definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,350 miles

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2016 Acura TLX steering problems

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2016 Acura TLX Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 162019


  • 29,000 miles


Takata recall it was around 7:30 am I was driving my kids to school and I felt like I slightly lost control of my vehicle and like it was slipping somehow. Next thing I know the steering wheel is crooked and almost every warning lights have turned on and I started getting all the warning sounds describing more warinings than I could check on the second page on this incident report. I barely bought my Acura a few months ago so IżM very shocked be having such a scary incident so fast. I thought Acura's were dependable reliable cars that would keep me and more importantly my children safe. I felt so scared for the safety of my children. It was even more upsetting to find that this same situation on the same brand of Acura's has happened before to more than 1 person on youtube! what is Acura waiting for on a recall. You would think they wouldnżT want any lawsuits when someone gets hurt. Please help turn this into a recall before lives are lost. Thank you

- Porterville, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 212018


  • 37,700 miles
While traveling 75 mph on interstate multiple / all warning lights suddenly illuminated on dash board and the car placed itself into neutral from drive position. Upon coming to rest car was placed into park along shoulder and when drive was selected it would not engage. Vehicle was turned off and allowed to sit for several minutes before restarting again. Again it would not allow to go into drive. Tow truck was dispatched and after about 30 minutes car was able to shift into drive. Vehicle was then driven about 1/8 mile along shoulder to visible rear stop entrance. We waited for tow to truck to arrive. Car was restarted and would not engage into drive or neutral when attempting to load onto tow truck. After several attempts neutral and drive eventually engaged. Car was taken to nearest dealer just before close before major holiday. Recieved call from dealer stating that the cause of all this was dead battery. Unknown to them battery was replaced Y months prior. Also I have dts report showing multiple malfunctions and errors. I feel that if all this can happen by having a dead battery (that somehow allows you to restart your car multiple times after initial malfunction) this is a huge safety concern. I called dealership back and asked them to double check diagnosis and also check alternator being that the battery is only 6 months old.

- Glendale, AZ, USA

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