Hood Will Not Open – 2019 Acura RDX

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Service Bulletin

B18-067
December 21, 2018
Version 1

 

Hood Will Not Open

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2019 RDX AWD, Base 5J8TC2H3…KL000001 thru 5J8TC2H3…KL023981
2019 RDX AWD,With Technology Package 5J8TC2H5…KL000001 thru 5J8TC2H5…KL023619
2019 RDX AWD, With A-Spec Package 5J8TC2H6…KL000001 thru 5J8TC2H6…KL023801
2019 RDX AWD, With Advance Package 5J8TC2H7…KL000001 thru 5J8TC2H7…KL023155
2019 RDX 2WD, Base 5J8TC1H3…KL000001 thru 5J8TC1H3…KL013502
2019 RDX 2WD, With Technology Package 5J8TC1H5…KL000001 thru 5J8TC1H5…KL013438
2019 RDX 2WD, With A-Spec Package 5J8TC1H6…KL000001 thru 5J8TC1H6…KL013398
2019 RDX 2WD, With Advance Package 5J8TC1H7…KL000001 thru 5J8TC1H7…KL013556

 

SYMPTOM

The hood will not open when using the hood opener lever.

 

POSSIBLE CAUSE

Over-extending the hood opener lever dislodges the cables from the junction box.

 

CORRECTIVE ACTION

Replace the rear hood opener cable and the hood release handle.

 

NOTE

The hood cable consists of a front and a rear cable. This bulletin only replaces the rear cable.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

Part Name Part Number Quantity
Rear Hood Opener Cable 74132-TJB-A01 1
Hood Opener Lever 74135-TJB-A01ZA 1

 

WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION

The normal warranty applies.

Operation
Number
Description Flat
Rate
Time
Defect
Code
Symptom
Code
Template
ID
Failed
Part
Number
8121F8 Replace the rear hood cable and hood lever. 0.7 hr 07403 07902 B18067A 74132-TJB-A01

 

Skill Level: Repair Technician

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Raise the vehicle on a lift.
  2. Remove the front driver-side wheel.
  3. Remove the front driver-side inner fender as needed.

NOTE

Carefully remove the inner fender clips. Prying on them will deform the mounting brackets. Use a small screw driver to disengage the clips.

  1. Inspect the junction box.

junction box

  • If the junction box is open, go to step 5.
  • If the junction box is not open, open it, and check if the cables are in the correct position.
    • If the cables are not in the correct positions, go to step 5.
    • If the cables are in the correct positions, this bulletin does not apply. Proceed with normal troubleshooting.
  1. Remove the rear hood opener cable from the junction box.
  2. Remove the hood opener lever from inside the vehicle.

hood opener lever

  1. Install a new hood opener lever.
  2. Install a new rear hood opener cable.

NOTES

  • Make sure the cables are installed correctly in the junction box.
  • Only replace the rear hood opener cable.

Make sure the cables are installed correctly in the junction box

  1. Close the junction box and install two zip ties.

NOTES

  • The zip ties must be 2-4 mm wide to fit properly in the drain groove.
  • Make sure the zip ties are installed tightly, and the left zip tie is installed in the drain groove on the junction box.

install two zip ties

  1. Install the remaining removed parts in reverse order of removal.

END


B18-067
December 21, 2018
Version 1

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10152442

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10152442-0001.pdf

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