2012 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 2012 ACURA MDX

Recall Date Component Summary
February 17, 2012 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 PILOT AND ACURA MDX VEHICLES. THE VENT SHUT FLOAT (VSF) VALVE CASE IN THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY DOES NOT MEET THE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS.

Remedy:

HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VSF ASSEMBLY DATE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 13, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2012 ACURA MDX

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Date Component  

62 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 ACURA MDX

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Date Component  
BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL/PEDESTRIAN ALERT | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10499759
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11415240
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405875
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10920145
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11385644
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10725676
BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10499759
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10920145
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10917272
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10993109
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11010017
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10954405
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10948491
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11375956
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10939152
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10939148
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10933709
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11373555
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11372629
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11342875
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11340937
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11327454
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11319352
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11311015
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11310054
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11292235
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11271629
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11233406
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11207233
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 11195252
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11196434
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11192716
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218497
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11166545
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11121145
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11182732
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11081042
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11080717
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11072815
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11071684
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11143087
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11143084
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11144197
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11140235
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11061527
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11015605
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10885234
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10882103
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10852351
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10725676
BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10703427
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10654770
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10644344
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10562992
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10547132
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10533591
STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10503611
BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10499759
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10500178
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10495028
STRUCTURE | TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
ODI Number: 11105200
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10840300
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0 Investigations for 2012 ACURA MDX

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

91 Service Alerts for 2012 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

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

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

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

March 18, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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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August 10, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Service Bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ring’s ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder wall to the crankcase, which can result in excessive engine oil consumpt

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April 30, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service Bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ring’s ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder wall to the crankcase, which can result in excessive engine oil consumpt

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May 18, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Service Bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ring’s ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder wall to the crankcase, which can result in excessive engine oil consumpt

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October 2, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Service Bulletin – Due to high demand for repairs under this warranty extension, pistons and rings required to complete this repair are currently backordered. Acura has provided this service bulletin (19-052) as a mechanism to cover clients

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January 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Dealer message – Today, January 16, 2019, Acura is announcing a warranty extension for certain 2009-14 Acura vehicles equipped with the 3.7L V6 engine to address client concerns related to excessive oil consumption. Acura is extending the

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January 16, 2019 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ring’s ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder wall to the crankcase, which can result in excessive engine oil consumpt

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

January 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ring’s ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder wall to the crankcase, which can result in excessive engine oil consumpt

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

February 21, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service Bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ring’s ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder wall to the crankcase, which can result in excessive engine oil consumpt

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February 14, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Owner Notification Letter – On certain 2009-14 Acura vehicles equipped with the 3.7L V6 engine, the oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits during normal engine operation. These deposits restrict the control ring’s ability

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January 29, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012-2013 MDXs & 2013-2014 RDXs with a complaint of MIL on with the DTC P2101 (Throttle Control System Malfunction) stored. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM

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

January 29, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012-2013 MDXs & 2013-2014 RDXs with a complaint of MIL on with the DTC P2101 (Throttle Control System Malfunction) stored. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM

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

August 2, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Techline summary article – Some clients may complain that the Low Oil Pressure indicator comes on, requiring engine oil to be added, while others who routinely check the oil level as recommended in their owner?s manual may find that oil con

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May 11, 2018 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder walls to the crankcase, which can result in engine oil consumption that may exc

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

May 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder walls to the crankcase, which can result in engine oil consumption that may exc

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May 11, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder walls to the crankcase, which can result in engine oil consumption that may exc

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

September 28, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Service bulletin – After the software update, some vehicles, based on how they are driven (extreme conditions), may still experience ATF deterioration after updating the PGM-FI or A/T system and the shudder may return. The problem is typica

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September 28, 2018 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Service bulletin – A judder from the torque converter lock-up clutch may be felt while driving between 20 and 60 mph. The problem is typically diagnosed as a bad torque converter. American Honda investigated the judder and found that the to

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May 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder walls to the crankcase, which can result in engine oil consumption that may exc

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

March 20, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder walls to the crankcase, which can result in engine oil consumption that may exc

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

March 16, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder walls to the crankcase, which can result in engine oil consumption that may exc

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

March 9, 2018 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Service bulletin – After the software update, some vehicles based on how they are driven (extreme conditions) may still experience ATF deterioration after updating the PGM-FI or A/T system and the shudder may return. The problem is typicall

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March 9, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

Service bulletin – A judder from the torque converter lock-up clutch may be felt while driving between 20 and 60 mph. The problem is typically diagnosed as a bad torque converter. American Honda investigated the judder and found that the to

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February 18, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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. The fuel f

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April 25, 2014 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the veh

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April 25, 2014 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the veh

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April 29, 2014 026000 TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012-2013 MDXs with a complaint of MIL on with the DTC P2101 (Throttle Control System Malfunction) stored.

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

April 25, 2014 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the veh

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

April 25, 2014 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the veh

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

April 29, 2014 026000 TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012-2013 MDXs with a complaint of MIL on with the DTC P2101 (Throttle Control System Malfunction) stored.

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

May 29, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012-2013 MDXs with a complaint of MIL on with the DTC P2101 (Throttle Control System Malfunction) stored. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to in

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

May 29, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the veh

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

June 12, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012-2013 MDXs with a complaint of MIL on with the DTC P2101 (Throttle Control System Malfunction) stored. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to in

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

June 12, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the veh

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

April 12, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Service bulletin – The oil control rings may become clogged with carbon deposits. These deposits restrict the ability to scrape and return oil from the cylinder walls to the crankcase, which can result in engine oil consumption that may exc

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

January 10, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Servicenews article – Some clients may complain that the Low Oil Pressure indicator comes on, requiring engine oil to be added, while others who routinely check the oil level as recommended in their owner?s manual may find that oil consumpt

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

January 10, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Servicenews article – Some clients may complain that the Low Oil Pressure indicator comes on, requiring engine oil to be added, while others who routinely check the oil level as recommended in their owner?s manual may find that oil consumpt

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

July 24, 2014 127200 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM)is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehi

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

July 24, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM)is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehi

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

January 10, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Servicenews article – Some clients may complain that the Low Oil Pressure indicator comes on, requiring engine oil to be added, while others who routinely check the oil level as recommended in their owner?s manual may find that oil consumpt

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

November 11, 2014 013000 STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Service bulletin – The vehicle?s body and steering wheel vibrates while it?s at idle or very low speed when turning the steering wheel. The high pressure demand from the steering gearbox on the power steering pump causes a vibration in the

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June 26, 2014 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Service bulletin – The ACC/CMBS indicator is on with DTC 30 (brake light relay circuit malfunction). The control unit misinterprets inputs from the brake pedal position switch.

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February 14, 2018 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Dealer message – Every Service Bulletin requires you to take an HDS snap shot and use the job aid or Tech2Tech to confirm the judder/shudder is coming from the torque converter.

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

July 7, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM)is investigating certain 2012-2013MDXs with a complaint of MIL on with the DTC P2101 (Throttle Control System Malfunction)stored. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspe

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

July 7, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Dealer message – American Honda (AHM)is investigating certain 2012 MDXs with a complaint of the hazard warning button (hazard switch) sticking when pressed. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehi

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

August 31, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Dealer Message – On January 16, 2019, Acura announced a warranty extension for certain 2009-14 Acura vehicles equipped with a 3.7L V6 engine to address client concerns related to excessive oil consumption. Acura extended the powertrain warr

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 3, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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. The fuel

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

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.

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

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 16, 2014 010000 STEERING

Service bulletin – The steering wheel vibrates or there is a moan from under the hood while turning at slow speeds. The increase in steering pump torque causes the belt to slip on the alternator pulley.

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October 16, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Service bulletin – The steering wheel vibrates or there is a moan from under the hood while turning at slow speeds. The increase in steering pump torque causes the belt to slip on the alternator pulley.

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

August 6, 2013 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

HONDA: ENGINEERING REQUEST INVESTIGATION OF NOISE, LIKE MOANING, OR HUMMING, OR DRONING, THAT OCCURS WHILE DRIVING, COMING FROM FRONT WHEEL BEARING. MODEL 2011-2013 MDX, ZDX. *PE

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June 5, 2013 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

ACURA: CERTAIN VEHICLES ARE BEING INVESTIGATED DUE TO THE FRONT WHEEL BEARING MAKING NOISES, LIKE MOANING, DRONING, OR HUMMING, WHILE DRIVING. MODELS 2011-2013 MDX, ZDX. *PE

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April 9, 2013 147000 AIR BAGS: ALLEGED COUNTERFEIT AIR BAG

ACURA: INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE REGARDING THE DANGEROUS USAGE OF COUNTERFEIT AIRBAGS IN VEHICLES, AND SHOULD HAVE VEHICLES INSPECTED TO ENSURE AIRBAGS ARE GENUINE, FACTORY AUTHORIZED. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE

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October 30, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION IS BEING DONE REGARDING MIL ON WITH THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2101. MODEL 2012-2013 MDX, 2013-2014 RDX. *PE

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

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 2, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION IS BEING CONDUCTED, ON SOME VEHICLES, REGARDING AN IMMEDIATE ENGINE SHUT OFF AFTER AN INTERMITTENT ENGINE START WHICH IS CAUSED BY THE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM. MODEL 2011-2013 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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January 29, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

HONDA: THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP IS ILLUMINATED. STORED P2101 (THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION). AHM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT SPECIFIC PARTS FROM THE VEHICLE BEFORE ANY EFFORT TO REPAIR IT HAS BEEN MADE. *JS

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June 26, 2014 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

ACURA: A MALFUNCTION IN BRAKE LIGHT RELAY CIRCUIT CAUSES ACC/CMBS INDICATOR TO COME ON, DUE TO MISINTERPRETING CONTROL UNIT, FROM BRAKE PEDAL SWITCH POSITION. MODEL 2010-2013 MDX. *PE

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June 21, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

HONDA ACURA: REQUEST FOR PARTS FOR SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCING A MALFUNCTION WITH ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. MODELS 2012-2013 MDX, 2013 RDX. *PE

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August 31, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER MESSAGE – AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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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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October 6, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER MESSAGE – AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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October 3, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER MESSAGE – AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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June 1, 2011 190000 TIRES

HONDA: 2007-2012 ACURA MDX. A NOTICE OF AN UPDATED TIRE FITMENT THAT IS GOING TO BE INTRODUCED. *RM

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April 25, 2014 127200 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH

ACURA: HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (HAZARD SWITCH) WOULD STICK WHEN PRESSED AND MANUFACTURER IS INVESTIGATING THE ISSUE. *PE

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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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February 11, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SERVICE BULLETIN – AFTER THE SOFTWARE UPDATE, SOME VEHICLES BASED ON HOW THEY ARE DRIVEN (EXTREME CONDITIONS) MAY STILL EXPERIENCE ATF DETERIORATION AFTER UPDATING THE PGM-FI OR A/T SYSTEM AND THE SHUDDER MAY RETURN. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICAL

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April 6, 2012 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE BUG CAUSES THE CD PLAYER OR REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (RES) TO RESTART THE DISC WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS TURNED TO LOCK, THEN BACK TO ON. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL TSX MODEL YE

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April 6, 2012 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE BUG CAUSES THE CD PLAYER OR REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (RES) TO RESTART THE DISC WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS TURNED TO LOCK, THEN BACK TO ON. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL TSX MODEL YE

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November 20, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, REGARDING THE THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION, WITH MIL ON, STORED IN DTC P2101. MODEL 2012-2013, MDX, 2013-2014 RDX. *PE

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November 20, 2013 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

ACURA: AN INVESTIGATION, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, REGARDING THE THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM MALFUNCTION, WITH MIL ON, STORED IN DTC P2101. MODEL 2012-2013, MDX, 2013-2014 RDX. *PE

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

SERVICE BULLETIN – NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION.

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June 12, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

ACURA: DUE TO COMPLAINTS, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, AN INVESTIGATION IS LOOKING INTO THE MALFUNCTION OF THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM. MODEL 2012-2013 MDX. *PE

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June 12, 2014 127200 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH

ACURA: THE HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (HAZARD SWITCH), ON SOME VEHICLES, WHEN PRESSED WOULD STICK. MODEL 2012 MDX. *PE

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November 17, 2016 102400 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:LUBRICANT

SERVICE BULLETIN – A JUDDER FROM THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK-UP CLUTCH MAY BE FELT WHILE DRIVING BETWEEN 20 AND 60MPH. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAGNOSED AS A BAD TORQUE CONVERTER. AMERICAN HONDA INVESTIGATED THE JUDDER AND FOUND THAT THE TO

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September 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

DEALER MESSAGE – AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THIS

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November 2, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DEALER MESSAGES – AMERICAN HONDA (AHM) IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN 2010-2013 MDXS, 2011-2012 RLS, 2009-2014 SHAWD TLS & 2010-2013 ZDXS WITH A CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION. TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CAUSE OF THI

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November 2, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SERVICE BULLETIN – A JUDDER FROM THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK-UP CLUTCH MAY BE FELT WHILE DRIVING BETWEEN 20 AND 60MPH. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAGNOSED AS A BAD TORQUE CONVERTER. AMERICAN HONDA INVESTIGATED THE JUDDER AND FOUND THAT THE TOR

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November 2, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SERVICE BULLETIN – A JUDDER FROM THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK-UP CLUTCH MAY BE FELT WHILE DRIVING BETWEEN 20 AND 60MPH. THE PROBLEM IS TYPICALLY DIAGNOSED AS A BAD TORQUE CONVERTER. AMERICAN HONDA INVESTIGATED THE JUDDER AND FOUND THAT THE TOR

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2012 ACURA MDX

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