Home Auto Repair 2007–2008 Acura MDXs RES Wireless Headphones Don’t Work

2007–2008 Acura MDXs RES Wireless Headphones Don’t Work

Download Got a vehicle in your shop because the wireless headphones don’t work with the RES, although they work just fine with the AM/FM radio, XM radio, or the in-dash disc changer? The digital audio lead, the digital audio sublead, or both could be the culprit. The audio for the wireless headphones is supplied by these leads to the rear controller and screen, which contains infrared sensors that transmit the digital audio signal to the headphones. If either the lead or the sublead isn’t securely plugged in at each end, or the lead or the sublead itself is bad, you can wind up with this problem. To check for and fix this problem, here’s what you need to do: 1. Refer to pages 23-112 and 23-113 of the ’07–08 MDX S/M, and enter the self-diagnostic function. (Online, enter keyword HEADPHONES and select Wireless headphones do not work . . . from the list.) 2. From the Diagnosis Menu on the overhead screen, select 1. CONNECT. Check the DIGITAL OUT status. • If you see NG in a red box, go to step 3