fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,966 miles

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problem #7

Mar 312016


  • miles
The transmission is jerky, clunky, bounces to a stop, bounces and lurches forward when stopping, will take 2-3 seconds to respond to pedal push and then take off. It's very dangerous in stop and go traffic. It's very dangerous when stopping for pedestrians. It's very dangerous when driving, period. Here is the link to all of my documents regarding the case: Https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ppup9uyz-cxivpdursj1dd07wjxewoak

- Boston, MA, USA

problem #6

Aug 022019


  • 39,000 miles
2016 Acura Tlx 39,462 miles on odometer. The engine lost power. The warning light displayed parking brake system malfunction, emission system malfunction. After 3 times shutting off and turning on the power button, the condition went back to normal.

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #5

Jun 192019


  • 23,500 miles
Vehicle has stalled multiple times after restart from idle stop. Upon releasing of the brakes or movement of the steering wheel, a half restart initiates followed by a total stall and all light on the dash flashing. This has happen about 7 times from a full stop randomly. This results in a full stall and inability to restart the car for about 10 seconds.

- Daly City, CA, USA

problem #4

Oct 012018


  • 0 miles
Vehicle does not start. Total electric failure. Not a battery problem per dealer. Still at dealership.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #3

Nov 152017


  • 35,246 miles
Driving on the expressway at 70 mph, the car starts sputtering then decelerated, it would not accelerate even while pressing the gas pedal. I pulled off to the emergency lane and the lights started flickering, warning lights appeared "check hill start assist system", "check emission system", "check power steering system", "check brake hold system", "check brake system", and "check parking brake system". after sitting in the emergency lane after about 30 seconds, the car shut off. Extremely dangerous situation. It was diagnosed as a battery with a dead cell. Amazingly, of all the lights that illuminated, I never received any warning that I had dead battery. The battery light did not come on until the other warning lights came on. This happened at 35,246. This is the second time the car has been at the service center in less than 10 months.

- Humble, TX, USA

problem #2

Oct 132016


  • miles
Side mirrors-not real mirrors (funhouse effect); somewhat wavy; placement of mirrors cause A/C vents to reflect in them (big distraction) touch screen is impossible to read in sunlight; requires an overhand (not recessed into the dashboard as is the other screen in car) too much touch screen technologhy requiring driver to tak eyes off the road

- Fresh Meadows, NY, USA

problem #1

Feb 252016


  • 19 miles
Strong reflection of dashboard parts on front windshield and in left and right back traffic view mirrors.

- Plano, TX, USA