Window Regulator Class-Action Lawsuit Stopped in Appeals Court

Any hope of a proposed class-action lawsuit for faulty window regulators in certain Acure vehicles has fizzled after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals shot down the proposal in a 2-to-1 ruling.

A Gray Honda Pilot, Which Uses the Same Regulator Parts

The plaintiff argued that Honda, parent company of Acura, installed window regulators that are insufficiently strong and insufficiently durable to withstand the forces required to perform [their] intended function. Functions like making sure the dang window doesn't fall into the door, for example.

The lawsuit originally included the 2000-2011 Acura MDX, Acura TSX, Acura RL and Acura CL but those vehicles were dropped in a last-ditch effort to save the suit.

It didn't work.

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Acura CL

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  • PainRank 2.15
  • Complaints 26

Acura MDX

  • Rank 18th
  • PainRank 7.03
  • Complaints 301

Acura RL

  • Rank 10th
  • PainRank 0.83
  • Complaints 28

Acura TSX

  • Rank 17th
  • PainRank 5.5
  • Complaints 148