Notices

Looking at 2009 TSX with Tech Package

 
Old 02-17-2019, 08:05 PM
  #1  
New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Age: 35
Posts: 4
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Looking at 2009 TSX with Tech Package

I currently have a 1st Gen and now going to look at 2009 AT TSX with Tech Package with nearly 130K miles.

Should I stay away from it? Car does have service records and maintenance history.

Appreciate if there are any must checks I perform? I plan to check all fluids, including color of transmission fluid. Any quirks of it?

Thanks all
helpme81 is offline  
Old 02-17-2019, 09:24 PM
  #2  
New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Age: 35
Posts: 4
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Understand about the oil burning issue, was it common on manuals or AT too? Is there a way that can be figured out? Of course, I'll check oil level and all. Car does has extensive dealership maintenance history.
helpme81 is offline  
Old 02-18-2019, 01:27 PM
  #3  
Registered Member
 
FLYGUY31's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Valley Forge, PA
Posts: 408
Received 78 Likes on 48 Posts
From what I hear, after around 100K they start to burn oil. I have a 2010 tech with 158K and for the past year my oil consumption has got worse. I'm currently adding a quarter every 2500 miles. Not terrible, but definitely starting to have some burning of oil. Other than that, the car runs great and I've had zero issues with it. I did have the timing belt changed at 100K proactively. This has been my most problem free car I have ever owned. Good luck.
FLYGUY31 is offline  
Old 04-05-2019, 07:20 PM
  #4  
Registered Member
 
chaqui74's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Miami,Fl
Posts: 446
Received 64 Likes on 53 Posts
nooooo.... Try looking for s newer year.
chaqui74 is offline  
Old 04-05-2019, 09:44 PM
  #5  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 76
Received 15 Likes on 14 Posts
I recently purchased (~1 month ago) an 09 TSX Base with 132k miles on the odometer. I found the car locally and once I determined I was interested, I did some research and found oil consumption and engine noise on startup could be a potential issue with these cars.

Luckily the owner is a car guy and explained that the car did in fact have the startup engine noise remedied at the Acura dealership by replacing the VTC actuator. As to oil consumption, he assured me the car did not consume any noticeable amount of oil.

I went ahead and took a chance on the car due to its immaculate condition, comprehensive maintenance history and price.

So far my gamble is paying off as I've put right at 1k miles (2.5k miles total since last oil change) on the car without a hint of any oil consumption. I do my own maintenance, so I will keep a close eye on this and report if significant oil consumption does appear.

FWIW, I do enjoy driving this car...that I got sweet deal on it, makes the enjoyment that much more.
jjrphs is offline  
Old 04-10-2019, 12:33 PM
  #6  
Registered Member
 
Terdbath's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Age: 45
Posts: 439
Received 77 Likes on 59 Posts
The above post pretty much sums it up. Mine is a 2010 with only $44,000 miles and its been rock solid. Mine is a manual and its only been to the dealer twice since I bought it new. One for the oil consumption where I think all they did was an ECU update then again a year ago for the passenger airbag inflator. Other than that its just been oil changes and have yet to burn any.

To add this is one of my favorite cars I've ever owned. Its fun to drive, very reliable, and no squeaks or creaks even being lowered most of its life.

Last edited by Terdbath; 04-10-2019 at 12:36 PM.
Terdbath is offline  
Old 04-10-2019, 01:06 PM
  #7  
Registered Member
 
jdmjustin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Springfield, MO
Age: 35
Posts: 52
Received 10 Likes on 8 Posts
I will chime in here. I purchased my '10 back in September 2017 with 94k. Currently at 117k with no issues, other than the airbag recall. I do not have any oil consumption issues, but it's unclear if it was previously done prior to my purchase. I did get service records, but didn't see any notes about it.
jdmjustin is offline  
Old 04-11-2019, 07:27 AM
  #8  
New Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Age: 31
Posts: 3
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Edit by Administrator Ron A: Your post has been edited since you have not yet met the requirements below. When you have met the requirements you may resubmit your post/thread.

Members may not post anything for sale or trade until they have been a registered member for 15 days and have 5 acceptable posts.

Members may not post a car for sale or trade until they have been a registered member for 60 days and have 30 acceptable posts. The minimum post rule for cars may be waived for members with at least 4 months of membership.

Sale, trade, and want to buy threads or posts may only be posted in the Marketplace Forum.

..1. Members are cautioned not to post just for the sake of getting your required number of posts. Posts considered unacceptable will either be deleted or will not be counted towards the minimum requirement.

..2. Posts made in the Black Market Forum or the Regional Forums will not be reflected in the post count or counted towards the minimum requirement. If you registered for the sole purpose of selling things, you are not meeting the intent of this forum, which is to give our active members a forum for buying and trading. All of your posts will be scrutinized and the management will make the final decision on your eligibility to sell items here. Members may still post WTB (Want to buy) posts or threads, or buy items, without regard to eligibility.

Please read the THE MARKETPLACE RULES for more information.

Sorry to say this under these circumstances, but welcome to the forums.
WAGBEAST is offline  
Old 04-11-2019, 04:21 PM
  #9  
WTF?
 
Midnight Mystery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Mississippi Coast (But not for much longer)
Age: 22
Posts: 5,137
Received 295 Likes on 264 Posts
Originally Posted by Terdbath View Post
Mine is a 2010 with only $44,000 miles
Midnight Mystery is offline  
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
grip1968
Fourth Generation TL (2009-2014)
2
12-18-2018 07:03 PM
quintno
Acura ILX Discussion
27
03-28-2015 06:00 PM
amer
Fourth Generation TL (2009-2014)
155
03-07-2012 01:56 PM
Tishkevich
Member Cars for Sale
8
07-31-2011 01:09 PM
inazTSX
2G TSX Photograph Gallery
14
07-31-2009 12:31 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Looking at 2009 TSX with Tech Package


Contact Us - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.