2006 Acura TSX Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Acura TSX

2006 Acura TSX Problems

Loud Rattle Type Noise from Engine After Cold Start

A loud rattle type noise may be noted from the engine after a cold start. This can be caused by a faulty valve timing control actuator. Replacing the failed actuator will commonly correct this noise issue.

Illumination of Entertainment/Navigation Screen and Switches May Fail

The illumination of the entertainment/navigation screen and switches may fail. This is generally caused by a failed circuit board. Acura has extended the warranty on the audio display unit to 7 years or 105,000 miles for the 2004 model year only.

The Brake Pedal May Become Soft and/or Low

Some vehicles may develop a soft, low brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition may be caused by a faulty vehicle stability assist (VSA) modular control unit. If this is the case replacement of the VSA modular control unit would be required.

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2006 Acura TSX Questions

Check charging light coming on intermittently on 2006 Acura TSX ' (2 answers)

Just had alternator and battery replaced then check charging system light would flash on for a second when I slowed down. This happened about 6 times in 10 days after replacement. Now within the last couple of days the light isn't coming on but the dinging noise that accompanied the warning ...

My car won't turn on, no lites,can't move the seats totally dead. (1 answer)

The tow truck driver checked the battery and he said the battery is good. No sound at all when I turn the key. It's like it just shut down. Help.. Have any idea?

HOW TO FIX BACK RUNNING LIGHTS? ALL OTHER LIGHTS WORK. (2 answers)

ALREADY CHANGED BULBS & CHECK FUSES

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2006 Acura TSX Recalls

The Engine May Start Unexpectedly

In states that use corrosive materials for deicing the road the driver may track materials into the vehicle that saturate the carpeting. If the carpet becomes saturated it can drip onto the engine's Electronic Control Unit (ECU) resulting in corrosion of the ECU housing. This damage may cause the engine to stall without warning. Dealers will inspect and replace any damaged ECU. All vehicles will have a waterproof cover installed onto the ECU.

Leaking Power Steering Fluid May Catch Fire

A leak may develop from one of the power steering hoses. Fluid could leak onto the hot exhaust pipe, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will perform the repairs necessary to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on May 28, 2010. The Acura recall number is R35.

Honda Recalls 2006-2007 Models Due to Incorrect NHTSA Contact Information in Owner's Manual

Honda has recalled 2006 Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Acura MDX, RL, RSX, TL, TSX, and 2007 Honda Fit vehicles because the contact information for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is listed incorrectly in the owner's manual. Honda is contacting dealers and customers to provide them with a postcard containing the correct information.

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2006 Acura TSX Reviews

Good car...a step up from my '98 V6 Accord, though lacks the torque of my old Honda which I drove 220k miles. Very refined, but a little 'glitchy'...can't seem to find replacement wiper blades that don't blow off in a stiff breeze. Steering - tight - like a euro sports sedan. I got a nod from a euro-driver when I had to make a sudden move to keep from taking out someone stopped in a left-...
I love this car. Bought it with the Automatic and NAV. I grin every time I get a chance to drive it around a narrow windy country road. It is quick and comfortable and looks sharp. I get great gas mileage with the 4CYL. 25 city and up to 34 Highway. It is rock solid at 115 MPH on the open highway the few times I've been dumb enought to do that! No problems in 63,000 miles. Always dealer service...

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