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04-28-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,300
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Which ceramic brake pads are you using ?

^^^^^ Which ceramic brake pads are you using ?
04-13-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,038
Posted By Edward'TLS

Not worthwhile wasting $$ on a temp fix that only...

Not worthwhile wasting $$ on a temp fix that only lasts for a couple months.
04-13-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,038
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ No. Because even my service adviser...

^^^^^

No. Because even my service adviser advised against me doing the software update, due to (1) the update operation cost money, and (2) the rattle noise will come back again after a couple...
04-11-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,038
Posted By Edward'TLS

In my case, the rattle noise comes and goes even...

In my case, the rattle noise comes and goes even if I don't do anything, and happens more frequently in the cold winter days.

Mine is definitely fuel related, because I have also experimented with...
04-10-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,038
Posted By Edward'TLS

My Acura dealership has confirmed that a PCM...

My Acura dealership has confirmed that a PCM software update can fix this "engine-noise-when-stepping-on-the-gas-with-a-warmed-up-engine-during-initial-startup" issue, but unfortunately this rattle...
04-04-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,038
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ This is called engine knocking or...

^^^^^

This is called engine knocking or engine pinging. The gas/fuel mixture inside the engine cylinders is detonating prematurely.
03-24-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Edward'TLS

Only available in Canadian Acura vehicles.

Only available in Canadian Acura vehicles.
03-20-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,705
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Even though there isn't a "low oil...

^^^^^

Even though there isn't a "low oil level" warning light on our 4G TL, there is a "low oil pressure" warning light on the instrument dashboard.
03-06-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 84,074
Posted By Edward'TLS

Agree with altair47...

Agree with altair47 (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/altair47-390602/) , it is much helpful to use the actual mileage to compare between oil consumption rate.

The oil life indicator readout...
03-06-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,719
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ This is one of the major reasons why...

^^^^^

This is one of the major reasons why the Acura brand has been trying so hard, but still failed to become a true luxury brand such as BMW, Lexus, and MB.

It is because the econo Honda...
03-06-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,993
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ The successor to the 1G NSX. Whatever...

^^^^^

The successor to the 1G NSX. Whatever one wants to call it : 2003 HSC concept, or the HSV-010 mule, or was it the 2012 NSX concept.
03-05-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 84,074
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Please note that the actual engine oil...

^^^^^

Please note that the actual engine oil level (inside the engine) is NOT related to the oil life percentage readout on the dash display.
03-05-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By Edward'TLS

You probably need a bigger SUV. The hulking...

You probably need a bigger SUV. The hulking Cadillac Escalade ?
02-28-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,848
Posted By Edward'TLS

On the contrary, with high performance winter...

On the contrary, with high performance winter tires, I take my 2012 Elite out in the snow whenever I can.

It is so much fun to do lift-throttle-tail-spin and 4-wheel-power-drift in the snow and...
02-28-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By Edward'TLS

How old is the car battery ?

How old is the car battery ?
02-27-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Edward'TLS

The following is extracted from the 3G MDX user's...

The following is extracted from the 3G MDX user's manual :

"The temperature sensor is located in the front bumper.
Road heat and exhaust from another vehicle can affect the temperature reading...
02-27-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By Edward'TLS

Easy ride and quiet tires. Just like a top-rated...

Easy ride and quiet tires. Just like a top-rated touring tire. Definitely not for sporty driving.
02-27-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Edward'TLS

Please note that the "outside temp sensor" (OTS)...

Please note that the "outside temp sensor" (OTS) measures the temperature near the road surface, and not the actual ambient temperature as in weather forecast reports.

According to Honda, this...
02-26-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By Edward'TLS

Premier A/S is very good in the wet, and is...

Premier A/S is very good in the wet, and is decent in the snow. But, nothing beats a proper set of winter tires when driving in the snow.

However, the Premier A/S is only a touring tire, not a...
02-25-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By Edward'TLS

OP, does it sound like some pebbles rattling in a...

OP, does it sound like some pebbles rattling in a metal can ?
02-10-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,943
Posted By Edward'TLS

Looking at the OP's pictures with the new grille...

Looking at the OP's pictures with the new grille superimposed on the existing grille, it is very obvious that the two grille are shaped differently, with the shorter new grille narrower up top and...
01-06-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,176
Posted By Edward'TLS

If the problem is engine pinging at initial...

If the problem is engine pinging at initial acceleration when engine is warm,
Permanent solution : NO
Temporary solution : YES

Read my post #40 above.
01-03-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Edward'TLS

Not normal. There may be an exhaust leak or the...

Not normal. There may be an exhaust leak or the catalytic converter has been tampered.
01-03-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Edward'TLS

Check out the aftermarket muffler specialist...

Check out the aftermarket muffler specialist shops.
12-24-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 46,446
Posted By Edward'TLS

When you said they wouldn't fit, does it mean the...

When you said they wouldn't fit, does it mean the wheel studs on the rotor don't align with the aftermarket wheels or does it mean the wheel calipers won't clear the aftermarket wheels ?

Pictures...
12-24-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,176
Posted By Edward'TLS

Not all 4G TL has engine knocking. I am one of...

Not all 4G TL has engine knocking. I am one of the unfortunate ones that has.

Similarly not all 3.7L-V6 engine consume excessive oil. I am also one of the unfortunate ones that has.

Just a...
12-12-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By Edward'TLS

There was an OEM rear parking sensor kit for the...

There was an OEM rear parking sensor kit for the 2014 MDX. But no OEM front.
12-12-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,073
Posted By Edward'TLS

Does your 2014 MDX has the ZF9 tranny or not ?

Does your 2014 MDX has the ZF9 tranny or not ?
12-12-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By Edward'TLS

Some proper winter tires will help, especially...

Some proper winter tires will help, especially when the roads are freezing cold.
12-12-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,176
Posted By Edward'TLS

Software update is no good. I once asked my...

Software update is no good.

I once asked my Acura dealer to fix the "initial acceleration engine rattling" problem on my 4G TL. They told me the pros and cons.

The pro is that software update...
12-03-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,182
Posted By Edward'TLS

The Michelin Premier LTX's are very capable...

The Michelin Premier LTX's are very capable tires, but they do wear out fast too.
11-12-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 40,778
Posted By Edward'TLS

So it was not the Honda engines that were...

So it was not the Honda engines that were dragging the team down last year. It was also the poor chassis to blame after all.
09-07-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,580
Posted By Edward'TLS

An example of a "inward curving"-spoke wheel. ...

An example of a "inward curving"-spoke wheel.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/600x600/_20_4cb43391032e50b01dd0df76d1f784d49e97f18b.jpg
09-07-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,580
Posted By Edward'TLS

You are correct that it is the "spoke" section...

You are correct that it is the "spoke" section that also matters.

So, provided with the same diameter, it is the type of wheels with curved spokes (spokes curving inwards) that may pose clearance...
01-31-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,703
Views: 235,283
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ In fact, the old Honda Passport was,...

^^^^^

In fact, the old Honda Passport was, from the ground up, an Isuzu RWD truck (yes truck, not car-platform-based SUV).

The reason was that Honda, at that moment, was about a decade behind...
01-31-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,171
Posted By Edward'TLS

There is no permanent fix on this problem.

There is no permanent fix on this problem.
01-31-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,171
Posted By Edward'TLS

There was a thread on "hard brake pedal when...

There was a thread on "hard brake pedal when starting vehicle especially on cold winter mornings" back in 2014 :
...
01-30-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,314
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ What's taking the hybrid so long to...

^^^^^

What's taking the hybrid so long to come out ?
01-25-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,846
Posted By Edward'TLS

Estimated price for the turbo kit ?

Estimated price for the turbo kit ?
01-24-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Edward'TLS

Michelin Premier LTX ?

Michelin Premier LTX ?
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