A/C Does Not Blow Cold Air and Condenser Leaks at Receiver Dryer Cap – 2016-2018 Honda Pilot & 2017-2019 Ridgeline

Service Bulletin

A18-080
October 4, 2018
Version 3

 

A/C Does Not Blow Cold Air and Condenser Leaks at Receiver Dryer Cap

Supersedes 18-080, dated August 25, 2018, to revise the information highlighted in yellow

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2016-17 Pilot ALL ALL
2018 Pilot 2WD 5FNYF5…JB000001 thru 5FNYF5…JB008758
2018 Pilot AWD 5FNYF6…JB000001 thru 5FNYF6…JB017071
2017-18 Ridgeline ALL ALL
2019 Ridgeline 2WD 5FPYK2…JB000001 thru 5FPYK2…JB002793
2019 Ridgeline AWD 5FPYK3…JB000001 thru 5FPYK3…JB015214

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION, the flat rate time for millimeter wave radar aiming was added, and under REPAIR PROCEDURE, step 10 was added.

 

SYMPTOM

The A/C does not blow cold air, and the lower corner of the condenser around the receiver/dryer cap is stained.

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Accessory Rear Parking Sensors Look Crooked or Have Recessed into Bumper? – 2017-2019 Acura MDX

ServiceNews Article

November 2018
B17120D Version 2

 

Accessory Rear Parking Sensors Look Crooked or Have Recessed into Bumper?

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim
2017-19 MDX Base
2017-19 MDX With Technology Package

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article replaces “Check Out the Revised Accessory Parking Sensor Installation Instruction,” posted in December 2017.

If any of the accessory rear parking sensors look crooked or have recessed into the bumper, make sure the two clips on the rear bumper harness were removed as called out in the installation instructions. If they weren’t, they can cause too much tension on the sensors with the harness installed, resulting in this issue.

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Fuel Fill Door Rear Edge Does Not Line Up – 2017-2019 Acura MDX

Service Bulletin

B18-073
December 20, 2018
Version 1

 

Fuel Fill Door Rear Edge Does Not Line Up

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2017-19 MDX ALL VINs that start with 5J8YD
2017-19 MDX Sport Hybrid ALL VINs that start with 5J8YD

 

SYMPTOM

The fuel fill door rear edge does not line up properly when closed.

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Left Rear Door Molding End Is Loose? – 2019 Acura RDX

ServiceNews Article

December 2018
B18080C Version 2

 

Left Rear Door Molding End Is Loose?

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim
2019 RDX ALL

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article replaces “Driver’s Side Rear Door Molding End Is Loose?,” posted in August 2018.

 

We’re getting reports of the back end of the left rear door molding coming loose. From our investigation, we’ve found this may be caused by the molding clip coming loose due to a curvature in the door hem.

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Hood Will Not Open – 2019 Acura RDX

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.

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