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Honda recall involves 53,000 Acura TL sedans

Honda recall of nearly 53,000 sedans in the US is due to a problem with power steering hoses. Acura sedans from 2007 and 2008 are part of the Honda recall.

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The logo of a Honda car is seen outside Honda Motor Co Ltd's headquarters and showroom in Tokyo in this file photograph. A Honda recall of nearly 53,000 Acura sedans is being issued in the US Thirsday, May 17, 2012 due to a problem with the power steering hoses.


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Honda says it's recalling nearly 53,000 Acura TL sedans in the U.S. to fix a problem with power steering hoses.

The hoses can deteriorate over time and leak fluid. That can cause the cars to lose power steering or even cause a fire.

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The sedans are from the 2007 and 2008 model years. Honda says there have been no reported crashes, injuries or fires related to the problem.

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Honda Motor Co. recalled 273,000 TLs in in 2008 for a similar problem. They were from the 2004 through 2008 model years.

Owners will get letters in mid-June telling them to take their cars to an Acura dealer.