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2014 Acura RDX Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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03/12/18 NHTSA ID: 10129820
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014 rdxs with a complaint of a front brake noise. the noise can be described as squealing, squeaking or grinding and it can occur when the brake pads are hot or cold. to fully
03/05/18 NHTSA ID: 10129525
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014 rdxs with a complaint of a front brake noise. the noise can be described as squealing, squeaking or grinding and it can occur when the brake pads are hot or cold. to fully
03/05/18 NHTSA ID: 10129500
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014 rdxs with a complaint of a front brake noise. the noise can be described as squealing, squeaking or grinding and it can occur when the brake pads are hot or cold. to fully
08/15/17 NHTSA ID: 10115208
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - 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. during short drive cycles, the pcm may misinterpret inputs from the evaporative system
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108731
TSB ID: ENG REQ - BER150

Engineering request for investigation - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2015 rdxs with clients reporting brake judder. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific parts from the veh
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108837
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - the electric differential pressure solenoid (edps) has excessive oil pressure, causing the awd indicator to come on and dtc c-1858-73 (differential fluid pressure deviation high) to set.
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07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108785
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2015 rdxs with clients reporting brake judder. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific parts from the vehicle prior to you attem
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108832
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2015 rdxs with clients reporting brake judder. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific parts from the vehicle prior to you attem
07/31/17 NHTSA ID: 10108725
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2015 rdxs with clients reporting brake judder. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific parts from the vehicle prior to you attem
07/28/17 NHTSA ID: 10108654
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm)is investigating certain 2014-2015 rdxs with clients reporting brake judder. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific parts from the vehicle prior to you attemp
06/30/17 NHTSA ID: 10108396
TSB ID: B16-002

Service bulletin - there is front brake noise during light brake pedal application. a vibration may also be felt through the steering wheel while braking.
06/19/17 NHTSA ID: 10106928
TSB ID: B16-002

Service bulletin - there is front brake noise during light brake pedal application. a vibration may also be felt through the steering wheel while braking.
05/18/17 NHTSA ID: 10099522
TSB ID: B-PAS-02192016-9

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2016 rdxs with evidence of fuel leak from the fuel tank to the fuel pump connection. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific par
05/17/17 NHTSA ID: 10099433
TSB ID: B-PAS-03292016-9

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2016 rdxs with evidence of fuel leak from the fuel tank to the fuel pump connection. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect specific par
01/12/17 NHTSA ID: 10088472
TSB ID: B-PAS-02032016-9

Dealer message - ahm is investigating certain vehicles with evidence of fuel leak from the fuel tank to the fuel pump connection. please provide parts to ahm prior to attempting a repair of any kind.
01/11/17 NHTSA ID: 10088348
TSB ID: B16-002

Service bulletin - there is front brake noise during light brake pedal application. a vibration may also be felt through the steering wheel while braking. install new front brake discs and pads to remedy this condition.
01/11/17 NHTSA ID: 10088371
TSB ID: B-PAS-02162016-9

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2016 mdxs with a client complaint of front bearing noise coming from the front while driving. the noise can be described as howling or moaning. to fully understand the caus
01/04/17 NHTSA ID: 10087741
TSB ID: BER16020A

Engineering request for investigation - please call honda to discuss any fuel leaks from the fuel tank to the fuel pump connection.
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12/28/16 NHTSA ID: 10087422
TSB ID: B16-059

Service bulletin - there is a pop or clunk from the rear suspension when driving on a rough road in cold weather with temperatures below 50°f. the rear damper upper mount bushing material is too hard.
11/16/16 NHTSA ID: 10084336
TSB ID: B16060G

Service news article - 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 ope
11/15/16 NHTSA ID: 10084256
TSB ID: B16-002

Service bulletin - replace the front brake discs and pads to remedy front brake noise during light brake pedal application.
07/07/16 NHTSA ID: 10075671
TSB ID: 16-002

Summary to be provided on a future date.
07/07/16 NHTSA ID: 10076129
TSB ID: BER16020A

2014-2016 rdx leak from fuel pump connection american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2014-2016 rdxs with evidence of fuel leak from the fuel tank to the fuel pump connection. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would
06/22/16 NHTSA ID: 10075335
TSB ID: ACURA 14-16

Summary to be provided on a future date.
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06/22/16 NHTSA ID: 10075336
TSB ID: ACURA RFP 14-16

Summary to be provided on a future date.
06/22/16 NHTSA ID: 10075338
TSB ID: ACURA RFP 14-16

Summary to be provided on a future date.
02/11/14 NHTSA ID: 10054638
TSB ID: IN-2013-09

Acura: an investigation into steering column noise (clicking, tapping, ticking or rattling), when turning either left or right, on some vehicles. model 2013-2014 rdx.
01/28/14 NHTSA ID: 10054472
TSB ID: IN-13-20

Acura: an investigation is being done regarding mil on with throttle control system malfunction, diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p2101. model 2012-2013 mdx, 2013-2014 rdx.
01/28/14 NHTSA ID: 10054476
TSB ID: IN-13-11

Acura: an investigation into cause of noise, ticking, clicking, rattling, or tapping, in steering column when turning steering wheel. model 2013-2014 rdx.
11/22/13 NHTSA ID: 10053783
TSB ID: SB-10112013

Acura: the mil on, with dtc p2101 (throttle control system malfunction), and an investigation is being conducted to understand cause of the condition. model 2013-2014 rdx.
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04/16/18 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10133012
TSB ID: B17-018

Service bulletin - after the software update, some vehicles based on how they are driven (extreme conditions) may still experience atf deterioration after updating the pgm-fi or a/t system and the shudder may return. the problem is typicall
04/16/18 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10133011
TSB ID: B17-017

Service bulletin - a judder from the torque converter lock-up clutch may be felt while driving between 20 and 60 mph. the problem is typically diagnosed as a bad torque converter. american honda investigated the judder and found that the to
02/26/18 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10129342
TSB ID: BVE02142018901

Dealer message - every service bulletin requires you to take an hds snap shot and use the job aid or tech2tech to confirm the judder/shudder is coming from the torque converter.
05/11/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10098869
TSB ID: B16-043

Service bulletin - this bulletin is replaced by 17-017, 2013-17 rdx: judder from the torque converter lock-up
05/11/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10098870
TSB ID: B17-017

Service bulletin - a judder from the torque converter lock-up clutch may be felt while driving between 20 and 60 mph. the problem is typically diagnosed as a bad torque converter. american honda investigated the judder and found that the t
02/27/14 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10054806
TSB ID: IN-RFV-1-29-14

Honda: the malfunction indicator lamp is illuminated. stored p2101 (throttle control system malfunction). ahm is attempting to collect specific parts from the vehicle before any effort to repair it has been made. *js
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10/24/13 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10053405
TSB ID: IN-09-18-13

Honda: some vehicles may not be able to shift out of park. ahm is requesting to collect parts from the vehicle prior to any attempt to repair. *js
10/18/13 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10053305
TSB ID: IN-09-13

Honda: shift may not be able to moved from park. ahm request to collect specific parts from the vehicle before attempting any repairs. *js
02/26/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10129298
TSB ID: DLR MSG - RFP -

Dealer message - american honda (ahm) is investigating certain 2013-2014 rdxs with a complaint of fuel cap warning light on with or without dtc p455(evap system large leak detected) and/or p456(evap system very small leak detected) stored.
10/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10118838
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - the moonroof will not auto-close or will reverse direction when contacting the wind deflector. the drain channel rods create too much friction when the moonroof is closing, which causes the anti-pinch function to operate
06/19/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107084
TSB ID: B15-001 - 8-21-1

Service bulletin - the vehicle may have one or more of the following symptoms: ¿ when in the 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 wirele
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106701
TSB ID: B-JID-02102016-3

Dealer message - dealer q&a regarding 2005-2016 multi model driver's airbag inflator recall.
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06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106700
TSB ID: B-JID-02102016-3

Dealer message - on friday, we informed you that acura is putting in place a number of provisions and programs to support you and our clients affected by the 2005-2016 multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator stop sale/safety recall announced
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106699
TSB ID: B-JID-02052016-3

Dealer message - we¿ve been working to address the questions and concerns we¿ve received from the national dealer advisory board and members of advisory committees, as well as from many of you through our field representatives related to t
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106698
TSB ID: B-FTD-02052016-3

Dealer message - on friday, january 29th, american honda no��fied nhtsa of a stop sale and safety recall for approximately 530,000 model year 2005-2016 acura vehicles. this recall is due to the takata driver's side airbag inf
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106695
TSB ID: B-APS-02082016-3

Dealer message - on friday, january 29, 2016, acura notified nhtsa of a stop sale and safety recall for approximately 530,000 model year 2005-2016 acura vehicles.
05/23/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100227
TSB ID: B15-051

Service bulletin - 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. cross-check the hfl part number and the hfl software version table in step 2 o
05/22/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099958
TSB ID: B15-051

Service bulletin - 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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05/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099507
TSB ID: B-AN-02252016-30

Dealer message - acknowledgement form to sell off-lease vehicle back to the originating lessee.
05/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099422
TSB ID: B-PS-03312016-30

Dealer message - this video from honda senior vice president bruce smith is in response to a recall expansion that honda announced in january which applies to honda and acura vehicles equipped with certain takata psdi-5 driver front airbag
05/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099508
TSB ID: BAN-02252016-302

Dealer message - acknowledgement form to sell off-lease vehicle back to the originating lessee.
05/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099472
TSB ID: BPS-03312016-302

Video - this video from honda senior vice president bruce smith is in response to a recall expansion that honda announced in january which applies to honda and acura vehicles equipped with certain takata psdi-5 driver front airbag inflators
05/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099502
TSB ID: B15-051

Service bulletin - 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.
05/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099509
TSB ID: B-ANS-02192016-3

Dealer message - acura has updated the dealer q&a to provide you with the latest information regarding stop sale/ safety recall: acura 2005-2016 multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator (service bulletin 16-010).
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05/17/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099510
TSB ID: B-ANS-02192016-3

Stop sale/safety recall: acura 2005-2016 multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator dealer q&a ¿ updated 02.19.16
05/11/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10098871
TSB ID: B17-018

Service bulletin - after the software update, some vehicles based on how they are driven (extreme conditions) may still experience atf deterioration after updating the a/t or pgm-fi system and the shudder may return. the problem is typical
01/12/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088461
TSB ID: B-CA-01302016-90

Dealer message - although vehicles affected by the recent airbag safety recall are not clear at this time, potentially affected vins have been loaded into the system for stop sale purposes.
01/12/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088457
TSB ID: B16-010

Service bulletin - in certain vehicles, the driver¿s (front) airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure during airbag deployment. if an affected airbag deploys, the increased internal pressure may cause the inflator casing to
01/11/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088365
TSB ID: B-AP-02172016-30

Dealer message - should you receive a request for alternate transportation from a customer affected by the 2005-2016 acura multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator recall where a campaign part is not available for the repair, please follow the
01/11/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088369
TSB ID: B-CA-02152016-30

Dealer message - on friday, january 29, 2016, acura notified nhtsa of a stop sale and safety recall for approximately 530,000 model year 2005-2016 acura vehicles. due to this, the following models are subject to a recall and stop sale orde
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01/10/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088202
TSB ID: B-ANS-03252016-3

Dealer message - stop sale/safety recall: acura 2005-2016 multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator dealer q&a ¿ updated 03.25.16
01/10/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088187
TSB ID: B-ANS-03252016-3

Dealer message - acura has updated the dealer q&a to provide you with the latest information regarding stop sale/ safety recall: acura 2005-2016 multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator (service bulletin 16-010). all changes/updates from the
01/09/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10087982
TSB ID: B-ANS-03182016-3

Dealer message - acura has updated the dealer q&a to provide you with the latest information regarding stop sale/ safety recall: acura2005-2016 multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator (service bulletin 16-010).
01/09/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088001
TSB ID: B-ANS-03182016-3

Dealer message - stop sale/safety recall: acura 2005-2016 multi-model driver¿s airbag inflator dealer q&a ¿ updated 03.18.16
01/04/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10087721
TSB ID: B-ANS-02262016-3

Updated questions and answers for the acura 2005-2016 multi-model driver's airbag inflator safety recall.
12/30/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10087551
TSB ID: B-ANS-02262016-3

Dealer message - updated questions and answers for the acura 2005-2016 multi-model driver's airbag inflator safety recall.
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12/14/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10086302
TSB ID: TAKATA_HAWAII NE

Advertisement in hawaiian newspapers to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
11/29/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10085025
TSB ID: B16043

Service bulletin - 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 tor
07/07/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10075670
TSB ID: 15-051

Summary to be provided on a future date.
03/05/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10129553
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - in cold ambient conditions (below-freezing temps) a vibration is felt in the front seats and floor at highway speeds during light throttle operation
12/07/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10124970
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - the moonroof will not auto-close or will reverse direction when contacting the wind deflector. the drain channel rods create too much friction when the moonroof is closing, which causes the anti-pinch function to operat
12/07/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10124980
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - the moonroof will not auto-close or will reverse direction when contacting the wind deflector. the drain channel rods create too much friction when the moonroof is closing, which causes the anti-pinch function to operate
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08/15/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115221
TSB ID: Service Bulletin

Service bulletin - for any tpms-related warranty repairs, all recorded dtcs must now be entered into the warranty claim. make sure your repair order includes those dtcs.
07/10/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10108482
TSB ID: B15-012

Service bulletin - the electric differential pressure solenoid (edps) has excessive oil pressure, causing the awd indicator to come on and dtc c-1858-73 (differential fluid pressure deviation high) to set.
01/12/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088462
TSB ID: B-JID-02032016-9

Dealer message - press release is available for the safety recall affected 2005-2016 acura vehicles.
12/16/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086381
TSB ID: TAKATA_TEXT MESS

Us virgin islands newspaper advertisements to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
12/14/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086306
TSB ID: TAKATA_HAWAII PO

Posters sent to hawaiian independent repair facilities, automotive part stores, car washes, and gas stations to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
12/14/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086291
TSB ID: TAKATA_HAWAII FL

Flyer circulated to the residents of hawaii to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
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12/14/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086288
TSB ID: TAKATA_FLORIDA D

Letter sent in conjunction with the florida highway safety and motor vehicles department to remind florida owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
12/14/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086308
TSB ID: TAKATA_TEXT MESS

Text messages sent to remind owners of the takata recall and to schedule an appointment at their earliest convenience.
12/11/13 Other NHTSA ID: 10054014
TSB ID: IN-12-2-20

Acura: an investigation, on certain vehicles, regarding the throttle control system malfunction, with mil on, stored in dtc p2101. model 2012-2013, mdx, 2013-2014 rdx.

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Acura RDX TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.