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2015 Acura MDX repairs by problem area

Engine (4%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (20%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 46 repairs.
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2015 Acura MDX repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (8%)

< $100 (92%)

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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.

2015 Acura MDX 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Acura MDX in California, United States
Mar 2016 - Mar 2018
Apr 2016

22000 mi
Steering column made screeching noise when moving from one preset to another. Dealer replaced the steering column under warranty. 
Acura MDX in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2014 - Mar 2018
Apr 2015

2680 mi
Problem with digital control centre and stereo. Plus water leak, they couldn't find it. I've only noticed it twice myself. A thump in the rear end. They said it was normal. 
Sep 2015

4960 mi
Car still has thump to number rear end and the display still flashes Window rattles when open 1/3, thump in rear end, Display panel flashes randomly 
Feb 2016

6700 mi
Body trim rear driver door window trim warping, replaced.  New on heat at feet, fan stays on high all the time. Fan still does not regulated properly. 
Dec 2016

10540 mi
thumping in rear end 
Mar 2017

11780 mi

C $300
brake noise; cost was for scheduled b maint. little to no heat at feet windows rattle when open 2 inches 
Acura MDX in Georgia, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

51000 mi
Torque converter lockup problem. Software update and transmission flush. 

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2015 Acura MDX 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Acura MDX in Texas, United States
Jul 2017 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

22000 mi
Vehicle would not start after a brief time in a parking lot following a 15 minute drive. Acura Roadside Assistance could not get the vehicle to start. Vehicle was towed to the dealer where electrical systems were checked (no problems identified) and battery was replaced. There was no indication of any problem with the battery before it completely shutdown the vehicle. 
Acura MDX in Illinois, United States
Feb 2015 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

35000 mi
Rear shocks front bushing 
Acura MDX in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

41000 mi
Dead battery, would not hold charge, replaced under warranty 
Acura MDX in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2017 - Dec 2017
Aug 2017

43000 mi
Transmission not shifting properly. ECM flash and fluid flush done New brakes and rotors alignment 
Acura MDX in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2018 - Aug 2018
Aug 2018

42000 mi
A pop noise from steering was fixed per TSB 
Acura MDX in New Brunswick, Canada
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
May 2018

58900 mi
Driver's side power mirror actuator had to be replaced. Mirror not operating properly. 
Acura MDX in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

5240 mi
Driver's seat belt occasionally did not pull back into place when departing vehicle 
Acura MDX in Ohio, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

25000 mi
Battery replaced under warranty 
Apr 2018

47000 mi
Front ventilation fan had been making a ticking noise for a few months at lower speeds. Dealer replaced the fan under warranty. Had to spend two days at the dealer due to not having the part in stock. 
Acura MDX in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2014 - May 2017
Jan 2015

14300 mi
Banging noise from left rear on rough roads. Strut assembly replaced. 
Sep 2015

12000 mi
Slow navigation- system reprogrammed with revised software 
Acura MDX in Virginia, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
Oct 2014

1000 mi
Felt vibration in steering. Discovered wheels were not balanced. Balanced tires, vibration still continues. 
Nov 2014

2700 mi
Front passenger door had a clunk sound when rolling up the window. Techs discovered a bent door jamb arm and replaced the part.  Door panel is now loosely clipped in and door does not close properly. 
May 2015

12400 mi

US $250
Passenger front door still does not close properly. Door appears to have been overextended before vehicle was purchased. There is also a sizable gap on hinge side/misaligned. I had to pay out of pocket for what looks like a defect. 
Jun 2015

16000 mi
Steering wobble at highway speeds. Vibration when braking. Suspension squeak when going over bumps. Dealer offers no real help. Balanced and rotated tires again, with no resolution. Probably needs new bushings. 
Acura MDX in Indiana, United States
Sep 2014 - Apr 2017
Jun 2016

25000 mi
coolant fan vibration 
Acura MDX in New Mexico, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

2000 mi
Excessive brake travel on startup. Software update to navigation and audio. 
Dec 2015

7000 mi
Telematics unit failed. Also cable defect caused by manufacturing defect. 
Jan 2018

20296 mi
Completely dead battery. Dealer replaced under warranty at no charge. 
Acura MDX in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

3000 mi
Seat memory function quit working. Found loose connection. Also found a fuse missing. 
Acura MDX in Iowa, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2015

4800 mi
Battery Cable over-tightened and end of cable was bent where it attached to the battery, preventing the positive terminal cover cap from closing positively. Required update to onboard software. I thought it was related to a recall but service manager said technically it was not. 
Dec 2015

20000 mi
Flap of material that extends from bottom of driver's seatback to attach underneath the seat had come unattached. 
Jun 2018

67000 mi

US $42
Protective metal plate on right side of rear floor adjacent to hatch closure had come loose. Dealer simply reattached with adhesive and so far this has held the plate securely in place. 
Acura MDX in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

2480 mi
Rear end thump Window trim not lined up Vehicle stuck in ACC mode when trying to power down Wind noise from windows 
Acura MDX in Illinois, United States
Aug 2014 - Dec 2015
Oct 2014 New software to install on the navigation system 

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