RECALL: Misrouted Fuel Hoses on Acura MDX Vehicles Could Lead to Fuel Leak, Fire

The misrouting can cause the hoses to be damaged from contact with other components

RECALL: Misrouted Fuel Hoses on Acura MDX Vehicles Could Lead to Fuel Leak, Fire
Image: Acura
July 20, 2017

Honda has announced a recall affecting certain model year 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid vehicles.

What's the problem?

The affected MDX vehicles have an engine fuel feed hose and a fuel purge hose that may have been misrouted during vehicle assembly.

The misrouting can cause the hoses to be damaged from contact with other components, potentially resulting in a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.

What happens next?

Acura will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the routing of the fuel feed hose and the fuel purge hose. If the hoses are misrouted, they will be replaced with correctly installed hoses. All repairs related to this recall will be completed at no cost to vehicle owners.

For further information about this recall, contact Acura Client Relations at (888) 234-2138—reference recall number KF8.