More significant when coming from redline off of second gear. I almost got into an accident caused by not being able to get the car into gear. Orange- Break pedal Purple- Clutch pedal Blue- Fuse box Yellow- Brake Switch Depress the brake pedal and use your finger to check if the tip of the switch pops in and out Yellow arrow. I have a 2002 with 80k. Sick of getting the run-A-round and would like an inquiry as to the extent of this problem.
Symptom: So apparently I have been driving around for a week or soo with noo Brake light. Thanks for all the info. While driving between 65-70 mph, the transmission began to slip out of gear followed by a loud grinding noise when the accelerator pedal was depressed. When shifting from first to second, gear sometimes grinds, when shifting from second gear to third, gear grinds and sometimes pops out. I had the brake light switch go on mine too, thing look blackened and fried. One of the poles is burned pretty badly and the plastic had started to melt.
When shifting from second to third, gear grinds and sometimes pops out. That should be the one that is giving you problems. Acura Service Bulletin 08-018 Dated July 18, 2008 Transmission Grinds when shifting into 3rd Gear, Pops Out of 3rd Gear, or Is Hard to Shift into 3rd Gear. Anyways, I think its almost easier to change it than the bulbs them selves. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer on two separate occasions, but there were no resolutions.
To change the brake switch: First uplug the wire attached to the switch by depressing the safety and pulling towards yourself simultaneously. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection, but they could not duplicate the failures. But thanks for the reassurance! I have a 2004 Rsx-S. One of the poles is burned pretty badly and the plastic had started to melt. Just take a look at the bottom two pics.
With the dealer on Monday. It has a six speed transmission. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic and the transmission was replaced. Yea it could def be the brake light switch located next to the fuse box above the pedal. It must have really shorted it self out. When the contact would downshift to a lower gear, there was a low power response and a grinding noise was heard. Replace the Brake Pedal Sensor Switch.
Dealership gives me the run-A-round. I had my oil changed today and the guys told me my lights were burned out, so I check the switch and sure enough, it was the culprit. After checking all the fuses, I figured it must be the brake switch stoplight switch. I adjusted my brake light switch so I barely had to touch the pedal to get the brake lights on, but my cruise wouldn't work. Turns out I had to adjust it so I had to press on the brake more than just the feather light touch I had adjusted it to to get the cruise to work. Actually much easier than I was trying to make it. A brake switch is not something that should fail at 140k.
I hear of other people having the same problem. And the way i found out was at a stop light, this big guy got out of 18 wheeler and knocked on my window. Blu emozione mica on nero upholstery premium package drivers assistance sport package with red calipers harmon kardon 900 watt premium sound remote start 20 wheels 1 owner clean carfax history 9400000 window sticker just serviced at maserati priced thousands below retail this maserati ghibli s q4 is for the discerning driver who demands the utmost of his vehicle. I adjusted my brake light switch so I barely had to touch the pedal to get the brake lights on, but my cruise wouldn't work. Hundreds of people have the same problem, we all can't be wrong.
Why was I not contacted by american Honda about this failure on an obviously important safety malfunction?. Sometimes it would just grind into place. Purchase a new Brake switch and replace voila! When shifting from second to third, gear grinds and sometimes pops out. Sounds like an easy fix. No brake lights and it wouldn't shift out of park.
I had my oil changed today and the guys told me my lights were burned out, so I check the switch and sure enough, it was the culprit. When I installed the brake light switch, I pushed it through until the brake pedal was just beginning to push firmly back on the switch before twisting it to secure it. On a quick trip to a store, when I shifted from 1 to 2, 1st gear shattered into a million peices. You should see a switch with a plunger on it, near the top of the brake pedal arm. I'd call both and get the cost. Problems: - All 5 brake lights dont work! Look through a Mouser or DigiKey catalog. When shifting from first to second, gear grinds, and sometimes locks out.
The failure mileage was 30,000 and current mileage was 60,000. Acura keeps rebuilding transmission internals, replacing syncros, but transmission break again in a few months of driving. The contact owns a 2004 Acura Rsx. Thanks for the pics, they helped alot! I bought this car for it impeccable record, now to find out I and countless of hundreds maybe thousands, have purchased a lemon when american Honda knew they had a problem with the transmission. To access the switch, take off the panel below the steering column; there are two quarter-turn knobs. If anyone else with a brake switch prob could let me know why exactly the switch didnt work? What my faulty break switch looked like- as you can see the white tip is stuck, it is supposed to push out. Brake lights won't come on and I cannot shift out of park.