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05-01-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Limelight

Go back to OEM. I’ve never had luck in the past...

Go back to OEM. I’ve never had luck in the past with after-market wipers and will never use them again.

I just get replacement inserts when needed and have never had issues.
04-06-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 134,602
Posted By Limelight

I agree with your assessment of the TL vs RLX. I...

I agree with your assessment of the TL vs RLX. I too had a 12 TL SH-AWD and nimble is an excellent description of the TL. Outside of the straight speed of the RLX SH, the TL was more ‘fun’ to drive....
04-02-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By Limelight

Congrats and enjoy. Please report back on your...

Congrats and enjoy. Please report back on your driving impressions as compared to the SH.

Do the 2019’s now come with turn signals? In all my years of driving, I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a...
03-24-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,438
Posted By Limelight

Couldn’t agree more. My only regret was...

Couldn’t agree more. My only regret was purchasing the P-AWS first without doing my homework about the SH beforehand (I didn’t know it existed).

i just put on my summer wheels today which always...
02-25-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By Limelight

I had a rock hit my windshield last year and...

I had a rock hit my windshield last year and needed a replacement. In error, my dealer first removed the broken windshield and THEN opened the box of the windshield they ordered - only to realize it...
12-12-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,864
Posted By Limelight

Thanks for your great post Hondamore. All...

Thanks for your great post Hondamore. All excellent points which rattle around in my head at night. Like my wife, you too are a very sensible individual! I'm actually a little concerned that she has...
11-16-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By Limelight

I replaced my OEM Michelin rubber with the AS3+...

I replaced my OEM Michelin rubber with the AS3+ for my summer set after a few low speed white knuckled unexpected fishtails in light rain while turning as you described and have loved them: super...
11-13-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,090
Posted By Limelight

The RLX SH is a great car and as you said, the...

The RLX SH is a great car and as you said, the depressed resale values make it a bargain. But if you love your current car and it's not giving you issues, you're not exactly making a compelling story...
10-14-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,966
Posted By Limelight

I have always been very thankful to get back into...

I have always been very thankful to get back into the Sport Hybrid after a day in a loaner too. Sometimes it helps keep the “I should buy a new car” bug at bay for a little while as I remember how...
09-10-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,771
Posted By Limelight

I consider myself somewhat fortunate as I picked...

I consider myself somewhat fortunate as I picked up my CPO 2015 RLX SH Elite (Advance) for $44K CDN (or around $33,500 USD at current exchange) last spring with only 22,000km (13,500 miles). I say...
08-17-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,885
Posted By Limelight

My cars are always spotless. I enjoy the time I...

My cars are always spotless. I enjoy the time I spend detailing my car. I do a full clay bar, paint correction, polish, seal and wax twice a year and weekly details in between.

Once the full...
08-03-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,742
Posted By Limelight

Congrats Hondamore. I look forward to hearing...

Congrats Hondamore. I look forward to hearing more of your observations between the two Sport Hybrids. I can personally attest to the windshield replacement cost of the HUD glass. I had a rock hit my...
07-25-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By Limelight

And this is why the Sport mode button should...

And this is why the Sport mode button should really be more prominently displayed on the steering wheel (like the M button on the M5) to be quickly accessed without having to take your eyes off the...
06-24-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,511
Posted By Limelight

I could be wrong, but I think wagons were...

I could be wrong, but I think wagons were defeated by the stigma associated with being a family mover. When I grew up, everyone had a wagon - we called them Wally-Wagons as kids. My Dad had a wood...
05-29-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Limelight

^^^ This. I had the Seacoast on my 2014 P-AWS and...

^^^ This. I had the Seacoast on my 2014 P-AWS and I would simply use a clean microfiber cloth with cold water (ring it out so it's just damp) and then dab (don't rub vigorously or the fabric can go...
05-11-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Limelight

There are many used RLX P-AWS units available for...

There are many used RLX P-AWS units available for you to test drive in the Canadian marketplace. If this particular one has battery issues, you may want to consider another one. Keep in mind though...
03-29-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Limelight

Ahh, the memories of my first test drive and...

Ahh, the memories of my first test drive and after-purchase initial experiences. If you read my review shortly after picking it, it was eerily similar :thumbsup: It's a fun car to drive - enjoy!
03-20-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By Limelight

You are probably correct Hondamore, but I smell a...

You are probably correct Hondamore, but I smell a PGEORG diagram shortly on the horizon with the answer to this little mystery :toocool: :bow:

I too look forward to your observations of the 2018...
03-16-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,268
Posted By Limelight

I guess it's a North American thing - as...

I guess it's a North American thing - as currently Quebec is the only Canadian province which mandates winter tires be on all vehicles between December 15th and March 15th. This was put into place in...
03-01-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 134,602
Posted By Limelight

What is the difference between an RLX Hybrid and...

What is the difference between an RLX Hybrid and an RLX Sport Hybrid??
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By Limelight

When I had that problem, I deleted my phone from...

When I had that problem, I deleted my phone from the car’s phone list and deleted the handsfree link from my phone. I then turned off my phone and my car. I then turned my car and phone back on and...
01-23-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,014
Posted By Limelight

I agree - that's why it's called a Sport...

I agree - that's why it's called a Sport Hybrid... The MPG is simply a compelling and welcome by-product.

The hybrid component was designed as a performance tool with the obvious benefits to fuel...
01-10-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,280
Posted By Limelight

Mine too. This past month I have been tricking...

Mine too. This past month I have been tricking mine by turning it off and then reactivating it so that it stays toasty warm. It really is a must have in colder weather. I no longer use winter gloves...
01-03-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By Limelight

My bet is the colder weather is deteriorating the...

My bet is the colder weather is deteriorating the battery which causes intermittent error messages which go away once the battery has been recharged with use. I've had them sporadically this winter...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By Limelight

If you google “opening key fob Acura RLX” you...

If you google “opening key fob Acura RLX” you will see a video on YouTube with instructions from someone on a 2016 TLX. The same applies to the RLX.

Its simply a matter of gently prying it open. I...
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...
10-17-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,172
Posted By Limelight

I'm no science/math expert, but my equation...

I'm no science/math expert, but my equation looked something like this:

(Stock tires - fishtailing in the rain in low speed turns) / (New tires + not fishtailing in the rain in low speed turns) =...
10-15-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By Limelight

Rear licence plate bolts rusting

I noticed on AutoTrader a used white RLX without a rear licence plate and it had rust streaks going down the back of the trunk from where the bolts holding the rear licence plate were secured. I...
10-11-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,172
Posted By Limelight

Me too. After my second experience fishtailing in...

Me too. After my second experience fishtailing in the rain, I replaced them. I'm not caught off guard when a car does that in a snowstorm - but in light rain, it just wasn't something I was expecting...
09-28-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,322
Posted By Limelight

Uh - don’t talk about rocks on the road.... My...

Uh - don’t talk about rocks on the road.... My windshield was hit by a massive rock on the way home from work today on the highway and caused it to spider. Dealer quoted me $2,700 to replace... I’ll...
09-28-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Limelight

In an effort to reduce cabin/road noise, Acura...

In an effort to reduce cabin/road noise, Acura uses a polypropylene Helmholtz resonator that encircles the center portion of the inside of the wheel - this is supposed to significantly lower middle...
09-28-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,322
Posted By Limelight

^^^ your post just made me want to blast home...

^^^ your post just made me want to blast home from the office today :drag:
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Limelight

Just hit the transfer button on the touch screen...

Just hit the transfer button on the touch screen to transfer the call back to your handset and then turn off your car.

I used to sit in my driveway with the car running when I was on the phone...
09-22-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,322
Posted By Limelight

Awesome! Congrats to another member making the...

Awesome! Congrats to another member making the switch from P-AWS to SH! I had a 2012 TL SH-AWD in Graphite Luster. That color can really pop with some good polish, sealant and wax. Love it!

I look...
09-19-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By Limelight

The reviews of the P-AWS RLX have actually for...

The reviews of the P-AWS RLX have actually for the most part not been favourable. The biggest gripe was the poor suspension which has been rectified as far as I'm aware since the initial launch - so...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By Limelight

I do not believe this is possible, however if you...

I do not believe this is possible, however if you insert a CD, it will automatically burn it to the HDD. I just leave an iPod fully stocked with all my music in my center console and access it...
09-07-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Limelight

From my experience, dealers will not proactively...

From my experience, dealers will not proactively apply all TSB's. You must bring them the vehicle exhibiting symptoms and then YOU be proactive by telling them about the applicable TSB. My dealer...
08-25-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Limelight

Pfff - that slow thing? Nothing to be jealous...

Pfff - that slow thing? Nothing to be jealous about a car that goes 0-60 in 5.4 seconds. Our hybrid vehicle is faster :)

In all seriousness, that's one heck of a beautiful vehicle and I'm glad to...
08-25-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Limelight

Thanks for the explanation! In theory the logic...

Thanks for the explanation! In theory the logic makes sense - if the climate control system is in heavy use, the auto stop might not activate. But the system logic just seems so linear to disengage...
08-09-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 99,697
Posted By Limelight

Thanks for sharing the link. It looks nice to me...

Thanks for sharing the link. It looks nice to me but it's nothing that makes me want to rush out and trade in my current SH. It just looks like a bloated TLX to me - nothing to really make it stand...
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