Acura Electrical Problems

Electrical problems rank 17th in complaint volume out of the 20 topics we're tracking. 128 complaints have been sent in with TL owners having the most trouble.

Watch Out for These Electrical Problems

  1. HandsFreeLink Drains Battery

    While most cars nowadays come with some sort of hands-free calling system, it wasn't that long ago that it was considered to be a luxury feature. Certain 2004 Acura vehicles were among the first to get a Bluetooth-enabled system for connect... 

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Models with the Most Electrical Complaints

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Year Complaints
TL 35
MDX 30
TLX 16
RDX 12
TSX 11
RL 8
Legend 4
CL 3
Integra 3
RLX 2
SLX 1
ILX 1
EL 1
Vigor 1

In the News

2019

  • Acura Recalls 360,000 Leaky Tail Lights in the MDX and MDX Sport Hybrid

    Water is leaking past a faulty seal and straight into the tail lights of roughly 360,000 Acura SUVs. From there it meets up with some electrical components and that never tends to go well. In this case, it’s shorting out internal and exterior lights in the 2014-2019 MDX and 2017-2019 MDX Sport Hybrid. Dealerships will replace the light assembly gaskets when the recall begins on April 29, 2019.

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2018

  • HansFreeLink Lawsuit Survives Dismissal of Claims

    Despite a judge ruling that certain warranty and consumer protection claims aren't applicable, the HandsFreeLink battery drain lawsuit will be allowed to continue on the claim that the automaer concealed possible defects.

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2017

Most Frequent Acura Electrical Complaints

battery drains
2006 TL owners have made this Electrical complaint 13 times.
"parasitic draw" after multiple dead battery events
2007 MDX owners have made this Electrical complaint 7 times.
computer reporting errors in multiple systems
2015 TLX owners have made this Electrical complaint 5 times.
ABS failure
2016 TLX owners have made this Electrical complaint 4 times.
battery dies overnight
2007 TL owners have made this Electrical complaint 4 times.
battery drains
2008 TL owners have made this Electrical complaint 4 times.