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Old 08-22-2005, 03:19 PM
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FOR BULLETINS PUBLISHED PRIOR TO JULY 2014: Follow these instructions. Exactly!

PLEASE CLEAR YOUR CACHE BEFORE PROCEEDING. IF YOU DON'T, AND HAVE A PROBLEM, CLEAR YOUR CACHE.

1. Open this link .

2. Open any one of the listings.

3. You can now open the below listed links.


Many thanks to the following:
To TSXV6Guy for sharing this method with us.
To djarovsky for showing me how to access the bulletins again and keeping us up to date.
To EE4Life for showing me the new formats.


10 May 2014. It looks like Honda is no longer publishing service news bulletins, but EE4Life is now furnishing both the Honda link and the link he is hosting.


FOR BULLETINS PUBLISHED STARTING JULY 2014, YOU CAN GO DIRECTLY TO THE PDF, WITHOUT HAVING TO GO THROUGH THE ABOVE PROCEDURE.

EE4Life IS POSTING BOTH THE HONDA LINK, AND ALSO THE LINK HE HAS HOSTED WHICH SHOULD BE USED, FOR WHICH WE ARE INDEBTED AND THANK HIM.


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Mod edit (neuronbob): All reports from last year placed in this post and other posts cleaned up

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Old 01-04-2006, 08:50 PM
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Very nice finds with great info (especially the Dash Fade issue)

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Old 01-05-2006, 08:55 AM
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This is great info. Thanks!!
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This is great! Thanks!

I love how in the December bulletin they stress that the only approved ATF fluid is the Honda one
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You can get the 2004 bulletins as well:

January 2004
February 2004
March 2004
April 2004
May 2004
June 2004
July 2004
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September 2004
October 2004
November 2004
December 2004

Also noticed that this URL lists a "This Virtual Directory does not allow contents to be listed" error as opposed to a 404 error:

http://www.in.honda.com/Rjanisis/pubs/TS/

I tried some combinations but didn't get anywhere.
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Old 01-06-2006, 06:51 PM
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I have bulletins available 12 months out of the year since 1986..

let me know which ones you guy's want.
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Old 01-06-2006, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by loud_whispers
I have bulletins available 12 months out of the year since 1986..

let me know which ones you guy's want.

How about all of them since the third generation TL came out? I think it's difficult to identify which on we need since there isn't an index or some otherwise easy-to-search method.
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:40 PM
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How about all of them since the third generation TL came out? I think it's difficult to identify which on we need since there isn't an index or some otherwise easy-to-search method.
He just gave you all of 2004?
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I think I have the secret decoder ring.....let me know if anything listed is incorrect. I tried many of them and had success!

http://www.in.honda.com/Rjanisis/pubs/SN/wxxyyzz.PDF

where:
w = A (for Honda Service News) or B (for Acura Service News)

xx = 00-99 for the year
it looks like Honda Service News only goes back as far as 90
it looks like Acura Service News only goes back as far as 87

yy = 01-12 for the month

zz = 00 (not sure of this code...is it always 00?)

Enjoy!
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Originally Posted by djarovsky
I think I have the secret decoder ring.....let me know if anything listed is incorrect. I tried many of them and had success!

http://www.in.honda.com/Rjanisis/pubs/SN/wxxyyzz.PDF

where:
w = A (for Honda Service News) or B (for Acura Service News)

xx = 00-99 for the year
it looks like Honda Service News only goes back as far as 90
it looks like Acura Service News only goes back as far as 87

yy = 01-12 for the month

zz = 00 (not sure of this code...is it always 00?)

Enjoy!
sorry......for Acura it looks to actually be Oct of 1986

Can someone please edit my original post?? I don't know how.
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i think that's it of the TL's..

good luck everyone..
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I'll be editing all those links later today.

Just wanted to give a shout out to loud_whispers, who provided all the links that Michael linked to at the top of the thread.

This thread will be moved to the top of the "Problems and Fixes" section next week.
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Originally Posted by Lister00169
Very nice finds with great info (especially the Dash Fade issue)


dash fade is interesting and also I saw for the 04 TL w/ water entering under the seat - a rubber gromett under the car allowing water in - and the fix

great info
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Great info and timely. I just had my ignition assembly replaced yesterday, (Dec 2005 TSB)because the key was stuck and couldn't be removed. I thought initially it was the steering wheel lock, but the tumblers were probably worn (after two years?). The cost to replace it was $666 but the warranty covered it. (2004TL)
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There is some pretty good info on there. loud-whispers - Thank you.
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Nice very nice. Thanks all who listed these.
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The acura of concord is hitting me with TSB 05-050 (Feb 1, 2006) that they claim superceeds TSB 05-076. This new TSB for my VIN covers only replacement of the rear bumpers and does NOT cover re-alignment unless you have a 2005. I was talking to them on the phone making an appt. based on TSB 05-076.

Anyone has access to this and can post it?
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Originally Posted by loud_whispers
i think that's it of the TL's..

good luck everyone..
Not sure why people in the 3G forum would have interest in anything before 2004?
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Originally Posted by techguy
The acura of concord is hitting me with TSB 05-050 (Feb 1, 2006) that they claim superceeds TSB 05-076. This new TSB for my VIN covers only replacement of the rear bumpers and does NOT cover re-alignment unless you have a 2005. I was talking to them on the phone making an appt. based on TSB 05-076.

Anyone has access to this and can post it?
TSB's and Service News are two different things.
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Originally Posted by MichaelBenz
TSB's and Service News are two different things.
The one I am refering to is an Acura Service Bulletin.
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Originally Posted by techguy
The acura of concord is hitting me with TSB 05-050 (Feb 1, 2006) that they claim superceeds TSB 05-076. This new TSB for my VIN covers only replacement of the rear bumpers and does NOT cover re-alignment unless you have a 2005. I was talking to them on the phone making an appt. based on TSB 05-076.

Anyone has access to this and can post it?
http://www.in.honda.com/Rjanisis/pubs/SB/B05-050.PDF

http://www.in.honda.com/Rjanisis/pubs/SB/B05-076.PDF
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Many many thanks to A_UFO. I have added these to the list of TSB's in the 3G Garage.
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February 2006 added.

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After reading http://www.in.honda.com/Rjanisis/pubs/SB/B05-050.PDF I was just wondering if those repair procedures should apply to all TLs in Canada as well? I have a 2005 TL 6-spd where the VIN is 19UUA6...5A8xxxxx, but since all TLs are made in the Ohio plant, should the suspension setup be the same for all 2005 TLs? I guess what I'm trying to ask is if I should go in to service and ask them to check and adjust the toe to the specifications in repair procedure C.
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Thank you so much for these. Please keep them coming.
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Sorry if this is a dumb question...but do these service bulletins include recalls?


Edit: Think I found what I was looking for --> https://acurazine.com/forums/ramblings-12/ftp-help-129314/
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June 2006 added.

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Talking Sevice News

Originally Posted by MichaelBenz
Not sure why people in the 3G forum would have interest in anything before 2004?
My 3G TL is an early production car made in Nov 2003. Correct me if I am wrong but I think the 3G production began in Sep 2003, so there you go, 2003 Sevice news seem handy here. To be honest I really appreciate all years listed and will read them all if time permits, for there is a lot of valuable and relevant info to be found and learned. Thanks for your effort, too. Just my
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