2018 Acura MDX TSBs

2018 Acura MDX

64 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2018 Acura MDX

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING

  • TSB #BER18090C

    NHTSA ID #10145424

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Engineering request for investigation - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of vibration in the steering wheel while braking. To fully understand the cause of this condition,

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  • TSB #BPaS09212018901

    NHTSA ID #10145408

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of vibration in the steering wheel while braking. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to colle

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  • TSB #B15060C

    NHTSA ID #10115767

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service news article - To prevent damage during shipping, leather-wrapped steering wheels come with a protective plastic covering. The easiest way to remove it during PDI is to grab the covering with both hands near the top of the steering

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STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

  • TSB #B15060C

    NHTSA ID #10115767

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service news article - To prevent damage during shipping, leather-wrapped steering wheels come with a protective plastic covering. The easiest way to remove it during PDI is to grab the covering with both hands near the top of the steering

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #BPaS10172018901

    NHTSA ID #10146075

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of vibration in the steering wheel while braking. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to colle

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS

  • TSB #B17-042

    NHTSA ID #10126917

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Servicenews article - Do any of the accessory rear parking sensors look crooked or have recessed into the bumper? We?re aware of the issue and have found that two of the clips on the rear bumper harness are causing too much tension on the s

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

  • TSB #B17120D

    NHTSA ID #10126916

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The front brakes squeal when the brake is released and the vehicle creeps forward, or when the vehicle is moving forward slowly and the vehicle is stopped. The shape of the front brake pads friction material.

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #BPaS07192019901

    NHTSA ID #10163191

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018-2019 MDXs & TLXs with a client complaint of a chirp noise heard from inside the cabin or coming from the engine compartment. To better understand the cause

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  • TSB #B18070C

    NHTSA ID #10143347

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Servicenews article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech Line h

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  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10136425

    • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp noise. NOTE: This noise does not impact the pump, engine function, or reliability.

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  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10124269

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - There is a chirping coming from the engine area with the engine warmed up. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #BPaS08142019904

    NHTSA ID #10164060

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018-2019 MDXs & TLXs with a client complaint of a chirp noise heard from inside the cabin or coming from the engine compartment. To better understand the cause

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  • TSB #B19-005

    NHTSA ID #10153884

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Service Bulletin - The vehicle may exhibit several of the following symptoms: - Multiple indicators are on. - The option fuse E21 (7.5 A) is blown. - It is hard to shut off the engine. - No communication with the i-HDS."

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  • TSB #BPaS08152018903

    NHTSA ID #10144368

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 15 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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  • TSB #BPaS07272018903

    NHTSA ID #10143698

    • Date Announced: JULY 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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  • TSB #BPaS07092018903

    NHTSA ID #10143219

    • Date Announced: JULY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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  • TSB #BPaS07092018903

    NHTSA ID #10143352

    • Date Announced: JULY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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  • TSB #BPaS05312018904

    NHTSA ID #10139592

    • Date Announced: MAY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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  • TSB #BPaS04242018901

    NHTSA ID #10136430

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #BPaS08142019904

    NHTSA ID #10164060

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018-2019 MDXs & TLXs with a client complaint of a chirp noise heard from inside the cabin or coming from the engine compartment. To better understand the cause

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  • TSB #BPaS07302019903

    NHTSA ID #10163444

    • Date Announced: JULY 30 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018-2019 MDXs & TLXs with a client complaint of a chirp noise heard from inside the cabin or coming from the engine compartment. To better understand the cause

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  • TSB #B18-073

    NHTSA ID #10152443

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 20 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The fuel fill door rear edge does not line up properly when closed. The fuel fill door latching mechanism does not line up properly.

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  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10145032

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10145032

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

  • TSB #B18-007

    NHTSA ID #10133056

    • Date Announced: MARCH 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The client is unable to insert the fuel nozzle into the filler neck and fuel the vehicle in cold weather. Water or moisture has entered the fueling area and frozen the capless fuel shutter set in the fuel filler neck.

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

  • TSB #B18-007

    NHTSA ID #10128897

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The client is unable to insert the fuel nozzle into the filler neck and fuel the vehicle in cold weather. Water or moisture has entered the fueling area and frozen the capless fuel shutter (mis-fuel inhibit device) in th

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10136425

    • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp noise. NOTE: This noise does not impact the pump, engine function, or reliability.

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #B19-005

    NHTSA ID #10154478

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Service Bulletin - The vehicle may exhibit several of the following symptoms: - Multiple indicators are on. - No communication with the i-HDS. - The option fuse (7.5 A) is blown. - MDX: Fuse E21 - TLX: Fuse B7 - MDX: It is hard to sh

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  • TSB #B15-039

    NHTSA ID #10145396

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 18 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The transmission end cover leaks on vehicles with 9-speed A/T. During assembly, the transmission end cover sealing gasket gets torn.

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  • TSB #B18-014

    NHTSA ID #10135108

    • Date Announced: APRIL 16 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - When adjusting seat height or tilt, the power seat does not move or moves just a small amount and clicks loudly during operation. The vertical transmission assembly (VTA) unit has a stripped internal gear.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10163188

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service Bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times or CarPlay does not work after iPhone updates.

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  • TSB #B19-005

    NHTSA ID #10154478

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Service Bulletin - The vehicle may exhibit several of the following symptoms: - Multiple indicators are on. - No communication with the i-HDS. - The option fuse (7.5 A) is blown. - MDX: Fuse E21 - TLX: Fuse B7 - MDX: It is hard to sh

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  • TSB #B19-005

    NHTSA ID #10153884

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Service Bulletin - The vehicle may exhibit several of the following symptoms: - Multiple indicators are on. - The option fuse E21 (7.5 A) is blown. - It is hard to shut off the engine. - No communication with the i-HDS."

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  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10153508

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service Bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times or CarPlay does not work after iPhone updates. There is a software problem within the audio unit. Update the audio unit software.

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  • TSB #B17120D

    NHTSA ID #10150422

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Servicenews Article - If any of the accessory rear parking sensors look crooked or have recessed into the bumper, make sure the two clips on the rear bumper harness were removed as called out in the installation instructions. If they weren'

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  • TSB #B18070C

    NHTSA ID #10143347

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Servicenews article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech Line h

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  • TSB #BPaS07092018903

    NHTSA ID #10143352

    • Date Announced: JULY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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  • TSB #BTS180204

    NHTSA ID #10129807

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech line summary article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #B19-005

    NHTSA ID #10153884

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Service Bulletin - The vehicle may exhibit several of the following symptoms: - Multiple indicators are on. - The option fuse E21 (7.5 A) is blown. - It is hard to shut off the engine. - No communication with the i-HDS."

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #BPaS05102018904

    NHTSA ID #10142631

    • Date Announced: MAY 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #B19-005

    NHTSA ID #10153884

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "Service Bulletin - The vehicle may exhibit several of the following symptoms: - Multiple indicators are on. - The option fuse E21 (7.5 A) is blown. - It is hard to shut off the engine. - No communication with the i-HDS."

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  • TSB #BPaS05312018902

    NHTSA ID #10139590

    • Date Announced: MAY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the power-folding side view mirror inoperative or slow to operate. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM

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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #BPaS05072018901

    NHTSA ID #10142626

    • Date Announced: MAY 07 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the power-folding side view mirror inoperative or slow to operate. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM

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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

  • TSB #BPaS05072018901

    NHTSA ID #10142626

    • Date Announced: MAY 07 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the power-folding side view mirror inoperative or slow to operate. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #BTS180202

    NHTSA ID #10129340

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech line summary article - debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen can cause a false input, resulting in this issue. And since that gap widens and narrows with cabin temperature,

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

  • TSB #B18-073

    NHTSA ID #10152443

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 20 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The fuel fill door rear edge does not line up properly when closed. The fuel fill door latching mechanism does not line up properly.

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SEATS

  • TSB #BPaS09172018904

    NHTSA ID #10145402

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 17 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicl

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  • TSB #BPaS08312018903

    NHTSA ID #10144384

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicl

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  • TSB #BPaS08152018904

    NHTSA ID #10144369

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 15 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicl

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  • TSB #BER18070B

    NHTSA ID #10144047

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Engineering request for investigation - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would lik

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  • TSB #BPaS07312018901

    NHTSA ID #10143702

    • Date Announced: JULY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicl

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  • TSB #B18-014

    NHTSA ID #10135108

    • Date Announced: APRIL 16 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - When adjusting seat height or tilt, the power seat does not move or moves just a small amount and clicks loudly during operation. The vertical transmission assembly (VTA) unit has a stripped internal gear.

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ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

  • TSB #B19050B

    NHTSA ID #10160873

    • Date Announced: MAY 16 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ServiceNews Article - When removing and installing a cable reel, you need to keep both the cable reel and the steering angle sensor in position. If you don't, the VSA indicator may come on along with one or more VSA DTCs. And when you run t

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BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #B17120D

    NHTSA ID #10150422

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Servicenews Article - If any of the accessory rear parking sensors look crooked or have recessed into the bumper, make sure the two clips on the rear bumper harness were removed as called out in the installation instructions. If they weren'

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10147308

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times. There is a software problem within the audio unit.

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  • TSB #B18070C

    NHTSA ID #10143214

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Servicenews article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech Line h

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  • TSB #B18070B

    NHTSA ID #10143346

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen

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  • TSB #B18070B

    NHTSA ID #10143213

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10163188

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service Bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times or CarPlay does not work after iPhone updates.

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  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10147308

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times. There is a software problem within the audio unit.

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

  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10163188

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service Bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times or CarPlay does not work after iPhone updates.

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  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10153508

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service Bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times or CarPlay does not work after iPhone updates. There is a software problem within the audio unit. Update the audio unit software.

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  • TSB #B18-060

    NHTSA ID #10147308

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The audio unit will reboot on its own at times. There is a software problem within the audio unit.

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #B18070B

    NHTSA ID #10143346

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen

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