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NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Lever And Linkage: Column Shift Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,000 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.

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2012 Acura MDX transmission problems

transmission problem

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2012 Acura MDX Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 062012


  • 2,000 miles


The contact owns a 2012 Acura MDX. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle rpms suddenly increased as the vehicle lunged forward. The contact also stated that the vehicle experienced an unintentional acceleration and failed to shift properly. The vehicle was taken to the dealer on multiple occasions but the cause of the failure was not determined and the contact was informed that the vehicle was operating normally. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 2,000.

- Long Beach, NY, USA

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