid leak.

According to the automaker's official statement, a leaky power steering hose "could lead to loss of power steering assistance or, if it leaks onto a catalytic converter it may result in smoke, or in the worst case, fire." Acura states that no crashes, injuries or fires have been reported because of this issue.

Owners will receive notification by mail starting in mid-June, and Acura dealerships will replace the defective hoses free of charge. If owners want to find out if their specific vehicle is affected before being notified by mail, Acura invites them to visit or call 1-800-382-2238 and select option 4. Scroll down for the official press release.Continue reading Acura recalling over 52,000 TL sedans over power steering hose

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