2006 ACURA RSX

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 2006 ACURA RSX

Recall Date Component Summary
June 13, 2013 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2006 Acura RSX vehicles manufactured January 18, 2006, through August 12, 2006; and model year 2006-2007 Honda S2000 vehicles manufactured January 19, 2006, through November 13, 2006. The brake booster may be unable to maintain a vacuum when the brake pedal is depressed, decreasing brake assist.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake booster assembly. If necessary, the dealers will replace the booster assembly free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-310-783-2000. Honda’s recall number is JA4. Acura’s recall number is JA5.

July 26, 2006 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES, THE OWNER’S MANUALS CONTAIN INCORRECT CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S (NHTSA) VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE.

Remedy:

HONDA WILL SEND A POSTCARD TO DEALERS AND OWNERS WITH THE CORRECT NHTSA VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE INFORMATION AND WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO INSERT THE CARD INTO THE “REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS” SECTION OF THE OWNER’S MANUAL. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 2, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009, ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238 OR HONDA MOTORCYCLES AT 1-866-784-1870.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2006 ACURA RSX

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Date Component  
suspension
suspension

23 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2006 ACURA RSX

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Date Component  
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11408675
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10568220
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10535603
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10514596
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10510466
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10383913
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10339781
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10330374
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10302418
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10297631
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10297445
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10295270
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10273795
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10272733
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10211624
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10212521
PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 10169685
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10167402
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 10163085
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10159955
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10153667
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10152608
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 10144584
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0 Investigations for 2006 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.

19 Service Alerts for 2006 ACURA RSX

Date Description
March 18, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

CD MALFUNCTION CAUSED BY ADHESIVE LABELS.

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December 16, 2005 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION GRINDS AT SHIFTS, SKIP SHIFTING. *TT

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November 16, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET INOPERATIVE. *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 31, 2008 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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

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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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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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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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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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