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Michael8
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Vibration and/or lugging at 50 to 55 pmh.    (Score: 1, Normal) 01-18-2005 10:25
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When you slowly accelerate an 04 or 05 TL to 50-55mph and hold it around that speed. Tell us if you feel the engine lugging or vibrating just a little bit.

Is that normal? Does this vibration exsist on all 04 and 05 tl's? If so, what is Acura going to do about it?

Is this a defect and will the lemon law cover this type of problem?

PC529
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Re: Vibration and/or lugging at 50 to 55 pmh.    (Score: 1, Normal) 04-19-2009 22:51
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I just purchased an 05 TL and have noticed the same thing. My RPM's are around 1400 - 1600. Is there a fix for this?
EX V6 SLUSHER
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Re: Vibration and/or lugging at 50 to 55 pmh.    (Score: 1, Normal) 04-20-2009 10:30
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If it's around 50-55 probably just an unbalanced wheel.
sbk
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Re: Vibration and/or lugging at 50 to 55 pmh.    (Score: 1, Normal) 04-20-2009 15:57
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This could be the problem.

http://www.in.honda.com/Rjanisis/pubs/SB/B05-017.PDF
sls0397
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Re: Vibration and/or lugging at 50 to 55 pmh.    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-16-2010 15:52
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The '04-05 TL gets 29 mpg on the highway. To get that much, the car shifts into 5 gear and torq converter lockup as soon as possible. When driving moderatly, this happens at about 55mph/1500rpm. The engine will lug at that rpm and that makes the car vibrate. Above 60mph, you done notice it and I guess its not really a problem. It used to bother me until I figured out what was going on and now I don't even think about it anymore. Great car, otherwise.
BOOMER
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Re: Vibration and/or lugging at 50 to 55 pmh.    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-16-2010 18:29
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sls0397 wrote:
The '04-05 TL gets 29 mpg on the highway. To get that much, the car shifts into 5 gear and torq converter lockup as soon as possible. When driving moderatly, this happens at about 55mph/1500rpm. The engine will lug at that rpm and that makes the car vibrate. Above 60mph, you done notice it and I guess its not really a problem. It used to bother me until I figured out what was going on and now I don't even think about it anymore. Great car, otherwise.


I avoided 50-55 mph unless I downshifted into 4th; I never noted much, if any, drop in mpg if I kept a light throttle.
 
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