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2002 Acura RSX Repair Histories

67 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Acura RSX. 20 of these members (29.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 52 repairs to 2002 Acura RSXs--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 52 repairs.

2002 Acura RSX repair cost distribution

Chart based on 28 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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2002 Acura RSX

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Acura RSX in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2009 - Apr 2009
67580 mi   Alternator repaired. 

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2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatch

200-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Acura RSX in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2014
73000 mi US $840 One oxygen sensor failed. Mechanic said other sensor was failing. Replaced both sensors. 
Acura RSX in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Dec 2014
78000 mi US $89 Broken windshield washer nozzle replaced 
98000   Leather seat cushions reupholstered because of tear in leather on driver's side. Both driver and passenger seats reupholstered (bottom only) and foam replaced. 
102000   Transistor that controls HVAC fan needed replacement. 
Acura RSX in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2009 - Dec 2013
133000 mi US $84 I noticed the brake master cylinder was leaking a little on the power booster. Braking still worked fine, just better safe than sorry I say. 
156000   The bottom driver's seat frame rail was wobbly after a track event. I also replaced a worn out bottom cushion. I bought the parts online and DIY. I also installed a seat heater while I was at it because I really wanted one in MN. 
159000   Wind noise from driver's door. Per advice of mechanic I DIY replaced the Window "Run Channel" 72275-s6m-003 for $45.00. Lubed with silicone grease.  
Acura RSX in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2014
154000 mi US $400 Torn engine mounts. Replaced with aftermarket mounts, OEM ones would have cost 2-3 times as much at the dealer for parts and labor. 
175000   Replaced clutch master cylinder. Old one was failing and was not fully disengaging clutch. 
185000   Crack in radiator noticed, radiator and radiator fans were replaced. 
191000   Brake calipers piston were not reacting properly, leading to uneven brake wear, poor gas mileage, and causing the car to pull to one side under braking. The front calipers were replaced with remanufactured ones. 
206000   Front lower control arm bushings torn. Arms were replaced because it was cheaper than labor cost to press out the bushings. 

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2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Acura RSX in Virginia, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
60000 mi US $680 had to replace O2 sensor replaced front ceramic brake pads 
Acura RSX in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2014
92000 mi   CEL On. Found Bad 02 Sensor. Replaced Sensor. 
96000 US $267 Automatic transmission occassionally hanging/not upshifting properly. Technician could not replicate. 
122500   CEL code P1259. Replaced VTEC spool valve assembly. 
133000   Right front strut leaked out all of its oil. Also found left strut to be leaking some. Replaced both front struts. Left front brake pads binding to rotor and not releasing. Found brake caliper seized. Replaced caliper, both front brake pads and hardware. Machined both front rotors 
145000   D light flashing. Found 3rd oil pressure switch failure. Replaced switch, $205.19. SRS light on. Found seat belt buckle air bag sensor bad. Replaced seat belt buckle. Noisy serpentine belt/pulley. Found belt tensioner worn. Replaced belt and tensioner. 
152000   Bearings on heater blower motor worn and making a ton of noise. Replaced blower motor 

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2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Acura RSX in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2010 - Nov 2012
66000 mi US $150 driver side power lock actuator leaky power steering hose 
75000   Check engine light from Knock Sensor circuit. Turned out to be loose ground from ECU to engine block. (one wire knock sensor grounds thru threads in block 
Acura RSX in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2009 - Dec 2011
98580 mi C $400 Left lower ball joint cover had a tear - the only way to fix it is to replace the ball joint 
122760   Door locks do not work The trunk struts failed so need to replace both the struts that hold up the trucnk. TPS, oil sensor 
Acura RSX in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2011
102000 mi US $30 Window auto up functionality is broken. Cannot auto roll up. I did the work myself by re-greasing window rails and window regulator. Problem came back after 1 week. Unsuccessful repair. 
120000   Replaced A/C clutch and associated parts. Replaced faulty passenger door lock. Completed routine 90K and 120K mile service. 

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