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2004 Acura TSX repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (44%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (2%)

Chart based on 175 repairs.

2004 Acura TSX repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (3%)

Chart based on 70 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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2004 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TSX in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2009
Jun 2008

45000 mi
HVAC display went dim, needs new printed circuit board, ordered by dealer, covered by extended warranty 
Jul 2008

49000 mi

US $40
Finished replacing bad HVAC circuit board, originally reported in June, '08 
Acura TSX in Arizona, United States
Dec 2007 - Sep 2015
Mar 2008

28000 mi
HVAC/Radio switches - back lighting failed. 
Feb 2010

43000 mi
SRS warning light appeared intermittently while driving. Driver side seat belt buckle replaced under original manufacturers warranty. Problem resolved. 
Oct 2011

51500 mi

US $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. 
May 2013

56700 mi

US $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. 
Aug 2015

60000 mi

US $72
Despite always always left on, the cruise control power switch (steering wheel) failed, switched off and would not press back on. A new switch assembly was purchased and replaced by myself. 
Acura TSX in Iowa, United States
Nov 2007 - Jan 2011
Apr 2008

68000 mi

US $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. 

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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
Sep 2007 - Aug 2011
Aug 2008

36000 mi

US $221
Power lock in driver's door failed. 
May 2011

57000 mi

US $354
Repaired and replaced rear stabilizer bar end links 
Acura TSX in Ohio, United States
Jun 2008 - May 2012
Jun 2009

63000 mi

US $250
Replaced motor for passenger door lock Hood was rusting - determined a manufacturer defect. Manufacturer paid to replace the hood. 
Jul 2010

75000 mi
Dash lights went out. Circuit board needed to be replaced. Covered under warranty. 
Acura TSX in California, United States
Feb 2008 - May 2011
Jul 2008

102000 mi

US $1040
Inner CV joints 
Jul 2009

120000 mi

US $1100
Routine 120K maintenance and brakes 
Acura TSX in Mississippi, United States
Oct 2007 - Jul 2010
Oct 2007

59000 mi
purchased used. Front driver-side wheel bearings replaced within a week for free (dealership 3mo/3,000mi warranty). 
Jan 2008

66000 mi
radio lights and HVAC lights stopped working. Fixed under Acura's extended warranty (100k miles) for this particular problem with 2004 model. 
Mar 2008

67000 mi

US $195
Lights for buttons around HVAC and radio would not stay illuminated. Radio had to be replaced. 
Jul 2009

88000 mi

US $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
Sep 2007 - Jan 2012
Jan 2008

55000 mi

US $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
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

18000 mi
Oxygen sensor on cat failed and had to be replaced. 

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2004 Acura TSX Repair Histories

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