TSB List for the 2012 Acura TSX

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2012 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
  • STEERING:COLUMN
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #ONL6E108202019

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164151

      Owner Notification Letter - The vehicle's steering may feel heavier than normal - or is hard to turn - particularly when the vehicle is not moving because of an electric power steering (EPS) control unit failure. Read More »

    • TSB #B19-021

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163140

      Service Bulletin - American Honda is extending the warranty on the EPS (electric power steering) control unit to 15 years from the original date of purchase with unlimited miles. Read More »

    • TSB #BBOM07112019

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163163

      "Dealer Message - On April 19, 2019, Acura announced a warranty extension for certain 2012-14 Acura TL vehicles to address a concern with the electric power steering (EPS) system. Read More »

    • TSB #BBOM06012019901

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161252

      "Dealer Message - On April 19, 2019, Acura announced a warranty extension for certain 2012-14 Acura TL vehicles to address a concern with the electric power steering (EPS) system. Read More »

    • TSB #B19-021

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160920

      Service Bulletin - American Honda is extending the warranty on the EPS (electric power steering) control unit to 15 years from the original date of purchase with unlimited miles. Read More »

    • TSB #B12-037

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084223

      SERVICE BULLETIN - REPLACE THE STEERING WHEEL WHEN A CLICKING NOISE IS HEARD DURING TURNING OF THE STEERING WHEEL . THE STEERING WHEEL TAB THAT ENGAGES THE STEERING WHEEL ANGLE SENSOR HAS TOO MUCH PLAY. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-12-037

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10047206

      ACURA: STEERING WHEEL MAKES CLICKING NOISES, THAT MAY BE CAUSED BY BURRS WITHIN STEERING ANGLE SENSOR ASSEMBLY INTERMITTENTLY BIND, ON UPPER STEERING COLUMN. MODEL 2010-2012 TSX. *PE UPDATED ON 4/17/2013. MODEL 2013 TSX UPDATE. Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #SB-12-037

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10047206

      ACURA: STEERING WHEEL MAKES CLICKING NOISES, THAT MAY BE CAUSED BY BURRS WITHIN STEERING ANGLE SENSOR ASSEMBLY INTERMITTENTLY BIND, ON UPPER STEERING COLUMN. MODEL 2010-2012 TSX. *PE UPDATED ON 4/17/2013. MODEL 2013 TSX UPDATE. 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 »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #B12-041

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10049520

      ACURA: FRONT SUSPENSION CLUNK IN HOT WEATHER. A CLUNK IS HEARD IN THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHILE DRIVING OVER IRREGULAR SURFACES AND IN HOT WEATHER. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #BPaS02262021905

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187894

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. Read More »

    • TSB #BPaS12102020

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184337

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #BPaS02102021903

      Date Announced:
      FEB 10, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187299

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. Read More »

    • TSB #BPaS01222021905

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186001

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

    • TSB #BPaS01062021905

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185525

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #B12-042

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10108422

      "SERVICE BULLETIN - THE OIL CONSUMPTION IS MORE THAN THE CLIENT EXPECTS; THE ENGINE OIL LEVEL IS LOW ON THE DIPSTICK SOONER THAN EXPECTED BASED ON OVERALL VEHICLE USAGE, CONDITION, AND MAINTENANCE HISTORY. Read More »

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129554

      Service bulletin - The MIL comes on and DTC P0455 (EVAP system large leak) and/or DTC P0456 (EVAP system very small leak detected) is set. The fuel fill cap (gas cap) may also be loose or have a stick-slip feeling when tightened. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      OCT 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118837

      Service bulletin - The MIL comes on and DTC P0455 (EVAP system large leak) and/or DTC P0456 (EVAP system very small leak detected) is set. The fuel fill cap (gas cap) may also be loose or have a stick-slip feeling when tightened. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115220

      Service bulletin - Remove both windshield side trim pieces, and replace any retainers that are loose or missing. Then, reinstall the trim pieces. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #B20-011

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172577

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

    • TSB #B18-058

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160889

      Service Bulletin - American Honda is conducting an inspection of certain vehicles that have previously had the passenger's airbag inflator replaced as part of the Takata Passsenger's Airbag Inflator recall. Read More »

    • TSB #B19-002

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152758

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

    • TSB #B18-058

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145899

      Service bulletin - American Honda is conducting an inspection of certain vehicles that have previously had the passenger's airbag inflator replaced as part of the Takata Passsenger's Airbag Inflator recall. Read More »

    • TSB #B18-026

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141186

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

    • TSB #B18-024

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141184

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

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115220

      Service bulletin - Remove both windshield side trim pieces, and replace any retainers that are loose or missing. Then, reinstall the trim pieces. 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 »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #BPaS01222021905

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186001

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. 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:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #B20-011

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172577

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

    • 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 ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #BPaS01222021905

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186001

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. Read More »

    • TSB #BPaS01062021905

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185525

      Dealer Message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is searching for certain 2009-2014 TLs, TSXs & TSX Wagons with a client complaint of the brake pedal feeling soft or spongy when depressed, almost reaching the floor. 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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