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1999 Acura CL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Acura CL

1999 Acura CL Problems

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.

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.

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1999 Acura CL Questions

car just died when I punched it getting around a car. Diagnostic test said this is the problem

When I take my foot off the gas pedal, there is a loud clunking, rattling noise coming from the underside of my car. Just had the exhaust replaced from behind the catalytic converter back and the noise started nearly a week after.

having ignition problems lately and i find a recall on it.
ive replaced my alternator but it still jerks a little coming out of gear also a recall on power train:automatic transmisson:park/neutral start switch. My suspension front control arm lower ball joint recall. these recalls where in 1999,...

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1999 Acura CL Recalls

Honda has recalled 1998-1999 Accord and Acura CL, and 1999 Odyssey and Acura TL vehicles because the ignition cylinder body may be worn, which can cause the shift interlock not to function properly. If the vehicle does not securely lock in "Park" due to a worn ignition cylinder, the vehicle may roll, which can cause a safety issue. Dealers will inspect the cylinder body for wear and replace the cylinder body, collar, and latch plate if necessary. If there are no signs of wear and all is operating as designed, dealers will replace the latch plate.

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.

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1999 Acura CL Reviews

I have the 2.3 liter 4 cylinder CL and it has held up really well. I debated getting an Accord but I decided to treat myself to the CL and have not regretted it. The brakes are strong and the engine gets almost 28 mpg on the highway. Not bad for a luxury coupe. The leather seats have cracked a bit but that is fairly normal for a 10 year old car. It hasn't really needed any repairs that were un...

I have a 1999 cl Acura which I bought brand new that has a problem in the steering column seemingly when it comes to starting the car. There are times when it starts right up and others when the steering wheel has to be tilted up or down in order for the car to start. The Acura dealership sent a recall order a couple of years ago concerning the ignition switch being faulty and causing the car t...

We have had this car 4 years. Its been reliable until now. The trans shifts hard unless you baby the trottle on take off. .The check engine lite keeps coming on with an egr code. and i just replaced the plastic radiator what junk.

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