2018 Acura TLX TSBs

2018 Acura TLX

55 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2018 Acura TLX

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 #BPaS05102018903

    NHTSA ID #10142630

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U

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  • TSB #BPaS04232018903

    NHTSA ID #10136429

    • Date Announced: APRIL 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U

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  • TSB #BPaS04062018901

    NHTSA ID #10134525

    • Date Announced: APRIL 06 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U

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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 #BPaS05102018903

    NHTSA ID #10142630

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U

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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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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #B18100C

    NHTSA ID #10146072

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

    Summary: Servicenews Article - Have a vehicle in your shop with low mileage (less than 1,500 miles) and a hard-to-pinpoint engine knock? We're currently investigating vehicles for hairline fractures in the crankshaft sprocket, and we suspect it may

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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 #BTS180602

    NHTSA ID #10141194

    • Date Announced: JUNE 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech line summary article - Have a vehicle in your shop with low mileage (less than 1,500 miles) and a hard-to-pinpoint engine knock? We're currently investigating vehicles for hairline fractures in the crankshaft sprocket, and we suspect i

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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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  • 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 #BPaS01022019906

    NHTSA ID #10152738

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 02 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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  • TSB #BPaS11272018901

    NHTSA ID #10150286

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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  • TSB #BPaS11262018905

    NHTSA ID #10150284

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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  • TSB #BPaS11052018904

    NHTSA ID #10149656

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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  • TSB #BPaS10172018906

    NHTSA ID #10146080

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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  • TSB #B18100C

    NHTSA ID #10146072

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

    Summary: Servicenews Article - Have a vehicle in your shop with low mileage (less than 1,500 miles) and a hard-to-pinpoint engine knock? We're currently investigating vehicles for hairline fractures in the crankshaft sprocket, and we suspect it may

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

  • TSB #BTS180602

    NHTSA ID #10141194

    • Date Announced: JUNE 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech line summary article - Have a vehicle in your shop with low mileage (less than 1,500 miles) and a hard-to-pinpoint engine knock? We're currently investigating vehicles for hairline fractures in the crankshaft sprocket, and we suspect i

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

  • TSB #BPaS01022019906

    NHTSA ID #10152738

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 02 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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  • TSB #BPaS11272018901

    NHTSA ID #10150286

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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  • TSB #BPaS11262018905

    NHTSA ID #10150284

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

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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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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 #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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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #DLR MSG - Acura

    NHTSA ID #10110847

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - The METER reflash process for Cross Traffic Monitoring System inadvertently erases the idle characteristics learned by the PCM, and the HDS shows Idle Torque Learning as "Not Completed." The drivability symptoms which can r

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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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  • TSB #B17-034

    NHTSA ID #10117338

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23 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]).

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  • TSB #DLR MSG - Acura

    NHTSA ID #10110847

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - The METER reflash process for Cross Traffic Monitoring System inadvertently erases the idle characteristics learned by the PCM, and the HDS shows Idle Torque Learning as "Not Completed." The drivability symptoms which can r

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #BPaS10172018906

    NHTSA ID #10146080

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

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2019 TLXs with a client complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC P0420 (Rear Bank Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold [Bank 2])

    More Information »

  • 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

    More Information »

  • TSB #BPaS04232018903

    NHTSA ID #10136429

    • Date Announced: APRIL 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U

    More Information »

  • 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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  • TSB #BTS180203

    NHTSA ID #10129341

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

    Summary: Tech line summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® using an iPhone with iOS 11, there?s no phonebook showing up on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD). If the phonebook doesn

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  • TSB #BTS171102

    NHTSA ID #10124272

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Techline summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® using an iPhone with iOS 11, Pandora doesn?t work on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD). We think this may be due to some c

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  • TSB #BTS171101

    NHTSA ID #10124271

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

    Summary: Techline summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® using an iPhone with iOS 11, there?s no phonebook showing up on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD).

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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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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #BTS171101

    NHTSA ID #10124271

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

    Summary: Techline summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® using an iPhone with iOS 11, there?s no phonebook showing up on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD).

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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 #B17-034

    NHTSA ID #10117338

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23 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]).

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  • TSB #DLR MSG - Acura

    NHTSA ID #10110847

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Dealer message - The METER reflash process for Cross Traffic Monitoring System inadvertently erases the idle characteristics learned by the PCM, and the HDS shows Idle Torque Learning as "Not Completed." The drivability symptoms which can r

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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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SEATS

  • 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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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 #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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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • 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 #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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