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Posted By George Knighton

A few days ago, I noticed that Acura Navigation...

A few days ago, I noticed that Acura Navigation was updating traffic faster than Apple Maps and providing a better picture of real time traffic problems.

Can’t explain that.

I used to mount a...
12-10-2018, 09:05 AM
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Posted By George Knighton

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/920x2000/img_0093_5c9362bf9be8bdb3e021b3838d24f0a0cd5f42e7.jpeg

I was curious if this would happen.

Primary grabbed Band 2 while Secondary...
10-01-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,864
Posted By George Knighton

You know, to be honest, we cannot put it past...

You know, to be honest, we cannot put it past Honda to have produced this car as an experiment, never really intending to sell that many of them.

The line at Saiyama was never set up for volume...
10-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By George Knighton

The KC1 was a very unpopular car. So is the KC2....

The KC1 was a very unpopular car. So is the KC2.

They made a big mistake in setting the MSRP. Honda misjudged very seriously where the dollar/yen exchange rate would be when they finalized...
09-29-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

So here is the methodology for driving in the NYC...

So here is the methodology for driving in the NYC area. You can't leave more than 1.5 to 2 car lengths of space between you and the car in front of you EVER at any speed, because some moron will cut...
08-17-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I just blew ice coffee out my nose when I read...

I just blew ice coffee out my nose when I read your post Hondamore! Car wash! Blasphemy!
08-17-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By hondamore

Forgive me all for I have sinned...I confess that...

Forgive me all for I have sinned...I confess that I am one of those lazy guys who runs his car through the touchless car wash once a week to rinse off the crud and then takes it into the detailing...
08-12-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By pgeorg

Its in "Meter Setup"..... ...

Its in "Meter Setup".....

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1024x716/screen_shot_2018_08_12_at_5_36_13_pm_0f6b7ba4286de05169777b0f1eb1eb939097a1b3.png...
07-26-2018, 09:51 PM
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Views: 736
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I get the dummy award. Last week I ran over a...

I get the dummy award. Last week I ran over a stick but thought nothing of it. I just happened to approach the car this evening from the passenger side and with a another car's headlights that just...
07-21-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,832
Posted By hondamore

I think the unexpectedly long life of the 4G RL...

I think the unexpectedly long life of the 4G RL was due to Honda/Acura needing more time to perfect the new Sport Hybrid system. They finally gave up waiting and rushed to release the PAWS version...
06-18-2018, 07:31 PM
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Views: 578
Posted By pgeorg

That is correct!

That is correct!
06-16-2018, 07:33 AM
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Posted By pgeorg

For the 2014 Acura TL, the correct TPMS sensor is...

For the 2014 Acura TL, the correct TPMS sensor is the following part #, and no, you don't need to buy the set. Just buy one, install it, drive for a couple of miles and it will sync with the car.
...
05-31-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,885
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Put in Sport Mode, Brake Hold, Manual 1 selected...

Put in Sport Mode, Brake Hold, Manual 1 selected from the gear selector behind the wheel, and floor it. A little tire spin from the front wheels and you are all in the mail passing 60 mph in 4.8...
05-17-2018, 09:29 AM
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Views: 623
Posted By pgeorg

The only time this will happen, is when you have...

The only time this will happen, is when you have an app setting to use bluetooth as a phone call.

Examples are, Google maps, Waze, etc.

I would guess that something else is being accessed...
05-16-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

The NSA is monitoring you. Apple is "not"...

The NSA is monitoring you.
Apple is "not" collecting data on your usage of your device
The system got confused and malfunctioned momentarily
05-15-2018, 07:59 AM
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Views: 685
Posted By kingofire

That's a sweet, clean setup fsmith!!

That's a sweet, clean setup fsmith!!
04-22-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By mrrobato

Iíve had the car since Monday. Itís as good as I...

Iíve had the car since Monday. Itís as good as I had hoped it would be.

It took me a day to quit reaching for the shifter. Iím good with the buttons, donít have to look any more.

The...
04-17-2018, 11:27 PM
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Posted By hondamore

I wonder... if you asked them, if they would have...

I wonder... if you asked them, if they would have to divulge who is paying for/using the information they gather? Alternatively, you could call customer service at Acura and ask if they are using...
04-16-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By mrrobato

And I found one. Bought a 2017 SH/Advance...

And I found one. Bought a 2017 SH/Advance Package, with just short of 10,000 miles. Itís a CPO car with a placed in service date of January 2018. Iíve got a lot of warranty left on this. It was...
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Views: 1,916
Posted By George Knighton

Owners of the newest generation MDX are telling...

Owners of the newest generation MDX are telling me that as of 11.3, their systems correctly import Contacts with images, and that the image shows up on the screen when somebody calls.

0_o
04-04-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Driving the Blackbird just does not get old, even...

Driving the Blackbird just does not get old, even after 3+ years with it.
04-02-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By robscharp05

My first 2018 RLX Test Drive

Recently had my TLX in for a transmission update, and I had to drive the new RLX. They had two RLX's, and I chose the Hybrid in Majestic Black with the Seacoast interior. My first impression when...
03-29-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By mk5

Finally...I'm in the club. Observations on "new to me" 2014 RLX SH

I took delivery of a white 2014 RLX SH Monday and traded in my 2015 TLX 4cyl tech. This forum is pretty much to blame, because after reading your glowing reviews of the RLX SH, it really killed the...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By George Knighton

It's debatable whether it's Apple's fault or...

It's debatable whether it's Apple's fault or Honda's fault.

Apple publishes guidelines for how things should be designed to work, and warns people that if they do not do it Apple's way, it...
02-02-2018, 12:40 PM
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Views: 134,602
Posted By TSX69

Cool Hybrid Sales

January 2018 Dashboard (http://www.hybridcars.com/january-2018-dashboard/)

RLX 60 +445.5%
Q70 4 -20%
GS450h 4 -33.3%


The table was displaying weird for me so hopefully I got this info right.
01-24-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,014
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Just past 60,000 miles and the original brake...

Just past 60,000 miles and the original brake pads all around are still measuring near new. Amazing!
12-28-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,280
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I will say that on 5 degree mornings like today,...

I will say that on 5 degree mornings like today, the heated steering wheel would be delightful. My wife enjoys that in the MDX Sport Hybrid since we have the Advance trim, and having used it, I love...
12-08-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,825
Posted By George Knighton

It has been several days now, and I have to say...

It has been several days now, and I have to say that with 11.2 GM, it only works well occasionally.

This is the feedback report that I sent to Apple regarding Beta 6, which is the same as the GM...
12-02-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,825
Posted By George Knighton

Contacts/Phone Book loads for me and the previous...

Contacts/Phone Book loads for me and the previous calls will show names.

However, after I make one phone call, the Contacts get screwed up and the previous calls go to numbers again.

Speaking...
11-30-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,825
Posted By George Knighton

Yesterday was the first time that I realized that...

Yesterday was the first time that I realized that my iPod connection does not work with the iPhone X.

It'll slow charge, but will not transmit data at the same time.

:-(

2014 KC2
iPhone X...
11-26-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,297
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Matt Farah's assessment is spot on. The sounds...

Matt Farah's assessment is spot on. The sounds you will hear are very accurate, but muted on the video. It is louder in person and behind the wheel. It just didn't hit everything just right for me...
11-21-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 207,557
Posted By George Knighton

Unfortunately, even 2018 electronics will not be...

Unfortunately, even 2018 electronics will not be able to keep up with the lanes on a curvy road that's driven at higher speeds...and those higher speeds could be surprisingly low speeds if the road...
11-13-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 207,557
Posted By George Knighton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oddv34El0yk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oddv34El0yk

Here's Alex Dykes "first drive" review.

"First Drive" and it's still 22 minutes. LOL.....

:-)

He comments on a different smoother drive than...
11-13-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 99,697
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

A few thoughts: WTF is with the dual exposed...

A few thoughts:

WTF is with the dual exposed exhaust tips and having only one pipe going into it? Bad news Acura!

Too bad the Apple Play audio was not added to keep up with the rest of the...
11-13-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 99,697
Posted By wilspainar

Here is a review on the 2018 Sport Hybrid. ...

Here is a review on the 2018 Sport Hybrid.

https://youtu.be/-oHyBIxkgYs
11-13-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,825
Posted By George Knighton

You're lucky if those are your only symptoms. ...

You're lucky if those are your only symptoms.

Some people can't get a decent voice call at all, with complaints of static or extremely low volume at one end or the other.
11-03-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,825
Posted By Bellanova

HandFree Link -- Apple iOS 11

I too was having the same issue with my phonebook not being imported (only partially imported), but as of the latest update iOS 11.1 which I downloaded today, these issue seem to have been rectified....
11-03-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,825
Posted By Limelight

I had problems a few weeks ago trying to connect...

I had problems a few weeks ago trying to connect my new iPhone 8+ to the car. I had similar issues and had to keep re-doing the same steps several times of deleting the phone from the car, forgetting...
11-02-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,322
Posted By George Knighton

I have the optional, dealer installed Ejection...

I have the optional, dealer installed Ejection Seats.
11-01-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,322
Posted By George Knighton

The most annoying low tones to me are the ones...

The most annoying low tones to me are the ones you get when you lose LKAS or ACC.

To me, these should be louder and much more annoying.
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