Is there a problem with the torque converter on my Acura MDX?

Is there a problem with the torque converter on my Acura MDX?

Transmission and torque converter problem. Experiencing shutter when shifting from 2nd gear into 3rd gear. Starting at 40,000k miles. Low idling rpm hovering around 500rpm and tries to regain the appropriate idling rpm to around 600-700rpm. Hard downshifts occasionally from 2nd to 1st gear, especially in stop and go traffic.

How many miles does an Acura MDX have?

Our 2012 Mdx has 79,365 miles on it which is just outside the power train warranty and well before a transmission should be going on an Acura vehicle. This started happening a couple months ago and now is a daily occurrence.

Are there any recalls on the Acura MDX?

Multiple safety and recalls on this vehicle including air bag system,abs,transmission shift sensor, emission build up causing clogging in exhaust system, map sensor torque converters, differential issues,rough idle and shift interlock solenoid issues. Fluid leaks and brake sticks also air bag light wont go off.

What’s the low idling rpm on an Acura MDX?

Low idling rpm hovering around 500rpm and tries to regain the appropriate idling rpm to around 600-700rpm. Hard downshifts occasionally from 2nd to 1st gear, especially in stop and go traffic. See all problems of the 2014 Acura MDX . Rpm’s fluctuate on the tachometer while accelerating.

Are there any problems with the Acura MDX?

Fluid leaks and brake sticks also air bag light wont go off. See all problems of the 2003 Acura MDX . Metal pieces within the transmission fluid. Regular maintenance done with Acura of wappinger falls, NY 12590. Spent $5190. 04 for replacing transmission and torque convertor with remanufactured unit.

Is there a torque converter problem on a 2003 Mazda MDX?

Tl- the contact owns a 2003 Mazda Mdx. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the transmission and the torque converter needed to be replaced.

Can a torque converter cause a car to hesitate?

Rpm’s fluctuate on the tachometer while accelerating. They jump up and down and you can feel the vehicle hesitate. Based on what I am reading, this appears to be a well known issue with programming and with the torque converter that can result in transmission damage.

Transmission and torque converter problem. Experiencing shutter when shifting from 2nd gear into 3rd gear. Starting at 40,000k miles. Low idling rpm hovering around 500rpm and tries to regain the appropriate idling rpm to around 600-700rpm. Hard downshifts occasionally from 2nd to 1st gear, especially in stop and go traffic.

Multiple safety and recalls on this vehicle including air bag system,abs,transmission shift sensor, emission build up causing clogging in exhaust system, map sensor torque converters, differential issues,rough idle and shift interlock solenoid issues. Fluid leaks and brake sticks also air bag light wont go off.

Our 2012 Mdx has 79,365 miles on it which is just outside the power train warranty and well before a transmission should be going on an Acura vehicle. This started happening a couple months ago and now is a daily occurrence.

Low idling rpm hovering around 500rpm and tries to regain the appropriate idling rpm to around 600-700rpm. Hard downshifts occasionally from 2nd to 1st gear, especially in stop and go traffic. See all problems of the 2014 Acura MDX . Rpm’s fluctuate on the tachometer while accelerating.

Why does rear differential noise sound like a broken gear?

Having a chipped or missing high spot on a gear tooth sounds closely similar to a broken gear except that the rear differential noise only happens while accelerating or decelerating. This is because the problem is just present on one side of the offending tooth.

What kind of noises do you hear when you shift gears?

Use some fast acceleration, allowing the transmission to firmly shift. Listen for any rumbling, growling or mechanical metal-to-to metal noise in each gear just after it shifts. Such noises indicate problems with the individual planetary gears, input shaft or interior transmission bearings.

What causes Acura MDX to shudder at 35 mph?

Acura Acura MDX Shudder or Vibration While Driving at Speeds Between 35 and 40 MPH Problem Description A shudder or vibration may develop while driving at speeds between 35 and 40 MPH. Our technicians tell us this condition is commonly caused by a failed automatic transmission torque converter.

What kind of vibration does Acura MDX have?

Vibration or shudder between 35 and 45 MPH while lightly pressing on the gas. Immediately goes away if you let off the gas pedal. Report 2006 Acura MDX 135,000 mi, Visitor Shuddering usually between 25-40 mph when slightly depressing gas pedal, cruising or slightly accelerating.

Use some fast acceleration, allowing the transmission to firmly shift. Listen for any rumbling, growling or mechanical metal-to-to metal noise in each gear just after it shifts. Such noises indicate problems with the individual planetary gears, input shaft or interior transmission bearings.

Having a chipped or missing high spot on a gear tooth sounds closely similar to a broken gear except that the rear differential noise only happens while accelerating or decelerating. This is because the problem is just present on one side of the offending tooth.

What to do if your Acura TL is having transmission problems?

Once the problem is fixed, you can go to Transmission menu > Erase Codes to reset the transmission fault codes. Let’s take a look at common Acura transmission problems. A common problem that affects many Acura (such as TL and MDX) is transmission shudder and vibrations when driving.

Where do I find the cel code on my Acura MDX?

You can use a generic OBD-II scanner to retrieve CEL faults, but those codes will not be as helpful as the codes stored in the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) module (also known as transmission control unit). A multi-system diagnostic scanner that works on Acura will read fault codes from the PCM module.

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