2005 ACURA RSX

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2 Recalls for 2005 ACURA RSX

Recall Date Component Summary
July 17, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884.

March 13, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

CERTAIN ANZO COMBINATION HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS WHICH FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

ANZO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ANZO USA AT 909-468-3688.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 ACURA RSX

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Date Component  
suspension

31 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 ACURA RSX

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Date Component  
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10911227
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11363652
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11161331
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10821827
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10663494
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10663005
TIRES
ODI Number: 10510432
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10339050
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10330224
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10314872
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10297972
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10221296
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10181307
TIRES
ODI Number: 10171072
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10169595
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10143436
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10142331
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 10134814
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10134657
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10133183
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10132475
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10132474
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10133276
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10133274
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10132701
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10132698
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10132696
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10132694
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 10130042
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 10116889
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10167400
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0 Investigations for 2005 ACURA RSX

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

28 Service Alerts for 2005 ACURA RSX

Date Description
March 18, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Tool Loan Program: Under TOOLS AVAILABLE FOR LOAN, the list has been updated.

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January 1, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Sending vehicle data to tech line.

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July 23, 2014 141000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, Acura announced three recalls for various 2002-06 Acura models. As of July 23, 2014, affected VINs have been identified, and service bulletins 14-023, Safety Recall: Front Passenger?s Airbag Infla

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August 6, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, Acura announced three recalls for various 2002-06 Acura models. As of August 4, 2014, affected VINs have been identified, and VIN status inquiry has been updated.

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November 23, 2004 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

WIND NOISE AT THE TOP OF THE WINDSHIELD. *TT

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September 16, 2005 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

CD MALFUNCTION CAUSED BY ADHESIVE LABELS.

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September 16, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A LOOSE TIMING CHAIN, A DEFECTIVE AUTO TENSIONER, A LOOSE TIMING CHAIN SPROCKET, LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE OR A MOMENTARILY SEIZED CAMSHAFT CAN CAUSE AN INTERMITTENT DTC. *JB

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November 13, 2007 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

EMISSIONS RECALL: INCORRECT THROTTLE BODY INSTALLED. *NJ

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December 16, 2005 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION GRINDS AT SHIFTS, SKIP SHIFTING. *TT

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November 1, 2010 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

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 STEERI

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May 9, 2008 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

ACURA: WARRANTY EXTENSION: VEHICLE WARRANTY MILEAGE. A FEDERAL COURT PROVIDED FINAL APPROVAL OF THE SETTLEMENT OF A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ALLEGING THAT THE ODOMETERS ON CERTAIN MODELS WERE OVERSTATING MILEAGE. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SETT

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May 9, 2008 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

ACURA: WARRANTY EXTENSION: VEHICLE WARRANTY MILEAGE. A FEDERAL COURT PROVIDED FINAL APPROVAL OF THE SETTLEMENT OF A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ALLEGING THAT THE ODOMETERS ON CERTAIN MODELS WERE OVERSTATING MILEAGE. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS SETT

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January 1, 2005 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH

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July 22, 2011 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

HONDA ACURA: 2005-2006 RSX. THE MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON WITH A TROUBLE CODE STORED DUE TO THE AIR/FUEL SENSOR DAMAGED BY MOISTURE IN THE EXHAUST. *RM

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January 12, 2012 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

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

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January 12, 2012 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

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

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May 16, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CRANKS WON’T START, IMMOBILIZER LIGHT FLASHES. *TT

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September 1, 2005 020000 SUSPENSION

BENT LOWER SPRING SEAT CAN CAUSE POPPING OR KNOCKING. ACURA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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July 1, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE WON’T START AT ALL; OR DOES IT INTERMITTENTLY. CHECK IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM STATUS WITH THE HDS. ACURA. SERVICENEWS.

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November 2, 2005 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

MIL COMES ON WITH DTC P1077 (INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL (IMRI) / INTAKE MANIFOLD TUNING (IMT) SYSTEM MALFUNCTION (LOW RPM). *TT

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June 7, 2005 583000 CHILD SEAT:LATCH STRAP

CHILD SEAT ANCHOR LOCATING BUTTON IS MISSING. *TT

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May 31, 2008 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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

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October 22, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ACURA: THE ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE INPUT IN MISINTERPRETED BY THE ECM/PCM/ THE MIL COMES ON. *PE

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October 22, 2011 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

ACURA: THE ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE INPUT IN MISINTERPRETED BY THE ECM/PCM/ THE MIL COMES ON. *PE

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May 9, 2008 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

WARRANTY EXTENSION: VEHICLE WARRANTY MILEAGE. *KB AFFECTS 2002 THROUGH 2006 ACURA MODELS. UPDATED 8/15/08. *PE

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July 18, 2008 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

ACURA: 6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION GRINDS WHEN SHIFTING INTO 3RD GEAR, POPS OUT OF 3RD GEAR, OR IS HARD TO SHIFT INTO 3RD GEAR. TRANSMISSION HAS A FAULTY 3RD GEAR SYNCHRONIZER OR 3-4 SHIFT SLEEVE. *PE

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November 29, 2005 137000 VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER

REAR WINDOW WIPER IS NOISY OR DOES NOT WORK. *TS

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December 15, 2005 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

MALFUNCTION INDICATION LIGHT COMES ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0973. *TS

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