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  1. Repair advice

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    Hey everyone, I’d love some advice as well as recommendations for a major repair job coming up I have an 04 6MT with 178,000 on the clock. I got her at 68,000 and man she’s been pretty great. Plenty of suspension repair and I did the full AC system two years ago. Otherwise I havent had to do...
  2. 06 VSA not working and now timing chain issue!

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hi, New to the club, please forgive newbie mistakes! :smile2: I could really use some advise if anyone could assist! I have a 06, 6 speed, about 2 years ago in a bad storm my tires were spinning in a lot of rain and POP! The VSA light came on and traction control ceased working. Checked the...
  3. Very hard MT shifting into gears while car is on

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hi, While the car is off, I can shift 1-6 and R with no problems. When the car is on, I really have to jam it into 1st gear, and sometimes other gears as well. I've read other posts for this problem, and my clutch slave cylinder does have some browning looking fluid on it. Unfortunately, I...
  4. Help with Clutch selection , and also suspension.

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    I have k sport suspension and was wondering if anyone has lowered the spring tension on the struts to lower the car more? Or do they make swift springs for the tsx? Also im looking to buy a clutch i was wondering how everyone's experience was with ACT 600125 // Advanced Clutch Technology...
  5. 06 TSX MT- shifting is not smooth, acceleration is lagging

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hi, first post, hope I m doing it right. I recently purchased an 06 TSX 6sp MT. after a day or so I noticed a grinding noise when shifting on reverse,acceleration lag hard to shift gear. I took it back to the dealership they replace the clutch master cylinder and the slave clutch cylinder...
  6. HELP! Odd grinding/creaking/humming noise..Clutch??

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Okay so I've had my TSX for about a year now, and I have done a few things to her: Function Form Type 1's Intake Stage 1 Exedy Clutch So far, those are the major upgrades that i've done. Now, after my mechanic installed my Stage 1 Clutch and Flywheel, after about a day or two I noticed this...
  7. Clutch Problems!!!

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hey everyone, I just purchased my 4th Acura and the clutch just started acting up. Its a 2004 with 125,000kms. At first pretty much all the gears would not engage, I had to pump the pedal a few times before I could start off in second. I noticed it was low on clutch fluid and there was a leak...
  8. Weird sound during uphill upshifts in MT TSX

    2nd Gen - Problems and Fixes
    I have a 2012 Special Edition TSX and it hasn't been 2 years yet. I'm in the SF Bay Area and drive a lot on hills (not my preference.) I've been noticing some kind of weird sounds when I change gears while going uphill... especially when shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear. It sound's like if my...
  9. Clicking noise on gear change

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hey everyone, I've got an 04 CL7 2.2 that's doing a really irritating clicking noise on gear changes (manual transmission). Noise also repeats itself if i play with the throttle on the same gear, as soon as i release the throttle, the clicking noise will make itself heard. Anyone knows what...
  10. Clutch from Teknotik

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    Hey, I'm getting a clutch kit from Teknotik for my 2004 Acura TSX. I know they are a good company, I actually got my Tanabe Medalion Touring full catback exhaust from them. But now I need something installed, my clutch, so I was wondering if anyone could tell me if they are good when it...
  11. Is Oem Exedy Pro Kit clutch Good ? and How about Exedy Stage 1

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hey, Turns out I need a clutch. So I am wondering if the OEM Exedy Pro Kit clutch is a good clutch; and also how is the Exedy Stage 1 clutch ? If not this brand, what other brands are good, not too expensive tho. I can these these clutches under $350 I hope I get some information soon as I...
  12. Might need a new clutch? I hope not !

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hey, Gears 1 and 2 are pretty rough, gear 3 is pretty smooth most of the time. gears 4 - 6 are okay but not as smooth as they should be. My reverse gear grinds. My mechanic said the clutch does not disengage properly. I tested my clutch by starting the car in neutral, without applying the...
  13. Is it time to get a new clutch?

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    I have an 04 TSX with 126xxx miles, and still am running the factory clutch, i had a tiburon and the clutch gave out at 140xxx, so i was wondering if i should go ahead and get a new one? A few of my friends have driven my car and said that it's slipping in higher rpm's. Either way I'm going to...
  14. 2004 TSX MT Clutch burned out?

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    I purchased a 2004 acura tsx with 76,221 miles on it. It is a manual transmission car. The car had NY inspection stickers on it and I purchased the car in northeast philadelphia. The car was purchased at a privately owned dealership. Part of the terms of purchase was that the car passed...
  15. Clutch Problems on a 2012 < 1500 Miles

    2nd Gen - Engine, ...
    I think i'm having a problem with my clutch on my brand new 2012 tsx special edition MT. I've got less than 1200 miles and my clutch just doesn't feel right. First, let me start off by saying that this is not my first MT car and I've been driving manuals for 6+ years. I can barely get it to...
  16. Clutch Advice

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    Hey there - My '06 is starting to show some of it's age. after 77k, some parts need replacement, and I am planning on tackling 3 projects within the next month: Tires - run snows on steel wheels in the winter, so original Michelins are still mounted. Replacing with Pirelli P-Zero all...
  17. CDV (clutch delay valve) removal.

    2nd Gen - Engine, ...
    I am very curious to whether the cu2 has a CDV. If so does anyone know where it is located? Has anyone attempted to remove it if it exists? Thanks in advance.
  18. 2004 TSX Clutch Replacement

    1st Gen - Electronics, ...
    Hey Everyone, I've got an 04 TSX 6MT with just about 100k on it and the clutch is slipping really badly. It started slipping in higher gears under acceleration but now its getting tough to get the car rolling in 1st and the clutch slips under light acceleration in every gear. This definitely...
  19. Clutch engagement point

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    The clutch engagement (friction) point in my TSX seems to occur early the pedal travel--much earlier than any other vehicle I've driven. The clutch engages after I let up the pedal only 1.5 to 2 inches off the floor--within perhaps the first 10% of the total pedal travel. Is this normal for...
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