2016-2019 Acura ILX Driveshaft Separation

On 2019-07-08 11:28:08

Honda will be contacting the owners of certain 2016-2019 Acura ILX vehicles regarding a problem affecting their vehicles power train. According to the defect report filed with the NHTSA, the set ring on the half shaft may not be fully engaged due to excessive grease during manufacturing. If this happens, the drive shaft could separate from the half shaft, disabling motive power and could allow the vehicle to roll away while in “Park” if the the park brake has not been engaged.


Acura will be notifying owners to return to their dealers to have the driveshaft and half shaft inspected and replaced as necessary.  Acura's number for this recall is G54 and the NHTSA campaign number is 19V424000.


In a separate recall, Honda will be contacting the owners of certain 2019 CB300R, 2018 CBR300R, 2018 CRF250L, 2018 CRF250L Rally and 2018-2019 CMX300 motorcycles, also because of a potential power train problem.


A cir-clip used to secure the transmission gear to the main shaft could detach and cause a gear misalignment A misaligned gear could cause the motorcycle to unexpectedly lurch forward during engine start or the transmission and rear wheel could seize while driving.


Honda dealers will replace the transmission main shaft, free of charge. Honda's number for this recall is KK3 and the NHTSA campaign number is 19V412000.