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2006 Acura TSX repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (18%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 148 repairs.

2006 Acura TSX repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (55%)

< $100 (8%)

Chart based on 40 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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2006 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

205-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TSX in Texas, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

10000 mi
Brake lights not working. Short found and repaired. 
Apr 2008

13000 mi
IPOD connection not working. 
Aug 2008

18000 mi
Air conditioner stopped cooling compressor replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2009

48000 mi
brake pads replaced and rotors turned 
Acura TSX in California, United States
Jan 2007 - Sep 2015
Feb 2008

12000 mi
Warped rotors, pads and rotors replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2009

23000 mi

US $35
Rear brake pads replaced 
Jun 2011

43000 mi

US $130
Front rotors warped. Rotors and pads replaced. 
Apr 2015

82500 mi
Power steering hose leaking PS fluid. Repaired under a recall. 
Acura TSX in California, United States
Oct 2006 - Sep 2015
Nov 2006

7000 mi
Sunshade (for sunroof) had loose threads. Dealer replaced with brand new one. A loan car was supplied for the day. 
Jun 2014

89000 mi

US $900
Drive axles (both) were worn and produced vibration when accelerating through 60mph. Axles were replaced with aftermarket parts. 

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2006 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TSX in California, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

15000 mi
Very infrequently the engine would rev up after stopping the vehicle resulting in trying to overrun the brakes and not rev down until placed in park. Might be caused by floormat riding up under the pedals. 
Acura TSX in Indiana, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2012
Aug 2008

36000 mi

US $120
Vibration in steering wheel when braking, turned front rotors, and replaced front brake pads. 
Nov 2008

37000 mi
Driver side dome light works some of the time, bulb was reseated, but this did not fix the problem, still have the same issue  
Jul 2009

46000 mi
latch on glove box broke, replaced entire glove box  
Jun 2010

56000 mi

US $220
brakes squeaking upon braking and at other times rear pads and rotors replaced after being told 3 weeks earlier there was no problem 
Feb 2011

63000 mi

US $650
Driver door lock would not work with switch or remote. Replace actuator. Problem resolved. 
Acura TSX in Virginia, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2007

8000 mi
Passenger wiper not clearing its path: skips loudly. Dealer says no problem (Radley Acura, Arlington, VA). 
Jun 2007

12000 mi
Passenger wiper still skipping. Dealer replaced...Within two days, began skipping again (Radley Acura, Arlington, VA). 
Nov 2007

16000 mi
Passenger wiper STILL skipping - louder than ever. Dealer replaced blade AND arm. Wiper hasn't skipped since... (Radley Acura, Arlington, VA) 
Apr 2008

18000 mi
Vehicle stall; uneven idle. Navi lockup. 
Nov 2008

26000 mi
Driver's and passenger's front doors - incessant rattling - like wearing a leather coat and sitting in a leather seat. Especially pronounced in hotter and colder weather. Fix was to add some type of weather sealant tape to the molding around the doors. 
Acura TSX in Illinois, United States
Sep 2007 - Nov 2008
Jul 2007

23450 mi
Replaced Driver seat leather due to excessive wear. Warranted 
Jan 2008

28000 mi

US $30
On 3rd set of wipers. Passenger side does not clear the whole windshield. Dealer admitted they have a design problem. 
Acura TSX in Illinois, United States
Oct 2006 - Mar 2012
Nov 2006

1000 mi
The auto-dimming rear view mirror fails to properly dim. When I took delivery of the car it was dimmed most of the time, even in daylight; this eventually degraded to not dimming at all. 
Jan 2007

1000 mi
The auto-dimming rear-view mirror was replaced because it was not properly dimming. 
Jul 2007

4000 mi
An airbag cable harness in the steering wheel became loose and started to rattle loudly over bumps. The harness was replaced and the rattle is gone. 
Oct 2010

12000 mi
While the car was at the dealer for an oil change, brake fluid flush, and recall item, the mechanic noticed that a converter heat shield was rusting and it was replaced under warranty. 
Acura TSX in District of Columbia, United States
Oct 2006 - Sep 2008
Sep 2007

9000 mi

US $160
Check light for tightening fuel cap. The dealer re-setup the computer, and everything went pretty well . 
Jan 2008

14000 mi
Wrapped rotor caused the vibration during the brake. Usually happened when I tried to slow down from 70-80 to below. The problem has been discussed in Acurazine and that's how I realized my problem. The dealer only paid for rotor, and I have to pay for th 
Acura TSX in California, United States
Mar 2007 - Sep 2015
Jan 2008

9200 mi
Passenger side windshield wiper replaced because it would not wipe over the entire length of the blade. 
Aug 2009

16000 mi
From the very beginning, a minor rattle manifested itself on rough pavement; finally located problem during routine maintenance. The problem was a loose exhaust shield; tightening the shield corrected the problem. Driver seat belt would not retract readily. Belt was removed and untwisted to correct the problem. 
Nov 2009

17000 mi
Driver's seat belt. 
Nov 2013

34000 mi

US $776
Added (not replaced) rear-end alignment kit. The 2006 TSX does not provide for camber alignment. Before kit, tire life was limited to 17,000 miles. Alignment on both wheels changed from 0.6 degrees to 0.0 degrees. 
May 2015

40000 mi
Driver-side map lamp failed and was replaced. 
Aug 2015

42000 mi
Both front axles had to be replaced to correct for vibration during acceleration. Heat shield had to be tightened on account of a rattle. 

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2006 Acura TSX Repair Histories

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