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2018 Honda Accord Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
12/07/17 NHTSA ID: 10125000
TSB ID: ATS171104

Tech line summary article - we?re currently looking at an issue where the vehicle shudders or jerks and various indicators come on. what?s particularly noticeable is the cmbs indicator comes on with collision mitigation braking system probl
04/16/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10132999
TSB ID: A18030C

Servicenews article - we?re currently looking at an issue that when plugging an iphone into the usb port, apple carplay won?t start and the messsage unable to start apple carplay.
03/05/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10129424
TSB ID: ATS180105

Tech line summary article - we?re currently looking at an issue where the audio system cuts out when using the right turn signal while playing fm radio.
02/26/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10129330
TSB ID: APaS02142018901

Dealer message - american honda motor co., inc. (ahm) is investigating certain 2018 accord 2.0 turbos with a customer complaint of delay in acceleration and mil on. to fully understand the cause of this condition, ahm would like to collect
05/14/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10136423
TSB ID: ATS 180403

Tech line summary article - are you hearing a rubbing or rattling from the hud area? we're aware of this issue and have it under investigation.
02/20/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10128894
TSB ID: APaS02012018901

Dealer message - a few months ago ah provide details on the information sticker for the front license bracket. this sticker warns customers not to use accessory brackets that may block the radar.
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Honda Accord 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.