definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,000 miles

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problem #1

May 312006

TL 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 29,000 miles
I had to break for a cat running in the road to a heavy and complete stop. It caused the one of the front brake pads to melt and now are harden and don't stop as well and makes a heavy grinding noise. Took to dealer and they said its ok just to brake hard a few times and will clear the pad. I have tried this and the nose is getting worst. I feel that the car in emergency stop will cause the brake to fail or melt do to the higher friction. Pad dose not seem to be soft but hard now. The car may not be able to stop in emergency stop once pads heat up. The Acura will not fix the issue because they don't see it as an issue.

- Broomfield, CO, USA