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07-11-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,508
Posted By Rocketsfan

The "flagship" looks just like a TLX that evolved...

The "flagship" looks just like a TLX that evolved a bit, but maybe that was the goal.
07-10-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Rocketsfan

The V6 transmission in Acura's TLX pretty much...

The V6 transmission in Acura's TLX pretty much shifts like garbage, so yes, you could be experiencing harsh shifting that many of us have been complaining about for years (see the Problems & Fixes...
04-26-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Posted By Rocketsfan

FYI : I had starting issues after about 1.5-2...

FYI : I had starting issues after about 1.5-2 years on my '15 TLX P-AWS. Acura said the battery checked out ok. I replaced it anyway and the problem went away. About 1 year later, the problem...
04-12-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,041
Posted By Rocketsfan

Isn't that the same color (or similar to) the...

Isn't that the same color (or similar to) the color that was on the prototype waaaaaaaay back when : https://www.motortrend.com/cars/acura/tlx/2015/2015-acura-tlx-prototype-first-look/
04-04-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Rocketsfan

I don't mind the pushbutton shifter. I actually...

I don't mind the pushbutton shifter. I actually like it, but since I only use the thing a couple of times on a drive, it's "whatever" for the most part. I do like the fact my backpack/laptop bag...
03-11-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rocketsfan

Originally, Acura's reasoning behind changing the...

Originally, Acura's reasoning behind changing the nomenclature was because they apparently wanted people to focus on the brand and not the model (which I thought was kind of silly because if you like...
01-25-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,137
Posted By Rocketsfan

Nice car and congrats -- I don't blame you a bit...

Nice car and congrats -- I don't blame you a bit for leaving. I hope Lexus comes out with something nice in their next generation or when I'm ready to buy again. I love Audi interiors nowadays.
10-26-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,900
Posted By Rocketsfan

I had this problem to the point I thought I'd get...

I had this problem to the point I thought I'd get into a wreck crossing major roads or making turns. And yes, it happened on right turns, as well. It used to happen all the time. Somewhere, among the...
10-12-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

I've owned my 2015 TLX since August 2014, so have...

I've owned my 2015 TLX since August 2014, so have gone through pretty much every software update.
1) My car drives far better than it did originally. Originally, it was a car that should not have...
06-27-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,559
Posted By Rocketsfan

I prefer the push button... especially when I...

I prefer the push button... especially when I drag my laptop off the front seat. lol.
Took no time to get used to, either. Maybe 1 or 2 days. Big whoop. I don't even know how there's any...
03-23-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,836
Posted By Rocketsfan

I'd rather have gotten the stuff Canada got on...

I'd rather have gotten the stuff Canada got on their TLX's than a $15-$20 USB battery. :D
02-02-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By Rocketsfan

Mine has been doing this sporadically since I...

Mine has been doing this sporadically since I bought the car over 3 years ago. The other day it slammed the brakes and the ABS started pulsing as I was coming towards a car in front of me even...
01-14-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 24,952
Posted By Rocketsfan

For anyone interested, I just watched the latest...

For anyone interested, I just watched the latest Motorweek yesterday and they reviewed the Stinger. They seem to love it. I had no idea this thing was getting 0-60 times in the mid 4's (the GT, the...
01-04-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,660
Posted By Rocketsfan

I'm @ around 70,000 miles on mine and it still...

I'm @ around 70,000 miles on mine and it still rides quiet. My 3G TL was a rattle-fest by this time, but the TLX may have one intermittent buzz in it somewhere that currently I don't hear. I'm also...
11-22-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,590
Posted By Rocketsfan

It's not a recall is it? If not, you probably...

It's not a recall is it? If not, you probably won't find it there. I posted this in the other thread about this in the "problems" forum, but there are about 3 TSB's that cover issues going on with...
10-24-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rocketsfan

Yeah, if you're still on the original...

Yeah, if you're still on the original transmission, the transmission can be jerky at times. At other times the shifts may not be so pronounced. I bought my car in August 2014 and I've just learned...
08-21-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,071
Posted By Rocketsfan

There's not enough corn in Nebraska to make...

There's not enough corn in Nebraska to make enough popcorn for that thread ... :popcorn:
07-07-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Rocketsfan

I owned my 2004 TL for about 11 years before...

I owned my 2004 TL for about 11 years before buying my TLX. It was black. The hood protection film I put on that looked like crap after about 5-7 years. If you are looking to keep your car that...
03-07-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

And that "if" is why this thread exists......

And that "if" is why this thread exists... ;)
02-27-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Rocketsfan

This thread is pretty indicative of what you may...

This thread is pretty indicative of what you may encounter... lol.

"Mine is great!"
"I want to burn mine!"

lol. As a 2015 Advance TLX driver, and early-adopter having bought mine in August...
02-05-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Rocketsfan

-20C isn't a temperature, it's a lab experiment...

-20C isn't a temperature, it's a lab experiment ... :D
01-24-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 74,533
Posted By Rocketsfan

You really need to quit thinking anyone that has...

You really need to quit thinking anyone that has something negative to say about something Acura is a "basher". And yes, I'm sure the grille is what made Mercedes famous. "More grille Acura! More...
01-10-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,196
Posted By Rocketsfan

As I don't bash them, I decided not to respond...

As I don't bash them, I decided not to respond directly. :D
01-04-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,490
Posted By Rocketsfan

As much as I despise Acura at the moment, let's...

As much as I despise Acura at the moment, let's be realistic, that's not just Acura or car execs. Every industry explains away drops in sales during earnings calls (as an example). My favorite is...
01-03-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

Welp ... 3rd dealer and 3rd strikeout. My...

Welp ... 3rd dealer and 3rd strikeout. My transmission is still behaving normally. They did perform yet another ECM/PCM reset (about the 3rd or 4th one, I think now, by 2 different dealers. They...
12-17-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,846
Posted By Rocketsfan

Why would you trust the transmission if it's new?...

Why would you trust the transmission if it's new? You've already seen where that ended up for you. Hell, if they used the same transmission, at least you'd kind of know what you're getting. If they...
12-15-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,987
Posted By Rocketsfan

Yes, the unnecessary buttonpresses are...

Yes, the unnecessary buttonpresses are mindboggling for a binary decision. I've said the same thing before and for the exact same feature you mention. The fan speed I think is another one. They're...
11-11-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,216
Posted By Rocketsfan

A belated congrats, Ron. Weren't you the one...

A belated congrats, Ron. Weren't you the one posting all the stories and spyshots before the release of the TLX? Ah, those were fun times ... seems so long ago now. lol. I doubt my next car will...
10-26-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,524
Posted By Rocketsfan

"Got transmission?"

"Got transmission?"
10-07-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By Rocketsfan

Thanks, TLX15. FYI : EE4Life does a great job of...

Thanks, TLX15. FYI : EE4Life does a great job of keeping everyone updated in the following TSB threads. They probably should be stickied, but here are his threads for each year's TLX with all the...
09-13-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

Congrats 1Louder. Hopefully you have better luck...

Congrats 1Louder. Hopefully you have better luck with your Lexus than your Acura. I'm going to hang onto mine for now. I just hit 40,000 miles on it and really have resigned myself to the fact...
08-09-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,668
Posted By Rocketsfan

^^^ I knew he'd break eventually. :D

^^^ I knew he'd break eventually. :D
06-13-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

It's really not worth my time and effort anymore....

It's really not worth my time and effort anymore. With all the issues my car has had, I've pretty much lost faith in Acura with all the BS they gave me trying to fix this transmission. I'm content...
05-16-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

I nearly got nailed a couple of times trying to...

I nearly got nailed a couple of times trying to accelerate from a stop in the early months of ownership of this car (I bought it back in August 2014) because of the hesitation to go anywhere. I...
03-24-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,732
Posted By Rocketsfan

If you don't have them replace it because you're...

If you don't have them replace it because you're worried it may fail again, what is your alternative? I'd get them to replace it. And if it fails again, make them replace it again.

I don't have...
02-25-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rocketsfan

I'll let you guys beta test that one. I've had...

I'll let you guys beta test that one. I've had my turn. lol. :)
01-27-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

But this is just what I'm arguing. Why does...

But this is just what I'm arguing. Why does having to take responsibility only come in extreme cases? Does someone have to die before it's Honda/Acura's fault? Is that the only scenario where...
01-26-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

Don't be puzzled. People aren't na´ve. Many are...

Don't be puzzled. People aren't na´ve. Many are more pissed than puzzled. Common sense dictates that when people are pissed that Acura allowed a crappy transmission to be put in a car, it's...
01-07-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

Please do everyone a favor and go to Acura's...

Please do everyone a favor and go to Acura's Facebook page and post this. :D

Heck, just post a link to this thread... lol.
12-29-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,562
Posted By Rocketsfan

lol. And as if on cue, I realize I missed a...

lol. And as if on cue, I realize I missed a phone call on my mobile phone and it's the dealership reminding me to give them great scores when Acura calls with their survey. This is followed by...
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