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2004 Acura TSX Problems and Repair Histories

145 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Acura TSX. 50 of these members (34.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 113 repairs to 2004 Acura TSXs--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 2004 Acura TSX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2004 Acura TSX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2004 Acura TSX problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2004 Acura TSX repairs by problem area

12% of the 2004 Acura TSX repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 18% to the suspension, 46% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 2% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 113 repairs.

2004 Acura TSX repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 Acura TSX repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 2% cost less than $100, 69% between $100 and $499, 12% between $500 and $999, 16% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 58 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.

2004 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TSX in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 37000    
45000 0 HVAC display went dim, needs new printed circuit board, ordered by dealer, covered by extended warranty 
49000 40 Finished replacing bad HVAC circuit board, originally reported in June, '08 
 
Acura TSX in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 27000    
28000 0 HVAC/Radio switches - back lighting failed. 
43000 0 SRS warning light appeared intermittently while driving. Driver side seat belt buckle replaced under original manufacturers warranty. Problem resolved. 
51500 42 Driver's side power door lock actuator fails to lock driver's door while activating from inside. Passenger door sporadically will lock/unlock. Car cannot be locked/unlocked from outside using remote. Replace driver's side power door actuator myself. System repaired and is operational again. 
56700 1265 Clutch pedal groan anytime clutch is depressed and when ambient temperature reached 80 degrees or more. Replaced clutch pedal assy (not at fault) and clutch master cylinder (bled clutch). Outside trunk release (electrical) switch (above license plate) became inoperable. Despite dealer service bulletin and 2005 repair to prevent trunk wire pinch near left trunk hinge, several wires became severed anyway. Wires re-soldered. Front struts replaced during repairs as struts locked-up. See "Honda ServiceNews" (12/09): "Dampers Lock Up After Lowering Vehicle on a Rack." Damper lock-up is a wear & tear issue that can occur over time, especially in hot-weather ar Radiator drain cock needed replacement due to breakage. Radiator required removal to facilitate new drain plug replacement. Hoses and thermostat were also replaced as a preventative measure since radiator removal would reduce labor charge. 
57000  
Acura TSX in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 58000    
68000 60 Electric door lock actuators on both front doors gradually wore out and failed to operate via either door-lock buttons on doors or key fob. Replaced both actuators myself. 
92000  

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2004 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Acura TSX in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 24000    
36000 221 Power lock in driver's door failed. 
57000 354 Repaired and replaced rear stabilizer bar end links 
 
Acura TSX in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 50000    
63000 250 Replaced motor for passenger door lock Hood was rusting - determined a manufacturer defect. Manufacturer paid to replace the hood. 
75000 0 Dash lights went out. Circuit board needed to be replaced. Covered under warranty. 
 
Acura TSX in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 94000    
102000 1040 Inner CV joints 
120000 1100 Routine 120K maintenance and brakes 
 
Acura TSX in Mississippi, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007    
0 purchased used. Front driver-side wheel bearings replaced within a week for free (dealership 3mo/3,000mi warranty). 
65000 0 radio lights and HVAC lights stopped working. Fixed under Acura's extended warranty (100k miles) for this particular problem with 2004 model. 
67000 195 Lights for buttons around HVAC and radio would not stay illuminated. Radio had to be replaced. 
88000 130 Cruise control switch replaced. Cruise control would only work if the "cruise" button was pressed at all times. 
 
Acura TSX in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 49000    
55000 400 Rear wheel bearings, diagnosed & ordered one day (about an hour). New rear wheel bearings installed. Replaced rear brake pads. 
 
Acura TSX in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 18000    
18000 0 Oxygen sensor on cat failed and had to be replaced. 
 

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