2014-15 Acura RLX Damper Issue

14_Acura_RLX.jpg 2014 Acura RLX; | Manufacturer image

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2014 Acura RLX
  • 2015 Acura RLX

Excludes RLX Sport Hybrid.

The problem: A clunk or rattle may be heard from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps or on rough roads. This is due to the front damper having internal valve characteristics that create the noise.

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace both front spring/damper assemblies.

Warranty info: This service bulletin will be performed free of charge under the new-vehicle warranty.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it’s involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Acura at 800-382-2238 or NHTSA at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 14-040.

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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