2016 Acura MDX: TQI and New Model Service Information

B15-004
August 12, 2015
01357 Version 2

 

2016 MDX: TQI and New Model Service Information

Supersedes 15-004, dated January 21, 2015, to revise the information highlighted in yellow.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim Level
2016 MDX 2WD SH-AWD
MDX MDX
With AcuraWatch Plus Package With AcuraWatch Plus Package
With Technology Package With Technology Package
With Technology and AcuraWatch Plus Packages With Technology and AcuraWatch Plus Packages
With Technology and Entertainment Packages With Technology and Entertainment Packages
With Technology, Entertainment, and AcuraWatch Plus Packages With Technology, Entertainment, and AcuraWatch Plus Packages
With Advance Package With Advance Package
With Advance and Entertainment Packages With Advance and Entertainment Packages

 

REVISION SUMMARY

  • Under TQI PROCEDURES, 10. Do the Idle Learn Procedure, revised the text to cover the 9-speed automatic transmission.
  • Under NEW MODEL SERVICE INFORMATION, 1. ATF, changed ATF type from 3.0 to 3.1 or higher.

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin covers the total quality inspection (TQI) of the 2016 MDX. It includes these procedures:

1. Remove the Exterior Protective Coatings 12. Set the Clock
2. Install the Fuses 13. Set the Compass Zone (Models Without Navigation)
3. Remove the Interior Protective Coverings 14. Check the Compass Calibration (Models Without Navigation)
4. Install the Floor Mats 15. Check/Refresh XM Satellite Radio Dealer Demo Service (Except in Alaska and Hawaii)
5. Check the Battery 16. Check the ACC, CMBS/FCW, LKAS, LDW/RDM, and Auto Idle Stop Indicators (If Equipped)
6. Install the Body Plugs 17. Check the Head-Up Warning (HUW) Indicator  (If Equipped)
7. Install the Front License Plate Holder 18. Check Bluetooth®HandsFreeLink® (HFL)
8. Check the Parking Brake Adjustment 19. Check the Moonroof One-Touch Feature
9. Set the Tire Pressures 20. Reset the AcuraLink Control Unit
10. Do the Idle Learn Procedure 21. Set Up the Rear Entertainment System  (If Equipped)
11. Initialize the Audio-Navigation Unit Anti-Theft Function and Set AM/FM Audio Unit Presets

To do a TQI on a model with a navigation system, be sure to complete S/B 15-005, 2016 MDX: TQI of the Navigation System.

This bulletin also includes this new model service information:

1. ATF 4. Car Wash Mode
2. 9-Speed A/T 5. Third Generation SH-AWD
3. Auto Park Mode 6. Blind Spot Information with Cross-Traffic Monitoring (Except  MDX and MDX with AcuraWatch Plus Package)

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Function Buttons (PHONE, MENU, BACK, SETTINGS, Etc.) Stick – 2014-2015 Honda Odyssey

A14-022
August 25, 2015
51398-02259 Version 2

 

Function Buttons (PHONE, MENU, BACK, SETTINGS, Etc.) Stick

Supersedes 14-022, dated May 21, 2014, to revise the information highlighted in yellow.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
 2014  Odyssey ALL  ALL
 2015  Odyssey EX, EX-L, Touring  5FNRL5…FB000001 thru 5FNRL5…FB115934

 

REVISION SUMMARY 

All Sections were revised; American Honda recommends that you review the entire bulletin.

 

SYMPTOM

One or more of the function buttons around the center switch panel dial (PHONE, MENU, BACK, SETTINGS, Etc.) are sticking.

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Product Update: Audio and Audio-Navigation Unit Software Update – 2013 Honda Accord & Crosstour

A13-001
August 21, 2015
51788-02200 Version 5

 

Product Update: Audio and Audio-Navigation Unit Software Update

Supersedes 13-001, dated June 24, 2014, to revise the information highlighted in yellow.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2013 Accord ALL Check the iN VIN status for eligibility
2013 Crosstour ALL Check the iN VIN status for eligibility

 

REVISION SUMMARY 

All sections were revised, American Honda recommends that you review the entire bulletin.

 

BACKGROUND

There are several known audio and navigation system software bugs that are repaired by updating the software in the audio or the audio-navigation unit.

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Vehicles with Navigation: Audio Turns Off After Using HFL, No Sound/Static in Rear Headphones, and Other Listed Issues – 2013-2015 Honda

A15-002
August 21, 2015
02202 Version 1

Vehicles with Navigation: Audio Turns Off After Using HFL, No Sound/Static in Rear Headphones, and Other Listed Issues

Replaces S/B 14-019, Product Update: Audio-Navigation Unit Software Update

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
 2013   Accord ALL with navigation  ALL
 2014   Accord 2-door L4 EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Accord 2-door V6 EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Accord 4-door L4 EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Accord 4-door V6 EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Accord 4-door Touring with navigation  ALL
 2014   Accord Plug-In ALL  ALL
 2014   Accord Hybrid ALL  ALL
 2013   Crosstour ALL with navigation  ALL
 2014   Crosstour L4 2WD EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Crosstour V6 2WD EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Crosstour V6 4WD EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Crosstour V6 AWD EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Odyssey EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2014   Odyssey Touring with navigation  ALL
 2015   Odyssey EX-L with navigation  ALL
 2015   Odyssey Touring with navigation  ALL

 

SYMPTOM

The vehicle may have one or more of the following software bugs:

  • When in XM mode, the audio unit turns off after making an HFL call.
  • There is no sound or there is static in the rear headphones (both wired and wireless).
  • When in XM mode, the XM radio information on the center display does not match the touch screen.
  • The info/setting screen flashes after using LaneWatch.
  • The HFL deletes saved speed dial information and voice tags.
  • The audio-navigation system reboots when a customer’s CD is inserted.
  • The HFL system reboots when trying to place a call using a name that contains a non-alphanumeric character.
  • The reverse camera image stays on after shifting out of Reverse.
  • IMID goes blank while parallel parking.

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Product Update: Electronic Power Steering (EPS) Software Update – 2013-2014 Honda Accord

A15-055
February 17, 2017
05821 Version 2

 

Product Update: Electronic Power Steering (EPS) Software Update

Supersedes 15-055, dated August 21, 2015; See REVISION SUMMARY

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2013 Accord ALL Check the iN VIN status for eligibility
2014 Accord Plug-In ALL Check the iN VIN status for eligibility

 

REVISION SUMMARY

The reference to the Mongoose Pro Honda Quick Start Guide was removed because it is no longer available.

 

BACKGROUND

When a failure is detected, the EPS control unit goes into back-up mode. The new software provides partial assist during back-up mode.

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