It is not any more common than any other vehicle but this type of failure is common. Clearly the repair is different depending on the vehicle but the start and stall is a sign of the security system cutting the engine off. MDX appears to keep the security key in the cluster which is why it needs to be replaced. Other types of cars require a different module or just a key. However, the start and stall is a common issue.
Clearly I didn't look at the vehicle but I don't see any reason to doubt the diagnosis.
The bluetooth module being disconnected has no relation to this. That module does communicate with the cluster but they are different. However, with it being disconnected, clearly it is eliminated as a possible cause.
Please let me know if you have more questions on this and we can go from there. Thanks
Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 AT 7:55 PM