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2007 Acura RDX repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (40%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 65 repairs.
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2007 Acura RDX repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (19%)

< $100 (54%)

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Chart based on 57 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Acura RDX

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Acura RDX in Washington, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

48000 mi

US $120
Would not start. Lost all power. Jump starts fixed the issue. Turned out the battery was at the end of its life 
Acura RDX in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

24800 mi
THE CAR WOULD SUDDENLY APPLY THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE, CAUSING THE CAR TO VEER ONTO THE SHOULDER OF THE ROAD UNEXPECTEDLY. THE "SHAWD" WARNING LIGHT HAD BEEN COMING ON OCCASIONALLY BEFORE THE FAILURE. WE ARE NOT CLEAR AS TO WHAT WAS REPLACED. 
Sep 2010

31000 mi

C $280
Told a tire pressure monitor was faulty, and that not "Acura" sensors, but they were on the car when it was newly purchased.I checked the tire pressure, and they were questionably low. Inflated all tires another2 psi, problem gone. 

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2007 Acura RDX 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 2.3L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Acura RDX in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2014 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

93000 mi

C $1000
Transmission oil mixing with coolant. Problem with Radiator leak. 
Acura RDX in Kentucky, United States
May 2014 - Apr 2015
Feb 2015

159700 mi

US $135
Brake caliper and hose replaced. 
Acura RDX in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2013 - Sep 2017
May 2015

108000 mi

US $280
Front right wheel bearing 
Acura RDX in California, United States
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
Nov 2013

89000 mi
Navigation system failed and had to be replaced. The dealer that I purchased the Acura had promise to update my map and couldn't load it so they had it done at an Acura dealer. It cost the dealer over $1400 for the update and the new Nav. 
Acura RDX in California, United States
Sep 2014 - Sep 2016
Sep 2015

125000 mi

US $1300
AC has to be replaced. 
Acura RDX in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

71300 mi
Clutch in the A/C system failed 
Acura RDX in Virginia, United States
Mar 2015 - Jan 2018
Jan 2018

149000 mi

US $780
Thermostat, & heater control valve heater would not get very hot 
Acura RDX in California, United States
Mar 2018 - Jul 2018
Mar 2018

152000 mi

US $800
Replaced AC compressor 
Acura RDX in California, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

122000 mi
Heater for passenger seat no longer working. Due to parts cost and require to order them we decided not to fix the issue and live with it as is. LED for the dash clock and some control buttons have stopped working. We decided not to repair and live with vehicle as is. 
Jun 2018

127000 mi

US $820
AC compressor was replaced. 
Acura RDX in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2013 - Dec 2017
Jun 2017

62930 mi

C $900
All 4 brake disks, pads replaced Bushings replaced. 
Acura RDX in Delaware, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

9000 mi
Warranty Fuel pump repair. 
Acura RDX in California, United States
Apr 2017 - Sep 2018
May 2017

111200 mi

US $225
AC gate valve failed making noise and blowing hot air on passenger side 
Dec 2017

117000 mi

US $350
Acura A156 service: oil change, rear differential fluid and engine coolant change. 
Acura RDX in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2013 - Apr 2017
Sep 2016

133920 mi

C $508
Vehicle required a new starter. Symptoms leading to a new starter was that the vehicle started to hesitate during initial start up. 
Acura RDX in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2014 - Jun 2017
Jun 2015

51460 mi
Rust at base of drivers door. Repaired under original owner body rust Sovereign" lifetime insurance policy bought at purchase. Sub car provided. No charge; no hassle. No rust anywhere else on car. Great dealer. 
Jun 2017

65720 mi

C $900
Very slow leakage of fluid from timer chain compartment--four hours. 
Acura RDX in Florida, United States
Jun 2007 - Jan 2010
Mar 2008

9000 mi
Loud squeal when starting cold engine. Dealer could not replicate. 
Sep 2008

15000 mi

US $94
Air compressor clutch noise when turning on/off 
Jun 2009

19000 mi

US $76
RR passenger door rattled 
Acura RDX in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2008 - May 2015
Jan 2009

38000 mi
Replaced winshield wiper motor. 
Jul 2009

47000 mi
air conditioning line leaking and needed replaced 
Mar 2011

66000 mi

US $1000
Power steering line was leaking, needed to be replaced. 
Apr 2011

66000 mi

US $300
Replaced power steering line Replaced power steering line 
Jun 2011

67000 mi
Air conditioner condenser is leaking and needs replaced, condenser ordered from dealer and will be installed in 2 weeks. Condenser under warranty and no charge for repairs. 
Jul 2011

67500 mi
Replaced air conditioner condensor Air conditioner condenser is leaking and needs replaced, condenser ordered from dealer and will be installed in 2 weeks. Condenser under warranty and no charge for repairs. July air conditioner condenser was replaced by dealer at no charge. 
Jun 2014

86000 mi

US $1450
transmission line ruptured inside radiator, requiring replacement of radiator and transmission line. Flushed engine and transmission. 
May 2015

88000 mi
Turbo charger needed replaced. 
Acura RDX in Washington, United States
Apr 2009 - Aug 2011
Jul 2010

51000 mi
Leaking strut had to be replaced 
Aug 2011

67000 mi

US $200
Clicking noise when turning right. Dirty oil in the rear differential. Replaced oil, solved. 
Acura RDX in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2007 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

114000 mi

US $600
New starter 
Jun 2017

118000 mi

US $800
Was making loud noise so bearings were replaced 
Acura RDX in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2017
Dec 2007

16000 mi
Spring-loaded cup holder door on console broke, new door ordered and replaced New cupholder installed. 
Dec 2013

127000 mi
SHAWD light went on reason was low oil 
Acura RDX in Florida, United States
Apr 2013 - May 2013
May 2013

100000 mi

US $1500
vehicle smoking due to driver error. i put cheap oil in a turbocharged vehicle, that requires a higher grade, learned my lesson don't use cheap oil 
Acura RDX in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2008 - Jan 2015
Feb 2009

31000 mi
A right rear shock was found to be leaking. The unit was replaced at no cost to me. 
Aug 2010

56000 mi
The NAV disc player malfunctioned and "ate" the actual disc rendering the NAV function useless. The unit was removed by the dealer and sent out for repair. New disc ordered. All covered under extended Acura warranty. 
Sep 2012

88000 mi
Parking lockout switch went bad causing check engine light and failing AWD and ABS system. Covered fully under extended Honda warranty. Would have been about $175.00 out of warranty 
Jul 2013

99700 mi
The starter failed and the car had to be towed to the dealership. They replaced the entire starter with a new Acura part under the extended warranty coverage 
Sep 2013

103000 mi
The Blender motor was making loud noises when a/c or heat was on. Dealer replaced motor and it was covered under extended Zurich warranty. Cost to owner was 0 
Acura RDX in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2011 - Jun 2013
Aug 2011

52080 mi
Fog and moisture in the headlights. Acura dealer replaced under warranty. $1000 cost. 
Dec 2011

60760 mi
Turbo gauge sensor gone bad. Reports inaccurate boost. 
Acura RDX in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Jul 2013
Feb 2011

86300 mi

US $100
Right rear lower passenger door seal FELL OFF 
Nov 2012

122900 mi

US $720
Leaking left rear shock. Replaced both rear shocks 
Acura RDX in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2011 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

45260 mi
Motor for windshield washer to be replaced under ext. warranty. Interval between wipes is not regular and blades do not stop at home position any longer. Issue with interior lights staying on as well (service bulletin). Traded in car. 
Acura RDX in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2011 - Apr 2017
Dec 2013

66960 mi

C $400
Replaced starter. 
Nov 2015

95480 mi

C $1500
Coolant leak at the back of engine near turbocharger. Exhaust manifold gasket needed replacement. 
Dec 2015

96100 mi
Replaced starter under warranty for faulty aftermarket starter that was replaced two years ago but had a four year warranty. 
May 2016

100460 mi

C $1600
Exhaust manifold gasket needed to be replaced  and well as a tube going through turbo as there is a liquid cooled manifold and turbo. 

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2007 Acura RDX 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic AWD

Acura RDX in Florida, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

3000 mi
backfired twice while on the throttle.Dealer could not find problem.  
Sep 2007

6000 mi
The RDX backfires at low rpm as your giving it less then full throttle.This happens only after it has been sitting for a while.I can`t make it happen at will and neither can the dealer. There is a loud noise and I lose power for a few seconds. 
Oct 2007

7000 mi
Backfiring problem again; dealer can't replicate. 
Nov 2007

9000 mi
Backfiring problem again; dealer can't replicate. 
Dec 2007

10000 mi

US $130
RDX has been intermitently been back-firing since I bought the suv. I can't make it happen at will and neither can the dealer. It's happened 12 times. They say they can`t fix what they can`t duplicate. I do not believe this has only been happening to mine 

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2007 Acura RDX 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Acura in Alabama, United States
Dec 2006 - Jun 2007
Mar 2007

12000 mi
Sunroof rattle, repair failed. Second trip for rattle, again unsuccessful. Rattle later went away on its own. 

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