2012 Acura MDX TSBs

2012 Acura MDX

30 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2012 Acura MDX

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SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

  • TSB #IN-20-11

    NHTSA ID #10054471

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 25 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #SB-10-22-13

    NHTSA ID #10053748

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 08 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. *PE

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  • TSB #BER-413060-A

    NHTSA ID #10052490

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 06 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HONDA: ENGINEERING REQUEST INVESTIGATION OF NOISE, LIKE MOANING, OR HUMMING, OR DRONING, THAT OCCURS WHILE DRIVING, COMING FROM FRONT WHEEL BEARING. MODEL 2011-2013 MDX, ZDX. *PE

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  • TSB #IN-2011-13

    NHTSA ID #10052466

    • Date Announced: JUNE 05 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: CERTAIN VEHICLES ARE BEING INVESTIGATED DUE TO THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING MAKING NOISES, LIKE MOANING, DRONING, OR HUMMING, WHILE DRIVING. MODELS 2011-2013 MDX, ZDX. *PE

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #BTS160705

    NHTSA ID #10087445

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "TECHLINE SUMMARY ARTICLE - ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION MAY BE EXCEEDING CLIENT EXPECTATIONS. IF YOU GET A VEHICLE IN FOR AN OIL CONSUMPTION CONCERN, BE SURE TO RUN AN OIL CONSUMPTION TEST USING THE ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION TEST JOB AID IN SIS. W

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  • TSB #BPAS10062016902

    NHTSA ID #10086989

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 06 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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  • TSB #BPAS10032016904

    NHTSA ID #10086986

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 03 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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  • TSB #BPAS09152016902

    NHTSA ID #10086261

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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  • TSB #BPAS09092016901

    NHTSA ID #10086202

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 09 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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  • TSB #BPAS08312016902

    NHTSA ID #10086134

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 31 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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  • TSB #B-PAS-07282016-9

    NHTSA ID #10084583

    • Date Announced: JULY 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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  • TSB #IN-13-20

    NHTSA ID #10054472

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 30 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION IS BEING DONE REGARDING MIL ON WITH THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2101. MODEL 2012-2013 MDX, 2013-2014 RDX. *PE

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  • TSB #SB-10-09-2013

    NHTSA ID #10053752

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION IS BEING CONDUCTED, ON SOME VEHICLES, REGARDING AN IMMEDIATE ENGINE SHUT OFF AFTER AN INTERMITTENT ENGINE START WHICH IS CAUSED BY THE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM. MODEL 2011-2013 MDX. *PE

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  • TSB #SB-05-16

    NHTSA ID #10052175

    • Date Announced: JUNE 21 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HONDA ACURA: REQUEST FOR PARTS FOR SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING A MALFUNCTION WITH ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. MODELS 2012-2013 MDX, 2013 RDX. *PE

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #IN-RFV-1-29-14

    NHTSA ID #10054806

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HONDA: THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. STORED P2101 (THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION). AHM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT SPECIFIC PARTS FROM THE VEHICLE BEFORE ANY EFFORT TO REPAIR IT HAS BEEN MADE. *JS

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #B16044

    NHTSA ID #10085026

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE BULLETIN - A JUDDER FROM THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK-UP CLUTCH MAY BE FELT WHILE DRIVING BETWEEN 20 AND 60MPH. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAGNOSED AS A BAD TORQUE CONVERTER. AMERICAN HONDA INVESTIGATED THE JUDDER AND FOUND THAT THE TOR

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

  • TSB #SB-12-001

    NHTSA ID #10043249

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 12 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #SB-12-001

    NHTSA ID #10043249

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 12 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

  • TSB #SB-11-032

    NHTSA ID #10043897

    • Date Announced: APRIL 06 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE BUG CAUSES THE CD PLAYER OR REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (RES) TO RESTART THE DISC WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS TURNED TO LOCK, THEN BACK TO ON. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL TSX MODEL YE

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

  • TSB #SB-14-022

    NHTSA ID #10056004

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: A MALFUNCTION IN BRAKE LIGHT RELAY CIRCUIT CAUSES ACC/CMBS INDICATOR TO COME ON, DUE TO MISINTERPRETING CONTROL UNIT, FROM BRAKE PEDAL SWITCH POSITION. MODEL 2010-2013 MDX. *PE

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH

  • TSB #IN-06-2620

    NHTSA ID #10055890

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: THE HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (HAZARD SWITCH), ON SOME VEHICLES, WHEN PRESSED WOULD STICK. MODEL 2012 MDX. *PE

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  • TSB #IN-2014-09

    NHTSA ID #10055972

    • Date Announced: APRIL 25 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (HAZARD SWITCH) WOULD STICK WHEN PRESSED AND MANUFACTURER IS INVESTIGATING THE ISSUE. *PE

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AIR BAGS: ALLEGED COUNTERFEIT AIR BAG

  • TSB #IN-3-26-13

    NHTSA ID #10052092

    • Date Announced: APRIL 09 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE REGARDING THE DANGEROUS USAGE OF COUNTERFEIT AIRBAGS IN VEHICLES, AND SHOULD HAVE VEHICLES INSPECTED TO ENSURE AIRBAGS ARE GENUINE, FACTORY AUTHORIZED. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

  • TSB #B13-036

    NHTSA ID #10086865

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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TIRES

  • TSB #PIB-11-01

    NHTSA ID #10039729

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HONDA: 2007-2012 ACURA MDX. A NOTICE OF AN UPDATED TIRE FITMENT THAT IS GOING TO BE INTRODUCED. *RM

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #IN-06-2014

    NHTSA ID #10055891

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: DUE TO COMPLAINTS, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, AN INVESTIGATION IS LOOKING INTO THE MALFUNCTION OF THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM. MODEL 2012-2013 MDX. *PE

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  • TSB #IN-12-2-20

    NHTSA ID #10054014

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 20 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, REGARDING THE THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION, WITH MIL ON, STORED IN DTC P2101. MODEL 2012-2013, MDX, 2013-2014 RDX. *PE

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

  • TSB #SB-11-032

    NHTSA ID #10043897

    • Date Announced: APRIL 06 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE BUG CAUSES THE CD PLAYER OR REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (RES) TO RESTART THE DISC WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS TURNED TO LOCK, THEN BACK TO ON. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL TSX MODEL YE

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #ASN-49584

    NHTSA ID #10053207

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #IN-12-2-20

    NHTSA ID #10054014

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 20 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, REGARDING THE THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION, WITH MIL ON, STORED IN DTC P2101. MODEL 2012-2013, MDX, 2013-2014 RDX. *PE

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