Seat Seam Unraveled

2002 Acura RSX

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Acura dealer. Notes: In North America, the RSX is really the "4th generation Integra.


definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
60,700 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
  2. took bottom cushion to a local upholster (1 reports)
2002 Acura RSX accessories - interior problems

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2002 Acura RSX Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 202003

RSX TypeS 2.0L

  • Manual transmission
  • 15,000 miles


Driver seat was the first to give me this problem. it unraveled around the plastic ring located right under the head rest. Took it in for warranty repair. The same thing happen to the passenger seat with in a month of time.

- japrsx, Colton, CA, US

problem #3

Jun 152005

RSX S 2.0L

  • Manual transmission
  • 65,000 miles

This is a real annoying issue with the 02-04 Acura RSX (Leather Seats). If you know how to use a ratchet then this is a somewhat easy fix. Just time consuming. Take the seat out of the car, unbolt things until you can take off the bottom cushion. Then bring the bottom cushion to a local upholster and it should only take them 20-30 minutes.

- Steve C., Meriden, CT, US

problem #2

May 212008

RSX Type S K20a2

  • Manual transmission
  • 82,000 miles

The exact same thing happened to mine. Right in the middle of the bottom portion of the driver's seat. WTF?

- alex37211, Nashville, TN, US

problem #1

May 142004

RSX 2.0L

  • Manual transmission
  • 80,778 miles

After the warranty was up the seams in the front seats let go. Acura said it must be the cleaner I used on the leather! Well his faced dropped when I told him I used the stuff THEY sold me!!!!but the back seats are fine and only the one middle seam has let go!!!!

- myke01, Barrie, ON, Canada

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