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2006 Acura RSX Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
08/02/11 NHTSA ID: 10039535
TSB ID: SB-07-019

Honda acura: 2005-2006 rsx. the malfunction light is on with a trouble code stored due to the air/fuel sensor damaged by moisture in the exhaust.
12/12/05 NHTSA ID: 10017990
TSB ID: 05039

Mil comes on with dtc p1077 (intake manifold runner control (imri) / intake manifold tuning (imt) system malfunction (low rpm).
11/04/11 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10041772
TSB ID: SB-06-023

Acura: the engine coolant temperature input in misinterpreted by the ecm/pcm/ the mil comes on.
10/07/08 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10026204
TSB ID: 08-018

Acura: 6 speed manual transmission grinds when shifting into 3rd gear, pops out of 3rd gear, or is hard to shift into 3rd gear. transmission has a faulty 3rd gear synchronizer or 3-4 shift sleeve.
01/19/06 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10018865
TSB ID: 1205

Transmission grinds at shifts, skip shifting.
02/12/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10128529

Dealer message - on monday, june 23, 2014, acura announced three recalls for various 2002-06 acura models. as of august 4, 2014, affected vins have been identified, and vin status inquiry has been updated.
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02/12/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10128558

Dealer message - on monday, june 23, 2014, acura announced three recalls for various 2002-06 acura models. as of july 23, 2014, affected vins have been identified, and service bulletins 14-023, safety recall: front passenger?s airbag infla
03/06/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10043249
TSB ID: SB-12-001

Acura: update on some model vehicles regarding testing of alternators with the gr8 alternator/starter tester (ast) module that is installed on gr8 diagnostic battery station.
05/21/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10032775
TSB ID: SB-06-050

Acura: warranty extension: vehicle warranty mileage. a federal court provided final approval of the settlement of a class action lawsuit alleging that the odometers on certain models were overstating mileage. vehicles affected by this sett
12/21/05 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10018322
TSB ID: 1105

Accessory power socket inoperative.
12/15/05 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10018114
TSB ID: 090105

Cd malfunction caused by adhesive labels.
05/24/11 Other NHTSA ID: 10037486
TSB ID: SB-0708

Acura: there are guidelines for various situations and procedures including: tire pressure valve stem installation, trailer stability malfunction light is on, engine oil application guide, new software, new transmission fluid, notchy steeri
08/15/08 Other NHTSA ID: 10025524
TSB ID: 08-026

Load carrying capacity reduced label for all acura vehicles.
06/27/07 Other NHTSA ID: 10021971
TSB ID: 06050

Warranty extension: vehicle warranty mileage. affects 2002 through 2006 acura models. updated 8/15/08.
12/19/05 Other NHTSA ID: 10018241
TSB ID: 05048

Rear window wiper is noisy or does not work. *ts

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Acura RSX 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.

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