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…Continue reading article "TRW Crash Sensor Defect"
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.Continue reading article "RLX Suspension Rattle"
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.
- rattle in the suspension in the 2014 RLX
- tire sidewall separation in the 2016 RLX
- infotainment system not working properly in the 2014 RLX
- battery not holding charge in the 2014 RLX
- loss of acceleration in the 2019 RLX
What Breaks the Most
RLX Key Numbers
A fuel pump recall allegedly didn't include all the affected New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania Honda and Acura vehicles equipped with DENSO low-pressure fuel pumps and fuel pump assemblies, including pumps that begin with part number 17045-T.
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.keep reading article "Recall Announced for Acura Vehicles with Denso Fuel Pumps"
A proposed Canadian class action lawsuit that could surpass $1 billion
alleges multiple automakers are guilty of using defective and dangerous airbag control units.keep reading article "Canadian airbag control unit class-action lawsuit could top $1 billion"
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"