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2006 Acura TSX Problems and Repair Histories

131 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Acura TSX. 51 of these members (38.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 105 repairs to 2006 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 2006 Acura TSX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Acura TSX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 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 2006 Acura TSX repairs by problem area

15% of the 2006 Acura TSX repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 21% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 105 repairs.

2006 Acura TSX repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Acura TSX repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 67% between $100 and $499, 13% between $500 and $999, and 13% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2006 Acura TSX problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

205-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TSX in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 9000    
10000 0 Brake lights not working. Short found and repaired. 
13000 0 IPOD connection not working. 
18000 0 Air conditioner stopped cooling compressor replaced under warranty. 
48000 0 brake pads replaced and rotors turned 
 
Acura TSX in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 1000    
12000 0 Warped rotors, pads and rotors replaced under warranty. 
23000 35 Rear brake pads replaced 
43000 130 Front rotors warped. Rotors and pads replaced. 
73000  
Acura TSX in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 6000    
7000 0 Sunshade (for sunroof) had loose threads. Dealer replaced with brand new one. A loan car was supplied for the day. 
86000  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 14000    
15000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 25000    
36000 120 Vibration in steering wheel when braking, turned front rotors, and replaced front brake pads. 
37000 0 Driver side dome light works some of the time, bulb was reseated, but this did not fix the problem, still have the same issue  
46000 0 latch on glove box broke, replaced entire glove box  
56000 220 brakes squeaking upon braking and at other times rear pads and rotors replaced after being told 3 weeks earlier there was no problem 
63000 650 Driver door lock would not work with switch or remote. Replace actuator. Problem resolved. 
 
Acura TSX in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Passenger wiper not clearing its path: skips loudly. Dealer says no problem (Radley Acura, Arlington, VA). 
0 Passenger wiper still skipping. Dealer replaced...Within two days, began skipping again (Radley Acura, Arlington, VA). 
0 Passenger wiper STILL skipping - louder than ever. Dealer replaced blade AND arm. Wiper hasn't skipped since... (Radley Acura, Arlington, VA) 
18000 0 Vehicle stall; uneven idle. Navi lockup. 
26000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Replaced Driver seat leather due to excessive wear. Warranted 
28000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 0    
1000 0 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. 
1000 0 The auto-dimming rear-view mirror was replaced because it was not properly dimming. 
4000 0 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. 
12000 0 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. 
18000  
Acura TSX in District of Columbia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 0    
9000 160 Check light for tightening fuel cap. The dealer re-setup the computer, and everything went pretty well . 
14000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 5000    
9000 0 Passenger side windshield wiper replaced because it would not wipe over the entire length of the blade. 
16000 0 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. 
17000 0 Driver's seat belt. 
34000 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. 
36000  

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