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2006 Acura TSX repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (7%)

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2006 Acura TSX electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (27%)

< $100 (45%)

Chart based on 44 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Acura TSX

Engine not specified

43400 mi

C $150
Driver side seat heater low-setting light bulb burnt out. 

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2006 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

205-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

108500 mi

C $1500
seat heater switch. 
106500 mi

US $400
Ignitor for headlight. 
30000 mi Navigation control unit was replaced under warranty. Navigation system was displaying an error message of "Please Check Disc" and was inoperable. System is working well now. 
43000 mi The driver's power door lock stopped working. Therefore, keyless entry does not work either. I can still use the key to lock and unlock the driver's door and the keyless entry still works with the other doors. 
128000 mi

US $550
Starter was working intermittently and determined to be faulty. Replaced starter. 
77500 mi Right headlight assembly not working. 
10000 mi Cd player chirped on occasion when in use. Dealer replaced unit to solve problem. 
10000 mi Brake lights not working. Short found and repaired. 
13000 mi IPOD connection not working. 
18000 mi Air conditioner stopped cooling compressor replaced under warranty. 
128000 mi

US $459
Alternator and battery failure 
95500 mi

US $65
The Hands Free Link causes a power drain to the battery. Cost to replace whole audio system $1500. just disconnected the HFL. 
101800 mi

US $1200
The compressor failed. Replaced the compressor and dryer. 
79000 mi

US $900
Replaced faulty relay & compressor 
2000 mi Dealer attempted to fix squeaky drivers seat again, replaced drivers window switch. 

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2006 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan

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

5000 mi front heated seat button light bulb need to be repaired 
140000 mi

US $80
Replaced the front overhead light assembly. 
147000 mi

US $1500
Starter developed a flat spot and after a month of putting in a new battery the engine almost would not start. Nobody could find the problem. Replaced the battery after 1 month of use several times, replaced spark plugs before needed. 
103540 mi

C $140
Needed to replace original battery 2 dead cells 
104140 mi

C $460
CD Changer had to be replaced. Saved significant money by replacing with refurbished CD changer. 
155300 mi

US $421
Engine was making whining noise for weeks. Battery light came on when I was near shop so drove straight there. Alternator replaced with a remanufactured unit. 
174000 mi

US $189
Passenger Front door lock actuator intermittent fail. 
102000 mi

US $100
Front tweeter and hands-free link bluetooth module were not working. Dealer repaired both, but obtaining the HFL part took several days. 
125000 mi

US $1800
Leaking power steering damaged alternator 
160500 mi

US $800
AC recharged. 
180000 mi

US $500
alternator replaced 
127000 mi

US $500
Engine no crank or start. Battery OK. Diagnosed as failed starter. Replaced starter. 
75000 mi cd player stopped working. 
105000 mi

US $750
alternator failed 
148000 mi

US $450
Replaced starter motor 
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  
62700 mi

US $650
Driver door lock would not work with switch or remote. Replace actuator. Problem resolved. 
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. 
1000 mi The auto-dimming rear-view mirror was replaced because it was not properly dimming. 
68000 mi

US $25
Driver door power door lock actuator failed. Self-replaced part. 
40000 mi Driver-side map lamp failed and was replaced. 
18000 mi Navi lockup. 
94000 mi

US $500
Alternator seized, killed car battery, required tow to shop for replacement. 
117700 mi

US $470
Alternator and belt replaced. 
45000 mi Light was out on driver's side seat heating switch.  Bulb replaced. 
102300 mi

US $150
Car cut out. All warning lights came on. Alternator replaced for first time at 139K miles. All is well now. 
180000 mi

US $90
Replaced aftermarket alternator that was replaced 42k ago 
52000 mi

US $300
HFL draining battery 

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2006 Acura TSX Electrical Problems

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