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2014-16 Acura RLX Steering Wheel Issue

14_Acura_RLX.jpg 2014 Acura RLX; | Manufacturer image

Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2014 Acura RLX
  • 2015 Acura RLX
  • 2016 Acura RLX (VINs JHK4C1 … GC000001 – JHK4C1 … GC000408)

The problem: A moaning or rubbing noise can be heard from the car’s rear when driving straight and making side-to-side turning movements with the steering wheel. This is due to lack of lubrication in the precision all-wheel-steering rear toe control actuators.

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace the rear toe control actuators and perform a four-wheel alignment.

Warranty info: This repair is being done 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. 13-041.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com 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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