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2005 Acura MDX Problems and Repair Histories

105 TrueDelta members own a 2005 Acura MDX. 46 of these members (43.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 81 repairs to 2005 Acura MDXs--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2005 Acura MDX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2005 Acura MDX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2005 Acura MDX problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2005 Acura MDX repairs by problem area

27% of the 2005 Acura MDX repairs were to the engine, 21% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 9% to the suspension, 28% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 5% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 81 repairs.

2005 Acura MDX repair cost distribution

Of the 2005 Acura MDX repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 2% cost less than $100, 46% between $100 and $499, 37% between $500 and $999, 12% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 41 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2005 Acura MDX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Acura MDX in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 49000    
49000 180 Torque converter slipping 
 
Acura MDX in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 65000    
82000 0 torque converter 
86000 0 Torque converter needed replaced and gaskets associated with repair. 
87000 0 replaced backup camera 
100000 80 back up camera would not work back up camera stopped working again after a couple of weeks. the mechanic found a wire that was crimped and broken. tech soldered the wire and wrapped it so that it would work properly. Transmission had the software recall done that seemed to have fixed the problems that I had reported earlier. 
2000  
Acura MDX in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 31000    
32000 0 Air conditioning was blowing warm. Refrigerant leaked out of a loose fitting in the cooling system. Tightened fitting and recharged system. 
43000  
Acura MDX in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 48000    
51000 0 Fouth gear switch replaced for second time. Many warning lights when this switch failed, quite unsettling to see. Covered by Acura because of previous repair. 
55000 0 Torque converter replaced for second time. When it went out made a rattling/vibrating/groaning sound and would "lock up" in 4th gear, only to finally shift to third after dropping speed. Covered by Acura because of previous repair. 
 
Acura MDX in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 39000    
58000 0 OnStar did not work - needed new OnStar Module  Installed OnStar module the next working day 
60000 0 SRS warning light on intermittently for 2 days - diagnostic code showed defective driver's side seat belt buckle - part ordered under warranty! New buckle installed. 
60300 0 OnStar did not work, was diagnosed, module defective, part ordered, and replaced a few days later - works fine now! 
 
Acura MDX in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 31000    
35960 280 ac not cold enough, no leaks found, refrigerant and dye loaded, will check again in three weeks if there are any leaks. 
39060 500 Replaced driver side front wheel bearings. 
133300  
Acura MDX in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 39000    
43000 0 Bad torque converter.  
 
Acura MDX in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 47000    
48000 0 Air leaks on both front doors/windows. Window seals and weather stripping pre-ordered and replaced. 
75000 180 Door lock actuators failed. Both front door lock actuators replaced. 
97000  
Acura MDX in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 71000    
72000 230 Interior door locks did not work. Using key or power switch. Replaced door lock actuator in drivers side door. This fixed problem. 
114500 500 Power Steering Pump 
133000  
Acura MDX in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 30000    
31000 0 Onstar computer failed. Replaced Onstar computer 
 

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