Alternator Testing With the GR8 Alternator/Starter Tester (AST) – 2005-2016 Acura

Service Bulletin
B12-001
September 12, 2015

 

Applies To: 2005–16 Models – Except Hybrid

 

Alternator Testing With the GR8 Alternator/Starter Tester (AST)

(Replaces 10-033, Service Manual Update: Alternator Testing, dated September 14, 2011)

(Supersedes 12-001, dated February 27, 2013, to revise the information marked by the black bars)

 

REVISION SUMMARY

In Applies To, added 2015 and 2016 model years.

 

BACKGROUND

The GR8 AST is capable of testing alternators. All warranty repairs to the alternator require your dealership to use the GR8 AST.

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MIL Comes On with DTC P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304 – 2015-2016 Honda Fit

Service Bulletin
A16-034
June 23, 2016
03948 Version 1

 

MIL Comes On with DTC P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2015 Fit ALL ALL
2016 Fit ALL 3HG……GM700001 thru 3HG……GM704625

JHM……GX000001 thru JHM……GX026880

 

SYMPTOM

The MIL comes on with DTC P0300 (random misfire detected) or P0301–P0304 (cylinder misfire detected).

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Firm 2nd to 3rd Gear Upshifts Under Certain Driving Conditions – 2015 Acura TLX

B15-040
March 22, 2017
05972 Version 7

 

Firm 2nd to 3rd Gear Upshifts Under Certain Driving Conditions

Supersedes 15-040, dated July 19, 2016, to revise the information highlighted in yellow

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2015 TLX V6 2WD 19UUB2…FA000001 to 19UUB2…FA021489
2015 TLX V6 SH-AWD® 19UUB3…FA000001 to 19UUB3…FA007728

 

REVISON SUMMARY

  • Under WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION, additional information was added.
  • REPAIR PROCEDURE information was changed.

 

BACKGROUND

Under very specific driving conditions the customer may notice the 2-3 upshift is more pronounced (firmer) than the other shifts. The transmission is working properly and this does not indicate a problem. This is not a durability concern.

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Multiple Indicator Lights Come On, Stuck in 4th Gear, and Temporary DTC P0714 is Set – 2015 Acura TLX

B15-041
August 21, 2015
02218 Version 1

Multiple Indicator Lights Come On, Stuck in 4th Gear, and Temporary DTC P0714 is Set

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2015 TLX V6 with 9-speed A/T ALL

 

SYMPTOM

Multiple Indicators come on and transmission is stuck in 4th gear, and temporary DTC P0714 is stored (ATF Temperature Sensor (Intermittent failure)).

NOTE: Indicator lights may not be present when the vehicle comes in.

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CHECK SYSTEM Message Displayed with MIL On and DTC P16F7 – 2013-2015 Acura ILX

B15-043
August 19, 2015
02267 Version 1

 

CHECK SYSTEM Message Displayed with MIL On and DTC P16F7

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2013–15 ILX Premium 2.4L with 6M/T ALL

 

SYMPTOM

The CHECK SYSTEM message is displayed with the MIL on and DTC P16F7 (starter inhibitor relay stuck on).

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