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I had received the Oil Consumption Warranty letter some time back for our 2012 MDX that has ~82,000 miles. I've always used Amsoil Signature Series Oil and changed per the oil monitor which is usually 6,000 miles or so. I spoke with my dealer as I know it uses some oil, but had never recorded how much. I put in a can of BG EPR per directions as a mechanic friend recommended, drained and changed oil & filter. With ~1,600 miles on this oil change it's used just less than a 1/2 qt. I'll keep an eye on this going forward, but don't think I'll have any issues for some time.
 

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I would definitely be interested in more reports post fix. Have my work coming up shortly and am a bit nervous.


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I’d also be interested in any info after the repairs are done. My oil consumption test concluded last week. My mdx is burning over a qt. every 1000 miles. The service rep said I should be approved but he still has to send in the paperwork. We’ll see. I’m wondering what other options are there?
 

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Hey ... I had my work complete on my wife's 2013. It came back.. then. less than 200 miles later, egr light start blinking, running really rough. I take it back to the dealer.. It's been two days, they don't know what's wrong, and they are saying it is a 'bad valve', and has nothing to do with the repair. They are waiting for a call back from Acura on what to do.
What...the .. F.. am I to do now? What recourse do I have. Looking at the repair and parts, they had the friggin pistons torn down, right? How is this not their problem?
 

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Mine had been approved for the fix back in October, I FINALLY got the call this week to schedule the service. (slightly frightened now based on some of these posts). Anyway, they're doing it on 5/12. fingers crossed.🤞
 

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Hey ... I had my work complete on my wife's 2013. It came back.. then. less than 200 miles later, egr light start blinking, running really rough. I take it back to the dealer.. It's been two days, they don't know what's wrong, and they are saying it is a 'bad valve', and has nothing to do with the repair. They are waiting for a call back from Acura on what to do.
What...the .. F.. am I to do now? What recourse do I have. Looking at the repair and parts, they had the friggin pistons torn down, right? How is this not their problem?
Just a follow-up..they are saying a spark plug cracked and messed up the valve. They are saying nothing to do with the repair. I mean.. they remove the plugs as part of this procedure... I am going to dread hearing what the fix is.
 

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Just a follow-up..they are saying a spark plug cracked and messed up the valve. They are saying nothing to do with the repair. I mean.. they remove the plugs as part of this procedure... I am going to dread hearing what the fix is.
I wouldn't pay for any of that nonsense.
 

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2011 here, got the letter in yesterday’s mail. Y’all watch for it...8 years 125k Miles, with ALL vehicles affected covered until Sept 2019...

Just said to get in touch with dealer to have it checked out, no parameters that I saw on oil consumption rates..
change your PCV VALVE will do the trick.
 

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UPDATE
Back in summer of 2019 I had completed my first oil consumption test in August. I called Honda Headquarters to verify that I am in the process of the tests and they notated my vehicle was in the system before the September deadline so not to worry about completing final oil consumption test after the deadline because I had already started it. October, I complete final consumption test and dealership verified that I qualified for the recall work to be done.

WTF...
I call the dealership in November asking what is the holdup? Parts are backordered manager tells me. Silence until January so I call Honda HQ. They tell me, SORRY! Acura manager did not submit my vehicle in time and due to the class-action lawsuit in California nothing else can be done atm and that is it. I call the dealership manager and tell him this and he is shocked, he assumed my vehicle was fine because it was notated to have started the tests before the deadline-therefore he acknowledged not submitting my vehicle for the recall since parts were backordered anyway.

I spoke to the law office handling this class-action lawsuit and he suggests I file a Dealership fraud lawsuit. This is not something I look forward to doing...W-T-F!!!!!
 

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I recently replaced my 2008 MDX with a 2010 with 138000 kms. 2008 had 318000 kms on it and oil consumption was normal dropping about a half litre between changes which I had done every 10000 kms with synthetic (whatever was on sale). My driving habits when on the highway are be in first place and stay there. Cruise at 130-140 kms and pass hard up to 160 kms. Around 180000 kms I noticed higher than normal oil consumption and had low oil light come on a couple times for about 12-15000 kms and then oil consumption returned to normal. It was around the same time I started using 94 octane gas while on the highway. Am I just lucky or using 94 octane and driving it like a rented mule the fix? I have the paperwork from the 2010 previous owner saying Acura had tested that car for high oil use and it passed. Just did an oil change and will find out soon.
 

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I got my letter for our 2011 last july. I did the consumption tests with the dealer. 2 failed miserably one was borderline so they had me do another and it failed also. The tests were complete by september 2019. They told me that i was alproved and they ordered the parts. Fast forward to may 2020. I called to see about the parts and they set up the appointment. I brought it in and they said i had significant scoring on one cylinder wall. The regional ssrvice rep approved a new short block and i now have a new engine.
 
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