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Crash Test Data for 2018 Acura

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Service Bulletins for 2018 Acura

2018 ACURA ILX
Bulletin Number: B18070B
Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen
Bulletin Number: BTS180202
Tech line summary article - debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen can cause a false input, resulting in this issue. And since that gap widens and narrows with cabin temperature,
2018 ACURA MDX
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - There is a chirping coming from the engine area with the engine warmed up. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp noise. NOTE: This noise does not impact the pump, engine function, or reliability.
Bulletin Number: B17-042
Servicenews article - Do any of the accessory rear parking sensors look crooked or have recessed into the bumper? We?re aware of the issue and have found that two of the clips on the rear bumper harness are causing too much tension on the s
Bulletin Number: B17120D
Service bulletin - The front brakes squeal when the brake is released and the vehicle creeps forward, or when the vehicle is moving forward slowly and the vehicle is stopped. The shape of the front brake pads friction material.
Bulletin Number: B18-007
Service bulletin - The client is unable to insert the fuel nozzle into the filler neck and fuel the vehicle in cold weather. Water or moisture has entered the fueling area and frozen the capless fuel shutter set in the fuel filler neck.
Bulletin Number: B18-007
Service bulletin - The client is unable to insert the fuel nozzle into the filler neck and fuel the vehicle in cold weather. Water or moisture has entered the fueling area and frozen the capless fuel shutter (mis-fuel inhibit device) in th
Bulletin Number: B18-014
Service bulletin - When adjusting seat height or tilt, the power seat does not move or moves just a small amount and clicks loudly during operation. The vertical transmission assembly (VTA) unit has a stripped internal gear.
Bulletin Number: B18070B
Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen
Bulletin Number: B18070C
Servicenews article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech Line h
Bulletin Number: BER18070B
Engineering request for investigation - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would lik
Bulletin Number: BPaS04242018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y
Bulletin Number: BPaS05072018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the power-folding side view mirror inoperative or slow to operate. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM
Bulletin Number: BPaS05102018904
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y
Bulletin Number: BPaS05312018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the power-folding side view mirror inoperative or slow to operate. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM
Bulletin Number: BPaS05312018904
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y
Bulletin Number: BPaS07092018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y
Bulletin Number: BPaS07272018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y
Bulletin Number: BPaS07312018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicl
Bulletin Number: BPaS08152018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 MDXs a client complaint of the auto idle stop inoperative. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicle prior to y
Bulletin Number: BPaS08152018904
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicl
Bulletin Number: BPaS08312018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2014-2018 MDXs with a client complaint of the 2nd row seats false latching. To fully understand the cause of this condition, AHM would like to inspect the vehicl
Bulletin Number: BTS180202
Tech line summary article - debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen can cause a false input, resulting in this issue. And since that gap widens and narrows with cabin temperature,
Bulletin Number: BTS180204
Tech line summary article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech
2018 ACURA NSX
Bulletin Number: B18060C
Servicenews article - The brake pads for models with iron brake discs have a high metallic content. That's to ensure high-performance braking under a wide range of conditions. But if the vehicle is parked with wet brakes, the pads and brake
Bulletin Number: BPaS01112018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS01302018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS02152018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS03022018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS03202018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS04062018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS04232018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS05102018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS05312018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS07092018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS07272018905
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS08152018905
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS08312018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle or a squeak noise coming from the carbon fiber meter visor. To fully understand the cause of this condition, A
Bulletin Number: BPaS08312018905
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2019 NSXs with a client complaint of a rattle noise coming from the steering wheel (driver's airbag area). To fully understand the cause of this condition,
2018 ACURA RDX
Bulletin Number: B18-008
Service bulletin - The navigation system may show inaccurate location due to GPS signal loss. There is interference in the antenna that causes GPS signal loss.
Bulletin Number: B18070B
Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen
Bulletin Number: BPaS01032018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 RDXs with a client complaint of a noise coming from the steering wheel (driver?s airbag area) when turning or driving. To fully understand the cause of
Bulletin Number: BPaS07242018902
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 RDXs with a client complaint of the front brake noise when applying the brake lightly. The noise can be described as squeak or squeal. To fully understand t
Bulletin Number: BPaS08152018907
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 RDXs with a client complaint of the front brake noise when applying the brake lightly. The noise can be described as squeak or squeal. To fully understand t
Bulletin Number: BPaS08312018908
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2018 RDXs with a client complaint of the front brake noise when applying the brake lightly. The noise can be described as squeak or squeal. To fully understand t
Bulletin Number: BPaS11012017901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2017-2018 RDXs with a client complaint of a noise coming from the steering wheel (driver?s airbag area) when turning or driving. To fully understand the cause of
Bulletin Number: BTS180202
Tech line summary article - debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen can cause a false input, resulting in this issue. And since that gap widens and narrows with cabin temperature,
Bulletin Number: BTS180203
Tech line summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth« HandsFreeLink« using an iPhone with iOS 11, there?s no phonebook showing up on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD). If the phonebook doesn
2018 ACURA RLX
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp noise. NOTE: This noise does not impact the pump, engine function, or reliability.
Bulletin Number: B17-040
Service bulletin - The front brakes squeal when braking at slow speeds after the brakes are warm (after approximately 20 miles or 30 minutes of driving).
Bulletin Number: B18070B
Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen
Bulletin Number: BTS180202
Tech line summary article - debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen can cause a false input, resulting in this issue. And since that gap widens and narrows with cabin temperature,
2018 ACURA TLX
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp noise. NOTE: This noise does not impact the pump, engine function, or reliability.
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - The high pressure fuel pump area chirps after the engine is warm. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.
Bulletin Number: B16-008
Service bulletin - There is a chirping coming from the engine area with the engine warmed up. The high pressure fuel pump is making a chirp.
Bulletin Number: B17-034
Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]). The PCM software may misinterpret sensor inputs as a deteriorated catalytic converter.
Bulletin Number: B17-034
Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]).
Bulletin Number: B17-034
Service bulletin - The MIL comes on with DTC P0430 (front bank catalyst system efficiency below threshold [Bank 2]). The PCM software may misinterpret sensor inputs as a deteriorated catalytic converter.
Bulletin Number: B18-014
Service bulletin - When adjusting seat height or tilt, the power seat does not move or moves just a small amount and clicks loudly during operation. The vertical transmission assembly (VTA) unit has a stripped internal gear.
Bulletin Number: B18070B
Service news article - If the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD) isn't responding to touch or is freezing up, the reason could be there's debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen
Bulletin Number: B18070C
Servicenews article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech Line h
Bulletin Number: BPaS04062018901
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U
Bulletin Number: BPaS04232018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U
Bulletin Number: BPaS05102018903
Dealer message - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) is investigating certain 2015-2018 TLX 2WDs with a client complaint of Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with DTC U129D (Lost Communication with the Precision All Wheel Steer Control U
Bulletin Number: BTS171101
Techline summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth« HandsFreeLink« using an iPhone with iOS 11, there?s no phonebook showing up on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD).
Bulletin Number: BTS171102
Techline summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth« HandsFreeLink« using an iPhone with iOS 11, Pandora doesn?t work on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD). We think this may be due to some c
Bulletin Number: BTS180202
Tech line summary article - debris lodged in the gap between the touch screen and the bezel. Lodged debris contacting the screen can cause a false input, resulting in this issue. And since that gap widens and narrows with cabin temperature,
Bulletin Number: BTS180203
Tech line summary article - We?re currently looking at an issue that when connected to Bluetooth« HandsFreeLink« using an iPhone with iOS 11, there?s no phonebook showing up on the On Demand Multi-Use Display? (ODMD). If the phonebook doesn
Bulletin Number: BTS180204
Tech line summary article - Until recently, Tech Line had only two categories for auto idle stop system issues. That made it hard for our engineering staff to understand what was specifically inhibiting the system. To help with this, Tech
Bulletin Number: BTS180602
Tech line summary article - Have a vehicle in your shop with low mileage (less than 1,500 miles) and a hard-to-pinpoint engine knock? We're currently investigating vehicles for hairline fractures in the crankshaft sprocket, and we suspect i
Bulletin Number: DLR MSG - Acura
Dealer message - The METER reflash process for Cross Traffic Monitoring System inadvertently erases the idle characteristics learned by the PCM, and the HDS shows Idle Torque Learning as "Not Completed." The drivability symptoms which can r

 

Recalls for 2018 Acura

2018 ACURA MDX
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:01/10/2018 - 01/10/2018
Potential Units Affected:5810

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018 Honda Pilot and Ridgeline vehicles and 2018 Acura MDX vehicles. The front driver and passenger powered seats in the Honda vehicles and the driver powered seats in the Acura vehicles may have been assembled with improperly manufactured rivets. In the event of a crash, the rivets can break causing the seats not to be secured to the floor. As such, these vehicles may fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems," and 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the seat does not remain secured to the floor, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver seat frame assembly in Acura MDX vehicles, and replace the driver and front passenger seat slide rail frames in Honda Pilot and Ridgeline vehicles, free of charge. The recall began May 30, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall is D0S, and T0T.
2018 ACURA NSX
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer:Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacture Dates:12/04/2017 - 03/05/2018
Potential Units Affected:967

Defect Description:

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Acura NSX vehicles. The crossover pipe couplers between the left and right fuel tanks may leak.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

Action:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right fuel tanks, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 6, 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are U29, and Z28.