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2014 Acura MDX

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What does Acura say about straighten the A-pillar reinforcement?

Response

According to page 2 of the September 2013 edition of Acura Body Repair News: The A-pillar reinforcement (D-ring) is made of 1,500 MPa steel.

According to page 6: “NEVER attempt to straighten damaged 1,500 MPa steel parts because they may crack.”