Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2006 TL are official communications between Acura & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

    • TSB #07-060

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10024238

      POWER STEERING MOANS OR WHINES WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL WHEN THE ENGINE IS COLD. *NJ Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #DORE5C4S09

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165333

      This SKU is a Front Upper Ball Joint. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect for the outer diameter of the ball joint housing being too small. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

    • TSB #07041

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10023971

      BRAKE PEDAL IS LOW AND FEELS SOFT. *NJ Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #BER16040A

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084265

      ENGINEERING REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATION OF THE HANDSFREELINK (HFL) NOT WORKING OR THE BATTERY BEING TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE. Read More »

    • TSB #B-PAS-04132016-9

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10083835

      DEALER MESSAGE - REQUEST FOR PARTS TO INVESTIGATETHE HANDSFREELINK (HFL) NOT WORKING OR THE BATTERY BEING TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE. Read More »

    • TSB #08-057

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075668

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #IN-27-14

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055120

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #DLR MSG - RFP -

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129812

      Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2004-2008 TLs & TSXs with a complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with the DTC P2138 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor A/B Incorrect Voltage Correlation) ... Read More »

    • TSB #IN-2-11-14

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054809

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #IN-09-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054478

      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 ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #09012005

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018050

      TAKING THE MYSTERY OUT OF THE MAINTENANCE MINDER SYSTEM. SERVICENEWS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SB-06-023

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041772

      ACURA: THE ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE INPUT IN MISINTERPRETED BY THE ECM/PCM/ THE MIL COMES ON. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SB-11-007

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040486

      HONDA ACURA: THERE IS A KNOCKING OR VIBRATION FROM UNDER THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES THAT CAUSED THE FRONT ENGINE MOUNT TO CRACK. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #1006

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021177

      TROUBLE SHOOTING B-CAN AND F-CAN DTC'S. *KB Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

    • TSB #SB11-004

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051940

      ACURA: CLUTCH PEDAL POPS, SQUEAKS, OR CLICKS. *KB Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #08-018

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026204

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #1205

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018865

      TRANSMISSION GRINDS AT SHIFTS, SKIP SHIFTING. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #SB-06-023

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041772

      ACURA: THE ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE INPUT IN MISINTERPRETED BY THE ECM/PCM/ THE MIL COMES ON. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #DLR MSG - RFP -

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141148

      Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2004-2008 TLs & TSXs with a complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with the DTC P2138 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor A/B Incorrect Voltage Correlation) ... Read More »

    • TSB #1205

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018866

      SRS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 81-64. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #BPAS-05122016902

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084166

      DEALER MESSAGE - AHM IS INVESTIGATING CLIENT COMPLAINT OF HANDSFREELINK NOT WORKING OR BATTERY BEING TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE. PRIOR TO PERFORMING ANY REPAIR, PLEASE SEND SUSPECT PARTS BACK TO AHM. Read More »

    • TSB #B-PAS-04292016-9

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084285

      AHM IS INVESTIGATING CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF THE HANDSFREELINK NOT WORKING OR THE BATTERY BEING TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE. PLEASE SEND SPECIFIC PARTS TO AHM PRIOR TO ATTEMPING ANY REPAIRS. Read More »

    • TSB #BER16040A

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084265

      ENGINEERING REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATION OF THE HANDSFREELINK (HFL) NOT WORKING OR THE BATTERY BEING TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE. Read More »

    • TSB #B-PAS-04252016-9

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10084268

      AHM IS INVESTIGATING CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF THE HANDSFREELINK NOT WORKING OR THE BATTERY BEING TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE. PLEASE SEND SPECIFIC PARTS TO AHM PRIOR TO ATTEMPING ANY REPAIRS. Read More »

    • TSB #B-PAS-04132016-9

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10083835

      DEALER MESSAGE - REQUEST FOR PARTS TO INVESTIGATETHE HANDSFREELINK (HFL) NOT WORKING OR THE BATTERY BEING TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE. Read More »

    • TSB #B08-057

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099406

      SERVICE BULLETIN - HANDSFREELINK (HFL) DOESN┐T WORK, OR BATTERY IS TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

    • TSB #SB-12-001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043249

      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. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SB-12-001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043249

      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. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #SB-06-050

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032775

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #B08-057

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099406

      SERVICE BULLETIN - HANDSFREELINK (HFL) DOESN┐T WORK, OR BATTERY IS TOO LOW TO START THE ENGINE Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #DLR MSG - Acura

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2014
      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. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

    • TSB #DLR MSG - Stop S

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128558

      Dealer message - On Monday, June 23, 2014, Acura announced three recalls for various 2002-06 Acura models. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #TAKATA_FLORIDA D

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10086288

      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. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

    • TSB #IN-27-14

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055120

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #DLR MSG - RFP -

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129517

      Dealer message - American Honda (AHM) is investigating certain 2004-2008 TLs & TSXs with a complaint of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) on with the DTC P2138 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor A/B Incorrect Voltage Correlation) ... Read More »

    • TSB #IN-2-11-14

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054809

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #IN-09-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054478

      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 ... Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #Service Bulletin

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115221

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-0708

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037486

      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 ... Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #07035

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10022469

      FRONT PASSENGER SEAT SQUEAKS OR RATTLES. *KB Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #B05-018

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100462

      SERVICE BULLETIN - NAVIGATION SYSTEM INFORMATION. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #08-026

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025524

      LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY REDUCED LABEL FOR ALL ACURA VEHICLES. *PE Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #TAKATA_FLORIDA D

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10086288

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #ASN-49584

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053207

      ACURA: INFORMATION IN THE SERVICE NEWS, FROM MANUFACTURER, REGARDING VARIOUS ISSUES OF TROUBLESHOOTING, INSTALLATION, REPLACING, SERVICING AND REPAIRING VARIOUS MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-06-050

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032775

      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. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #06050

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021971

      WARRANTY EXTENSION: VEHICLE WARRANTY MILEAGE. *KB AFFECTS 2002 THROUGH 2006 ACURA MODELS. UPDATED 8/15/08. *PE Read More »