Front Brake Noise and/or Front Brake Judder – 2013-2016 Acura RDX

B16-002
April 27, 2016
02785 Version 3                                                                                                                                                                            

Front Brake Noise and/or Front Brake Judder

Supersedes 16-002, dated February 16, 2016, to revise the information highlighted in yellow.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN range
2013–15 RDX ALL ALL
2016 RDX 2WD 5J8TB3…GL000001 thru 5J8TB3…GL012358
2016 RDX AWD 5J8TB4…GL000001 thru 5J8TB4…GL019272

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under AFFECTED VEHICLES, VINs were added.

 

SYMPTOM

There is front brake noise during light brake pedal application. A vibration may also be felt through the steering wheel while braking.

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HFL Poor Sound Quality or Static – 2013-2016 Acura RDX

B15-051
February 26, 2016
02609 Version 3

 

HFL Poor Sound Quality or Static

Supersedes 15-051, Titled HFL Poor Sound Quality or Static, dated December 9, 2015, to revise the information highlighted in yellow.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2013–16 RDX ALL ALL

 

REVISIOIN SUMMARY

Title has been changed from “HFL Poor Quality or Static” to “HFL Poor Sound Quality or Static”.

 

BACKGROUND

When the client uses the HFL, the person they are speaking with may experience poor sound quality, static, or the speaker’s voice cutting out.

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Engine Intermittently Rattles or Runs Rough with MIL Blinking – 2013-2016 Acura

ServiceNews Article

B16060G Version 1

June 2016

 

Engine Intermittently Rattles or Runs Rough with MIL Blinking?

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

2014−16 MDX, 2013−16 RDX, 2014−16 RLX, 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid, and 2016 RLX Sport Hybrid

 

While driving under steady cruise (between 30 and 65 mph) or light acceleration, does the engine intermittently rattle or runs rough with the MIL blinking? Since these driving conditions are likely to activate VCM operation, the probable reason for these symptoms is sticking VCM rocker arms. Here the lowdown.

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Judder from the Torque Converter Lock-Up Clutch – 2013-2016 Acura RDX

B16-043
August 3, 2016
04533 Version 1

 

Judder from the Torque Converter Lock-Up Clutch

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN range
2013–16 RDX ALL ALL

 

BACKGROUND

A judder from the torque converter lock-up clutch may be felt while driving between 20 and 60mph. The problem is typically diagnosed as a bad torque converter. American Honda investigated the judder and found that the torque converter was not causing the judder; rather, it was caused by deteriorated transmission fluid. The transmission fluid deteriorates quicker than expected when it is exposed to intermittent high heat loads under specific driving conditions. American Honda is working on a software update that will maintain the transmission fluid temperature within the desirable range under all driving conditions and eliminate the potential for this judder. American Honda will revise this service bulletin when the software update is available.

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TIGHTEN FUEL CAP Message On or DTC P0455 and/or P0456 is Set – 2013-2015 Acura RDX

B14-053
December 19, 2014
BTB 01276 (1412)

 

TIGHTEN FUEL CAP Message On or DTC P0455 and/or P0456 is Set

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2013–14 RDX ALL ALL
2015 RDX ALL 2WD 5J8TB3…FL000001 thru 5J8TB3…FL010016
2015 RDX ALL AWD 5J8TB4…FL000001 thru 5J8TB4…FL017148

 

SYMPTOM

The TIGHTEN FUEL CAP message is on or DTC P0455 (EVAP system large leak) and/or DTC P0456 (EVAP system very small leak detected) set.

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