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07-11-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,763
Posted By gtssenior

I decided to renew both the remote and security...

I decided to renew both the remote and security options and not renew the concierge one. For many of the reasons mentioned earlier, the remote option has some attractive features. I debated about...
07-05-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,577
Posted By gtssenior

To me this just is not a big deal having to press...

To me this just is not a big deal having to press the auto start/stop button each time at startup if you do not want it engaged. It is known as forming a habit. You have to select drive or reverse...
06-28-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By gtssenior

I just went to Harbor Freight and got a black...

I just went to Harbor Freight and got a black rugged plastic tarp for maybe $12 or something in that range and just fold as necessary and lay over the cargo. Mine covers the whole area with a fold...
05-09-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By gtssenior

Greater Columbus is where your vehicle was...

Greater Columbus is where your vehicle was assembled. Did your car sound out a "RDX is Home" as it entered Ohio?
05-03-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By gtssenior

Tinted rear and back seat windows make the cargo...

Tinted rear and back seat windows make the cargo area a little less visible (not completely) and the side front windows not tinted may make night driving a little safer especially at stop signs. ...
04-21-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,951
Posted By gtssenior

The Lexus grill reminds me of those toys called...

The Lexus grill reminds me of those toys called transformers with vehicles that bend into robotic monster forms. It looks like the Lexus is in the process of starting that transformation with its...
04-10-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,763
Posted By gtssenior

I found this comprehensive list of remote...

I found this comprehensive list of remote subscription features in the press guide.

AcuraLink® remote features:


Remote start
Door lock/unlock
Stolen vehicle tracking
Vehicle finder...
04-09-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,456
Posted By gtssenior

Madd Dog's way is the best way to set/release...

Madd Dog's way is the best way to set/release brake when there is an incline in my opinion. I tried a few different ways with and without the automatic brake and the way Madd Dog describes above has...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By gtssenior

Take a look at this instructional video. ...

Take a look at this instructional video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9edNXBRDU0

There are several 2019 RDX Youtube videos out there now that are instructional and not marketing.
04-03-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,111
Posted By gtssenior

As a recently retired person who drove a 2004 TL...

As a recently retired person who drove a 2004 TL into the ground commuting, running errands, and on road trips, it was time to start fresh with a vehicle that would not have to endure the commuting...
04-03-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 29,413
Posted By gtssenior

When I was waiting for my oil change, tire...

When I was waiting for my oil change, tire rotation, and inspection to be done on my 2019 RDX, two trucks each with a full load of 2019 RDX vehicles rolled in to the dealership on the short drive...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,242
Posted By gtssenior

If I used the vehicle as a sales rep to make...

If I used the vehicle as a sales rep to make visits to clients I would find the lack of ability to put a meaningful name on an address as a very significant shortcoming. It does seem like a simple...
03-23-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By gtssenior

Long distance driving on rural interstates =...

Long distance driving on rural interstates = comfort
Urban/suburban driving with a mix of city streets and freeway on ramp merges = sport
Lightly traveled country roads = sport + (fairly...
03-21-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,483
Posted By gtssenior

From the Acura perspective, you have to look at...

From the Acura perspective, you have to look at the buyer demographics. If the median age of the RDX buyer is in their 40s, how much money do you want to put in the engineering of the vehicle to...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By gtssenior

I find that turning off the audio power on the...

I find that turning off the audio power on the steering wheel before shutting the engine off and then turning the audio power on the steering wheel 30 seconds or so after starting the engine makes...
02-15-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 48,566
Posted By gtssenior

I of course have no answers, but possibilities...

I of course have no answers, but possibilities perhaps. Does the problem occur on a second flash drive - worth testing? Are you using an extension cable? Point being is that if there are...
02-14-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 48,566
Posted By gtssenior

My update came in yesterday and downloaded on its...

My update came in yesterday and downloaded on its own while the vehicle (Advance trim) was sitting in the garage (via wifi I assume). I noticed the symbol on the system update icon and went for it. ...
02-13-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 48,566
Posted By gtssenior

Anyone that has done the D.1.1.2 update...

Anyone that has done the D.1.1.2 update successfully: Did the "Favorites" get wiped out like on the December update or did they remain? I think my Navigation favorite locations were lost before as...
Replies: 36
Views: 5,999
Posted By gtssenior

Couldn't tell from the posts here, but did anyone...

Couldn't tell from the posts here, but did anyone try the three finger reboot described in the video at this link? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7uLCjHK-cU
02-11-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,911
Posted By gtssenior

If the streets in greater Toronto have as many...

If the streets in greater Toronto have as many potholes as in Ohio with the freezing and thawing, you may have an opportunity to replace your wheels for a more compelling reason than just aesthetics.
02-06-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,911
Posted By gtssenior

A heated windshield in Minneapolis is probably as...

A heated windshield in Minneapolis is probably as useful as one in Winnipeg. I wonder if consumer type (maybe even safety) laws vary between the US and Canada which could affect features available...
02-01-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,687
Posted By gtssenior

I have run it with both grades but did not...

I have run it with both grades but did not correlate mpg with grade used and did not notice differences in driving characteristics. I think running Top Tier designated gas over the long haul might...
01-27-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,345
Posted By gtssenior

Did you drive with the Lane Keeping Assist on or...

Did you drive with the Lane Keeping Assist on or off? If you are driving on a road with extraneous markings or through old construction zones the LKAS will tend to pull a little from side to side...
01-21-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 101,913
Posted By gtssenior

Having been in marketing, client support, etc....

Having been in marketing, client support, etc. for a large IT software company good customer service should follow something like this as it pertains to our vehicles:

The Service Advisor should...
01-17-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By gtssenior

I have had the vehicle for 6 months and still...

I have had the vehicle for 6 months and still haven't decided how I like the auto high beams feature. What I think I am leaning towards is to not use the auto high setting in town and on the...
01-16-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,543
Posted By gtssenior

I tried snow mode today for the first time. The...

I tried snow mode today for the first time. The snow was not deep, so I did not notice the traction aspects, but when I approached a stop sign and took my foot off the gas, it seemed to slow more on...
01-14-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,209
Posted By gtssenior

For your second question: It looks like there...

For your second question: It looks like there are two panes by the seam in the middle, so I would think that stresses on the glass due to temperature expansions and contractions would be less than...
01-13-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,763
Posted By gtssenior

Call Acura Client Relations 800-382-2238 for...

Call Acura Client Relations 800-382-2238 for assistance. It sounds like you have a problem with the registration of your vehicle in some way or another. I successfully added remote support so that...
01-11-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,663
Posted By gtssenior

When I was doing a serious evaluation of the '19...

When I was doing a serious evaluation of the '19 RDX I measured the width of my single bay garage entrance and the distance between the outer edge of the mirrors unfolded since I did not have the...
Replies: 39
Views: 2,267
Posted By gtssenior

My Acuralink seems to connect well with the...

My Acuralink seems to connect well with the vehicle, but it has one quirk that is just a minor issue, but probably is not working as designed. About once a week I have to go into Support => Vehicle...
01-08-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,687
Posted By gtssenior

Costco Top Tier premium a couple of miles from my...

Costco Top Tier premium a couple of miles from my house costs about $0.45 US more than their regular at the present time, so I just go with the premium especially since it is currently $2.26 a...
01-07-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,891
Posted By gtssenior

I bought a new 64 gB flash drive which came with...

I bought a new 64 gB flash drive which came with some files preloaded. I moved a couple mp3 files onto it in a new folder and the infotainment system could not read the music files. Then I...
01-04-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,780
Posted By gtssenior

According to the RDX sales thread, 63,500 RDXs...

According to the RDX sales thread, 63,500 RDXs sold YTD as of Dec '18, with a fair number certainly being 2019 models, so I would agree one in thousands. I can't see that many have been sold this...
01-03-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 29,413
Posted By gtssenior

This was pasted from an excerpt of an article...

This was pasted from an excerpt of an article appearing in the Columbus (OH) Dispatch today which follows Acura/Honda closely because many of the models are assembled locally in Marysville and East...
12-21-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 101,913
Posted By gtssenior

If this turns out to be true, then perhaps it...

If this turns out to be true, then perhaps it sounds like there will be one OTA process for code updates and for map updates. To me this is a positive as opposed to chasing websites and using a...
12-21-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,337
Posted By gtssenior

I think a little ripple in the leather is not a...

I think a little ripple in the leather is not a big deal. A big ripple that tends to fold over on itself and potentially crack would be a problem but I don't sense that coming from these pictures. ...
Replies: 25
Views: 4,205
Posted By gtssenior

I don't think you can correlate the current...

I don't think you can correlate the current infotainment glitches and issues with the design of the touchpad. I think the issues are predominately software bugs which hopefully will be corrected...
12-20-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By gtssenior

I would suggest taking your parents and your car...

I would suggest taking your parents and your car seat over to the Acura dealership and have a test drive with them in the back seat in both a RDX and MDX to get a comparison. Measurements are...
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By gtssenior

At this point I would take the memory stick in to...

At this point I would take the memory stick in to the dealer to your sales rep and ask to try it on a vehicle in inventory. If it works then you schedule a service appointment for your vehicle when...
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By gtssenior

Mine was using iTunes on a Windows 10 PC. I...

Mine was using iTunes on a Windows 10 PC. I would hope that would not matter.
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