We told you about Toyota’s latest recall, for braking system issues, on Friday. Honda, it appears, uses the same supplier for the brake master cylinder, which subjects them to the same seal failure issue if the wrong brake fluid is used. Owners of 2005 – 2007 Acura RL and 2005 – 2007 Honda Odyssey models will receive a notification from the manufacturer shortly, although a timeline for the recall has not been announced.
Honda and Acura dealers will replace the potentially faulty seal and will also replace brake booster assemblies if there is evidence of a fluid leak. Owners experiencing a soft brake pedal should contact their dealership for a service appointment as soon as possible, especially if your vehicle has had recent service requiring the addition of brake fluid (fluid change, bleeding of brakes, etc.). If you have questions or concerns relating to this recall, Honda’s customer service number is (800) 999-1009; Acura’s customer service can be reached at (800) 382-2238.