This bulletin applies to a host of Acura models including 1997-2003 CL, 2013 ILX, 2013 ILX Hybrid, 2001-2012 MDX, 2007-2013 RDX, 1996-2012 RL, 2002-2006 RSX, 1999-2006 RSX, 1999-2012 TL, 2003-2012 TSX and 2010-2012 ZDX.
The customer may complain that the A/C systems performs poorly during hard acceleration.
According to Acura, this may be a normal characteristic of the vehicle. In order to kick up acceleration and passing performance, the ECM/PCM cuts off the A/C compressor at or near wide open throttle.
Tell your lead-foot customer that no A/C repairs are needed.
Sign up for a FREE subscription to Auto Service Professional magazineSubscribe