2004 Acura TSX Engine And Engine Cooling Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2004 Acura TSX Engine And Engine Cooling Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID556806
 Internal NHTSA #10133233
 Model Year2004
 File date10/06/05
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn the evening of june 10th, 2005, the engine in my acura 2004 tsx blew out. Car had approximately 11,000 miles on it,a d was purchased brand-new in september 2004 from rallye acura at 1750 northern boulevard, roslyn, ny, 11576. As a result, the entire engine had to be replaced. It was noted by steve greiner in the rallye acura service dept. That the blown engine was by no means as the result of my driving. He stated that as the car had a computer that documents the events, and it was clear that there was some sort of defect in the engine that was present when the car was purchased by myself. And the events were not the result of my driving behavior and also not the result of anything on the highway that may have bounced up under the engine. The car was given back to me on june 29th, 2005, after being out of service for 19 calendar days, by the rallye acura service department. Subsequent to this, it was noted on july 9th, 2005, that the tsx was leaking oil. The car was brought back to the rallye acura dealership, only to be told that there was a part missing that had not been installed when the engine was replaced. It was not until 8:30am august 3rd, 2005, that i was to bring the car back in for repairs. When i arrived back at 4pm later that afternoon (which was the original scheduled pickup time on that same day) to pick up the vehicle, i was told that the part had been put into the car, but that it was still leaking oil. The car remained there from august 3rd through august 4th, 2005. Leaving the car out of service for an additional two calendar days. As of august 17th, it is too early to tell if there will be no further oil leaks and/or problems. I was told by mr. Greiner in the rallye acura service dept. That they did not understand why the engine had blown and that it would have to be sent to the factory. There, the engine would be taken apart in order to determine what caused the damage.*ak
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure11000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSYOSSET, NY
VIN pattern JH4CL96864CXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase15/09/04
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed50
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's nameRALLYE ACURA
 Dealer's telephone number516-625-7070
 Dealer's cityROSLYN
 Dealer's state codeNY
 Dealer's ZIP code11576-1113
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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