Acura's transmission supplier, ZF, has filed a warning about how insufficient crimps in the transmission's wire harness can send the unit into failsafe mode.keep reading article "TLX Transmission Recall Will Only Give You a Warning Light Before Your Transmission Shuts Down"
When a storm cloud starts dropping rain, you can only dodge the drops for so long.
Such is the case for another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles that are now involved in one of the largest and most dangerous recalls in automotive history.keep reading article "Acura Among 2.2 Million Recalls for Takata"
You've barely cracked 4 digits on your TLX's odometer, but your car might already need a new transmission.
Acura says something happened during manufacturing that can cause the 9-speed automatic transmission to fail to properly shift into the 'park' position. Yeah, I'd say "something happened." Something like "you guys messed up."
A transmission that can't go into park means your car could easily roll away and hurt someone. So until the problem is fixed, the parking brake should always be set.
The recall begins in January 2015.keep reading article "TLX Transmissions Already Need Replacing"
The 2014–15 Acura MDX and RLX have a 'collision mitigation braking system' that watches the road and hits the brakes if you’re about to crash.
And that’s great when you’re about to slam into somebody’s bumper, less so when the system gets confused by a shiny guardrail that’s 100 feet awaykeep reading article "Some Acuras are Detecting Collisions That Aren't There"
2015 Acura TLX owners want to know why their transmissions jerk and hesitate so much. It's a fair question.
When you spend $35k+ on a car, you usually do so with the assumption that the transmission will be able to make it's way from 1st to 4th gear without acting like a washing machine filled with bricks.keep reading article "Transmission Problem Sparks Lawsuit"
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.keep reading article "Acura's Frozen Seatbelts"
The Acura ILX comes with a lot of great features like strengthened calipers for performance braking, and sequential SportShift automatic transmission for a sporty ride.
I'm guessing candle-powered headlights, however, didn't make the original marketing brochure.keep reading article "Acura ILX Bulbs Are Too Hot for the Headlights to Handle"
A new report from WSB-TV Atlanta is shedding some light on a common complaint from TL owners – cracked dashboards.
Owners are understandably upset that the plastic on their dashboards is splitting apart, even when the car has been garaged.keep reading article "Are TL Dashboards Cracking Apart?"
The best way to find out what's wrong with a vehicle is from the people who drive them. Not only do owner complaints help us rank vehicles by reliability, but they're often used to spark class-action lawsuits and warranty extensions. Plus, they're a great way to vent.