Updated PCM Recommend if Automatic Transmission is Replaced on Acura MDX

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.

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Average mileage: 190,000 (190,000–190,000)
2 model years affected: 2001, 2002
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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.
2001 Acura MDX 190,000 mi,
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???