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2017 Acura RLX TSBs

2017 Acura RLX

44 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2017 Acura RLX

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 #B17-033

    NHTSA ID #10118013

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin -The steering intermittently pulls to the right while driving. The steering rack is intermittently self-generating a pull to the right because of an EPS programming issue.

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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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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

  • TSB #B17-040

    NHTSA ID #10134520

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The front brakes squeal when braking at slow speeds after the brakes are warm (after approximately 20 miles or 30 minutes of driving).

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  • TSB #B17-040

    NHTSA ID #10126912

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The front brakes squeal when braking at slow speeds after the brakes are warm (after approximately 20 miles or 30 minutes of driving). Glazing on the front brake pads and/or rotors.

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • 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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  • TSB #B17-034

    NHTSA ID #10118014

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]). The PCM software may misinterpret sensor inputs as a deteriorated catalytic converter.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #BPaS01302018902

    NHTSA ID #10129428

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 30 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2017 RLXs & RLX Hybrids with a client complaint of musty smell coming from HVAC. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to collect

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  • TSB #BPAS01032017902

    NHTSA ID #10106841

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

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2014-2017 RLXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF AN ACCESSORY DECK LID SPOILER LOOSE, WARPED, AND/OR LIFTING. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS CONDITION, AHM WOULD LIKE TO INSPECT

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • 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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  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10108907

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2017
    • 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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  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10108907

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2017
    • 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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  • TSB #B16-008

    NHTSA ID #10106912

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2017
    • 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, 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:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #B17010C

    NHTSA ID #10106929

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

    Summary: "SERVICE NEWS ARTICLE - DO YOU HAVE A VEHICLE THAT HAS MULTIPLE INDICATORS ON OR WON┐T GO INTO GEAR AND THE MIL IS ON WITH A/T DTC P26C3 (INTERNAL CONTROL MODULE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR PERFORMANCE)? THERE MAY BE DEBRIS IN THE REVERSE OR

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

  • TSB #B17-034

    NHTSA ID #10118014

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]). The PCM software may misinterpret sensor inputs as a deteriorated catalytic converter.

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

  • TSB #B17010C

    NHTSA ID #10106929

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

    Summary: "SERVICE NEWS ARTICLE - DO YOU HAVE A VEHICLE THAT HAS MULTIPLE INDICATORS ON OR WON┐T GO INTO GEAR AND THE MIL IS ON WITH A/T DTC P26C3 (INTERNAL CONTROL MODULE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR PERFORMANCE)? THERE MAY BE DEBRIS IN THE REVERSE OR

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

  • TSB #BVE02142018901

    NHTSA ID #10129342

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 14 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - Every Service Bulletin requires you to take an HDS snap shot and use the job aid or Tech2Tech to confirm the judder/shudder is coming from the torque converter.

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  • TSB #B16-065

    NHTSA ID #10108304

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24 2017
    • 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 60 MPH. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAGNOSED AS A BAD TORQUE CONVERTER. AMERICAN HONDA INVESTIGATED THE JUDDER AND FOUND THAT THE T

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  • TSB #B16-066

    NHTSA ID #10108305

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "SERVICE BULLETIN - AFTER THE SOFTWARE UPDATE, SOME VEHICLES BASED ON HOW THEY ARE DRIVEN (EXTREME CONDITIONS) MAY STILL EXPERIENCE ATF DETERIORATION AFTER UPDATING THE PGM-FI SYSTEM AND THE SHUDDER MAY RETURN. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAG

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #B17-034

    NHTSA ID #10118014

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]). The PCM software may misinterpret sensor inputs as a deteriorated catalytic converter.

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  • TSB #B17020D

    NHTSA ID #10108701

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

    Summary: Service news article - We?ve made an important change to the AcuraLink telematics unit that you need to be aware of. This change switches the coverage of the internal cellular module from Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) to Long Term Ev

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #B17-034

    NHTSA ID #10129426

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

    Summary: Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]). The PCM software may misinterpret sensor inputs as a deteriorated catalytic converter.

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  • TSB #B17-034

    NHTSA ID #10119591

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

    Summary: Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]). The PCM software may misinterpret sensor inputs as a deteriorated catalytic converter.

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  • TSB #B16-066

    NHTSA ID #10108305

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: "SERVICE BULLETIN - AFTER THE SOFTWARE UPDATE, SOME VEHICLES BASED ON HOW THEY ARE DRIVEN (EXTREME CONDITIONS) MAY STILL EXPERIENCE ATF DETERIORATION AFTER UPDATING THE PGM-FI SYSTEM AND THE SHUDDER MAY RETURN. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAG

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  • TSB #B16-065

    NHTSA ID #10108304

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24 2017
    • 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 60 MPH. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAGNOSED AS A BAD TORQUE CONVERTER. AMERICAN HONDA INVESTIGATED THE JUDDER AND FOUND THAT THE T

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  • TSB #B17020D

    NHTSA ID #10108701

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

    Summary: Service news article - We?ve made an important change to the AcuraLink telematics unit that you need to be aware of. This change switches the coverage of the internal cellular module from Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) to Long Term Ev

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #B18-029

    NHTSA ID #10142449

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

    Summary: Service bulletin - This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. American Honda is offering a Customer Support Program (Warranty Extension) to cover any manufacturing defects in the replacement f

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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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  • TSB #BER16120A

    NHTSA ID #10106856

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 15 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINEERING REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATION - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2014-2017 RLXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF AN ACCESSORY DECK LID SPOILER LOOSE, WARPED, AND/OR LIFTING. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS CONDITION, AH

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  • TSB #BPAS12022016901

    NHTSA ID #10099071

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2014-2017 RLXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF AN ACCESSORY DECK LID SPOILER LOOSE, WARPED, AND/OR LIFTING. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS CONDITION, AHM WOULD LIKE TO INSPECT

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EQUIPMENT

  • 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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  • 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 #BPAS01032017902

    NHTSA ID #10106841

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

    Summary: DEALER MESSAGE - AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2014-2017 RLXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF AN ACCESSORY DECK LID SPOILER LOOSE, WARPED, AND/OR LIFTING. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS CONDITION, AHM WOULD LIKE TO INSPECT

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #B16110C

    NHTSA ID #10099143

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 18 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE NEWS ARTICLE - SOMETHING TO KEEP IN MIND: AFTERMARKET RADAR DETECTORS MAY INTERFERE WITH THE GPS ANTENNA MOUNTED BEHIND THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. A COMMON ISSUE THAT┐S BEEN REPORTED FROM THIS INTERFERENCE IS THE VEHICLE POSITION (VP) IC

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #B17-032

    NHTSA ID #10127634

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

    Summary: Service bulletin - After the vehicle has been running for approximately 15 minutes with the A/C on, a whine can be heard that changes at different rpms. A whine from the A/C compressor is entering the cabin via the A/C refrigerant lines.

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  • TSB #BPaS11272017901

    NHTSA ID #10125003

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2017 RLXs & RLX Hybrids with a client complaint of musty smell coming from HVAC. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to collect

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  • TSB #BPaS11082017901

    NHTSA ID #10123484

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2017 RLXs & RLX Hybrids with a client complaint of musty smell coming from HVAC. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to collect

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  • TSB #BTS161202

    NHTSA ID #10115772

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 02 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech line summary article - We?re getting reports of a high-pitched whine with the A/C running. It goes away when the A/C is turned off. Changing the fan speed has no effect on the noise, and it seems to be worse with the engine running bet

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  • TSB #BTS161202

    NHTSA ID #10108105

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECHLINE SUMMARY ARTICLE - WE┐RE GETTING REPORTS OF A HIGH-PITCHED WHINE WITH THE A/C RUNNING. IT GOES AWAY WHEN THE A/C IS TURNED OFF. CHANGING THE FAN SPEED HAS NO EFFECT ON THE NOISE, AND IT SEEMS TO BE WORSE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING BETW

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  • TSB #BTS161202

    NHTSA ID #10099078

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 07 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TECH LINE SUMMARY ARTICLE - WE┐RE GETTING REPORTS OF A HIGH-PITCHED WHINE WITH THE A/C RUNNING. IT GOES AWAY WHEN THE A/C IS TURNED OFF. CHANGING THE FAN SPEED HAS NO EFFECT ON THE NOISE, AND IT SEEMS TO BE WORSE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING BET

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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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