Are there any problems with the Acura TLX?
I did find, however, that the TLX model has had problems with jerking motions and gear shifting. A class action lawsuit has been filed in California alleging that the 2015 Acura TLX cars are made with defective transmissions and that Honda/Acura hid this information from customers.
Why did my Acura 5 speed transmission fail?
You might ask Acura to cover the cost, at least in part. From Wikipedia: “In many vehicles, the 5-speed automatic transmission failed: as the third clutch pack wore, particles blocked off oil passages and prevented the transmission from shifting or holding gears normally.
Where is the reverse lockout solenoid on an Acura TL 6?
The 2004 Acura TL 6 speed manual transmission has a reverse lockout solenoid. Further research reveals that the solenoid receives power through fuse 18 in the under dash fuse box. The ECM/PCM provides the ground path for this solenoid so the software controls that solenoid.
What was the problem with my new Acura?
The service team at our Acura dealership said that they couldn’t find anything wrong with the car. No red flags or warning lights were found upon inspection. Their only suggestion was to leave the car overnight so they could drive it on a cold start. At this time, we weren’t able to do that, so my husband left irritated and confused.
Does Acura have transmission problems?
Even though Acura makes dependable vehicles, transmission slipping, poor shifting, shudder or skipping are some problems that Acura owners often face. Acura transmission problems can start as early as 60,000 miles and are typically noticeable in cold weather or at startup.
Is it possible to flush an Acura TL transmission completely?
The safest most effective way is to flush the system using genuine Honda/Acura transmission fluid. Most places have an exchange machine, which just basically swaps the old fluid for new. As long as they don’t use any extra additives you will be ok.
How do you check the transmission fluid on an Acura?
So, here’s how to check your transmission fluid. Turn your Acura on. Locate the transmission fluid dipstick. Remove the dipstick and touch the fluid. Get a rag and wipe off the dipstick. Use a funnel to bring the level up to full.