1997 Acura CL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Acura CL
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1997 Acura CL ProblemsAutomatic Transmission May Fail
The automatic transmission tends to fail more often than in similar models.
The car will sometimes not start because of a problem with the ignition switch. Some models may have been recalled by Acura for this issue, please check with your dealer to be sure.
1997 Acura CL Questionshow much for a new air conditioner (2 answers)
replace the entire system.
Can this be sure to no grease in ball joint boot the tire has quit a lot of play when car is stopped and I shake it with my hands
Also I have a real bad shake in front end after I hit 45mph
1997 Acura CL RecallsThe Ignition Switch May Fail
The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may be worn. This may cause the engine to stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the ignition switch to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by June 14, 2002.
The ball joints in the front suspension may prematurely wear out. The ball joints could break in severe circumstances, which may cause an accident. Dealers will replace the front suspension lower ball joints. This recall is expected to begin by May 17, 1999.