really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,500 miles

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problem #2

Oct 012017


  • 67,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Acura Rdx. While driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle began to lose power and emitted a loud grinding/humming noise from underneath the passenger side of the hood. The contact pulled the vehicle over and placed the vehicle into park in order to restart the vehicle. The contact noticed smoke underneath the hood. The contact exited the vehicle as it caught fire. The fire department was contacted and extinguished the fire. The vehicle was towed to the tow yard and then towed to the insurance company. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The dealer was not notified. The manufacturer stated that there was no recall regarding the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 67,000.

- Ridgefield, WA, USA

problem #1

Feb 052015


  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Acura Rdx. The contact stated that the key to the ignition jammed and was difficult to remove without warning. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 70,000.

- Coral Springs, FL, USA