2007 Acura TSX Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Acura TSX
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2007 Acura TSX ProblemsLoud 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.
I have had two ingition coils fail within the tenth year of owning this car. They are giving a cylinder misfire error when connected to a computer. They can easily be preplaced by anybody with moderate mechanical skills.
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.
2007 Acura TSX QuestionsCheck Charging System Comes on Intermittently (1 answer)
Alternator failed and was replaced. New alt is charging now, tested by mechanic to be fine, but upon deceleration at about 10MPH, charging light flashes on then back off. Does not happen all the time. Seems to coincide with down shift (automatic). All good except annoyance of light.
I changed the fuse but that didn't work. What else should I try?
Is there a schedule I should follow? At what milage should I replace the timimg belt & water pump? Is there any other maintenance I should be aware of. I have already replaced the serpentine belt & brake pads.
2007 Acura TSX RecallsThe 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.
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.