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06-01-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,131
Posted By DrWoo

Side issue on this discussion about windshield...

Side issue on this discussion about windshield replacement ó we had ours replaced 3 weeks ago, along with the recalibration of the lane assist camera. We are currently on a road trip, and I swear the...
05-21-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,131
Posted By DrWoo

We had out windshield replaced 2 weeks ago -...

We had out windshield replaced 2 weeks ago - stone caused an 8 in crack. Insurance covers glass replacement and the calibration of the camera, and they suggested I go to the dealer. Cost was just...
04-26-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,923
Posted By DrWoo

In Apple Maps, when you click "Share", you may...

In Apple Maps, when you click "Share", you may have to select "more" on the right to enable Acuralink to show up as a share option.
04-26-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,824
Posted By DrWoo

I read the NHTSA report, and the problem is not...

I read the NHTSA report, and the problem is not with the transmission itself, but a poor electrical connection to the battery and how the TCU responds to a loss of power.
03-24-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,793
Posted By DrWoo

We have over 13k miles on ours already. I have...

We have over 13k miles on ours already. I have posted here about several issues I have had with my Advance - limp mode 1 time, infotainment screen frozen 1 time, the HUD and nav directions not...
02-23-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,111
Posted By DrWoo

I was debating whether to choose the 50-59 range...

I was debating whether to choose the 50-59 range or not. We got the RDX a few months before turning 60, and I wasn't sure it I should answer the age we got the RDX or our current age. That was also...
02-23-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,111
Posted By DrWoo

In addition to the financial aspects of buying an...

In addition to the financial aspects of buying an RDX, there is also the practicality. I see posts about car seats fitting in the RDX, and I will admit I have one to haul around one of our grandsons,...
02-20-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,627
Posted By DrWoo

I noticed this after I did the D.1.1.2 software...

I noticed this after I did the D.1.1.2 software update last week. The distance to the next turn is correct, but the direction and street are not. And it's not consistent, the last 2 times I tried in...
02-11-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By DrWoo

Dealers always tend to just use 2 screws to...

Dealers always tend to just use 2 screws to fasten the license plate. The first thing I do when I bring home a new car -- fasten down the license plate with 4 screws, after adding a few rubber...
01-31-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,570
Posted By DrWoo

On a similar trip right now, PA to FL. Currently...

On a similar trip right now, PA to FL. Currently on a 2 day layover in Charleston. Car has been great. Running 92-93 octane, averaged 27 mpg on 95. Pulled off 95 and filled up, averaged 26 on our...
01-16-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 101,924
Posted By DrWoo

Strange, I also did the update, snd still have...

Strange, I also did the update, snd still have Siri, but the app has been nothing but problems ever since. I was planning to buy the remote start service when my trial ends in 2 weeks, but now...
01-06-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,119
Posted By DrWoo

I also went from a CR-V to a 19 RDX, although I...

I also went from a CR-V to a 19 RDX, although I had a 15 CR-V. I called it the CR-Vibrator, it had terrible vibrations at highway speeds. Apparently many 15 and 16 model year CR-Vs had vibration...
Replies: 34
Views: 3,801
Posted By DrWoo

Convenience (especially for my wife), and the...

Convenience (especially for my wife), and the upcoming turns show up in the heads up display.
12-06-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,171
Posted By DrWoo

The S on the D/S button is for Sequential mode....

The S on the D/S button is for Sequential mode. See pages 424 and 425 of the owner's manual for a detailed explanation, but basically, it's for manual shifting using the paddle shifters.
11-02-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,757
Posted By DrWoo

Leasing makes sense in many situations. It makes...

Leasing makes sense in many situations. It makes sense to lease a car if it's for business, my son-in-law does this. Also, if you don't drive a lot and want a new vehicle every few years, a low...
10-21-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,763
Posted By DrWoo

The Send Destination to nav feature is...

The Send Destination to nav feature is complimentary, no subscription required.

https://acuralink.acura.com/#/availability/2019/RDX
Replies: 49
Views: 9,387
Posted By DrWoo

System error is a common problem, and of course...

System error is a common problem, and of course my dealer couldn't replicate it. I have it intermittently, and it can usually be fixed by selecting a channel using the touch pad. Then the thumb...
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By DrWoo

I got a 90 degree adapter off Amazon to use with...

I got a 90 degree adapter off Amazon to use with a low profile flash drive. It doesn't flop around or get in the way like a cable, keeps the usb drive out of the way, and is easy to grab to remove...
10-09-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,056
Posted By DrWoo

I got a little chuckle reading this, as an old...

I got a little chuckle reading this, as an old person with a white advance, when you mentioned you got White on Black. When we pulled up in our new white Advance, my 30-something son-in-law said he...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By DrWoo

Yep. My wife hated it so much she had me delete...

Yep. My wife hated it so much she had me delete the app from her phone.
09-29-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,271
Posted By DrWoo

We are probably backwards from most people’s...

We are probably backwards from most people’s thinking, but we actually got a white Advance only because we loved the espresso interior. I had a car a while back with a parchment/beige interior, and...
09-26-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,590
Posted By DrWoo

No need to select park, just hit stop after the...

No need to select park, just hit stop after the engine shuts off. If will automatically go into park without restarting.
09-14-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,697
Posted By DrWoo

Not a dumb question, and I'm not sure anyone here...

Not a dumb question, and I'm not sure anyone here knows the answer at this time about how the updates will occur, but I suspect you would not need the wifi hotspot on the RDX activated. I've seen...
09-09-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By DrWoo

I don't think the Advance and non-Advance models...

I don't think the Advance and non-Advance models have different ACC displays, but the digital speed in the center screen is the set speed for the ACC, not your actual speed.
09-06-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,886
Posted By DrWoo

I came from a 2015 CRV, or CR-Vibrator as I...

I came from a 2015 CRV, or CR-Vibrator as I called it. Maybe the 2018s are better, but for me thereís no comparison. And I donít get this fixation with a discount off MSRP. If Acura priced like BMW...
Replies: 13
Views: 4,264
Posted By DrWoo

I'm not clear what you mean by being set to the...

I'm not clear what you mean by being set to the key or the car, but there is a fob 1 and fob 2, and inside the car, on the driver's door, are buttons 1 and 2. As you open the driver's door with a fob...
08-24-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By DrWoo

The seats were one of the main reasons we bought...

The seats were one of the main reasons we bought the Advance. I’m 6’3” and my wife is 4’11”, and we both felt comfortable in them.
08-16-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,580
Posted By DrWoo

Iíve gotten used to just hitting the stop/start...

Iíve gotten used to just hitting the stop/start button when I stop to park, and the engine wonít restart. With the electronic controls, there is no need to select park.
08-05-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 57,754
Posted By DrWoo

This is the default setting. You can change it in...

This is the default setting. You can change it in settings, vehicle, keyless access setup
Replies: 16
Views: 3,183
Posted By DrWoo

I discussed this with my salesperson when we got...

I discussed this with my salesperson when we got our RDX, you don’t have to sign up immediately for the free hot spot. We may try it out on a trip later this year.

I’m not really sold on the need...
07-31-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 23,996
Posted By DrWoo

I had my system freeze a week ago, and it stayed...

I had my system freeze a week ago, and it stayed on even after stopping the car. I would up pulling the audio fuse, under the dash in the larger fuse box, 3rd fuse from upper right. I took it in to...
07-24-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,353
Posted By DrWoo

it is not instant. After hitting start, you need...

it is not instant. After hitting start, you need to enter your 4 didget code or use Touch ID, which is a couple of seconds, and I havenít timed it, but it then takes maybe 20 seconds to start.
07-19-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,193
Posted By DrWoo

I used to think this, but after test driving a...

I used to think this, but after test driving a dozen cars, I no longer do. The X3, GLC, and the new RDX are superior to any of the similarly sized SUVs. I went from a top of the line 2015 CRV...
07-18-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 44,635
Posted By DrWoo

The setting for the "Main" button stays for each...

The setting for the "Main" button stays for each restart, which I like. That is, if you have ACC and LKAS on, they will stay on when you restart the engine. You do have to engage them each time,...
07-18-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,193
Posted By DrWoo

I traded in a 2015 CRV Touring for my 2019 RDX...

I traded in a 2015 CRV Touring for my 2019 RDX Advance. Both had adaptive cruise and lane keeping assist. I find that both are improved with the RDX. The adaptive cruise is very smooth, it was a bit...
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