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07-16-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By TSXV6Guy

I have successfully used this (3M Black Super...

I have successfully used this (3M Black Super Weatherstrip Adhesive Tube) on the side trims, Key is surface preparation (clean and free from grease) so that it sticks.
07-11-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By TSXV6Guy

I have seen old fuses test OK with an ohmmeter...

I have seen old fuses test OK with an ohmmeter but fail to pass current under load. Suggest to replace the fuse with a know good one, and swap the relay with a know good one. This will absolutely...
07-07-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By TSXV6Guy

So you save 100$ in gas per year but this is...

So you save 100$ in gas per year but this is offset by the cost of an AGM battery as well as a new starter at one point. Our TLX's starter counts the number of starts and after a number of starts, it...
07-07-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Careful... The Airbag inflation force is linked...

Careful... The Airbag inflation force is linked to whether the seatbelt is buckled or not. If it's not buckled, the airbags will inflate with more force... I would not tamper with the seatbelt...
05-21-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 135,717
Posted By TSXV6Guy

The infotainment system will be the deal maker or...

The infotainment system will be the deal maker or breaker for me.

I spent 15 minutes with the RDX the other day, trying the infotainment and hoping to like it. While it's much better that the...
05-20-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By TSXV6Guy

^ Same here. Weathertech for the floormats and...

^ Same here. Weathertech for the floormats and OEM trunk tray, Material is "cheaper" than the Weathertech, but it's ok for trunk use.
04-30-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Probably the spring is broken. You will need to...

Probably the spring is broken. You will need to pull the door trim out and see if you can retrofit a spring in there, or just replace the handle.
04-30-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By TSXV6Guy

If you want to leave it in the car (or trunk),...

If you want to leave it in the car (or trunk), wrap it with aluminum foil, or remove the battery.
04-08-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Possible explanation: The decision-makers...

Possible explanation:

The decision-makers (bean counters that forced the engineering team to use the ZF9) finally DRIVE the ZF9-equipped V6 .
Bean counters: How come this car sucks that much?...
04-03-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By TSXV6Guy

You're lucky that you don't have the driving aid...

You're lucky that you don't have the driving aid camera mounted on the windshield. Otherwise, OEM windshield and camera aiming are required... which would have tripled your cost.
04-01-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
Posted By TSXV6Guy

This is the "normal" behavior of the ZF9... Read...

This is the "normal" behavior of the ZF9... Read the transmission-related threads in the forum for additional context.
03-30-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By TSXV6Guy

They probably did not reset the "3" interval...

They probably did not reset the "3" interval counter in the maintenance minder. You can do that yourself if you have the proper OBD tool, or just keep track of the mileage manually. No need to...
03-28-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By TSXV6Guy

They did the same on the assembly line: they...

They did the same on the assembly line: they changed the date on the sticker and the serial number date code and called it a day.
03-26-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By TSXV6Guy

This. The car puts itselft in Park when the...

This. The car puts itselft in Park when the driver's door is open AND the driver's seatbelt is not fastened.
03-19-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By TSXV6Guy

+1!

+1!
03-19-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 135,717
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Maybe someone at Acura decided to bite the...

Maybe someone at Acura decided to bite the bullet, carry-over the mediocre TLX for one last year, to make sure that a half-baked redesigned TLX is not released early. Maybe they learned from the...
03-18-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Congrats! I am also eying an Audi as my next car...

Congrats! I am also eying an Audi as my next car (in 2021). While my TLX is solid, the infotainment / navi interface and, especially, the transmission behavior are a turn off.
I feel the same re:...
03-12-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By TSXV6Guy

See here. Measurements are in: mm (inches) ...

See here. Measurements are in: mm (inches)
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/2000x1342/screen_shot_2019_03_12_at_6_38_46_pm_97953580c90c02f86087ff6b18cf71380da8fa09.png
03-05-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,312
Posted By TSXV6Guy

If I were running Acura: 1- Kill the RLX. 2-...

If I were running Acura:
1- Kill the RLX.
2- Make a great sedan - direct competition with Audi A4 (with 4 and 6 cylinders, FWD and AWD versions).
2.5 - I will force the designers of that sedan to...
02-24-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 135,717
Posted By TSXV6Guy

I have seen a 2018 A3 with 19 inch 35-series...

I have seen a 2018 A3 with 19 inch 35-series tires that parks next to me at work - One rim already bent by what appears to be a pothole.
02-13-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 135,717
Posted By TSXV6Guy

I read somewhere that that engine had some issues...

I read somewhere that that engine had some issues and was not recommended... Also interesting that Toyota's new engines are also non-turbo "dynamic force engines"...
02-09-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By TSXV6Guy

https://anonfile.com/B3J3s6tfba/Headlights_sheet13...

https://anonfile.com/B3J3s6tfba/Headlights_sheet13_pdf
This is for Canadian spec SH-AWD Tech.
01-29-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By TSXV6Guy

See here...

See here (http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=09579088900194987032) for the ZF9 ATF fluid replacement procedure. It's more complicated than the old honda ATFs, and requires ATF type 3 oil,...
01-22-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 135,717
Posted By TSXV6Guy

IMHO, any current-generation (i.e., unchanged)...

IMHO, any current-generation (i.e., unchanged) 2020 model year will be DOA...
01-20-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,137
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Well... over on the B9 S4 forums, some dealers...

Well... over on the B9 S4 forums, some dealers are using the wrong spec oil during scheduled service of the S4... A few mad people out there :/
01-19-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,137
Posted By TSXV6Guy

The S4 is an incredible car, and congrats!! :) ...

The S4 is an incredible car, and congrats!! :)
I actually cross-shopped the S4 when I was looking at the TLX. As the OP says, my test drive of the 2018 TLX did not initially reveal the limitations...
01-19-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,935
Posted By TSXV6Guy

^ The TSX V6 is best car I ever had. Extremely...

^ The TSX V6 is best car I ever had. Extremely reliable and very powerful... a sleeper. No one expects it. :) Never had any interior wear issue though.
01-18-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By TSXV6Guy

From the video, it's definitely not an Acura...

From the video, it's definitely not an Acura factory feature. I suspect it's some sort of an insurance or financing - related thing or an ignition interlock mechanism.
01-17-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 135,717
Posted By TSXV6Guy

If I were Acura, I would furiously work on a...

If I were Acura, I would furiously work on a hybrid TLX (and RDX and MDX) using the excellent 3-motor hybrid SH-AWD system. Toyota is heavily hybridizing their fleet - Even talking about an AWD...
01-15-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 135,717
Posted By TSXV6Guy

They cannot afford not to release a redesigned...

They cannot afford not to release a redesigned 2020 model if they want Acura to remain on the map. The current TLX alienated the most loyal customers and they need to try winning them back.

I...
01-09-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,839
Posted By TSXV6Guy

OP, are you still on the original battery? If...

OP, are you still on the original battery? If yes, just replace it as a precaution. Will likely solve the issue.
12-28-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By TSXV6Guy

The TLX uses various grades of high and...

The TLX uses various grades of high and ultra-high strength (http://www.universityofextrication.com/2015/02/body-white-2015-acura-tlx-part-1/) steel for key structural components. Like csmeance said,...
12-26-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Probably the ABS pump that is turning on to apply...

Probably the ABS pump that is turning on to apply the brakes.
12-11-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By TSXV6Guy

You need a TPMS tool that will read the signal,...

You need a TPMS tool that will read the signal, but it only says "ok" or 'low". No way of really checking the battery level. I personally replace the sensors if they are more than 5 years old when I...
12-10-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By TSXV6Guy

You can transfer the old ones to the new rims or...

You can transfer the old ones to the new rims or buy new ones. The car is "self-learning" so the new TPMS sensors will be automatically registered the first time you drive a few miles. However, make...
12-03-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By TSXV6Guy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1836x1306/screen_shot_2018_12_03_at_5_57_19_am_58ff75ffcdf18d56bf952c2b94497e9a8df01516.png
12-02-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By TSXV6Guy

TPMS initiator. Sends wireless signal to the TPMS...

TPMS initiator. Sends wireless signal to the TPMS in the wheel to wake it up etc. There is one in each well.
11-22-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,751
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Anyone knows why they are testing the TLX mule in...

Anyone knows why they are testing the TLX mule in Europe? I don't think the TLX (especially the Type S) will ever be sold in Europe.
11-20-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Probably time to change the battery - likely it's...

Probably time to change the battery - likely it's not able to properly supply the electric power steering.
11-11-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
Posted By TSXV6Guy

Try turning off the heating system and any other...

Try turning off the heating system and any other accessories to see. When it's cold outside and a bunch of electrical accessories are on, the idle start/stop will not be available. Also try charging...
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