The Acura TLX didn't have what it takes to play in the big leagues. While it is a good overall performer, this version of the mid-sized Acura lacks the engaging performance and panache found in other upscale sedans. Measured against its European and Japanese rivals, the TLX's handling falls short and its ride isn't as comfortable.
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There are 4 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

We expect the 2022 TLX will be much more reliable than the average new car. This prediction is based on data from 2021 models. Select the used car model year to see reported issues with those similar past models.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for over 300,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2021 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2015 Acura TLX owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Clutch adjustment

"Experienced lag before transmission would engage"

Anonymous, DC (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Coolers and lines

"I was advised at 88,000 km that the transmission fluid had to be replaced and it was $400. Ridiculous"

Anonymous, AB (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Gear selector or linkage

"The pushbutton transmission is slow to engage and rough. When going from reverse to drive, there is a significant lag, then lurch as it engages. It is technology that works worse than a normal shift lever"

George H., CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"I started the car and had my foot on the brake. With my foot still on the brake, I shifted to D. When I lifted my foot off of the brake, the transmission shifted back into park. This was also true when I tried to shift into reverse or neutral. Thus, I was unable to move the car at all"

Anonymous, MA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"I believe this was the problem. I'm not fully familiar with the words you're using. However, I did experience a total shut down of my car. It came to almost a complete stop. Fortunately I was in a residential area, going uphill and I was able to pull the car to the side of the road (glad I learned to drive w/o power steering). All the lights and messages on the dash board were flashing repeatedly. If I have been on the highway I probably wouldn't be here. I had the car towed to the dealer. They were very closed mouthed about what had happened and blamed it on the transmission (which has always had a nasty 3rd gear). It hasn't happened since. However, I am concerned about the car and am considering buying another car beause of not being sure the dealer has adaquately identified the problem and fixed it. Have others had similar problems? I'd like to know."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"This is an issue for all 2015 TLX models which they have not remedied."

Himanshu D., PA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Hydraulics (clutch master or slave cylinder)

"This sounds like something that would coincide or be involved with the other issue that I wrote about"

Robert B., NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Rough shifting

"Minor problem occasionally when slowin to a stop it will downshift roughly. Less than when new"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Has been ongoing problem even though dealer has attempted to fix it several times. Most noticeable at lower speeds when starting from stop. At times seems to be searching for correct gear"

Kenneth T., FL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"9 speed transmission can't find the right gear on acceleration or downshift. Ruins driving experience"

Gary F., WI (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Transmission shifts rough when downshifting and then upshifting.Feels like it's confused and doesn't know what to do. Bangs when cold"

Stephen H., FL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Vehicle doesn't shift out of third gear smoothly, very rough shifting. Additionally when shifting from park to drive, it hesitates to shift into gear. Sometimes it won't shift into drive until 5 seconds after hitting the selecting drive"

Steven S., ME (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Uneven, rough shifting in lower speeds. Require software upgrade by an Acura dealer, which resolved problem. Smooth shifting following the software upgrade. Not unexpected in a new model"

Anonymous, OR (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Acura still has not found the fix for the original rough shifting between 2nd-3rd and 3rd-4th gears that exist since I purchased it"

Anonymous, QC (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"In low gears the transmission stutters and/or grabs, usually when slowing to a stop. Software updates and a reset of the factory settings have not resolved the problem. There are times when the grabbing feels like I have been rear ended. The dealer is out of ideas to resolve the issue"

David G., CA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Standard problem with the new ZF 9-speed and the ECU unit. Acura replaced transmission with a rebuilt unit after 2 software updates. Transmission is smooth and golden now"

Anonymous, WA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"When the engine is cold, the transmission hesitates, overrevs, jerks. Sometimes when coming to a stop, the car will lurch violently like someone has struck me from behind"

Steve H., ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Periodically the transmission (9 speed) will not shift resulting in high revs and noise. It requires manual shifting with paddles toget the transmission operating normally. This continues after several transmission program updates"

Anonymous, NJ (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"The transmission on this vehicle is 9 speed and has from day one shifted very harshly. Also, throttle response is a problem whereby there is a noticeable hesitation which are believed to be interrelated with the TCM and at certain engine RPM's there is a noticeable driveline vibration. Downshifting using the paddles is a challenge when downshifting the vehicle actually appears to accelerate before decelerating. As far as I'm concerned Honda Motors has not responded to these issues (which I consi"

Anonymous, PA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Rough shifts from 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd unbefitting a vehicle in this class. Dealership has been unable to correct"

Richard E., GA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Transmission jerks in 1st and 2 nd gear"

Harris G., NY (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It jerks when going from first to second when cold"

M L., ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Would shift hard and engine would rev up when u would come to a stop causing car to move forward.. they had to update the computer in the car for the transmission"

Ruth L., MA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Transmission shifts rough. Also constant vibration during hwyway speeds which was not remedied by replacing tires nor software updates to the transmission"

Stacey E., NC (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Rough shifts from 1st -2nd & 2nd-3rd when driving "conservatively". Shifts are better when driving in a more "spirited" manner"

Anonymous, PA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"When coming to a stop, the transmission jolts/bucks hard. Acura just came out with a service bulletin to address this problem which has been going on for 2 1/2 years"

Joe P., NJ (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"harsh shift from 2nd to 3rd"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Car lurching forward after stopping"

Anonymous, MI (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"V6, with rough2-3 upshift, an occassional "surge" forward. have not taken to dealer yet"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"The 9 speed transmission is not smooth, it up-shifts abruptly from 1st to 2nd and very abruptly from 2nd to 3rd. Also, the rev-matching feature, for down-shifts, engages the lower gear too soon and the car accelerates slightly as the revs are matched"

Anonymous, NH (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"hesitation ^ jerking thru the gears"

David F., PA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Due to the numerous shift points, I notice a lag as I accelerate"

Anonymous, NY (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Not smooth, herky/jerky. not always responsive when accelerating my 2009 acura tl was much smoother"

Anonymous, VA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Especially when cold, the transmission shifts very choppy, as if it was a manual transmission. Acura installed a fix, but this has not completely eliminated the problem. I am very disappointed with my purchase"

Joe P., NJ (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Transmission does not feel smooth. Feels like slipping. Just went in for a recall"

Anonymous, NC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Often the transmission hesitates before shifting up/down. Twice I observed a thump in the transmission that my wife and I thought we were bumped by a car behind us!"

Edward A., PA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"vibration between 35 and 45 MPG when on a level road surface-"

Anonymous, NY (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Very rough kick downs (down shifts from 2nd to first, or from 2nd to 3rd). Also, significant lag when shifting from reverse to drive. Lags also when in first gear moving from a stop. Kick downs can come with significant surge. Overall, Jerry tran"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The shifts in the lower gear ranges are more abrupt than expect for an 8 speed transmission with torque converter. And is not in keeping with the written reviews of the car"

R M., ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rough shifts between gears 1-2 and 2-3"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Should be corrected by an upcoming software update"

Anonymous, AB (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"The car often shifts abruptly between gears 2 and 3. There have been software updates to mitigate this, but the transmission still is not up to par for a car of this price range. While I have got used to the issue, it still bothers my wife."

S B., CA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"The car transmission is unintuitive and lazy. downshifts take way too long and shifts are often rough and unrefined for an expensive vehicle. shifts get worse in hot weather. Acura told me there is nothing they can do the rough shifts are just how the transmission shifts. ."

Timothy L., NC (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Sometimes, when I try to accelerate the transmissions chokes and the car doesn't move forward. I've found the way to deal with is to pump the has a couple of times. I've taken this back to the dealer twice in the last two years, and they said they adjusted the software to deal with it. Hasn't helped much."

A M., VA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"The V6 jerks between gear shifts."

Anonymous, MD (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"It shifted rough in the 2, 3 and 4 gears. they did a computer update and that seems to have fixed the problem"

Anonymous, OR (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"I've read on other forums as well as in your magazine that the 2015 is becoming known for its rough shifting, especially at lower gears. It doesn't matter which drive mode I'm in, either (sport, norm, gas saver). I received a letter from Acura stating that ...the automatic transmission fluid warmer was improperly manufactured and may allow the engine coolant and ATF to mix. And it says they have extended the warranty on the engine and transmission to 10 years. I can email you a copy if you don't already have it."

Kristin R., AR (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Transmission was replaced in late 2016, according to dealership. Did not fix the problems. The transmission, at times, has trouble shifting to higher gears no matter what mode the transmission is in. When it does, it does harshly."

Anonymous, VA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"First to 2nd gear hard/shift. Taken to dealer 3 times for computer problems. Software update but claim they cannot duplicate hard shift."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"in the lower gears 1>4 shifting work clunk into gear at times."

Edward J., TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"The TLX upshifts and downshifts extremely rough in 1st and 2nd gear, sometimes at a complete stop you get this big thump and it feels like you got rear ended. The wort is when you try to accelerate sometimes it's unresponsive and takes seconds to react which could cause an accident. But dealer can't seem to duplicate our issues."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The transmission jolts when shifting from gear 3 to gear 4. I have complained but been told that it is normal. Well, certainly for me it is normal, happens almost all the time. But for a car in the price range of the Acura TLX it should NOT be normal."

S B., CA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Since purchase i have experienced a bit of jerkiness as ctv transmission hunts for right gear at speeds between 35-45. Its somewhat subtle but noticeable and annoying., since 35-45 is the speed I am most often going while driving. The dealer says the shifting problem is detectable but that is just the way the car was made and nithing can be done about it."

David M., NC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Shifting is choppy and jumpy. When I accelerate, it sometimes chokes -- when that happens I have to pump the gas two or three times to get it to accelerate. Have received a recall notice that appears to address this, which I will follow up on next week."

A M., VA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Nine speed transmission can't find gears on up shift or when down shifting. Shifts are jersey. Forward Jerk when starting car in park. Had software updated several times. No improvement. Honda should have better engineering."

Gary F., WI (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Slipping transmission

"Car cannot decide which gear to shift into. It slips into gear at 2nd gear. Very scary to make a left turn into oncoming traffic as the car is unpredictable, whether it will go frwd or hesitate first. Then later when you come to a stop, slips again & feels like someone hit from behind. Seat cracked twice on drivers side next to buttons. After dealer fixed it 1st time, the seat lost its firmness & sunk in. Radio display intermittent freezes. When it does that, you can change the channel w/button"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The car hard shifts when it is warming up. This was adjusted by Acura. They asked me to bring it in and was covered by warranty"

Rich L., ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The car shifts very unevenly when accelerating. This causes it to lurch forward"

Anonymous, MD (2015 Acura TLX)

"Had a recall for engine computer. Still not corrected. Gears slip"

Anonymous, NJ (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Car slipped into neutral when gear shifter showed in drive"

Anonymous, MI (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I've only had this car for about 3 weeks and I do not like the way it shifts. There are numerous shift points and the car hesitates from a stop and lurches into gear. I plan to bring it back to Acura as soon as I can to see if there is an adjustmen"

Anonymous, NY (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Similar issue to the choppy transmission shifts....it's as if the transmission doesn't know what gear to be in. Very disappointed in Acura"

Joe P., NJ (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"transmission would not shift cleanly into gear, it would slip and then clunk into gear"

Edward J., TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Transmission computer

"Dealer's fix to sluggish shifting was to update transmission program. It helped. My previous cars have all been manual transmissions so I'm not pleased with control of grease. Paddle shifters work too slowly for me; downshifting requires about 1 second between clicks to move between gears."

Anonymous, LA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I was skeptical that a software upgrade could solve the transmission rough shifting problem. With the software upgrade the problem was solved. Learned something"

Anonymous, OR (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"After many visits to the dealer and several updates the transmission continues to be a problem. I would consider myself to be a loyal customer of the brand however, this vehicle has been a major disappointment and may make me shy away from a future purchase in that my confidence has been shaken to the point of looking at other makes"

Anonymous, PA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"ZF 9-speed gearbox has been sluggish as many published reviews said to expect. The local Acura dealer did a software update earlier this year and it's a bit better, but not much. Too bad the dual clutch gearbox is not available with the V6"

Anonymous, NC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"When a certain speed is reached in each of the nine gears and there a steady speed in that particular gear, the engine goes to firing on only 3 cylinders, I guess for gas economy, and it makes the car vibrate. I complained about it but nothing was ultimately done because nothing could be done I believe. Acura ought to be ashamed of themselves for not having this perfected before it went on the market. THANK GOD I leased it"

Robert B., NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Car woulds not shift. Towed to dealer - software glitch"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Acura has an acknowledge issue with the DCT transmission and there are several TSB (Technical Service Bulletins) to supposedly remedy. None have satisfactorily done so"

Ralph W., OH (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When coming to a slow stop the cars transmisoon start to jerk"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"recall shifting issues"

Anonymous, OH (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"recall shifting issues"

Anonymous, OH (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"software update to correct rough 2-3 shift"

Anonymous, IL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Dealership has done three new relearns. Slight improvement, but problems persist. Suggest you check out comments on TX Forum and Acura zine (search transmission issues)"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"From standing start there is a momentary hesitancy rather that experience in a carburetted carbfrom a cold start"

R M., ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Between gears 2 and 3 there is an exceptionally long tome to shift from second to third."

Harry Z., CT (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"The automatic transmission warning came on, then warnings from most every other computer control followed. The car would not shift into reverse."

Anonymous, FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"I took the car to the dealership after someone recommended that my shifting problem might be able to be corrected with a software update to the car's computer system. The dealership said there was actually a newer version and reset the car and that the car would need to re-learn my driving patters. Unfortunately, it didn't seem to make a difference. The only way to have a smooth shifting experience is if I floor the gas pedal for serious acceleration (something I prefer not to do)."

Kristin R., AR (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"transmission seems to be searching for a gear between 30-35 mph. causes a vibration. there have been a couple of recalls for transmission problems, but not this one."

Anonymous, NC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"All dashboard lights run thru cycle while driving. Causes transmission slipping. They have done 3 computer updates."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"An electronic component needed adjustment twice because the transmission was not shifting properly."

Anonymous, VA (2015 Acura TLX 3.5-L V6)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Backup or other camera/sensors

"very blurry at night, much worse than previous TL model, much worse than Honda Accord (at half the price) very dangerous at night"

Morris M., NY (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Many false alarms for "BRAKE" warning that flashes on dash when car is (allegedly) approaching another vehicle too quickly. The car ahead can be pulling away, and sometimes the warning indicator beeps and flashes"

Jeffrey R., NJ (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen freezes up

"Unable to change radio stations. Fixed under warranty."

Anonymous, PA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Display screen goes blank

"I was told by the Dealership that this would need replace in order to solve problem. Manufactured part # no longer being produced and or replacement part."

Anonymous, CO (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
External music device interface (e.g., smart phone, MP3 player)

"With New iPhone 11, battery started to drain. Car battery dead. 3 trips to local garage did not find anything wrong. Dealer said to disconnect blue tooth. Did that, problem corrected but no blue tooth so can't use phone. Unhappy. Otherwise, I like the car and have no other complaints."

Anonymous, MD (2015 Acura TLX Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Pandora not compatible with apple I phone only works occasionaly"

David F., PA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Chronic failure of Siri button on steering wheel to activate properly after starting the car - 2 - 3 tries usually needed"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

"Image of car kept flipping n-s when in reality the car continued to move in same direction"

Anonymous, IL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"difficult and inconsistent setting destination. Difficult to use. poor voice recognition.( Human Factors Engineers on vacation during the design??????) Voice of instructions continually gets lower. It has to be reset"

Stephen H., FL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"navigation doesn't orient correct direction of travel at all times. lane keep and brake alert system flashes false messages, alert system beeps without notice which draws your eyes to the controls to see nothing alerting you. warranty for front driver seat trim replaced 4 times car at the dealership up to 3 days for parts, seat motor never the same noisy at this point"

Sherri T., TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Difficult to use"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Loss of traffic and Accuralink. Covered under warranty but dealer reluctant. Unfriendly interface. Few options when moving (which frustrates passenger), can only see 5 nearest items, can not enter coordinates in same unit as Google or Garmin"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Save feature was difficult to use and not accepting key addresses."

Greg S., IL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"pairing doesn't always work"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"iPhone 7 & instant messaging does not work with the TLX. Can not read messages on screen. Have never been able to respond to messages (even with iPhone 6)"

Anonymous, IL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"It took multiple tries to pair a Samsung and Motorola Android based phone to this system. After pairing, the phone book would not down load and if it did, it would disappear and mysteriously show up again on a restart"

Scott G., AL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"it is difficult to talk out from the car. you can hear the other party, but they cannot hear you. It's necessary to pull over , turn off the engine, and then use the android phone a separate instrument"

John D., FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Intermittently functions"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Pairing a phone is relatively easy, however, if two phones were previously paired, and both phones are in the car it seems that the last one paired is connected, not the driver."

Yoshie S., CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Transfering info was not successful."

Greg S., IL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Software update fixes

"recall"

Billy S., GA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Steering wheel controls

"While I love the car, I have idiosyncratic issues with all electronics, where they don't work as they should. Because they are idiosyncratic, the technicians can't find them to repair. Just one example, the seat will not always return to "my" setting"

Anonymous, FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Would not immediately function in food weather at 5c.or less."

Anonymous, BC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Voice control commands

"Voice commands are confusing, and voice recognition is very spotty. If I say "call home," I rarely if ever get the proper response without trying several more times"

Jeffrey R., NJ (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Could not use voice activation to make phone calls. Speaker has been replaced, but still have issues"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"System does a poor job of accurately recognizing and processing voice commands. Problems apply to voice dialing, radio station selection, and other commands"

Jeffrey R., NJ (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"This is the worst system I've ever encountered. It rarely if ever understands any commands, especially for navigation and takes multiple tries just to accomplish simple data entry. Because of this, I will never purchase another Acura. Horrible sys"

Scott G., AL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"The voice commands do not work is not cases. Voice tag for cell phone almost never works and I am not getting much help from the dealer. I don't think they know want the problem is"

Tony G., QC (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Poor voice commands recognition. Just gave up. Will not buy another TLX"

Anonymous, NC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"requires keypad entry. voice commands work if repeated several times, but this takes too much time"

John D., FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"they are all but useless"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The Voice commands feature is a joke and rarely works."

Anonymous, MD (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Does not understand basic commands very well such as: “call home”. Many times the answer is: cryptic. The software is not user friendly. Navigation instructions are too complicated and arduous."

Yoshie S., CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"The voice commands simply don't work. I will say phone and the system will tell me the time. I have said something but the dealership says I need to train the system more by using it more. I gave up after repeated attempts."

Anonymous, VA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Doesn’t recognize commands like “call home.” Must press speak button for every action. Very cumbersome to use. It is so irritating that I will not purchase another Acura or Honda vehicle. I’ve contacted Acura corporation to complain with no response."

Yoshie S., CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Torque converter

"vibrations @ 1400 rpms. dealer refuses to fix..just waiting to break down."

Kevin L., NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Vibrations @ 1400 RPMS...dealer has not fixed & getting worse"

Kevin L., NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Original 2015 model is well known to have rough shifting issues. Acura finally replaced transmission, after significant effort by me, the owner. I shouldn't have had to fight so hard for a repair of something that was an obvious and well-known problem"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Hard shifting in the 18-22 Mile per hour range. Transmission replaced"

Anonymous, FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Transmission was jerky on shifting between 1st & 2nd and/or 2nd and 3rd gears. Dealer was unable to fix. Transmission was changed"

David W., FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Transmission totally failed. Had to replace the transmission"

George B., MN (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"The car has been towed back to the dealer twice after breaking down on the road before it had 2685 miles on it.. I saw the car move on two different occasions in my driveway while starting the car with the remote starter from inside the house"

Donald D., MA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"the transmission had to be replaced twice and several transmission computer software upgrades was in the dealers shop for almost a month. The trans. was shifting hard from3rd to forth gear then wouldn't go into reverse. then made a winning noise"

Anonymous, CT (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"When the car had 2200 miles the transmission stuck in park. It was towed into the dealer, and the transmission was replaced. I was told that it had been installed incorrectly. It was in 3 weeks"

Anonymous, OH (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"I just leased this Acura TLX only to return the car for service due to a noise occurring after I reached 45mph. It took almost a month to finally have the problem diagnosed and have the transmission replaced"

Anonymous, FL (2015 Acura TLX V6)

"while engine was off cause of idle stop, the car shifted our of drive into neutral on its own. Would also like to say how good the acura service department was about getting it replaced."

Anonymous, NY (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Car wasn't shifting right, it was not safe to drive. Dealer updated software. A few months later still was not shifting right. They replaced the transmission."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"It was sluggish and the dealer replaced it with a new one, no cost to me."

Gary D., CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"The seal around the rear window leaked water into my vehicle during heavy rainfall. This disabled the starting system and left me stranded at a coffee shop one morning. My dealer stated this was a known issue and took 7 days to repair. Unfortunately, this is not he only major issue I've had with this vehicle"

Bryan E., MO (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

"Sunroof seal dislodged and required in warranty replacement"

Douglas S., FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Squeaks or rattles

"I already discussed in detail the problems w the TLX. The more important issue is my time. The car was under warranty. During the 18 mths I owned the car, I took it to the dealer 13 times for problems & 2 times for normal oil changes. One of the 13 times it was in the shop due to a problem, they kept it for 6 wks, deemed my car unsafe to drive, put 200 miles on it, then gave it back to me stating that my car was driving by design. My time is valuable & taking a brand new car into dealer 13 times"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Sunroof rattle. Dealership unable to fix"

Richard E., GA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Clicking sound when opening and closing the driver door. Insulation sound damping material comes un-tacked and has been repaired over and over. Also feel cold air in winter from doors"

Stacey E., NC (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Every time I went over uneven pavement, it would make a squeaking noise"

Anonymous, PA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Wire harness in headliner above driver's head rattled. FIXED. Unidentified resonance buzz in left side of dash at 1300 RPM"

Anonymous, GA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Over rough roads, raddle in right rear corner -- maybe speaker mount in trunk"

Jerry Z., OH (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"rattles from both passenger seat and rear deck. dealer has been unable to ressolve"

Jeff S., TX (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"2-3 major rattles in the car, especially when using the stereo, going over bumps, or when driving normally. Very disappointing, considering that this should be a luxury car."

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Wind noise

"Noise at doors"

Anonymous, FL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"Window trim on passenger rear door was installed crooked and not flush"

Bryan S., WA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"The seal on the rear driver's side door was sticking out of the door when the car was delivered from the dealer. It took three trips to the service department for this to be fixed for good"

Anonymous, MO (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The molding is lose in certain areas around the wheel wells."

Anonymous, WA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"Under Waranty"

Anonymous, AZ (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"plastic seat trim piece on drivers seat that has the knobs for the electronic seat positioning controls has broken (split apart) on three separate occasions in the first 17000 miles of driving. repaired under warrantee twice. going in for third replacement soon. Acura North America has declared they will not fix again. Having worked in the world of polymers, it is obvious to me that a design/ manufacturing flaw is in play. I'm just starting to try to get the entire seat replaced assuming the whole problem will have been fixed through design improvements over the last three years. Dealer not too bad... Acura NA very shabby"

Anonymous, DE (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Acura issued an extended warranty for repair of the peeling paint but it has been over 6 months and they have not yet scheduled the repair"

Anonymous, (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint around the rear window began peeling away from undercoat. Acura sent me paper work to have it fixed for free. Have not yet done so. This has been an unlucky car for me because it attracts dings and scratches. It doesn't look very good though it is running very nice. My body shop estimates that to correct all the dings, bungs, scratches, etc. it will cost a total of $3000. I bought this car when I retired 3 years ago. It's an "entry-level" luxury car. I've decided it is really too much car for me. The RAV4 fits my frugal life style much better. Finally, I 2 years ago I moved to a new house way up on a hill in Rochester NY. To get up and down in the snow, you REALLY need 4 wheel drive - which the RAV4 has, but the Acura does not."

Anonymous, NY (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint peeling around back window"

Anonymous, (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint defects on front bumper that we had not seen earlier. Have not talked to the dealership yet"

Worth S., NC (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"paint on rear bumper cover bubble and the bubbke burst"

Mark B., NY (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"there was a problem with the paint around the back window, something wasn't sealed correctly and the paint started bubbling and pealing around the window and trunk area"

Jill W., MN (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"Received messages that ABS and traction control were not working. Took it to dealer but could not find any faults. Problem may have been faulty message"

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Calipers

"calobers & break pads had to be replaced @ 15,000 miles;"

Kevin L., NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Normal routine brake wear

"just normal"

Anonymous, NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Parking brake

"A rear wheel bearing and sensor failed, which caused numerous issues to arise with the car (all safety features failed). The most concerning was the electronic parking brake, because it refused to disengage and threatened to leave me stranded"

Anonymous, IL (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Position malfunction under a safety recall campaign"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Received a number warning messages that were problems with the 'electric brake system' and an emissions control problem. After 3 visits to the dealer, they replaced the catalytic converter, which seeks to have resolved the problem"

Anonymous, NC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Premature brake wear

"Brake pads & calibers were replaced with 15,000 miles"

Kevin L., NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Rotors

"replaced at 28500"

Anonymous, NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Differential

"Rear differential fluid temperature sensor was reading high (All-Wheel Drive Code 43). After this code cleared by itself twice, on third time took it to the dealer who checked it out and diagnosed rear differential was defective. The Acura dealer replaced the defective part and sent it to Acura headquarters for further inspection. Happened at 13,000 miles. The repair was no cost to me and received free loaner vehicle while my car was being serviced."

David F., CO (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Driveline vibration

"The V6 engine is equipment with cylinder management system that cause significant vibration when the engine goes from 6 to 3 cylinders. Hapien all the time at snout 1300 rpm"

Anonymous, GA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"Vehicle vibrates at speeds above 15 mph. Vibration increases significantly at highway speeds. The vehicle spent 7 weeks in the dealership service department. Transmission was replaced as well as engine motor mounts...and after several thousand dollars worth of warranty work the problem was never remedied. The service department basically said it is a know issue that can't be resolved."

Anonymous, AZ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Driveshaft or axle

"vibrations"

Kevin L., NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Electrical failure

"car stopped in middle of street after backing out. car won't start often from parked position"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX)

"A sensor in one of the rear wheels was faulty. All the emergency lights on the desk were flashing and warning of danger if driven. I used AcuraLink to notify them. They sent a tow truck and took it to the dealership. It was replace in less that two h"

Anonymous, WA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"When stopped the car shuts off for eco mode and occasionally, will not start back when trying to drive away. May be a transmission problem. Have to turn off the car and restart."

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Traction control

"Juddering when starting to drive from a stop, or stop light. The car judders (shakes, jerks about 3 times and then it finally starts to move. And then there is a kick that I can feel in the back. Again, sorry I really don't have the words to describe it."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Bushings

"Not bushings. RR wheel bearings failed and had to be replaced under warranty"

Hazen M., MI (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Electronic or air suspension

"We receive numerous suspension and steering/driving warning messages. Ultimately, it was determined that the wheel suspension actuator failed on one rear wheel and required replacement. Unfortunately, it took the dealer 52 days to finally determine the source of the suspension warning error messages and replace the actuator correctly. The car has had no other problems"

Anonymous, FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"One of the rear electronic suspension actuators failed. It was replaced. Unfortunately, the new actuator was also faulty. But this was not realized for 52 days while the dealer attempted to determine what other causes resulted in the suspension and safety system errors being displayed."

Anonymous, FL (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Shocks or struts

"Rear struts have been replaced under warranty twice in less than 3 years. Service advisor told me Acura is not pleased with its current strut supplier"

Steve H., ON (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"right front needed to be replace at 85 miles"

Anonymous, VA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Wheel bearings

"Wheel bearings were bad on front passenger wheel, but covered under warranty for parts and labor"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Started at 28,000 miles. Took to acura dealer - reset (fixed) ... reoccurred every 600 miles after that !"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Emission warning light went on. Dealer said it was related to a gas tank problem"

Anonymous, NY (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Fuel cap

"Car does have a gas cap. Gas station pumps sometimes can not fit into gas tank filler cap"

Anonymous, NY (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Fuel pump

"The fuel pump had software/residue issues that were fixed under warranty. But leading up to the fix the car behaved very badly. It has an auto-idle-stop feature to save on fuel. But when the problem began, the car would stall out rather than restart the engine. Often this would happen at a traffic light. To restart required shutting down the vehicle and restarting from scratch. This typically annoyed the drivers behind me. Also in the panic to get the car going again I often missed required steps in shutting the car off, further delaying the restart and increasing the annoyance of the other vehicles."

S B., CA (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Warning lights and gas vapor leaks"

Anonymous, NJ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Heated or cooled seats

"Intermittent failure of driver's automatic seat retraction function. Dealership observed problem but could not fix. Ultimately resolved by replacement of failed vehicle battery at 30 months."

David B., IL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

"Keyless Remote showed low battery on dash, but new batteries did not fix. Keyless Remote replaced under warranty"

Anonymous, NC (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

"The doors often don't open, you have to move the key to almost touching the car to get it to open Touching the driver's door handle doesn't always unlock the door/lock the door."

Timothy L., NC (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Wiper motor or washer

"Intermittent wiper didn't work even after bringing it in for servicing"

Anonymous, AB (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)

"Fist time i had the car and it rained, the automatic wipers did not work and the wipers were not adjusted,"

Tony G., QC (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"the a/c did not work accurately and the selling dealer was not able to fix the problem until the car had been worked on for 3or 4 times."

Robert B., OH (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Automatic climate control

"Doe not maintain a set temperature for the passenger and driver adequately"

Anonymous, NJ (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Blower (fan) motor

"It periodically makes a noise that sounds like the fan is rubbing against something when it is turned on. The service staff had trouble replicating the problem. It is only a modest nuisance."

Anonymous, DC (2015 Acura TLX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Repeated noise from blower fan"

Anonymous, ON (2015 Acura TLX SH-AWD 3.5-L V6)
Heater system

"Heater did not seem to keep the car warm enough after the initial warm up"

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Other/unsure

"Failure of SRS controller. Replaced by dealer. Required use of loaner vehicle for one day waiting on new SRS module."

David B., IL (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Forward collision warning erratic in that it signals a possible hazard where none exists"

Anonymous, CT (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Unreliable. Does not always provide warning even if lane crossing is in progress."

Anonymous, CT (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Foward collision warning light goes on sometimes when there is nothing in front of us and when you are almost at a complete stop."

Anonymous, CA (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Doors or sliding doors

"The seal around the door wasn't properly installed, so it was lose and made a clicking/popping sound whenever we would open the door"

Anonymous, WI (2015 Acura TLX 2.4L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The door handle on the passenger front side would stick and stay open when you pulled on the handle-you had t push the handled in to get it to latch. Acura said that it needed to be greased. The grease wore off and we returned the car to the dealership-they ordered a new handle since they said there was an engineering fix. We retuned to the dealership 2 times because they ordered the wrong part the first time. It was finally fixed."

Anonymous, WA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Seat controls - movement

"It makes a grinding noise when moving backwards. I have not yet had it looked at"

Anonymous, AZ (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Engine harness

"I just did"

Anonymous, GA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Starter

"After the car has been turned off after being driven for more than 30 minutes and then tried to restart after sitting less than 10 minutes, it makes clicking noises. It may take up to 8-10 tries to get car started. it happened at the dealer in front of the service advisor and they gave me a loaner car. The mechanic could not duplicate the problem. Thankfully, it has not happened again in 4 months."

Anonymous, TX (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine computer

"Acura had upgraded to a new software system without our knowledge which caused a transmission issue which caused the vehicle to lunge forward unexpectedly in drive. Acura service did not seem concerned at all with this issue said the problem would go away eventually . They also indicated Acura was working an a new upgrade (which never happened) to correct the issue. The issue did correct itself but before it did, I had drive very carefully and keep a distance from pedestrians in case the ca"

Christina K., WA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)
Engine knock or ping

"Engine idles loudly and roughly at start-up"

George H., CA (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Cylinder head

"engine would begin to misfire and stop when using remote start. Car was not fixed on the first return to dealer. On second return to dealer car was there for 10 days. Finally determined to be "improperly machined head." Head was replaced"

Anonymous, MO (2015 Acura TLX V6 3.5-L V6)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

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Recalls
PROVIDED BY
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
Jan 29, 2019
Reduced fuel pump performance can result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of crash.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Acura MDX, 2015-2019 Acura TLX and 2015-2017 Honda Accord vehicles, equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine. Particulates in fuel may adhere to the internal components of the fuel pump, reducing its performance.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the fuel injection engine control unit (FI-ECU) software and, if necessary, replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The recall began March 25, 2019. Owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura's recall number for this recall is P3W. Honda's recall number for this recall is N3X.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V060000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 437032
POWER TRAIN
Sep 06, 2016
If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2015 Acura TLX 2WD and 4WD vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the transmission wire harness connections may have insufficient crimps, and, as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral.
What should you do:
Acura has notified owners, and dealers will, based on the automatic transmission serial number, update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp, free of charge. The recall began January 13, 2017. Owners may contact Acura Client Relations at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KC2.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 16V640000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8354
POWER TRAIN
Dec 08, 2014
If the shift indicator displays "Park" but the park lock does not engage, the vehicle may roll away increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2015 Acura TLX V6 2WD vehicles manufactured July 14, 2014, to November 12, 2014, and certain 2015 TLX V6 SH-AWD vehicles manufactured August 26, 2014, to November 10, 2014. The automatic transmission parking pawl may become contaminated or the park rod may become dislodged or broken. This may prevent the transmission from shifting into the Park position.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the transmission if necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 30, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-310-783-2000. Honda's number for this recall is JM8.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V779000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9392
EQUIPMENT
Oct 01, 2014
If the vehicle is loaded to the specifications listed on the label, tire failure may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2015 Acura TLX AWD vehicles manufactured August 26, 2014, to September 20, 2014. The affected vehicles may have incorrect values for the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) front and rear printed on the safety certification label. As such, the vehicles do not conform to Part 567, "Certification."
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 21, 2014. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-382-2238. Honda's number for this recall is JK6.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V613000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 189
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