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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Product Update: Cross-Traffic Monitoring System – No Audible Alert – 2015 Acura TLX

B14-054
February 18, 2015
01328-01525 Version 3

 

Product Update: Cross-Traffic Monitoring System – No Audible Alert

Supersedes 14-054, dated January 17, 2015, to revise the information highlighted in yellow

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
2015 TLX L4 Tech Check the iN VIN status for eligibility
2015 TLX V6 2WD Tech
2015 TLX V6 SH-AWD Tech

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION, the layout was clarified for L4 and V6 vehicles.

 

SYMPTOM

When a vehicle passes behind the 2015 TLX, The Cross-Traffic Monitoring (CTM) alert does not sound. The display screen  shows CTM indicators (orange arrows) only.

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Noise and Judder From the Rear When Turning – 2003-2008 Honda Pilot & 2006-2008 Ridgeline

A04-040
August 8, 2008

 

Applies To:

2003 and later Pilot – ALL
2006 and later Ridgeline – ALL

 

Noise and Judder From the Rear When Turning

(Supersedes 04-040, dated April 25, 2006, to update the information marked by the black bars)

 

SYMPTOM

There is a noise and a judder from the rear when turning.

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MIL Comes On With DTC P0456 – 2007-2008 Honda Civic

A08-013
May 23, 2009

 

Applies To: See VEHICLES AFFECTED

 

MIL Comes On With DTC P0456

(Supersedes 08-013, dated March 14, 2008, to revise the information marked by the black bars)

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under VEHICLES AFFECTED, the VIN ranges for 2008 models have changed.

 

SYMPTOM

The MIL is on with DTC P0456 (EVAP system very small leak detected).

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