1999 Acura CL Repair and Maintenance

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

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1999 Acura CL Problems

Automatic Transmission Issues

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

"No start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure

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.

Automatic Transmission May Fail

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

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1999 Acura CL Questions

My car want idle Right (1 answer)

keep cut off. I have changed the fuel pump and fuel filter check the Cadillac converter I also made sure that the alternator is charging correctly

Key doesn't turn all the way. (1 answer)

My Acura EL 1.6 turned itself off. Why???? (1 answer)

I was sitting in my car on friday waiting to start work. I had it running and all of a sudden the car turned itself off. No dash lights no power. I waiting about 10 mins before I tried to turn it back on out of fear. It did turn on and so far hasn't happened again,
It was the first time it&#...

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1999 Acura CL Recalls

Honda Recalls 1998-1999 Vehicles Due to Ignition Cylinder Wear and Shift Interlock Issue

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 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.

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1999 Acura CL Reviews

based on 9 customer reviews
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...
I have had my 1999 cl for 9 years. excellent car. had tune up recently and my fuel milage dropped. mechanic says car is great..he replaced pc valve, ozegenator,gold spark plugs, oil,air filter. been with this mechanic 15 years he can't figure it out????
This was my first new car. I saved and paid cash for it. Loved the car until I had the transmission replaced 4 times by the time it hit 67,000 miles. I have taken excellent care of this car, never missed a maintenance appointment, kept it under the car cover or garage, and have all of the paperwork since I purchased it. I bought two extended warranties to the tune of $4100, the first one pr...

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