Front Brakes Judder – 2004-2007 Acura TSX

B07-021
05.28.2010

 

Applies To: 2004-07 TSX – ALL

 

2004–07 TSX: Front Brakes Judder

 

SYMPTOM

The driver feels a vibration through the steering wheel when the brakes are applied normally.

 

PROBABLE CAUSE

The front brake pads have worn the discs unevenly.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Refinish the front brake discs, and install new front brake pads.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

Front Pad Set 45022-SEC-A00 

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION

The normal warranty applies.

Operation Number: 410820
Resurface both front brake discs with on-car lathe (includes pad replacement).

Flat Rate Time: 0.9 hour
Failed Part: P/N 45022-SEA-J11
Defect Code: 00401
Symptom Code: 03502
Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the front brake pads:
    • Refer to page 19-11 of the 04–07 TSX Service Manual, or
    • Online, enter keyword PAD, and select Front Brake Pad Inspection and Replacement from the list.
  2. Inspect the front brake discs (see page 19-14 of the service manual). (Online, use the keyword FRONT DISC, and select Front Brake Disc Inspection from the list.)
    • If the discs are within the service limits, go to step 3.
    • If the discs are beyond the service limits, replace the discs, then go to step 3.
  3. Refinish the brake discs using a commercially available on-car brake lathe. Refer to service bulletin 00-037, Brake Disc Refinishing Guidelines.
  4. Install new front brake pads:
    • Refer to page 19-11 of the service manual, or
    • Online, enter keyword PAD, and select Front Brake Pad Inspection and Replacement from the list.
  5. Test-drive the vehicle to make sure the problem is eliminated.

 

 

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