Acura ServiceNews – June 2013

ServiceNews

June 2013

Helping you fix it right the first time – every time

One-Push Start Troubleshooting Tips

Currently Applies To: ’13 and later ILX, ’13 and later RDX, and ’14 and later RLX

 

Got a one-push start vehicle with one of these symptoms?

  • The engine cranks, but won’t start.
  • The engine starts, but then stalls.
  • The engine start/stop button turns on electrical power, but won’t crank the engine.
  • The engine start/stop button won’t turn on electrical power and the engine won’t crank Here’s the best way to find and fix the problem:

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MIL Comes On With DTC P2176 – 2014 Acura RLX

B14-052
June 27, 2015
01258 Version 2

 

MIL Comes On With DTC P2176

Supersedes 14-052, dated December 17, 2014, to revise the information highlighted in yellow.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Year Model Trim VIN Range
 

2014

 

RLX

Base  

 

JH4KC1…EC000001 thru JH4KC1…EC002282

With Navigation
With Technology Package
With Krell Audio Package
With Advance Package JH4KC1F9.EC000001 Thru JH4KC1F9.EC002727

 

REVISION SUMMARY

Under WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION, the flat rate has been changed.

 

SYMPTOM

The MIL comes on with DTC P2176 (throttle actuator control system idle position not learned).

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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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