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  1. '04 Maintenance and Problems to look for

    1st Gen - Car Care, ...
    I was fortunate enough to recently have a 2004 Acura TSX (5-speed auto, 4cyl) fall into my lap. I was going to sell it, but it's grown on me, so I think I might keep it. It has about 203,000 and no service records. I'm not really a car guy, so aside from fluid replacement and brakes, are there...
  2. TSX Buzzing noise when going fast around 3k rpm

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hey guys and gals, just rolled 110k miles in my 2007, one night when I was just driving faster, I noticed a weird humming or vibrating sound that my car usually never makes? It only does it around 2.5k to 4k ish RPM's anyone know what this could be? can this be the valve clearance, or spark...
  3. HELP! Cold Start Engine Screech:(

    2nd Gen - Problems and Fixes
    *Noobie warning!* :ohsnap: I just got my 2009 Acura TSX (tech) and I love it except for when I cold start in in the morning. It goes "tick, tick, tick, start, and then SCREECH!" I've taken over to the Acura dealer twice now but it never recreates the noise. It's under warranty for a while...
  4. Primary Issues

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    Hey, Looking to buy a TSX soon. Just wondering what are some of the main issues you have with your TSX. I've heard stuff about door actuators going, but anything else? And how did you go about fixing the door actuators.
  5. Engine emissions system Problem

    2nd Gen - Problems and Fixes
    My engine emissions system light in the dashboard. Bought it in to dealship. Said they fixed it. Guess what it came back . They said it was a cmp sensor a and ckp incorrect phase . Clear code and check . So going to bring in back . Try some yelling . Starting to be a normal when visiting the...
  6. Stereo/HFL/Clock/Door Lights Stopped working! HELP!

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    So last week my 07 TSX was perfectly normal and running smooth as always, and then one morning I got in and the stereo, HFL, clock, and backlight of the Climate control were all off and would not turn on. I called the closest Acura dealership and they said they couldn't help unless I brought it...
  7. Just bought a TSX

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    Hello everyone, I just bought a 2008 TSX auto with 39k miles in grey with grey interior and navi 2 weeks ago. Just thought I would share some thoughts I have on it so far. Overall I think Its a great car, it was a certified 1 owner with a clean carfax and with fees and taxes included set me back...
  8. 04-05 Door Lock Actuator

    TSX Classifieds Archives
    just had my door lock actuator go out and i replaced it a few days ago but the tard at the dealership gave me the wrong side actuator so i have for sale a drivers front door lock actuator for sale if your lock wont pop up with the remote or the lock on the inside this oem replacement will fix it...
  9. ready to sell car... problems, problems, problems

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    I own a 2004 TSX with 56,700 miles. I bought it at 49,000 miles. So far I have had two roof leaks fixed.. The alternator died and was replaced.. -through the process of this dying alternator I lost 3 Optima Yellowtop batteries The brake rotors have been replaced after they were grinding...
  10. Door only locks/unlocks manually

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    My driver side door lock doesn't lock/unlock when i use the keyfob, AND it doesn't lock/unlock when i use the lock button near the window buttons in the car. it's still connected to the car's safety systems, somehow, cuz when you push it down it locks all the doors, and the car alarm goes off...
  11. Navi Freezing while Driving, Weird

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hello, I Bought my 2004 TSX over a year ago from acura. The 2nd Day I had it I had it Tinted 35% non-metallic. Up to a month ago everything has been perfect, went on a 1000mile vacation and had no flaws. About a month ago my navi started to act up. The arrow started going sideways down...
  12. 2009 Acura TSX Brake problems

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    I have had my car at the dealer 4 times now trying to fix break squealing that occurs all the time. I have 4000 miles on my car. Has anyone else had any problems at all?