1998 Acura RL

72 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 1998 Acura RL

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #DORE5C4S09

    NHTSA ID #10165333

    • Date Announced: JULY 11 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This SKU is a Front Upper Ball Joint. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect for the outer diameter of the ball joint housing being too small. The outer diameter being too small would prevent the part f

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  • TSB #010302

    NHTSA ID #636758

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SQUEAKS IN COLD WEATHER. *TT

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SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #102

    NHTSA ID #629320

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT

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  • TSB #98027

    NHTSA ID #605077

    • Date Announced: APRIL 05 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION. *TT

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

  • TSB #98032

    NHTSA ID #603938

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 14 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WHEN COMING TO A STOP AT LOW SPEED, THE FRONT BRAKES MAKE A LOW, GROANING NOISE, AND THE VEHICLE VIBRATES ON VEHICLES WITH VIN #S JH4KA9 THRU WC007071. *YC

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

  • TSB #1003

    NHTSA ID #10004959

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TESTING BRAKE FLUID FOR PETROLEUM CONTAMINATION. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2003 AND 2004 NSX AND 2004 RSX. *TT

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

  • TSB #1002

    NHTSA ID #10009253

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #505

    NHTSA ID #10016260

    • Date Announced: MAY 16 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CRANKS WON'T START, IMMOBILIZER LIGHT FLASHES. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #010901

    NHTSA ID #626434

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINE DIES WHEN THE IGNITION KEY IS RELEASED.*JB

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  • TSB #801

    NHTSA ID #626449

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 16 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE STARTS AND DIES WHEN IGNITION IS RELEASED. *YD

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  • TSB #160801

    NHTSA ID #623291

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 16 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE STARTS AND DIES WHEN IGNITION IS RELEASED. *JB

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #060103

    NHTSA ID #10002692

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON FINDING A VEHICLE'S EMISSION TYPE OR GROUP. *TT

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #B99-040

    NHTSA ID #10099960

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 08 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #B99-040

    NHTSA ID #10099960

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 08 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #010301

    NHTSA ID #619898

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EXHIBITING A TRIP ODOMETER THAT DISPLAYS THREE DASHE (- - -). *TT

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  • TSB #010200

    NHTSA ID #618763

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH TRIP ODOMETER READING - - -. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #98-012

    NHTSA ID #601141

    • Date Announced: APRIL 27 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXPERIENCING SHIFT SHOCK, JUDDER, OR NOISE DURING 1ST TO 2ND UPSHIFT. *YC

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #04012004

    NHTSA ID #10009042

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

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  • TSB #1202

    NHTSA ID #10002583

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

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  • TSB #02004

    NHTSA ID #633348

    • Date Announced: JULY 08 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE INFORMATION REGARDING SHIFT SHOCK, JUDDER, OR CLUNK NOISE DURING 1ST TO 2ND UPSHIFT. *TT

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  • TSB #010201

    NHTSA ID #619889

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING REPLACEMENT TRANSMISSIONS EXHIBITING A HUMMING, BUZZING, OR WHISTLING SOUND THAT CHANGES TONE IN DIFFERENT GEARS. *TT

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  • TSB #066

    NHTSA ID #605147

    • Date Announced: APRIL 23 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF 1 - 2 SHIFT. *TT

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  • TSB #98-454

    NHTSA ID #604037

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 1-2 COMPLAINTS. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #07012005

    NHTSA ID #10018038

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SPEEDOMETER SHOPS CAN TRANSFER ODOMETER MILEAGE. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. *TT

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  • TSB #1102

    NHTSA ID #10014071

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ODOMETER ACCURACY. *NM

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  • TSB #1102

    NHTSA ID #10014067

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE HOMELINK SYSTEM MAY HAVE TEST INFORMATION STORED IN MEMORY THAT MUST BE ERASED BEFORE IT CAN BE PROGRAMMED. *NM

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  • TSB #110102

    NHTSA ID #10005865

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT

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  • TSB #107

    NHTSA ID #637638

    • Date Announced: JULY 16 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 6-7 AND / OR 7-2 INTERNAL FAILURE OF SRS UNIT. *TT

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  • TSB #98028

    NHTSA ID #625978

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING INTERMITTENT ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. *JB

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  • TSB #98028

    NHTSA ID #603313

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 28 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SECURITY SYSTEM SOUNDS INTERMITTENTLY. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

  • TSB #99025

    NHTSA ID #606303

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0133 OR P0153 STORED. *TT

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  • TSB #99026

    NHTSA ID #606304

    • Date Announced: JUNE 07 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1106 STORED ON VEHICLES WITHIN VIN JH4KA9...WC009607. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

  • TSB #010202

    NHTSA ID #631033

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1106. *TT

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  • TSB #102

    NHTSA ID #629322

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1705, P1768, P0753, P0758. *TT

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  • TSB #102

    NHTSA ID #629316

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1106, BARO SENSOR RANGE, PERFORMANCE. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

  • TSB #00013

    NHTSA ID #633353

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 26 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING THE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM, TYPE 1. *TT

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

  • TSB #B990012

    NHTSA ID #610263

    • Date Announced: JULY 19 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING THE FOG LIGHT BULB AND SOCKET SET TO REPLACE FAULTY SOCKETS. *TT

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  • TSB #99014

    NHTSA ID #610235

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH ONE OR BOTH OF THE FOG LIGHTS NOT WORKING WHEN YOU TURN THEM ON. *TT

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VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

  • TSB #00025

    NHTSA ID #10012636

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEFORMED WINDSHIELD MOLDING. *EH

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VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

  • TSB #701

    NHTSA ID #626550

    • Date Announced: JULY 16 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING WITH NAVIGATION SKYSTEM - REAR WINDOW TINT APPLICATION TIPS. *YD

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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #09012002

    NHTSA ID #10009294

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BUFFETING NOISE WITH REAR WINDOW(S) OPEN. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. *TT

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  • TSB #901

    NHTSA ID #626524

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 16 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING DRIVER'S POWER WINDOW AUTO-DOWN INOPERATIVE. *YD

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  • TSB #97019

    NHTSA ID #605076

    • Date Announced: APRIL 12 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDITIONS WITH POWER WINDOW(S) NOT GOING DOWN. *TT

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  • TSB #99006

    NHTSA ID #604637

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH POWER WINDOW(S) NOT GOING DOWN. *TT

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VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

  • TSB #010201

    NHTSA ID #619886

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING CURRENT VARIABLE INTERMITTENT WIPERS SPEED SENSITIVE. *TT

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  • TSB #010101

    NHTSA ID #617695

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECH LINE SUMMARY REGARDING THE INTERMITTENT WIPER FEATURE. *TT

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #04012004

    NHTSA ID #10009036

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SRS INDICATOR ON AFTER BODY SHOP REPAIR. CHECK FOR SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. ACURA SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

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  • TSB #1001

    NHTSA ID #626607

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD

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AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

  • TSB #1002

    NHTSA ID #10009256

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #011000

    NHTSA ID #618769

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING OCCUPANT POSITION DETECTION SENSOR (OPDS) UNIT LOCATION. *TT

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SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

  • TSB #010101

    NHTSA ID #617697

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON REPLACING SEAT BELT TENSIONERS AFTER DEPLOYMENT. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #00005

    NHTSA ID #610580

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES FROM VIN JH4KA9 ... YC000001 THRU JH4KA9 ... YC005649 MAY EXHIBIT RATTLE TYPE NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE MOONROOF WHILE DRIVING OVER ROUGH OR BUMPY ROADS WITH THE SUNSHADE OPEN. *TT

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  • TSB #100598

    NHTSA ID #605134

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: E-MAIL INFORMATION REGARDING NON-SAFETY RELATED PROBLEMS. *TT

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TIRES

  • TSB #090103

    NHTSA ID #10005068

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TIRE NOISE AND/OR WIND NOISE CAN MASQUERADE AS A PROBLEM WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GEARS. ACURA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #SB-0708

    NHTSA ID #10037486

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 STEERI

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #010200

    NHTSA ID #618762

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING THE IMMOBILIZER KEYS. *TT

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #1002

    NHTSA ID #10009255

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

  • TSB #05012004

    NHTSA ID #10009002

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AUDIO UNIT AND NAVI ANTI-THEFT CODES AVAILABLE ON IN. ACURA SERVICENEWS. MAY 2004. *TT

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #B05-018

    NHTSA ID #10100462

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 23 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE BULLETIN - NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION.

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  • TSB #704

    NHTSA ID #10013727

    • Date Announced: JULY 16 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NAVIGATION SYSTEM WON'T MAP MATCH OR GETS LOST. ACURA TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT

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  • TSB #04012004

    NHTSA ID #10009043

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NAVI HDDS REPLACED WITH FLASH MEMORY CARDS. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

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  • TSB #010101

    NHTSA ID #617701

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING BLANK NAVIGATION DISPLAY CONDITION. *TT

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  • TSB #B990009

    NHTSA ID #606305

    • Date Announced: JUNE 21 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM WARRANTY EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *TT

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  • TSB #99008

    NHTSA ID #606105

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM LOCKING UP OR RESETTING. *TT

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  • TSB #96025

    NHTSA ID #606104

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM COMPONENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *TT

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #110102

    NHTSA ID #10005860

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT

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  • TSB #1002

    NHTSA ID #10009254

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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  • TSB #100102

    NHTSA ID #10005950

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: POOR AIR CONDITIONER COOLING ON HARD ACCELERATION. ACURA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

  • TSB #010102

    NHTSA ID #629312

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON RESETTING THE OUTSIDE AIR TEMP DISPLAY. *TT

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  • TSB #99025

    NHTSA ID #626232

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 22 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0133 OR P0153.*JB

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  • TSB #99027

    NHTSA ID #610237

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES BUILTH WITHIN VIN JH4KA9 ... XC008991 MAY EXHIBIT WIND NOISE FROM THE CENTER OF THE DASHBOARD. *TT

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  • TSB #99030

    NHTSA ID #610239

    • Date Announced: JULY 06 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXPERIENCING A HUMMING NOISE THAT LASTS 2 OR 3 SECONDS COMING FROM THE DASHBOARD AREA IMMEDIATELY AFTER STARTING A COLD ENGINE ON VEHICLES BUILT WITHIN VIN JH4KA9 ... XC010228. *TT

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