Gurgle or Chirp from Under Hood at Cold Start-Up – 2012-2014 Acura TL

B14-049
January 14, 2015
01191

      

Gurgle or Chirp from Under Hood at Cold Start-Up

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2012−14 TL ALL with A/T ALL

 

SYMPTOM

There is a gurgle or chirp from under the hood at cold-start-up.

 

POSSIBLE CAUSES

There is a restriction in the ATF filter.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Replace the ATF filter and ATF.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

Part Name Part Number Quantity
ATF Filter 25430-PLR-003  1
ATF DW-1 (1-quart bottle) 08200-9008A  4
Sealing Washer (24mm) 11107-PWA-300  1
Drain Plug Washer (18mm) 90471-PX4-000  1

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION

The normal warranty applies.

Operation Number Description Flat Rate Time Template ID Failed Part Number
218184 Replace ATF filter and ATF. 0.6 hr 14-049N 25430-PLR-003 

Defect Code: 07403
Symptom Code: 04201
Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Warm up the engine to normal operating temperature (the cooling fans cycle twice), then turn the ignition to OFF.
  2. Remove the engine compartment covers.
    • Detach the left side engine compartment cover.
    • Detach the right engine compartment cover.
    • Detach the clips and release the projection, then remove the front bulkhead cover.

front bulkhead cover

 

  1. Remove the air cleaner. Do not remove the battery.
  2. Remove the intake air duct.
  3. Raise the vehicle on a lift and make sure it is securely supported.
  4. Remove the drain plug and sealing washer, then drain the ATF.

drain plug

 

  1. Install the drain plug with a new sealing washer and torque the drain plug to 49 N∙m (36 lb-ft).
  2. Disconnect the ATF cooler hoses from the ATF filter.

ATF cooler hoses

 

  1. Remove the bolt from the ATF filter holder and remove the holder and filter.
  2. Install a new filter, then install the filter holder and bolt. Torque the bolt to 12 N∙m (8.7 lb-ft).
  3. Connect the ATF cooler hoses.
  4. Remove the ATF filler bolt and sealing washer.
  5. Refill the transmission with about 3.1L (3.3 qt) of ATF.

ATF filler bolt

 

  1. Install the ATF filler bolt with a new sealing washer. Torque the bolt to 44 N∙m (33 lb-ft).
  2. Make sure the fluid level is between the upper and lower mark on the ATF dipstick.

ATF dipstick

 

  1. Install the intake air duct.
  2. Install the air cleaner.
  3. Install the engine compartment covers.
  4. Reset the Maintenance Minder.

NOTE: If the Maintenance Minder required ATF replacement, reset it and you are done. If it did not require ATF replacement, go to step 22.

  1. Connect the HDS and turn the ignition to ON.
  2. Select BODY ELECTRICAL, ADJUSTMENT, and MAINTENANCE MINDER.
  3. Select RESET and MAINTENANCE SUB ITEM 3 RESET.

END

 

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