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2008 Acura TSX
2.4L 4-cyl Engine Code K24A2 Engine Code K24A2
205 bhp. @ 7000 rpm / Torque: 164 ft. lbs. @ 4500 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.4L - Inline 4-cyl (2354 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2008 Acura TSX with engine code K24A2) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, ASU5 (6-SPD)  »  GLS43

    All TEMPS  » 
    Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid 5W-30 (MTFQT)
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS001

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  6. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Acura Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3, P/N 08798-9008A

  8. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, without filter  »  4 liters [1]
    Engine, with filter  »  4.2 liters [1]
    Cooling System, With ATXL Initial Fill  »  5.4 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, With MTXL Initial Fill  »  5.3 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, MCTA Initial Fill  »  2.9 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed MCTA  »  6.5 liters
    Manual Transmission, ASU5 (6-SPD)  »  2 liters
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  33 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 29 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K13)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57356 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46831 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24815 Cabin Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
MTF 5W 30 Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF)

AMSOIL Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF) is a premium quality synthetic lubricant designed to surpass the most demanding lubrication requirements of manual transmissions and transaxles where non-extreme pressure fluids are used. Packa...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.17
Parts Units:
4.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brakes
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Also used to refer to the brake system's most frequently replaced parts, brake pads and/or brake shoes.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft and boots
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rubber seals covering the central shaft that the wheels rotate on.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fluid levels
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The amount of liquid in reservoirs and sumps accessible from the topside of the vehicle: engine coolant, automatic transmission fluid, windshield washer fluid, power steering fluid, brake and/or clutch fluid, and engine oil.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Tie rod ends, steering gearbox & boots
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tie rod ends are lubricated ball and socket type joints between the wheel spindles and the steering linkage. The steering gearbox is on the controlled end of the linkage and at the base of the steering shaft. Boots are rubber seals that contain lubricant at any moving joints.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Check operation
Item:
Lights & controls
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Any source of illumination and any device used to actuate or operate another.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Underbody
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The area of a vehicle that is typically not visible from above and that is exposed to the road.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
110,000 miles (176,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
110,000 miles (176,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
160,000 miles (256,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The RPM of the engine free from load (all accessories off), at normal operating temperature and in neutral (or, in the case of an automatic transmission, park or neutral).
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
210,000 miles (336,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
270,000 miles (432,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
08-026
NHTSA Item Number:
10025524

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Load carrying capacity reduced label for all acura vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 10025524 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-10-002
NHTSA Item Number:
10033128

Component Description: (A) Service brakes, air:antilock:wheel speed sensor., (B) Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:wheel speed sensor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: rear wheels howl or growl. Some rear wheel sensors may have been improperly installed, allowing moisture to enter the rear hub bearing unit. If the noisy hub bearing unit is rusty, replace it and the wheel sensor. If the noisy hu ( nhtsa item number - 10033128 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-0708
NHTSA Item Number:
10037486

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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 ( nhtsa item number - 10037486 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
ASB-09-030
NHTSA Item Number:
10043247

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: on some model vehicles, the retainers that is bonded to body may be damaged or comes off when removing windshield side trim. ( nhtsa item number - 10043247 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-001
NHTSA Item Number:
10043249

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator., (B) Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10043249 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ASN-49584
NHTSA Item Number:
10053207

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: information in the service news, from manufacturer, regarding various issues of troubleshooting, installation, replacing, servicing and repairing various model and model year vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 10053207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-10-11-2013
NHTSA Item Number:
10053751

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: some vehicles are being investigated due to hesitation of the engine and would need to be inspected as to the cause of this condition. Model 2004-2008 tsx. ( nhtsa item number - 10053751 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
IN-09-25-20
NHTSA Item Number:
10054091

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: information regarding an investigation into the hesitation of engines in some vehicles and what is the cause. Model 2004-2008 tsx. ( nhtsa item number - 10054091 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
IN-09-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10054478

Component Description: (A) Engine (pws)., (B) Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: due to accelerator pedal position sensor a/b incorrect voltage correlation, engine poor performance and malfunction indicator lamp (mil) is on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 02138, an investigation will check cause of condition ( nhtsa item number - 10054478 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-01-01
Bulletin Number:
IN-2-11-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10054809

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: some vehicles may display a malfunction indicator lamp with the stored dtc p2138 (accelerator pedal position sensor a/b incorrect voltage correlation). There may also be poor engine performance. Ahm is attempting to collect specific ( nhtsa item number - 10054809 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-03-01
Bulletin Number:
IN-27-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10055120

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) is on, with dtc p2138 (accelerator pedal position sensor a/b incorrect voltage correlation), and have poor performance in engine. Model 2004-2008 tl, tsx. ( nhtsa item number - 10055120 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
ACURA
Model(s):
TSX
Year(s):
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.)
NHTSA ID:
10V174000
Recall Date:
April 29th, 2010
Units Affected:
167,255

Affected Component: Steering:hydraulic power assist:hose, piping, and connections.

Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2004 through 2008 acura tsx passenger vehicles manufactured between september 25, 2002 and february 13, 2008. Prolonged high under hood temperatures may cause the power steering hose to deteriorate prematurely and may cause the hose to crack and leak power steering oil. .

Conequence: Oil leaking onto a hot exhaust pipe will generate smoke and a burning smell, and could potentially result in an under hood fire. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began may 28, 2010. Owners may contact acura client services at 1-800-382-2238. .

Notes: Honda's recall campaign number is r35. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
ACURA
Model(s):
TSX
Year(s):
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
13V093000
Recall Date:
March 15th, 2013
Units Affected:
76,253

Affected Component: Electrical system | engine and engine cooling.

Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 acura tsx vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in, connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, kentucky, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, virginia, west virginia, wisconsin and the district of columbia. In states that use corrosive materials for deicing, driver's footwear may bring in materials that saturate the vehicle's carpeting, which is in contact with the vehicle's engine electronic control unit (ecu). As a result, the ecu case may experience rust or corrosion. This damage may potentially cause the engine to stall. .

Conequence: A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners and acura dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace any damaged ecu, free of charge. All vehicles will have a waterproof cover installed onto the ecu, free of charge. The recall began during april 2013. Owners may contact acura client relations at 1-800-382-2238 and select option 4 or go to www. Recalls. Acura. Com. .

Notes: Honda's recall campaign numbers are s86. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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