2002 Acura RL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Acura RL
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2002 Acura RL ProblemsAcura extended automatic transmission warranty
Acura extended the warranty due to numerous issues with the automatic transmission. Problems with the automatic transmission may make the car undrivable and can result in costly repairs.
The Airbag (SRS) warning light may illuminate due to one or more failed sensors. Our technicians recommend complete diagnoses of any stored fault codes because these sensors can be very expensive to replace.
2002 Acura RL Questionsrear tail lights and third brake light stay on. Do not shut off when you turn the car off. Now must disconnect the battery. This started yeasterday. (1 answer)
Started doing this yesterday. Now have to disconnect battery to keep car from draining the battery. Not front headlights. Only the rear.
I checked the fuses and the interior light fuse was broken and when i changed it they both started working again after a couple of hours they went out again and when checking the fuses the interior was broken again. What cqn cause this to happen.
2002 Acura RL RecallsAcura Recalls 2000–2002 TL Vehicles Due to Possible Brake Light Switch Failure
Acura is recalling certain 2000–2002 TL vehicles due to possible brake light switch failure, which is caused by assembly oil contaminating the electrical contacts. The brake lights may not illuminate when the brakes are applied, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will clean excess oil from the brake pedal assembly and replace the brake light switch.