2008 Acura TSX TSBs

2008 Acura TSX

32 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2008 Acura TSX

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2008 TSX 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
  • SUSPENSION
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #DLR MSG - Safety

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129822

      Dealer message - In May 2010 and June 2012, American Honda announced a safety recall for 2004-08 TSX and 2007-08 TL due to a potentially leaking power steering feed hose. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #DORE5C4S09

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165333

      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. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

    • TSB #SB-10-002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 02, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033128

      ACURA: REAR WHEELS HOWL OR GROWL. SOME REAR WHEEL SENSORS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED, ALLOWING MOISTURE TO ENTER THE REAR HUB BEARING UNIT. IF THE NOISY HUB BEARING UNIT IS RUSTY, REPLACE IT AND THE WHEEL SENSOR. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

    • TSB #SB-10-002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 02, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033128

      ACURA: REAR WHEELS HOWL OR GROWL. SOME REAR WHEEL SENSORS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED, ALLOWING MOISTURE TO ENTER THE REAR HUB BEARING UNIT. IF THE NOISY HUB BEARING UNIT IS RUSTY, REPLACE IT AND THE WHEEL SENSOR. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #B13-006

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152441

      "Service bulletin - American Honda is extending the warranty coverage on the Piston Rings and Pistons for 2009-11 TSX L4 to 8 years from the original date of purchase or 125,000 miles, whichever comes first. Read More »

    • TSB #IN-27-14

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055120

      ACURA: THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON, WITH DTC P2138 (ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR A/B INCORRECT VOLTAGE CORRELATION), AND HAVE POOR PERFORMANCE IN ENGINE. MODEL 2004-2008 TL, TSX. Read More »

    • TSB #DLR MSG - RFP -

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129812

      Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2004-2008 TLs & TSXs with a complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with the DTC P2138 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor A/B Incorrect Voltage Correlation) ... Read More »

    • TSB #IN-2-11-14

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054809

      HONDA: SOME VEHICLES MAY DISPLAY A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITH THE STORED DTC P2138 (ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR A/B INCORRECT VOLTAGE CORRELATION). THERE MAY ALSO BE POOR ENGINE PERFORMANCE. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-10-11-2013

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053751

      ACURA: SOME VEHICLES ARE BEING INVESTIGATED DUE TO HESITATION OF THE ENGINE AND WOULD NEED TO BE INSPECTED AS TO THE CAUSE OF THIS CONDITION. MODEL 2004-2008 TSX. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #IN-09-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054478

      ACURA: DUE TO ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR A/B INCORRECT VOLTAGE CORRELATION, ENGINE POOR PERFORMANCE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 02138, AN INVESTIGATION WILL CHECK CAUSE OF ... Read More »

    • TSB #B-PAS-09122013-9

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10086742

      "DEAR MESSAGE -AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2004-2008 TSXS WITH A COMPLAINT OF THE ENGINE HESITATION. Read More »

    • TSB #IN-09-25-20

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054091

      ACURA: INFORMATION REGARDING AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE HESITATION OF ENGINES IN SOME VEHICLES AND WHAT IS THE CAUSE. MODEL 2004-2008 TSX. *PE Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B13-006

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152441

      "Service bulletin - American Honda is extending the warranty coverage on the Piston Rings and Pistons for 2009-11 TSX L4 to 8 years from the original date of purchase or 125,000 miles, whichever comes first. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #DLR MSG - Safety

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129822

      Dealer message - In May 2010 and June 2012, American Honda announced a safety recall for 2004-08 TSX and 2007-08 TL due to a potentially leaking power steering feed hose. Read More »

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

    • TSB #B18100D

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146073

      Servicenews article - Is the MIL on with DTC P2271 (secondary HO2S [sensor 2] circuit signal stuck rich)? What's likely causing this is the PCM is misinterpreting the A/F sensor (sensor 1) signals, causing the PCM to think that sensor 2 ... Read More »

    • TSB #BTS180603

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142451

      Tech line summary article - Is the MIL on with DTC P2271 (secondary HO2S [sensor 2] circuit signal stuck rich)? What's likely causing this is the PCM is misinterpreting the A/F sensor (sensor 1) signals, causing the PCM to think that ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #B18100D

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146073

      Servicenews article - Is the MIL on with DTC P2271 (secondary HO2S [sensor 2] circuit signal stuck rich)? What's likely causing this is the PCM is misinterpreting the A/F sensor (sensor 1) signals, causing the PCM to think that sensor 2 ... Read More »

    • TSB #BTS180603

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142451

      Tech line summary article - Is the MIL on with DTC P2271 (secondary HO2S [sensor 2] circuit signal stuck rich)? What's likely causing this is the PCM is misinterpreting the A/F sensor (sensor 1) signals, causing the PCM to think that ... Read More »

    • TSB #DLR MSG - RFP -

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141148

      Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2004-2008 TLs & TSXs with a complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with the DTC P2138 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor A/B Incorrect Voltage Correlation) ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

    • TSB #SB-12-001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043249

      ACURA: UPDATE ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES REGARDING TESTING OF ALTERNATORS WITH THE GR8 ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE THAT IS INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SB-12-001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043249

      ACURA: UPDATE ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES REGARDING TESTING OF ALTERNATORS WITH THE GR8 ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE THAT IS INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #ASB-09-030

      Date Announced:
      JAN 04, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043247

      ACURA: ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES, THE RETAINERS THAT IS BONDED TO BODY MAY BE DAMAGED OR COMES OFF WHEN REMOVING WINDSHIELD SIDE TRIM. *PE Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

    • TSB #IN-27-14

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055120

      ACURA: THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON, WITH DTC P2138 (ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR A/B INCORRECT VOLTAGE CORRELATION), AND HAVE POOR PERFORMANCE IN ENGINE. MODEL 2004-2008 TL, TSX. Read More »

    • TSB #DLR MSG - RFP -

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129517

      Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2004-2008 TLs & TSXs with a complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with the DTC P2138 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor A/B Incorrect Voltage Correlation) ... Read More »

    • TSB #IN-2-11-14

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054809

      HONDA: SOME VEHICLES MAY DISPLAY A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITH THE STORED DTC P2138 (ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR A/B INCORRECT VOLTAGE CORRELATION). THERE MAY ALSO BE POOR ENGINE PERFORMANCE. Read More »

    • TSB #IN-09-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054478

      ACURA: DUE TO ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR A/B INCORRECT VOLTAGE CORRELATION, ENGINE POOR PERFORMANCE AND MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 02138, AN INVESTIGATION WILL CHECK CAUSE OF ... Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115221

      Service bulletin - For any TPMS-related warranty repairs, all recorded DTCs must now be entered into the warranty claim. Make sure your repair order includes those DTCs. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-0708

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037486

      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 ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B05-018

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100462

      SERVICE BULLETIN - NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #08-026

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025524

      LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY REDUCED LABEL FOR ALL ACURA VEHICLES. *PE Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #ASN-49584

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053207

      ACURA: INFORMATION IN THE SERVICE NEWS, FROM MANUFACTURER, REGARDING VARIOUS ISSUES OF TROUBLESHOOTING, INSTALLATION, REPLACING, SERVICING AND REPAIRING VARIOUS MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VEHICLES. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #B07-025

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143211

      Service bulletin - There are specific leak dye kits for the R-134a and R-1234yf A/C systems; make sure you use the correct kit for to the A/C system you are working on. Read More »

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