2017 Acura RLX TSBs

2017 Acura RLX

50 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2017 Acura RLX

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2017 RLX 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
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • VISIBILITY
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #B17-033

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118013

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B15060C

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115767

      Service news article - To prevent damage during shipping, leather-wrapped steering wheels come with a protective plastic covering. Read More »

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #B15060C

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115767

      Service news article - To prevent damage during shipping, leather-wrapped steering wheels come with a protective plastic covering. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #B17-040

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10134520

      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). Read More »

    • TSB #B17-040

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126912

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136425

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124269

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B17-034

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118014

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B14-025

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178469

      Service Bulletin - The timing belt area makes a chirping noise after the engine warms up. Read More »

    • TSB #BPaS01302018902

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129428

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BPAS01032017902

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10106841

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #B14-025

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180017

      Service Bulletin - The timing belt area chirps after the engine warms up. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145032

      Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108907

      Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145032

      Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108907

      Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10106912

      SERVICE BULLETIN - THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP AREA CHIRPS AFTER THE ENGINE IS WARM. THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP IS MAKING A CHIRP. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #B16-008

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136425

      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. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #B17010C

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10106929

      "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 ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #B17-034

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118014

      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. Read More »

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

    • TSB #B17010C

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10106929

      "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 ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #BVE02142018901

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129342

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-065

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108304

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-066

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108305

      "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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B20-009

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171548

      Service Bulletin - There is a high-pitched sound from the speakers while on a Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (HFL) call. Read More »

    • TSB #B20-009

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171188

      Service Bulletin - There is a high-pitched sound from the speakers while on a Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (HFL) call. Read More »

    • TSB #B17-034

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118014

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B17020D

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108701

      Service news article - We?ve made an important change to the AcuraLink telematics unit that you need to be aware of. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B17-034

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129426

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B17-034

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119591

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-065

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108304

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #B16-066

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108305

      "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. Read More »

    • TSB #B17020D

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108701

      Service news article - We?ve made an important change to the AcuraLink telematics unit that you need to be aware of. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #B20-020

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176782

      Service Bulletin - The blower motor makes excessive noise, runs slowly, or intermittently stops working. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #B18-029

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142449

      Service bulletin - This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #BTS180202

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129340

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BER16120A

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10106856

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BPAS12022016901

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099071

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

    • TSB #B19050B

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160873

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #B18070B

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143346

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #B18070B

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143213

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BPAS01032017902

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10106841

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B16110C

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099143

      SERVICE NEWS ARTICLE - SOMETHING TO KEEP IN MIND: AFTERMARKET RADAR DETECTORS MAY INTERFERE WITH THE GPS ANTENNA MOUNTED BEHIND THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #B18070B

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143346

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #B17-032

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127634

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BPaS11272017901

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125003

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BPaS11082017901

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123484

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BTS161202

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115772

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BTS161202

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108105

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #BTS161202

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099078

      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. Read More »

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