It’s almost never a good sign that the engine in your Acura RDX is behaving atypically. This is because the engine is the main component of your car and any indicator of abnormal working must be noticed right away and you must try to find the cause of the malfunction. If it happens that your Acura RDX is hesitating during acceleration, we have done this article to help you locate the cause of your malfunction. We will now take a look at all the possible motives your Acura RDX having hesitation in acceleration.


Acura RDX WHICH hesitates while accelerating RESULTING FROM THE IGNITION:

So let’s commence our recap of the motives that can trigger hesitation during Acura RDX acceleration. One of the most basic motives is that your ignition fails. We talk about ignition, but we can also extend to the failure to the ECU which itself can send bad data that will disturb your ignition. It’s possible that your Acura RDX a has gone limp mode, don’t hesitate to read this article for more information. In order to examine that one of these malfunctions is not the trigger of your Acura RDX having acceleration problems, you will have to “suitcase” your car. Also, you can take a look at the condition of your ignition coils, if you have more than one and one is faulty it may be the reason for the couplings, acceleration holes that you experience, if you only have one generally your Acura RDX should not start.

Hesitation during Acura RDX acceleration DUE TO THE INJECTORS:

Now let’s concentrate on the injector-related mishaps of your Acura RDX’s fuel injectors. If you detect this feeling that your car is grazing, it is quite possible that due to poor fuel quality one or more of your injectors have become clogged or obstructed, generating a bad air/fuel mixture to be delivered to the engine block and so immediately disturb its normal performance, do not miss to examine your injectors. If during the test you find that one of your injectors is leaking on your Acura RDX, please go through our small document to remedy this malfunction.

Hesitation during Acura RDX acceleration DUE TO THE ACCELERATOR CABLE:

Another possible reason why you come to feel hesitation during Acura RDX acceleration, whether you are driving, stationary, hot, cold or accelerating, is that your throttle cable is seriously worn. If your accelerator cable is in a serious condition of wear, it will not slide correctly in its sheath and will snap, examine the level of wear of your accelerator cable.

Acura RDX that hesitates when accelerating RESULTING FROM THE FUEL FILTER:

As much as the fuel filter is being considered, we’re dealing with the same form of issue as clogged injectors. If your Acura RDX is clutching and you come to feel like it is grazing or you have holes when accelerating, your fuel filter may be stuck. The outcome would be that your entire intake system would be running at idle and therefore your engine would lack fuel supply to go normally. Don’t forget to examine it and replace it if needed. If you ever get the feeling that your Acura RDX is going up in laps on its own, read our tutorial it should help you to distinguish the source.

Hesitation during Acura RDX acceleration DUE TO THE PARTICULATE FILTER:

The last justification for an hesitating Acura RDX during acceleration. Modern cars are equipped with an increasing number of options to limit emissions, the particulate filter is part of this package. On the other hand, depending on how you use it, it can become clogged and dirty. Especially if you drive short distances and don’t push your engine hard frequently. If this is the circumstance, it is possible that your ACP could become congested and your Acura RDX could give you acceleration problems. Have it tested.

Hesitation during Acura RDX acceleration RESULTING FROM A PUNCTURED HOSE:

To conclude, the last issue, and surely the least irritating for you, it is possible that one of your fuel or air intake hoses is punctured or cracked and that it motives a lack of air or fuel which will result in an Acura RDX that gives acceleration troubles, examine under your hood, engine on, the level of wear of your hoses, be careful not to burn yourself. If this happens to you, your Acura RDX may not be able to idle, in which circumstance take a look at our little dossier to deal with the malfunction in depth.

If perhaps you have any additional questions about the Acura RDX, do not hesitate to consult our Acura RDX category.