2008 ACURA MDX

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

1 Recalls for 2008 ACURA MDX

Recall Date Component Summary
February 5, 2008 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

HONDA IS RECALLING 2,032 HITCH STYLE BIKE RACKS SOLD AS AFTERMARKET FOR USE ON MY 2003-2007 AND SOME MY 2008 HONDA PILOT, RIDGELINE, AND ACURA MDX VEHICLES. A PINCH BOLT EXISTS BETWEEN THE BIKE ARM BRACKET AND THE UPRIGHT ASSEMBLY OF THE “HITCH” STYLE BICYCLE RACK.

Remedy:

OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT THULE AT 800-THULE91 (800-848-5391) TO OBTAIN A FREE REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS OR OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2008 ACURA MDX

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44 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 ACURA MDX

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Date Component  
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11399293
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10949954
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11340955
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11326506
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11210328
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11165970
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11099315
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11074295
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11021336
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10872541
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863878
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10846265
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10748562
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10730738
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10724949
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10724730
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10712285
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10679849
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10680478
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10644809
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10639833
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH | TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
ODI Number: 10546019
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10509887
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10510588
STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10498313
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10498410
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10492378
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10451829
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10370049
STEERING
ODI Number: 10361015
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10356629
EQUIPMENT | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10346343
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10334522
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10329429
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10321434
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
ODI Number: 10296419
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10293446
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10290572
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10279005
STEERING
ODI Number: 10256472
SEAT BELTS:INTEGRATED CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 10240759
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10235789
SEATS
ODI Number: 10225759
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
ODI Number: 10219057
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0 Investigations for 2008 ACURA MDX

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37 Service Alerts for 2008 ACURA MDX

Date Description
May 24, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – Today, May 24, 2018, Acura is announcing a warranty extension for 2002-17 Acura vehicles. This warranty extension applies in cases where any of the replacement driver?s and/or front passenger?s airbag inflators have failed

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May 24, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Dealer message – Today, May 24, 2018, Acura is announcing a warranty extension for 2002-17 Acura vehicles. This warranty extension applies in cases where any of the replacement driver?s and/or front passenger?s airbag inflators have failed

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March 18, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 25, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ServiceNews Article – The clock shows the incorrect time. This issue is due to a limited GPS receiver capacity resulting in “rollover” of the internal chip memory; the “rollover” will occur on January 1, 2022, at 12:00AM local time. As a re

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March 30, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The HandsFreeLink (HFL) system doesn?t work, and/or the battery sometimes won?t start the vehicle.

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March 30, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

HandsFreeLink (HFL) Doesn?t Work, or Battery Is Too Low to Start the Engine: The HandsFreeLink (HFL) system doesn?t work, and/or the battery sometimes won?t start the vehicle.

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June 3, 2020 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

These SKUs are Exhaust Manifolds with Catalytic Converters. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory due to a loss of CARB certification. These SKUs can no longer be sold as they do not meet CARB standards, but part

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July 4, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Service bulletin – The VSA indicator or the trailer stability assist warning is on with DTCs 59-1, 66-1, 67-1, or 69-1, or you can?t move the shift lever out of Park. The symptoms may be intermittent, and you may not be able to duplicate th

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November 8, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Dealer message – Today, November 8, 2016 Acura is announcing four warranty extensions for model years 2007-2013 Acura MDX and model years 2010-2012 Acura ZDX vehicles to address Active Damper System(ADS) dampers from failures in cold region

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November 8, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Service bulletin – Warranty Extension: 2007?13 MDX and 2010?12 ZDX Rear Active Damper – In cold areas, the rear active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. If an excessive amount of damper oil has leaked, the active dampers may make a clu

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November 8, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Service bulletin – Warranty Extension: 2007?09 MDX and 2010 ZDX Rear Active Damper – In cold areas, the rear active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. If an excessive amount of damper oil has leaked, the active dampers may make a clunk

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November 8, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Service bulletin – Warranty Extension: 2007?13 MDX and 2010?12 ZDX Front Active Damper – cold areas, the front active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. Since these dampers are mounted in an inverted position, the leak is not visible on

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November 8, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Service bulletin – Warranty Extension: 2007?09 MDX and 2010 ZDX Front Active Damper – This bulletin will expire May 8, 2017. In cold areas, the front active dampers may be susceptible to leaking. Since these dampers are mounted in an inver

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November 7, 2016 020000 SUSPENSION

Reimbursement form – the front and rear active dampers may leak. While leaks on the rear active suspension are visible, the front active dampers are mounted in an inverted position and the leak is not visible on the exterior of the damper.

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November 7, 2016 020000 SUSPENSION

Customer letter – owner notification for the front and rear active dampers may leak. While leaks on the rear active suspension are visible, the front active dampers are mounted in an inverted position and the leak is not visible on the exte

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December 17, 2014 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

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.

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October 31, 2014 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Service bulletin – There is a screech or squeak when the windows are raised or lowered. The lower seal on the door glass outer weatherstrip rolls over, causing a screech or squeak.

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February 12, 2015 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Service bulletin – There is a screech or squeak when the windows are raised or lowered. The lower seal on the door glass outer weatherstrip rolls over, causing a screech or squeak.

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October 19, 2012 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR TRANSMISSION IS AVAILABLE FOR THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK UP CLUTCH WHERE THE JUDDER IS FELT WHILE DRIVING, AND EXTENDED WARRANTY IS APPLIED TO TORQUE CONVERTER IF J

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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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October 25, 2013 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

ACURA: WHILE DRIVING, THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING WOULD HAVE A NOISE OR VIBRATION. LIKE MOANING, DRONING, OR HUMMING, COMING FROM IT, AND IS BEING INVESTIGATED. MODEL 2007-2013 MDX. *PE

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October 8, 2013 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

HONDA: AN INVESTIGATION, ON SOME VEHICLES, INTO HUMMING, MOANING, OR A DRONING NOISE, ALONG WITH VIBRATION, COMING FROM THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING, WHILE DRIVING. MODEL 2007-2013 MDX. *PE

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March 30, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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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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June 17, 2011 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

HONDA ACURA: VEHICLE STABILITY OR TRAILER ASSIST LIGHT IS ON WITH FOUR POSSIBLE TROUBLE CODES STORED. THE SHIFT LEVER MAY NOT MOVE FROM PARK. A BRAKE PEDAL POSITION SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS THE LIKELY CAUSE. 2007-2011 MDX. *RM

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June 1, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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March 31, 2011 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

HONDA: THE DRIVE BELT SQUEAKS WHEN A COLD ENGINE IS STARTED BECAUSE THE A/C PULLEY IS RUBBING AGAINST THE DRIVE BELT. *RM

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March 12, 2008 021530 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

CLICK FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION AREA WHILE ACCELERATING OR BRAKING. *NJ

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May 14, 2010 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

HONDA: THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS WILL RANDOMLY TURN ON BY THEMSELVES AND CANNOT BE TURNED OFF. *RM

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November 23, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

SERVICE BULLETIN – NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION.

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November 17, 2016 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

SERVICE BULLETIN – IN COLD AREAS, THE REAR ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO LEAKING. IF AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF DAMPER OIL HAS LEAKED, THE ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY MAKE A CLUNK OR A BANG WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS OR OVER SPEED BUMPS.

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November 17, 2016 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SERVICE BULLETIN – IN COLD AREAS, THE FRONT ACTIVE DAMPERS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO LEAKING. SINCE THESE DAMPERS ARE MOUNTED IN AN INVERTED POSITION, THE LEAK IS NOT VISIBLE ON THE EXTERIOR OF THE DAMPER. IF AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF DAMPER OIL

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August 3, 2012 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. CERTAIN VEHICLES STEERING WHEEL IS HARD TO TURN, WHILE DRIVING AT SLOW SPEEDS, IN CERTAIN AREAS, DUE TO POWER STEERING PUMP NOT PROVIDING CORRECT ASSISTANCE. MODELS 2007-12 MDX.

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October 15, 2011 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

ACURA: AFTER VEHICLE PARKED FOR A TIME, A/C BLOWS WARM AIR OR BATTERY DIES OUT OR BOTH. *PE

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October 15, 2011 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

ACURA: AFTER VEHICLE PARKED FOR A TIME, A/C BLOWS WARM AIR OR BATTERY DIES OUT OR BOTH. *PE

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