2015-2016 Acura Transmission Issue

16_Acura_MDX_OEM.jpg Manufacturer image


The problem: In affected vehicles, the end cover on the transmission leaks because of a faulty end-cover sealing gasket, which was torn during manufacturing.

Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:

  • 2015 Acura TLX
  • 2016 Acura MDX

Equipped with the nine-speed automatic transmission

See More Service Bulletins

Corrective action: Dealers will replace the transmission end-cover gasket on all affected vehicles.

Warranty info: This service bulletin is being performed free of charge under the Acura limited new-car warranty.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if your vehicle is involved in this service bulletin. You also can call Acura at 800-382-2238 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hotline at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 15-039.

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.

Check for recalls here on

Latest expert reviews