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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling Problems Seal Of


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,576 miles

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2008 Acura MDX engine problems

engine problem

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2008 Acura MDX Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 172009


  • 14,576 miles


The first incident,12/17/2009, was while I was pulling away from a stop light. The car would not accelerate like it should and all warning lights on the dash were on. I had a car right on my bumper because my car would go no faster than 10 mph. The second incident, 05/27/2010, happened while in city traffic and abruptly decelerated to 10 mph and again all warning lights were on. The third time10/29/2010, I was again in city traffic and was nearly rear-ended when the same thing occurred. The fourth time,11/08/2010, happened when a driver for the dealership was bringing the car back to me because they again said they had corrected the problem. The driver said all warning lights were on and that she could go no faster than 10 mph. She also said that she was scared to death and prayed she could get back to the dealership without an accident. All 4 incidents occurred between 14576 and 33633 miles on the car within a ten and a half month period.

- Moville, IA, USA

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