1990 Acura Legend Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Acura Legend

1990 Acura Legend Problems

Replace engine oil frequently to prevent rattling noise
If the engine oil is not changed frequently, the car can develop a rattling noise from the hydraulic lifters in the engine.

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1990 Acura Legend Questions

Fuel pump cycles but does not deliver fuel to fuel filter? (1 answer)

Started with occasional no-start, went to no-start at all. Replaced main relay. Turn key on, hear and feel fuel pump cycle, but do not see any fuel being delivered. Can a fuel pump fail that way?

one or two second delay starting car, and is silent during the hesitation. (1 answer)

I have a new battery, 262,000 mi on car, and the timing belt isn't due to be changed till 281,000.

recently purchased for son need to know when should timing belt be replaced (1 answer)

currently has 92000 miles.

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1990 Acura Legend Recalls

Recall 95V103001
THE FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTONS CAN BREAK. THESE RED PLASTIC RELEASE BUTTONS ARE MARKED "PRESS." IF A BUTTON BREAKS, PIECES CAN FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BUCKLE TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY.
Recall 90E043003
THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

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1990 Acura Legend Reviews

It is actually a 1988 model. Have owned this for 11+ years. 191 K miles. Still running good. But the accessories are starting to fall apart (21 years later :)) Not worth much in the market. Priceless to me :)
Purchased 1990 Acura legend v6 L in 2000 for $5,000, its one of the gold color ones you often see in california, it had 50k miles now it has 208k had to replace the transmission two years ago. other than that it's a great car, the air cond and ventilation is fair, but the car is fast, big turning radus, and handles nice, parts are expensive if you maintain it it will last,, it's getting old and...
My engine is overheating, i have changed radiator and change gasket and even top cylinder grinding.the thermostat have been removed and the fans are ok, wot else could be causing an overheating in this engine? i dnt want to change this car. The water pump is working fine. pls i need a help.

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