Front Brake Noise and/or Front Brake Judder – 2013-2016 Acura RDX

B16-002
April 27, 2016
02785 Version 3                                                                                                                                                                            

Front Brake Noise and/or Front Brake Judder

Supersedes 16-002, dated February 16, 2016, to revise the information highlighted in yellow.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN range
2013–15 RDX ALL ALL
2016 RDX 2WD 5J8TB3…GL000001 thru 5J8TB3…GL012358
2016 RDX AWD 5J8TB4…GL000001 thru 5J8TB4…GL019272

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under AFFECTED VEHICLES, VINs were added.

 

SYMPTOM

There is front brake noise during light brake pedal application. A vibration may also be felt through the steering wheel while braking.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Install new front brake discs and pads.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

Part Name Part Number Quantity
Front Brake Discs (Confirm stamping is dated 5/27/2015 or later. See repair procedure.) 45251-TX4-A01 2
Front Brake Pads 45022-TX4-A80 1

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION

The normal warranty applies.

Operation Number Description Flat Rate Time Defect Code Symptom Code Template ID Failed Part Number
410101 Replace the front brake discs 0.4 hr 03214 04201 16-002N 45022-TX4-A01
E Replace the front brake pads 0.3 hr

Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Inspect the supplier’s manufacturing date code on new service brake discs to confirm they are from the newest mold. Wheel hub date stamping must be May 27, 2015 or later and the casting core number in the vent slots must be 11 or greater. If the new service parts do not meet these criteria, do not install them. Re-order a new set.

manufacturing date code on new service brake discs

 

  1. With the vehicle on a lift, remove both front wheels.
  2. Replace both front brake discs and brake pads. Refer to the service information.
  3. Reinstall all removed parts in the reverse order of removal.

 

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