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07-15-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By Rocketsfan

When I was looking for a new car back in 2014...

When I was looking for a new car back in 2014 were the Q50 and the ATS because I kept waiting for the TLX to come out and they delayed it at least one or two times (maybe for the transmission......
07-11-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,518
Posted By Rocketsfan

The "flagship" looks just like a TLX that evolved...

The "flagship" looks just like a TLX that evolved a bit, but maybe that was the goal.
07-11-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Rocketsfan

Not saying you don't know what it's doing -- it's...

Not saying you don't know what it's doing -- it's your car, after all. lol. But are you sure it's randomly skipping or does it skip to the beginning of your presets?
I believe mine does this...
07-10-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By Rocketsfan

The V6 transmission in Acura's TLX pretty much...

The V6 transmission in Acura's TLX pretty much shifts like garbage, so yes, you could be experiencing harsh shifting that many of us have been complaining about for years (see the Problems & Fixes...
07-02-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By Rocketsfan

Sooo.... it happened finally. See my responses...

Sooo.... it happened finally. See my responses above first.

I drove from my house in the Dallas area to my parents' house in Houston. Got out of the car to open the garage and when I attempted...
06-25-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By Rocketsfan

In my case, it has nothing to do with any of the...

In my case, it has nothing to do with any of the above. My daily drive is a 60 mile round-trip, and the starting problem doesn't manifest unless I immediately try to start it after driving a while. ...
06-19-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,227
Posted By Rocketsfan

Acura's been below average for the past few years...

Acura's been below average for the past few years on the IQS rankings.

The most interesting thing about that is the Koreans are up at the top again and Ford, Chevy, and Dodge are above (or on par)...
06-13-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,170
Posted By Rocketsfan

The "no spare tire" trend is fairly common...

The "no spare tire" trend is fairly common nowadays -- I read that over 1/3 of vehicles being sold today don't have one, but yeah. At least have run-flats (which I hate). I'm guessing manufacturers...
06-04-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,287
Posted By Rocketsfan

In my case, if you look at this thread, this...

In my case, if you look at this thread, this happened to me twice. The first time it was apparently fixed by replacing the actuators (there is a TSB related to this which EE4Life posted in this...
05-14-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 904
Posted By Rocketsfan

I think they probably space them out so they...

I think they probably space them out so they don't have a few thousand people calling or showing up at the dealership at once. I didn't get mine until a month or so at least after it was announced (I...
05-13-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Rocketsfan

Does eco mode really do anything for anybody...

Does eco mode really do anything for anybody other than give you sluggish acceleration? lol. I guess that's one way to save mileage. I know at highway speeds it wasn't doing much of anything in...
05-02-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,917
Posted By Rocketsfan

1) Yeah, the dealership charge for the...

1) Yeah, the dealership charge for the transmission fluid is more than on a 4-cylinder or past TL's/6-cylinders -- they use a more expensive ATF, apparently. I think most places are probably...
04-26-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By Rocketsfan

FYI : I had starting issues after about 1.5-2...

FYI : I had starting issues after about 1.5-2 years on my '15 TLX P-AWS. Acura said the battery checked out ok. I replaced it anyway and the problem went away. About 1 year later, the problem...
04-25-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Rocketsfan

Take it to the dealership and have them check for...

Take it to the dealership and have them check for any error codes. That's about the only thing that may help. Anything else here is pure guessing.
04-22-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Rocketsfan

I think he's referring to this TSB :...

I think he's referring to this TSB : http://www.urvi.net/forumfiles/SB/B19-011.PDF

My catalytic converter in my '04 TL went out after 11 years and about 246k. lol. It's what finally made me sell...
04-12-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,098
Posted By Rocketsfan

Isn't that the same color (or similar to) the...

Isn't that the same color (or similar to) the color that was on the prototype waaaaaaaay back when : https://www.motortrend.com/cars/acura/tlx/2015/2015-acura-tlx-prototype-first-look/
04-04-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Rocketsfan

I don't mind the pushbutton shifter. I actually...

I don't mind the pushbutton shifter. I actually like it, but since I only use the thing a couple of times on a drive, it's "whatever" for the most part. I do like the fact my backpack/laptop bag...
04-04-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Rocketsfan

I have a 2015 TLX and the same thing happens to...

I have a 2015 TLX and the same thing happens to me, but not necessarily when it's raining from what I recall. It doesn't happen frequently, thankfully. I stopped using ACC shortly after buying the...
04-01-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By Rocketsfan

When your maintenance minder tells you to do it...

When your maintenance minder tells you to do it unless you fall into the "exceptional case" someguy11 posted.
03-18-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Rocketsfan

You should take it to the dealership. Without...

You should take it to the dealership. Without them looking at the codes, no one's really going to be able to tell you definitively. When about 500 errors pop up like this, it's been different...
03-12-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,811
Posted By Rocketsfan

EE4Life as been posting all TSB's in threads for...

EE4Life as been posting all TSB's in threads for the various model years. A TSB doesn't necessarily mean you have to take care of anything, though. And I believe I received a letter for that one,...
03-11-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,144
Posted By Rocketsfan

Originally, Acura's reasoning behind changing the...

Originally, Acura's reasoning behind changing the nomenclature was because they apparently wanted people to focus on the brand and not the model (which I thought was kind of silly because if you like...
02-26-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,242
Posted By Rocketsfan

Like I've posted in other threads like this. ...

Like I've posted in other threads like this. There are several problems that seem to cause every warning in the car to seemingly go off. lol. Everything from battery issues to wheel issues to now...
02-26-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Rocketsfan

It's a "quirk". There have been times when I've...

It's a "quirk". There have been times when I've come out of reverse and hit drive the reverse camera stays on for several seconds. lol. That's better than the times it takes forever for it to come...
02-18-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By Rocketsfan

lol. The 3G's leather would get ridiculed for...

lol. The 3G's leather would get ridiculed for the creases in it. There are several complaints in the 3G forum about the "poor quality" of the 3G leather.
02-18-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,227
Posted By Rocketsfan

Well... ...

Well...


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01-25-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,138
Posted By Rocketsfan

Nice car and congrats -- I don't blame you a bit...

Nice car and congrats -- I don't blame you a bit for leaving. I hope Lexus comes out with something nice in their next generation or when I'm ready to buy again. I love Audi interiors nowadays.
01-18-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,456
Posted By Rocketsfan

Yeah, that basically fits under the "wacky wiper"...

Yeah, that basically fits under the "wacky wiper" syndrome title of this thread. :D Mine does that. Sometimes if I let it go for a bit, it'll calm down. Other times I get fed up and "reset" it by...
01-10-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,841
Posted By Rocketsfan

That would be weird in the OP's case since he...

That would be weird in the OP's case since he just had the transmission replaced a few months ago according to him. You would think the "new" transmission would have all that stuff applied, but...
01-07-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,795
Posted By Rocketsfan

The MID/maintenance minder tells you when to...

The MID/maintenance minder tells you when to change the transmission fluid by the code it displays. I can't remember when my first change was (maybe 40-50k?), but my second one just popped up last...
12-03-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By Rocketsfan

Agree with the above to an extent. Technically...

Agree with the above to an extent. Technically the maintenance minder should let you know when to change the transmission fluid (in your case, I think it's when the code with a "3" pops up). Also,...
11-29-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Rocketsfan

If it's a TSB, you can bet it's an issue others...

If it's a TSB, you can bet it's an issue others have had. :D
11-29-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,367
Posted By Rocketsfan

This has been going on since the 2015's. Mine...

This has been going on since the 2015's. Mine still does it occasionally. Mine often does it when crossing a specifc railroad track. Other times, I've seen it happen while driving at low speeds or...
11-26-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,571
Posted By Rocketsfan

Lol. Nope -- no new tranny. I've taken it and...

Lol. Nope -- no new tranny. I've taken it and complained to 3 different dealers. To be honest, after all the software and whatever else fixes and flashes, the shifting isn't as horrific as it was...
11-20-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,571
Posted By Rocketsfan

Amen. Hey Acura - if you had ever replaced my...

Amen. Hey Acura - if you had ever replaced my transmission, my next car would've again been an Acura.
11-15-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,883
Posted By Rocketsfan

That's odd. But in my case, I doubt it's the...

That's odd. But in my case, I doubt it's the problem, because probably 95-99% of the time, I hit the parking brake, the park button, and then hit the Start/Stop button to stop the car. Thanks for...
11-13-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,883
Posted By Rocketsfan

With a 2012, are you sure you're in the right...

With a 2012, are you sure you're in the right forum?

Anywho, with my 2015 V6, after 85,000 or so miles :

1) Transmission still sucks and can't get it replaced. This is the only reason my next...
10-30-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Rocketsfan

Yeah, my Advanced had this. I think the Tech...

Yeah, my Advanced had this. I think the Tech package and up had it. The only one that may not have had it was the base model, but I could be wrong. If I remember correctly, the climate control is...
10-26-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,900
Posted By Rocketsfan

I had this problem to the point I thought I'd get...

I had this problem to the point I thought I'd get into a wreck crossing major roads or making turns. And yes, it happened on right turns, as well. It used to happen all the time. Somewhere, among the...
10-12-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 270,571
Posted By Rocketsfan

I've owned my 2015 TLX since August 2014, so have...

I've owned my 2015 TLX since August 2014, so have gone through pretty much every software update.
1) My car drives far better than it did originally. Originally, it was a car that should not have...
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