American Honda Motor Co.said it will recall 52,615 model year 2007-2008 Acura TL sedans in the United States to replace the power-steering hose.
The automaker said the hose may deteriorate and leak fluid. That might cause a loss of power-steering assistance or, if it leaks onto a catalytic converter, may result in smoke or in the worst case, fire, Honda said.
No crashes, injuries or fires have been reported related to this issue.
The company said it wants “to encourage owners of all affected vehicles to take their vehicles to an authorized dealer as soon as they receive notification of this recall from Acura.”
The notices will be mailed in mid-June. Owners can also determine if their vehicles require repair by going online to www.recalls.acura.com or by calling (800) 382-2238, and selecting Option 4.