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2008 Acura TSX Repair Histories

76 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Acura TSX. 20 of these members (26.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 48 repairs to 2008 Acura TSXs--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2008 Acura TSX repairs by problem area

Chart based on 48 repairs.

2008 Acura TSX repair cost distribution

Chart based on 11 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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2008 Acura TSX

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Acura TSX in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2012
56000 mi   Cracking noise each time a bump in the road is encountered. The seat belt tension is inadequate to pull the belt in and gets bunched up. 

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2008 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

205-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TSX in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2009 - Mar 2015
47000 mi US $183 I found oil stain on drive shaft. Dealer could not find source of leak so he cleaned up the area and requested that I return in a few weeks to see if stain returns and then they can find the source. I noticed a vibration under braking. Dealer found front rotors warped and resurfaced them. 
47000   The oil stain on the axle was getting worse even after it was cleaned as described previously. Dealer replaced right front drive shaft oil seal under warranty 
79700   Brakes began to shudder badly when driving down mountain pass. Shudder went away after brakes had a chance to cool. Happened several times. Dealer resurfaced rotors. I have not driven car in area to verified fix yet. It may not be fixed. 
101000   One of the four tire pressure monitors failed(the in wheel sensor). It had been reading wrong for some time and finally it failed completely. 
Acura TSX in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2008 - Oct 2010
7800 mi   Front Rotor and Pads were going pretty early on this car, by 35,000 miles. I usually get much more from that on a car because I drive smoothly and downshift alot. I count that as a problem on this model Not fixed yet. Bluetooth doesn't connect to phones reliably. All else perfect 
33000   Front windows sticky and noisy to operate 
Acura TSX in Illinois, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2015
18000 mi   Secondary O2 sensor failed, car was bogging under certain load conditions, drivable, but extremely irritating. Covered under warranty. 
32000   02 sensor replacement. 
50000   Not really a repair issues, but a wear. Rear brakes (pads & rotors) replaced needed at about 48K, I ground 'em down , replaced fronts as well, for performance pads all around. 60% life remaining. Typical TSX brake wear issues not observed. 
76000 US $1200 P0341 OBD code. Timing chain stretch / worn tensioner R&R Cleared code. 
80000   Upstream (wideband) A/F ratio sensor (AKA Oxygen sensor) failed Check emissions system light on - Drivability issue minimal, truthfully, I havn;t gotten around to repairing it - gas mileage sucks, but it's expensive. Cost given is accurate. 

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2008 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TSX in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2009 - Nov 2013
29760 mi   small rattle at driver side b pillar, dealer fixed at maintenance trip at no cost 
Acura TSX in Virginia, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2012
58000 mi   Bad bearing in rear left wheel, covered under powertrain warranty. 
Acura TSX in Washington, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2015
35000 mi   My driver-side front window motor occasionally fails to take the window all the way up, but the dealership could not replicate the problem and was not interested in replacing the motor. 
40000   I believe the issue was/is a stuck brake caliper, but of course, the dealer "could not replicate" the problem. Rear brake caliper appeared to be seized up as evidenced by the one disc showing rust and no sign of brake-pad contact. Grinding sound associated with problem. Dealer said "Could not replicate," and sound was gone when I picked the car up. 
58000 US $200 Rear brake pads replaced and rotors re-surfaced. 
75000   Rear wheel bearing needed to be replaced. 
Acura TSX in Maryland, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2011
41000 mi US $85 engine failing to start after not being driven for several days. not the battery. 
45000   engine failing to start after not being driven for several days. not the battery. replaced a failing computer board  
54000   car can't sit for five days without draining battery completely. Dealer told me this was true with all cars built after 1997 
Acura TSX in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2015
33000 mi   Front rotors were warped which is normally a wear item, but because of the mileage and good condition of brake pads this was replaced under warranty (rotors resurfaced and new pads). 
53000   Erratic cooling; filter was changed Replace rear pads Rattle inside console area every time I take off from a stop. It sounds like something is rolling inside, but it's not in any compartment. It's down inside the car somewhere. 
59000   Strange "whoop" sound (like gas escaping)intermittently when air conditioner was running. Dealer said common problem, air trapped in system, and they evacuated and refilled the system. System was cooling very well before & after repair. 
64000   This is a wear item, but I had a dispute with Acura about this, and they ended up paying for the battery although the car is now out of warranty. The previous battery (Acura branded) lasted exactly 2 years, which I thought was substandard. 
66000   Control arm bushing was cracked and so there were creaking sounds every time car moved from a stop or turned. Both bushings were replaced. 
Acura TSX in Virginia, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2015
49000 mi   Sunroof slide visor broken/unattached. Dealer replaced under CPO warranty. 
65000   Compliance bushing on control arms were dry rotten. Replaced under extended warranty. Had to pay for alignment. 

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