The 2 Most Common RLX Problems

We've pulled together a list of the problems RLX owners.

  1. TRW Crash Sensor Defect

    There's growing concern that some sort of electrical overstress is messing with airbag control units (ACU) in certain Acura vehicles. And that's a problem since it's the sensor that senses when a crash occurs and tells the airbags to deploy…

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  2. RLX Suspension Rattle

    A common issue with the first generation RLX is how it rattles and clunks while going over bumpy roads. Following complaints, Acura released TSB 14-040 which offers under-warranty owners new strut noise kits for their front-suspensions.

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What RLX Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

RLX Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The RLX has 1 generation available in North American markets.

  1. 1st Generation RLX

    Years
    2014–2020
    Reliability
    16th out of 30
    PainRank
    1.25
    Complaints
    20
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RLX Key Numbers

  1. 20 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 175 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 5 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Recent RLX News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

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    The fuel pump suppliers say the propellers can crack and deform, partly because they absorb too much fuel and also because of the solvent drying process used during manufacturing.

    Once deformed, the impellers can disable the pumps and cause a sudden shut down of the engine. The recall is expected to begin at the end of July 2020.

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    #lawsuit
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    carcomplaints.com

    A proposed Canadian class action lawsuit that could surpass $1 billion

    alleges multiple automakers are guilty of using defective and dangerous airbag control units.

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    #recall
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    carcomplaints.com

    I'll admit it, the first time I see frost on my windshield I get a bit cranky. But it's nothing compared to the tantrum some Acura seat belts are throwing.

    They simply refuse to move when the temperature gets frosty. They are freezing in place and prompting a safety recall.