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Updated PCM Recommend if Automatic Transmission is Replaced on Acura MDX

Problem Description and Possible Solution

An updated powertrain control module (PCM) is available from Acura. Acura requires this upgraded PCM be installed whenever a re-manufactured automatic transmission is installed. The updated PCM is designed to improve transmission durability under certain specific driving conditions.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 190,000 (190,000–190,000)
2 model years affected: 2001, 2002
4 people reported this problem
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P1607 code is being displayed. Dealer is not willing to cover the cost of replacing the PCM. Well never purchase another Acura in my lifetime I will tell all my friends never to buy an Acura products.
Just bought the car from an individual 2 months ago and ended up on the side of the road yesterday with my 2 babies. The years were shifting very hard and when I had it in drive 5 it would loose all power. Reverse also. I would have to get out and push it!!! Then all years started going out.between Third and fourth the rpms would be at 5-6 and barely moving. I payee alot of money for this and thought I had a good car finally for my babies but I was wrong. Anyone who had this problem, could you Please help me with how talk fixed it??? At a decent cost???