Acura Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Acura

The automatic transmission tends to malfunction more often than in similar models. The Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate.

The automatic transmission tends to fail more often than in similar models.

A shudder or vibration may develop while driving at speeds between 35 and 40 MPH. Our technicians tell us this condition is commonly caused by a failed automatic transmission torque converter. It is recommend to replace the torque converter and install an updated powertrain control module (PCM) to correct this concern.

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I recently had my car air-conditioning serviced, and was told no leaks were found in the system , but it was low on refrigerant.
They evacuated the old refrigerant from the system and put in new.
I had thought that you could not lose refrigerant unless there was a leak in the system.
It had be...

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The bolt that attaches the air conditioning compressor clutch to the compressor nose may fracture and fall from the vehicle. Dealers will replace the bolt and if necessary replace the clutch plate free of charge to resolve the concern.

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

The Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) may falsely activate the brake system. This can cause loss of vehicle control. Dealers will update the CMBS software free of charge to correct the problem.

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Passenger AC vent blows cold air, but driver side vent blows warm air. It does have a dual system.

I plugged my cell phone adapter into one of the sockes and my whole system shut down. I have no radio or navigation system. What can be going on and where can I take it for repair. Thanks

I bought a low mileage '05 TL at the beginning of '09. It has been a fantastic and reliable car so far. I love the style and performance. My only complaint is the dashboard. If you read reviews on this you will find it is an all to common problem for the '04 and '05 TL's to experience major cracks in the dashboard. Acura needs to step up to the plate and offer a voluntary recall.

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