TSX Sedan V6-3.5L (2011)
Battery: Technical Service Bulletins
Electrical - GR8 Battery Diagnostic Station Update Info.
February 12, 2011
GR8 Battery Diagnostic Station Update Information
(Supersedes 09-034, dated January 19, 2010, to revise the information marked by the asterisks)
*Under GR8 UPDATE INSTRUCTIONS, step 9 was updated.*
The software for the GR8 Battery Diagnostic Station is updated periodically to fix software bugs and enhance the tool's function. You can now use the
Midtronics GR8 update wizard to download software and firmware to your GR8 using a PC and the Internet. It is extremely important to use the latest
GR8 software to ensure that the current battery testing and diagnostic procedures are used.
Acura introduced a new policy to ensure that GR8 testers are updated promptly. The GR8 software must now be updated within 3 days of receiving
notification from an iN message or other Acura communication. If an out-of-date version is used, any battery replacements may not be covered under
GR8 UPDATE REQUIREMENTS
GR8 Battery Diagnostic Station:
USB-to-mini-USB cable (this cable came with the GR8): Midtronics P/N A128
An IBM-compatible PC with Windows 95 operating system or higher (Windows 2000 or XP is preferred).
To order the GR8 Diagnostic Station, or the USB-to-mini-USB cable, go to the Acura Tool and Equipment catalog on the iN (select Service > Service
Bay > Tool and Equipment > Online Catalog), or call.
The current software version is listed online. Go to the iN (select Service > Service Bay > Diagnostic Tools Software Versions).
To check the GR8 software version, click on:
Language > Options > Info > Version
WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION
None. This service bulletin is for information only.
GR8 UPDATE INSTRUCTIONS
The update should take 5-10 minutes. Make sure that the update is not interrupted. If the update is interrupted, it could damage the GR8 and require you
to send the GR8 to Midtronics for repair. This repair is not covered by warranty.
1. Make sure the GR8 is off and the SD card is removed.
2. Online, go to www.midtronics.com/home/ clientlogin/clientlogin.aspx:
3. Enter your username and password, then click the Login button.