2009-2011 Acura TSX Oil Issue

2010_Acura_TSX_V6_front_2.jpg 2010 Acura TSX; | Manufacturer image

Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2009 Acura TSX
  • 2010 Acura TSX
  • 2011 Acura TSX

The problem: Deposits may develop on the oil control rings, which can lead to increased oil consumption when several things happen simultaneously and on a regular basis: The engine is operated when cold, hard acceleration occurs with a cold engine and the fuel used has an unusually high concentration of particles.

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace all the engine’s pistons and piston rings in affected vehicles.

Warranty info: Acura has extended warranty coverage on pistons and piston rings in these vehicles to eight years/125,000 miles, whichever comes first. Repairs are being done under this warranty extension.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it’s eligible for repairs. You can call Acura directly at 800-382-2238 or NHTSA at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 13-006.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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