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NHTSA — Equipment Adaptive Problems Seal Of This Might Hurt Notes: 2015 Acura TLX owners just want a transmission that can get from 1st to 5th gear without feeling like a washing machine full of bricks. A class-action lawsuit wants answers for why the car’s transmission jerks and hesitates just months after the transmissions were recalled and replaced for not being able to shift into park.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
900 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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2015 Acura TLX Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 112014


  • 900 miles


Low speed acceleration - shifting from 1st or 2nd or 3rd (not sure) gear to next gear is not smooth. It is a fairly hard shift. The rest of the shifting is smooth 4-9. also automatic downshifting creates an odd speed up for a second to what seems like a rev match to try to make it smooth, but causes problems on slippery roads. Also early warning brake warning signal is very intermittent and works sometimes and not others in the exact same lighting situation and car position and same type of car directly in front of me.

- Grafton, MA, USA

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