Acura TL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Acura TL
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Acura TL ProblemsAutomatic Transmission Issues
Automatic transmission problems are common and these transmissions have high failure rates. Acura has voluntarily extended the warranty on many of its automatic transmissions, so be sure to check with an Acura dealership to confirm warranty coverage.
Automatic Transmission May Fail Prematurely
The green "Drive" light on the dashboard tends to burn out, requiring replacement of the burned out bulb.
Acura TL QuestionsHow much should it cost to replace driver side window motor? (1 answer)
Window stopped working after I hear a Clancy.
it wants to turn over but it want
All the headlights and taillights randomly come on and off. When the car is turned off, the rear left tail light stays on. When you first start the car, the front left headlight flickers and then turns off, and then eventually all the lights turn off except the rear left taillight.
Acura TL RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which over time could cause the inflator to rupture. If this happens, it would spray metal fragments upon deployment. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator 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.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.