TSB List for the 2009 Acura MDX

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2009 MDX are official communications between Acura & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

    • TSB #SB-12-017

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10045679

      ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. CERTAIN VEHICLES STEERING WHEEL IS HARD TO TURN, WHILE DRIVING AT SLOW SPEEDS, IN CERTAIN AREAS, DUE TO POWER STEERING PUMP NOT PROVIDING CORRECT ASSISTANCE. MODELS 2007-12 MDX. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #16-020

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116792

      Customer letter - owner notification for the front and rear active dampers may leak. While leaks on the rear active suspension are visible, the front active dampers are mounted in an inverted position and the leak is not visible on the ... Read More »

    • TSB #JY9

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116793

      Reimbursement form - the front and rear active dampers may leak. While leaks on the rear active suspension are visible, the front active dampers are mounted in an inverted position and the leak is not visible on the exterior of the damper. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #CUSTOMER LETTER

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100504

      "CUSTOMER LETTER - ON SOME 2007┐13 MDX AND 2010┐12 ZDX VEHICLES LOCATED IN COLD AREAS, THE FRONT AND REAR ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY LEAK. Read More »

    • TSB #REIMBURSEMENT FO

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100505

      "REIMBURSEMENT FORM - ON SOME 2007┐13 MDX AND 2010┐12 ZDX VEHICLES LOCATED IN COLD AREAS, THE FRONT AND REAR ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY LEAK. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-020

      Date Announced:
      NOV 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099129

      "SERVICE BULLETIN - IN COLD AREAS, THE FRONT ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO LEAKING. SINCE THESE DAMPERS ARE MOUNTED IN AN INVERTED POSITION, THE LEAK IS NOT VISIBLE ON THE EXTERIOR OF THE DAMPER. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

    • TSB #IN-20-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054471

      ACURA: WHILE DRIVING, THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING WOULD HAVE A NOISE OR VIBRATION. LIKE MOANING, DRONING, OR HUMMING, COMING FROM IT, AND IS BEING INVESTIGATED. MODEL 2007-2013 MDX. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SB-10-22-13

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053748

      HONDA: AN INVESTIGATION, ON SOME VEHICLES, INTO HUMMING, MOANING, OR A DRONING NOISE, ALONG WITH VIBRATION, COMING FROM THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING, WHILE DRIVING. MODEL 2007-2013 MDX. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #CUSTOMER LETTER

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100504

      "CUSTOMER LETTER - ON SOME 2007┐13 MDX AND 2010┐12 ZDX VEHICLES LOCATED IN COLD AREAS, THE FRONT AND REAR ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY LEAK. Read More »

    • TSB #REIMBURSEMENT FO

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100505

      "REIMBURSEMENT FORM - ON SOME 2007┐13 MDX AND 2010┐12 ZDX VEHICLES LOCATED IN COLD AREAS, THE FRONT AND REAR ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY LEAK. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-022

      Date Announced:
      NOV 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099141

      SERVICE BULLETIN - IN COLD AREAS, THE REAR ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO LEAKING. IF AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF DAMPER OIL HAS LEAKED, THE ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY MAKE A CLUNK OR A BANG WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS OR OVER SPEED BUMPS. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

    • TSB #SB-11-014

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038668

      HONDA ACURA: VEHICLE STABILITY OR TRAILER ASSIST LIGHT IS ON WITH FOUR POSSIBLE TROUBLE CODES STORED. THE SHIFT LEVER MAY NOT MOVE FROM PARK. A BRAKE PEDAL POSITION SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS THE LIKELY CAUSE. 2007-2011 MDX. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SB-12-029

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10049199

      ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR TRANSMISSION IS AVAILABLE FOR THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK UP CLUTCH WHERE THE JUDDER IS FELT WHILE DRIVING, AND EXTENDED WARRANTY IS APPLIED TO TORQUE CONVERTER IF ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #SB-11-031

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041670

      ACURA: AFTER VEHICLE PARKED FOR A TIME, A/C BLOWS WARM AIR OR BATTERY DIES OUT OR BOTH. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

    • TSB #SB-12-001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043249

      ACURA: UPDATE ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES REGARDING TESTING OF ALTERNATORS WITH THE GR8 ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE THAT IS INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SB-12-001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043249

      ACURA: UPDATE ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES REGARDING TESTING OF ALTERNATORS WITH THE GR8 ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE THAT IS INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #SB-11-023

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040495

      HONDA ACURA: THE AIR BAG LIGHT IS ON WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THE DRIVER┐S SEAT WIRE HARNESS HAS AN OPEN CIRCUIT. *RM Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108841

      Service bulletin - There is a screech or squeak when the windows are raised or lowered. The lower seal on the door glass outer weatherstrip rolls over, causing a screech or squeak. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #SB-10-011

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036972

      HONDA: THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS WILL RANDOMLY TURN ON BY THEMSELVES AND CANNOT BE TURNED OFF. *RM Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #BER-11030B

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036959

      ACURA: AMERICAN HONDA WOULD LIKE TO INSPECT CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 VEHICLES (MDX), CONCERNING ONE OF THE DOORS WILL NOT OPEN USING THE INNER HANDLE. *PE Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #B13-036

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10086865

      SERVICE BULLETIN - THERE IS A RATTLING COMING FROM THE HEADLINER, NEAR THE MOONROOF. ONE OR MORE OF THE HEADLINER STIFFENERS HAS DETACHED FROM THE HEADLINER. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #BER-11030B

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036959

      ACURA: AMERICAN HONDA WOULD LIKE TO INSPECT CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 VEHICLES (MDX), CONCERNING ONE OF THE DOORS WILL NOT OPEN USING THE INNER HANDLE. *PE Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115221

      Service bulletin - For any TPMS-related warranty repairs, all recorded DTCs must now be entered into the warranty claim. Make sure your repair order includes those DTCs. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-0708

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037486

      ACURA: THERE ARE GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND PROCEDURES INCLUDING: TIRE PRESSURE VALVE STEM INSTALLATION, TRAILER STABILITY MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE OIL APPLICATION GUIDE, NEW SOFTWARE, NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID, NOTCHY ... Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #SB-11-023

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040495

      HONDA ACURA: THE AIR BAG LIGHT IS ON WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THE DRIVER┐S SEAT WIRE HARNESS HAS AN OPEN CIRCUIT. *RM Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #SB-11-006

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038347

      HONDA ACURA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. DAMPER SYSTEM COIL CONNECTORS MAY CORRODE FROM ROAD SALT AND RESULT IN DAMPER FLUID LOSS. 2009 MDX. *RM UPDATED ON 08.31.2011. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B05-018

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100462

      SERVICE BULLETIN - NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #SB-11-031

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041670

      ACURA: AFTER VEHICLE PARKED FOR A TIME, A/C BLOWS WARM AIR OR BATTERY DIES OUT OR BOTH. *PE Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118196

      Service bulletin - There is a screech or squeak when the windows are raised or lowered. The lower seal on the door glass outer weatherstrip rolls over, causing a screech or squeak. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #B16020

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116774

      Service bulletin - Warranty Extension: 2007?09 MDX and 2010 ZDX Front Active Damper - This bulletin will expire May 8, 2017. In cold areas, the front active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. Read More »

    • TSB #B16022

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116776

      Service bulletin - Warranty Extension: 2007?09 MDX and 2010 ZDX Rear Active Damper - In cold areas, the rear active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. Read More »

    • TSB #ASN-49584

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053207

      ACURA: INFORMATION IN THE SERVICE NEWS, FROM MANUFACTURER, REGARDING VARIOUS ISSUES OF TROUBLESHOOTING, INSTALLATION, REPLACING, SERVICING AND REPAIRING VARIOUS MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VEHICLES. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #B16021

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116775

      Service bulletin - Warranty Extension: 2007?13 MDX and 2010?12 ZDX Front Active Damper - cold areas, the front active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. Read More »

    • TSB #B16023

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116777

      Service bulletin - Warranty Extension: 2007?13 MDX and 2010?12 ZDX Rear Active Damper - In cold areas, the rear active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. Read More »

    • TSB #BCA11082016901

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116783

      Dealer message - Today, November 8, 2016 Acura is announcing four warranty extensions for model years 2007-2013 Acura MDX and model years 2010-2012 Acura ZDX vehicles to address Active Damper System(ADS) dampers from failures in cold ... Read More »

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128873

      Service bulletin - The VSA indicator or the trailer stability assist warning is on with DTCs 59-1, 66-1, 67-1, or 69-1, or you can?t move the shift lever out of Park. Read More »

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