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NHTSA — Vehicle Speed Control: Accelerator Pedal Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,640 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Acura MDX engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Acura MDX Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 072004

MDX 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,640 miles


Driving home last evening; first 5 miles; up a hill; slowed to make turn onto freeway. I took my foot off the accelerator, and the engine died. Power steering became very sluggish; had to struggle a little to pull off side of road. Car restarted easily, problem did not recur that night.

- Portola Valley, CA, USA

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